Georgiana Godwin <I>Ackerson</I> Vanderbilt

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Georgiana Godwin Ackerson Vanderbilt

  • Birth 10 Aug 1867 New York, USA
  • Death 10 Jan 1952 Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA
  • Plot Section 29, Fairy Land, Lot 2801
  • Memorial ID 17740355

Georgiana was the daughter of William Augustus & Annie (Smith) Ackerson.

Her mother, Annie died in 1874 and her father, William, died in 1876.
This left Georgiana, an orphan, to being raised by her maternal grandparents, Jacob and Sarah Smith, in Tarrytown, New York.

In 1889 Georgiana married, Charles Vanderbilt, a widower with 4 children. She raised them in a loving home as her own.

They lived a wonderful life in Tarrytown. Charles was the owner of the Vanderbilt Funeral home. She was a very active member of the Second Reform Church of Tarrytown, were they have a stained glass window in the church given in their memory by their children.

Georgiana and Charles had one child:
Florence Anna Vanderbilt

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  • Created by: Scrib & Barb Kelly
  • Added: 29 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17740355
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Georgiana Godwin Ackerson Vanderbilt (10 Aug 1867–10 Jan 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17740355, citing Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Scrib & Barb Kelly (contributor 46884407) .