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Christopher Columbus Acker
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Birth: Nov. 14, 1821
Alabama, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1899
Pioneer
Eastland County
Texas, USA

Christopher Columbus {C.C.} Acker served in the Civil War as a corporal in the 3rd Regiment Texas Calvary Company C South Kansas-Texas Mounted Volunteers in the Army, along with his brother Peter Acker.

Christopher Columbus Acker was married to Elizabeth Thompson December 10, 1842 Bibb County, Alabama and had the following children: Ruth Jane {McKnight}, Joseph Benn, and William Alfred.

After Elizabeth's death, he married Martha Mills and had the following children: Martha Elizabeth {McKnight}, John Alexander, Loduska {Conway}, Caroline {Deerman}, Peter, Columbus Ann {Teston}, and Marietta Mollie {Fisher}.

*If anyone knows the burial location of Loduska, please let me know.

Christopher Columbus' parents were: Joseph Acker and Ruth Alexander. Joseph Acker was a veteran of the War of 1812. Joseph Acker's father, named Peter Acker, was a veteran of the American Revolutionary War and a German immigrant.

Christopher served as treasurer of Andrew Jackson Masonic Lodge # 249 Dialville, Cherokee County, Texas which is now demised. He was also a member of Euclid Masonic Lodge # 45 in Rusk, Texas and a charter member of Cross Plains Masonic Lodge # 627 in Cross Plains, Texas. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Acker (1774 - 1856)
  Ruth Alexander Acker (1783 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Mills Acker (1825 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Ruth Jane Acker McKnight (1843 - 1875)*
  Joseph Benjamin Acker (1845 - 1925)*
  William Alfred Acker (1846 - 1921)*
  Martha Elizabeth Acker McKnight (1849 - 1923)*
  John Alexander Acker (1851 - 1900)*
  Andrew Jackson Acker (1853 - 1887)*
  Caroline Davis Acker Deerman (1858 - 1935)*
  Columbus Ann Acker Teston (1862 - 1898)*
  Mary Etta Acker Fisher (1866 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  James E Acker (1803 - 1881)*
  Artimissa Acker Sharp (1810 - 1891)*
  Alexander Acker (1812 - 1871)*
  Teresa Acker Bryson (1819 - 1912)*
  Christopher Columbus Acker (1821 - 1899)
  Peter Acker (1823 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pioneer Cemetery
Pioneer
Eastland County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 18, 2009
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- D McK S
 Added: Jan. 4, 2014
In Memory of You Sir, With Honor and Respect. Rest With God
- Cherry Solly (UDC)
 Added: Aug. 27, 2013

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