Schuyler ACKERMAN, farmer; P. O. Wilmington; was born in Passaic Co., N. J., May 4, 1834, and is the son of John V. W. and Helen ACKERMAN, of New Jersey; his father was, a farmer, died in 1859, 56 years old; his mother died in 1878, 74 years old; Mr. ACKERMAN was raised on his father’s farm; in 1857, with his brother Henry, they emigrated West to Illinois, and settled in Wesley Twp.; here he has remained ever since, engaged in farming. His brother, James E., was in the late war; participated in some of the prominent battles. Mr. ACKERMAN is a Republican in politics. Held several offices of trust in Wesley Twp.; is Township Treasurer, which office he has filled for the last three years. Married in Jan. 1867, to Miss Abbie C. CARPENTER born Feb. 26, 1840; daughter of Charles CARPENTER of New York; born March 4, 1808. Was an early settler of Will Co.; have one child – Annie Elizabeth. Mr. ACKERMAN is a Member of the M. E. Church.

Source: History of Will County, Illinois; Chicago: Wm LeBaron Jr & Co, 186 Dearborn Street, 1878.