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Bertha Barkman Ackerley
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1886
Ulster County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1955
Delaware County
New York, USA

Mrs. Bertha Ackerley
Margaretville - Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha Ackerley, 68 of Margaretville, who died in Margaretville Hosital Monday after a long illness, were Thursday in Margaretville Methodist Church.

The Rev. Eugene L. Crabb, pastor, officiated. Burial was in Margaretville Cemetery.

Mrs. Ackerley was born Nov. 22, 1886, in Ulster County, daughter of George and Mary Elizabeth (Van Valkeburgh) Bankerman. She was married to Preston Ackerley in Grahamsville Mar. 4, 1905. The couple celebrated its golden wedding this year with an open house attended by all their children and grandchildren.

She lived most of her life on farm on Palmer Hill, but had lived in Margaretville for the last 11 years. She was a membe of Arkville Rebekan Lodge, Margaretville Methodist Church, the Daughters of Union Veterans and Wawaka Grange of Halcottville.

Besides her husband she is survived by four sons, Sheldon, Raymond and Roland of Andes, William of Hightstown, N. J.; two daughters, Mrs. Charles Dietrich and Mrs. Ralph Archibald, Margaretville; 23 grandchildren and four great grandchilren.

Among those attending the rites from out of town wer Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Martin of Oneonta, and a number from Andes and Palmer Hill, Arkeville Rebekah Lodge and the DUV attended in a group. 
Family links: 
  Preston Ackerley (1878 - 1966)*
  Sheldon Ackerley (1909 - 1996)*
  Louise N Ackerley Dietrich (1913 - 2001)*
  William P Ackerley (1916 - 2004)*
  Roland Ackerley (1920 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Margaretville Cemetery
Delaware County
New York, USA
Created by: Steve McNeill
Record added: Oct 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98576811
Bertha <i>Barkman</i> Ackerley
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 Added: Jul. 30, 2014

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