Philip Jacob Acker, was born 1696 in Germany, landed at Phila., Sep 25, 1732 on the "loyal Judith" with his brother Henry. He was then 36 years of age. He settled at Macungie, now Lehigh County.He was one of the organizers of th Ziegel church located in Weisenburg township. Philip Jacob Acker and his wife, Anna Maria had (known) 1 son, Jacob Acker, who was born July 25, 1736.
Jacob Acker's name is recorded at a Private in Capt. Trexler's Company, under the comman of Col. George Breining of the Northampton Mil. Page 3, Vol 8, 5th series, PA Arhives. The names of Christian Acker and Jacob Acker Jr. also appear. Jacon Acker as well as his father, Philip Jacob Acker, are buried at Ziegles Church. The tombstone of Jacob Acker reads, "Here rests in God" Jacob Acker, born 1736, lived in the married state with Eberhartine Heisler for 47 years, they had 8 sons and 1 daughter.
Eberhartine Acker lived till an old age, she was the d/o Christian and Eva Heisler. Children of Christian and Eva; Christian born 12/25/1755; Philip Jacob born 8/30/1757; John Leonhart born 9/22/1752; George Henry 12/10/1761; Daniel; Michael 12/25/1766; John; and 2 daughters.
Christian Acker, ("Rev.War), his had a wife Elizabeth, they had a son, George Henry, born 11/15/1782
Philip Jacob Acker is said to have lost his life in the Continental Army.
George Acker was a one time a member of the State Legislature of PA. His descandant settled in Longswamp, Berks County, PA
Daniel Acker marred 5/21/1793, Margaretha Schmidt, children; Joseph D. lived in West Chester, PA.; George lived in the limits of Allentown, he married Elizabeth, the widow of Daniel Knauss, her maiden name being Frey, a d/o John Frey, she was born 10/28/1795 and died 3/9/1855, they had 5 children; Abbie who married ________ Foley; Reuben; George a Civil war vet; Mary who married Phaon Hass, amd Sarah who married Levi Kuhns.
A daughter of Jacob Acker married Michael Reichart, both are buried in Milton, PA
Another child ( a daughter) was born 8/3/1771
Michael the youngest son of Jacob was born 12/5/1766, he died at age 44. He married Maria Klein, d/o Peter and his wife, Mgt. Stettler.
Jonathan, the oldest son, married Sallie Schaeffer, and died at age 62.
Eliz. 'Acker, born 9/6/1790 married John Dennis, they lived in 'Snyder County, she died at 88
Jacob Acker, lived and died at Upper Macungie. He married a ______Feldhof. They had children, among them were; Jacob of Allentown, and Caroline who married _____Kuhns.
Henry Acker married Sallie Hartman, they settled in Ohio.
Polly married Jacob Reinbold, he died at aged 97, she died at aged 78. They lived on the south side of South Mountain, near Emaus. They had one daughter, Elizabeth who married Solomon Reinbold and sons and daughters
Daniel Acker was born in Weisenburg township, 'April 20, 1792, died March l 1844 from the result of an accident. He married 1818, to Christina "Wuchter, the d/o Martin. They had 5 sons and 2 daughters. And it goes on.