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Albertus Acker (1757 - 1832)

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Albertus (Albert) Acker
Born in Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New Yorkmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Frankfort, Somerset, New Jerseymap
Descendants descendants
Father of and
Died in Groveland, Livingston County, New York,map
Profile last modified | Created 23 May 2015
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Albertus was the son of Heinrich Acker [Echardt] & Magdalena Beem

Find A Grave Memorial# 21861213

"Oft Told Tales" by Nora Del Smith Gumble as reprinted in the Decatur Daily Democrat, Adams Co, Indiana; 22 March 1969

Samuel Acker's "father, Albert, was a Revolutionary soldier who served in a New York regiment from 1 March 1779 to 1 March 1781. That places him in the army of Stony Point. I seem to have heard that he was fifteen and that he was a drummer boy. Uncle Norman Acker (4th child, oldest son) at Pleasant Mills, Ind., has an old flintlock musket that was purported to have been a Revolutionary gun."

"Albert's name was on the muster roll at West Point in 1779. In 1781, Washington took the older soldiers at West Point and marched them south cross-country for the battle at Yorktown, in October 1781...

Before the trek (west) started, Grandfather Samuel and his brother, Nathan, married sisters, Catherine and Sally Keyer (or Kiser), born near Geneva in Wayne County, N. Y. which adjoins Seneca."

Albert Acker's Revolutionary War pension was revoked in 1823 - and Sarah Acker's reinstatement request of 1845 was denied as Albert was determined to be a deserter.

During the investigation, the government concluded Albert was born in or about 1760. Military payroll records during Albert's enlistment list both Conrad and Albert Acker.

WILL: Albert Acker; Groveland, Livingston Co., NY Source: SAMPUBCO photocopy Livingston co NY Will Book Vol 2 , Pages 108 Written: March 8 1832 Recorded: March 4 1833 Livingston County Surrogates Court Albert Acker's Will In the name of God Amen. I Albert Acker of the town of Groveland in the county of Livingston and State of New York being weak in body yet of a sound and perfect understanding and memory do make and constitute this my last will and testament and desire it to be recorded as such and as to such worldly estate where with I had pleased God to bless me with. I give demise & dispose in the following manner and form viz: Firstly I give and bequeath to my son Henry Acker one dollar. 2dy I give and bequeath to my son Francis Acker one dollar 3ly I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann Banker fifteen dollars or one good cow. 4ly I give and bequeath to my daughter Betsey Newkirk fifteen dollars or one good cow. The above legacies to be paid by Sarah my wife in three years after my decease. Sixthly I leave and bequeath to my loveing wife Sarah Acker the use of all my real Estate and personal property to be at her control in during her life time or as long as she remains my widow. In case my said wife should yet married I allow my executor hereafter named if the think (not readable) best for the benefit and heirs to take the property from my wife. Except he dower right and take care of it for my heirs herein after named and after the decease of my wife I allow and order my said executors to sell all my real & personal Estate to the best advises (not readable) the case. And my executors is hereby empowered to sell the same and make to the purchases good and sufficient titles in law for the same as much so as I might have done in my life time and the monies accruing from such property It is my will & pleasure that my son Silas Acker be paid fifteen dollars which together with some Seventy one dollars I gave him some twenty years ago constitutes his share And all the residies of money accrueing from said sales is to be paid by my said Executors to my fore Said viz Nathan Acker Samuel Acker Albert Acker and Levi Acker in Equal shares to be divided. I do hereby nominate constitute & appoint my Friends John Boyd & David Gamble of Groveland my Executors of this my last will & testament hereby revoking all other & former wills by me at any time heretofore made In witness where of I have hereunto set my hand & seal the 8th day of March 1832. Signed sealed published & (not readable) by the said testator Albert Acker on & for his last will and testament in the presence of us who have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto in the presence of the said testator. his mark Albert + Acker

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