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Pvt Peter Ackerman, Jr

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Pvt Peter Ackerman, Jr

  • Birth 1840 New York, USA
  • Death 1865 Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Brighton, Livingston County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 74999350

Peter Jr. was the son of Peter Ackerman Sr. (1797-1885) and his wife Aletta Alberta (_).

3 ACKERMAN siblings.

Peter married Emma Crippen on 12/25/1860 in Livingston Co., MI.

1 ACKERMAN child:

Elmer/Ellsworth Ackerman (1861-1863). Infant death.
CIVIL WAR: PVT. Co. I, 9th Infantry, MI. Peter enlisted in Company I, Michigan 9th Infantry Regiment on 15 Oct. 1861. Attached to the Michigan 11th Infantry Regiment on 28 December 1863. He served his 3-year enlistment and was mustered out on 24 March 1864. [?Mustered out on 14 October 1864 in Atlanta, GA.]

He may never have seen his little son.

Emma resumed her maiden name of Crippen, then married Dr. Andrew Darwin Smith.
Name: Peter Ackerman
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 25 Dec 1860
Event Place: Livingston, Michigan
Age: 20
Birth Year (Estimated): 1840
Spouse's Name: Emma Crippen
Question on his death:
Miilitary records state no death date, but military headstone shows 1865;
Ackerman, Peter Jr B-1840 [death: no date], Co. I, 9th MI Infantry. Old Brighton Village, Brighton, Livingston, MI.

1880 Howell, Livingston, MI:
Self Peter Ackerman M 40 New Jersey B-1840
Wife Harriet D. Ackerman F 34 MI
Son Peter E. Ackerman M 13 Iowa
Son John J. Ackerman M 10 Nebraska
Son Ephriam M. Ackerman M 9 Kansas
Son Lewis D. Ackerman M 3 MI
Census search: Fraya Weiss, 2012.
Research: Mary E. Warner, 2011.

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  • Maintained by: Jennifer (Barnes) Devine
  • Originally Created by: Mary E. Warner
  • Added: 16 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74999350
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Peter Ackerman, Jr (1840–1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74999350, citing Brighton Village Cemetery, Brighton, Livingston County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Jennifer (Barnes) Devine (contributor 47517850) .