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Adm Seth Mitchell Ackley

Adm Seth Mitchell Ackley

Death 7 Feb 1908 (aged 58)
Burial Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Lot 28
Memorial ID 84281892 · View Source
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Ackley, Seth M, Rear Admiral
Midshipman, 4 October, 1862. Graduated, June, 1866. Ensign, 12 March, 1868. Master, 26 March, 1869. Lieutenant, 21 March, 1870. Lieutenant Commander, 30 June, 1887. Commander, 4 May, 1896.

Pension Records show servie on board USS Guerriere, USS Huron, USS Gettysburg, USS Omaha, USS Michigan, USS Palos, USS Quinnebaug, USS Yantic, USS Baltimore, USS Concord, USS Dixie and USS Mohican. Died Feb 7 1908.

Officers of the Continental and U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-1900 about Seth M Ackley
Name: Seth M Ackley
Rank Information: Midshipman, Graduated, Ensign, Master, Lieutenant, Lieutenant Commander, Commander
Service Dates: 4 Oct 1862, Jun 1866, 12 Mar 1868, 26 Mar 1869, 21 Mar 1870, 30 Jun 1887
Military Branch: US Navy Officers (1798-1900)

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about Seth M Ackley
Name: Seth M Ackley
Residence: Massachusetts
Enlistment Date: 10 Jun 1862
Rank at enlistment: Midshipman
State Served: UN
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in the UN Navy Academy on 06 Oct 1862.
Mustered out on 12 Jun 1866.
Sources: Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in the Civil War

U.S. Navy Pensions Index, 1861-1910 about Seth M Ackley
Name: Seth M Ackley
Publication: M1279
Pension Approval: Approved
File Number: 7647
Certification Number: 19249
Fiche Number: 17752

Rear Admiral Seth Ackley. October 13, 1849 - February 7, 1908.
He was the son of Captain Enoch Ackley and Charlotte Swain Ackley Pearson.
His father died at sea while in command of the ship "Potomac" on January 2, 1855. Seth was six years old.
He married Edith Cash of Philadelphia, PA on June 5, 1879. He resided at #15 Orange Street.
A house built in 1831 by Philip H. Folger (See Lot 144) and once owned by Cyrus Pierce (See Lot 148).
He was Hydrographic Inspector of the U.S. Coast Survey and a Naval Secretary of the Lighthouse Board.
Inscribed on his marker: "HOME IS. THE SAILOR. HOME FROM SEA."

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  • Added: 31 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84281892
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Adm Seth Mitchell Ackley (13 Oct 1849–7 Feb 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84281892, citing Prospect Hill Cemetery, Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Rubbings (contributor 47671529) .