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Charles Wesley Ackman

  • Birth 21 Dec 1873 Grant County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 24 Nov 1911 Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Grant County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 46833381

Charles Wesley Ackman was a son of Henry Clay and Elizabeth M. (Plunkett) Ackman.

Obituary: "Charles Wesley Ackman, fifth child of H. C. and Elizabeth (Plunkett/ja) Ackman, was born December 21, 1873. Early in his childhood, a special trouble developed, causing for nearly three years, complete paralysis, only to encounter a large growth on his side, followed by on one his neck. The doctors said the only chance was a surgical operation, which he was not able to undergo. In school he was a bright lad. He made many friends. Being a cripple his parents tried to dissuade him from going to the city to follow his trade, but determined to make his own way of life, he pushed out for six years, worked with the best jewelers in Cincinnati, after which proficient as an artizan (sic), he set up a jewelry store and manufacturing plant on Pike Street in Covington, Ky., where he built up a fine trade. He died at the home of his brother, W. H. Ackman in Covington, November 21, 1911, just five years and five months after the passing of his mother. He is survived by his father, Rev. H. C. Ackman of Corinth, Ky., two brothers, Rev. J. M. Ackman, Corinth, Ky., C. A. Ackman, a farmer in Vanceburg, Ky. and one sister, Mrs. C. L. Harrison, of Keefer, Ky. His funeral was conducted by the Rev. G. N. Jolly and Rev. J. M. Evans, at the old home church, Layton Chapel, on Sunday morning, November 26. His body sleeps beside that of his mother in the family cemetery on the home plantation"

Bio by: Janet Ketchum Armbrust


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  • Created by: gagirlstyle
  • Added: 18 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46833381
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Wesley Ackman (21 Dec 1873–24 Nov 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46833381, citing Ackman Cemetery, Grant County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by gagirlstyle (contributor 47128887) .