ANNA RIGG ACKLEY
Anna Rigg (Leslie, Robert, George, Clement, Robert Rigg) was born 7 February 1872 in Alaiedon Twp., Ingham County, Michigan. She died 20 January 1937 in University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Anna married Lewis Sylvester Ackley, son of Conrad R. Ackley and Mary s. Teall, on 15 June 1890. Lewis was born 23 August 1866. He died 23 January 1940 in Durand Hospital, Durand, Michigan.
Anna and Lewis had the following child:
Leslie Conrad Ackley was born 6 August 1891 and died 27 February 1980.
The is a photo of Anna and Lewis Ackley with Leslie Ackley by his horse in front of their Rathbone, Lafayette Township, Gratiot County, Michigan home.
Lewis was a carpenter by trade, he was also a shoe cobbler, barber, and a saw sharpener
Obituary: Mrs. Lewis Ackley Had Lived Most of Life In Rathbone-Died Thursday--Anna Riggs Ackley was born in Ingham County on February 7, 1872, and moved with her parents to Gratiot County, Emerson Township, when a small girl and endured with them the privations of pioneer life. On June 15, 1890, she was united in marriage to Lewis S. Ackley and settled at Rathbone, Michigan, Lafayette Township, and remained there until six years ago, when they purchased their present home at North Wheeler where she departed this life. To this union one son, Leslie Ackley of Bancroft, was born. She died at the University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan on January 20, 1937 at the age of 64 years 11 months and 13. She was one of the first members of the Rathbone Church and remained true to her faith until the end and was always a familiar character in all church activities as long as her health permitted.
--L. ACKLEY, FATHER OF NEWBURG MAN TAKEN BY DEATH--
BANCROFT, January 27 - Funeral services were to be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon from the Chifain Funeral Home at Breckenridge for Lewis Ackley, 73, father of Leslie Ackley of Newburg, near here, who died at 9 o'clock Wednesday evening in the Durand Hospital.
Death was due to Sugar Diabetes. The body was removed to his former home for the funeral services. Since the death of his wife three years ago, Mr. Ackley had resided with his son, an only child. Four grandchildren also survive.
The Rigg Family Photo is of left to right - sitting on ground: Lafayette Rigg and Anna Rigg Ackley holding Lewis Ackley; left to right - sitting in chairs: Persus Rigg with Bob Rigg and Glenn Rigg holding Annagale Ackley; left to right - standing: Byron Rigg, Lew Ackley, Mary Ackley (Leslie Ackley's wife), Mary Rigg (George Rigg's wife), ? girl, and Reva Rigg in men's clothing (popular for the day for girls to dress in men's clothing).
The photo was taken in front of Lafayette Rigg's home. The photo was taken in 1923.
The Anna Rigg Ackley information and photo's from Annagale Ackley VaLoon, Janet Ackley Mau, and Helen Ackley.