I just happened on the Acton family forum and thought I'd respond.My name is Robert Acton. I grew up in Freetown, Indiana.Here is how the geneology runs as far back as I know.Richard Acton (my greatgrandfather) had 4 sons and 2 daughters.Daniel, Dave, Howard (my grandfather), Charley, Lilly and Bertha.
1. Uncle Dan/Aunt Gerttie (probably Guertrude ?) A) Daniel Acton Jr.-son Traven, daughter ? (sorry I forgot her name) B) Opal Acton Smith - daughter Mary Margret Acton Lamar
2. Uncle Dave/Aunt Martha A) Vernnie Acton Perco - daughter Stacy B) Nina Acton Henson - daughter Peggy
3. Grandparents Howard /Tweedie Allman Acton A) Hubert Howard Acton/Avis Williams Acton - sons Thomas, Charles, Ronald and Richard, daughter Pamela B) Willard Levi Acton (known as John) daughter Sherry C) Melvin Leroy Acton/Priscilla Ann Smith Acton (my father) - sons Steve, Robert, Gary and Doug D) Floyd Neal Acton (Killed In Acton Korean War)
4. Uncle Charley/Aunt Youvonne Carpenter Acton A) Ellis Acton - sons Tim and Tony B) Larry Acton C) Willis Acton (died young with ruematic fever) D) Jerry Acton D) Leva Mae (May?) Acton Morris son Rick E) Billy Joe Acton 5. Aunt Lilly - unknown 6. Aunt Bertha- unknown - - - - - - - - - - - - - - my brother said that they both lived up around Terra Haute somewhere.
I hope this helps to fill in some of the blanks.Give me a holler back. Bob firstname.lastname@example.org