Age: 45, credited to Guilford, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1817, Brattleboro, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, MA
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Thursday - 18 Dec 1890
Lifus Ackeley died at his home in West Leominster, of valvular [sic] disease of the heart early this morning. He was born in Brattleboro, Vt., where his early life was spent and he afterwards resided in Pennsylvania, Illinois and Missouri. He returned to Brattleboro in 1855 and in August 1862, he enlisted in Company C, 11th Vermont regiment and served one year at Washington. After the war he resided in Brattleboro till 1876, when he came to Fitchburg and has resided in this city, Lunenburg, and Leominster being engaged in farming. His wife died in 1884 at Leominster.
He leaves two sons - Clark B. of Brattleboro, and Jonathan F., with whom he resided, and one daughter Mrs. Sarah Roberts of Wilmington, Vt. Mr. Ackeley was the last of a large family. His grandfather was starved by the British on Deer Island during the war of the Revolution and his father served through that war.
Courtesy of Erik Hinckley.