The land for Acker Cemetery in Stephens County, Texas southeast of Breckenridge was donated by John B. Acker. It adjoined his homestead and his daughter was the first burial. He died in 1884 and is buried in Acker Cemetery. There are three Acker burials there which all have eroded sandstone markers. John B. Acker was a confederate veteran. He enlisted in co I, 7th Alabama cavalry on Aug7,1863 in Carrolton,Ala.