Paul and Flora (Rowswell) ACKERMAN, NY>Fond Du Lac WI> Juneau WI
The Mauston StarThrusday Sept 27, 1900
Paul Ackerman died at his home in Lemonweir, Tuesday Sept. 18, 1900 aged 83 years, 6 months and 24 days.He was born in New York City where he lived during youth and early manhood.He was united in marriage to Miss Flora Rowswell, March 28, 1838; soming to Wisconsin in the summer of 1845, settling in Fond Du Lac Co., where he lived until Jan 1861, when he came to this county where he has since resided.He leaves his aged wife, one brother, two daughters, Mrs. T.J. Brown, of this city and Mrs. C. H. Eaton, of Lemonweir, besides numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
His funeral in the Lemonweir School house, and burial in the Lemonweir Cemetery was attended by a large concourse of neighbors and friends and was conducted by the Rev. J. H. Benson of this city.
(2009 Lemonweir Cemetery is now Rose Cemetery.)
The Mauston Star Thursday August 9 1906
Ms. Flora Ackerman
At the home of her son-in-law, T.J. Brown, of this city, Mrsw. Flora Ackerman aged 90 years , 1 month, and 26 days.
Flora Rowswell was born in Somersetshire England on June 7, 1816,Being the youngest daughter of Charles and Mary Rowswell.Came to maerica with her parents in her infancy and grew to womanhood at Flusing L.I. and married to Paul Ackerman in March 1838 in New York City.Coming with her family to Fond Du Lac Co. Wis. in 1846 and from there to Juneau Co. in Jan 1861 being a continous resident of Lemonweir and Mauston for over 45 years.
One daughter, Mrs. T.J. Brown, eleven grand children, Thirty nine great grandchildren one great great grandchild and hosts of friends mourn the departure of Grandma Ackerman.She ws buried in the Lemonweir cemetery.