Person:Samuel Black Acklen

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Samuel Black Acklen


Born:Nov. 15, 1767, Abingdon, Washington Co., Virginia
Died:July 25, 1826, Madison County, AL
Husband of:Elizabeth Hunt Acklen
Father of:John R. H. Acklen
Father of:Joseph Alexander Smith Acklen
Father of:William Hunt Acklen


•  His Father: Christopher Acklin b: Bef. 1745 in MD - Of Opequan, Frederick Co., VA His Mother: Christian Black b: 4 Nov 1745 in Frederick Co., VA - Roots Web

•  He was a descendant of the Acklens of Virginia, a branch of an old Devonshire family, who spelled the name, originally, "Acalen," and then spelled it "Acland." The cradle of the family is Ackland?Bolton, in Devonshire, and the founder was Hugh de Accalen. It was lately represented in England by Sir Thomas Dyke A. Bart, who died in 1875. The present head of the family is Sir C. Thomas Acland. - Alabama Biography

•  Father of:
1. John R. H. Acklin Born Jan 23, 1800; Died June 14, 1846, Madison City, AL
2. William Hunt Acklin Born Nov 22, 1802 in Tennessee
3. Christiana B. Acklin Born Abt. 1806
4. Sarah Vance Acklin Born Abt. 1810; married McGee; died in Texas.
5. Elizabeth G. Acklin Born: 1813
6. Joseph A.S. Acklin Born July 6, 1816 in Huntsville, Madison Co., Alabama
7. Christopher Black Acklin Born Abt. 1818; moved to Texas
8. Palmyra Jane Acklin Born Nov, 1822; married Coleman; Died April 1860
9. Arthur A. Acklin Born in Alabama - Roots Web

•  Settled in Madison in 1808 with his family. - Alabama Biography

•  Samuel was sheriff of Claiborne County, Tennessee before moving to Alabama. - Alabama Biography

Related Links:
•  Alabama Biography - History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Volume 3, by Thomas McAdory Owen, Marie Bankhead Owen, © 1921, p.8.
•  Roots Web - Genealogical information posted by Cathrine from "The Hayes Family book online at Heritage Quest" by Connie Brinley.

The Following Pages Link to this Page:
•  Elizabeth Hunt Acklen
•  John R. H. Acklen
•  Joseph Alexander Smith Acklen
•  William Hunt Acklen

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