Re: Ackerman family NJ then Ohio
John and Idah (Cook) Ackerman had a total of 9 children. Two died in infancy, and the previous post lists the 5 boys. There were also two daughters:
1) Rachel (b Feb 1834, d aft 1900) m -?- Lewis. She was a widow and living with her brother Louis at the time of the 1900 census. No children.
2) Amy Ann (b abt 1837). Single and living with her widowed brother James H at the time of the 1880 census. Uncertain if she married or not.
James Harvey Ackerman married three times and had children by all wives:
1m Ara Smith (1852-1878) in 1872 in OH. 2 daughters: Blanche & Carrie
2m Emma Jane Muck (1860-1893) on 14 Feb 1884 in Knox County. 3 children: Guy L, Hazel, Russel J (all supposedly adopted after Emma's death by A L and Mary Caton; they are not with him and 3rd wife in 1900)
3m Nettie [Ackerman] (1874-?). 2 children: Georgine Ruth (Georgie) and John Earl.