Looking for any info on Ackerman families with connections to LaSalle County, Illinois I have a Henry A. Ackerman b. 20 July 1839 in Hesse, Germany d. 22 April 1912 in Burke Co., ND. He married Candance M.McKernan. The family lived in Otter Creek Township, LaSalle Co., Ill. when their oldest child was born. and in Cass Co., Iowa when the youngest was born. In Iowa, he lives near other Ackerman families including the following men: Valentine, Peter, Englehart, John Henry, William.