Early Texas Settlers
C.W. Ackerman, b. 1855 Salado Creek near San Antonio; m. 1882 Emma Bueche and they had at least 2 sons, he had a brother named Fred who was possibly 4 years older than he.
His father was still alive @ 1873
Early Settlers and Indian Fighters of Southwest TX by Andrew Jackson Sowell; Facts Gathered from Survivors of Frontier Days, Argosy-Antiquarian, Ltd NY, first pub. 1900
The Trail Drivers of Texas-Interesting Sketches of Early Cowboys and Their Experiences on the Range and on the Trail During the Days That Tried Mens Souls-True Narratives Related by Real Cowpunchers and Men Who Fathered the Cattle Industry in TX, orig. compiled by J. Marvin Hunter, 2nd printing 1986