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Cornelius Acker
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1817
Warren
Herkimer County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1897
Torch Lake
Antrim County
Michigan, USA

Name: Cornelius Acker
Sex: M
Birth: 15 Mar 1817 in Warren, Herkimer Co., NY
Death: 20 Jul 1897 in Torch Lake, Antrim Co., MI
Note:
Burial in Bay View Cemetery, Central Lake, MI Served in War with Mexico as Private, Captain Chase's Company "B", 15th Regiment, US Infantry. Enlisted in Toledo, Ohio in 1847. Discharged 1848 in Covington, Kentucky. Enlisted as a Private in Civil War, Aug 1861, in Company F, 42nd Illinois Regiment, Infantry, discharged February 1862. Described as 5' 5", light complexion, auburn hair, blue eyes. Cornelius' two children, William and Cornelia, probably named after his grandfathers, William Philips and Cornelius Acker.
Chronology:
1817 b. Warren, Herkimer Co., NY
1838 Working for Wm Wheeler March through May
1838 Moved to Hudson, Lenawee Co., MI
1847 Enlisted in US Infantry, Mexican War - Toledo, OH
1848 Discharged - Covington, Kentucky
1848 Resided Hillsdale, Hillsdale Co., MI
1849 m. Mary Jane Randall - Hudson, Lenawee Co., MI
1850 US Census - Residing Cambria, Hillsdale Co., MI with wife, Mary Jane, age 17
1860 US Census - Residing Cambria with G. M. Lane family
1861 Enlisted in Co. F., 42nd IL Infantry, Civil War - Illinois
1862 m. Mariah Gould
1866 Son, William, born 7 Apr
1868 Daughter, Cornelia H., born 13 Jan
1870 US Census - Residing Torch Lake, Antrim Co., MI
1880 US Census - Residing Torch Lake, Antrim Co., MI
1897 d. Torch Lake, MI. Buried Bayview Cemetery, Eastport, MI
1862 Discharged - St. Louis, MO
1862 m. Maria Gould - Hillsdale
1862 Resided Northport, Leelanau Co., MI
1863 Resided Torch Lake, Antrim Co., MI
1863 Resided Torch Lake, Antrim Co., MI

(Bio information contributed by Ralph Edwards) 
 
Inscription:
CO F 42 ILL INF
 
Burial:
Bay View Cemetery
Central Lake
Antrim County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Alanna
Record added: Oct 21, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16275067
Cornelius Acker
Added by: Alanna
 
Cornelius Acker
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