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Armetta Victoria "Metta" Towne Gooler

Armetta Victoria "Metta" Towne Gooler

Female 1866 - 1959  (~ 92 years)

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  • Name Armetta Victoria "Metta" Towne Gooler 
    Born Jan 1866  IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1959  Burial: West Side Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11569  forneyclark
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2018 

    Family Elburn David Ackley,   b. Mar 1861, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1901, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married Jan 1886 
    Children 
     1. Paul Thomas Ackley,   b. May 1897, KS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, Burial: West Side Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 10 years)
     2. Glenn L. Ackley,   b. 3 Jul 1893, KS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1987, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     3. Aura Ackley,   b. 18 Jan 1889, Goodland, Sherman Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Bernice Ackley,   b. 29 Jun 1890,   d. 20 Apr 1917, Burial: West Side Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F4506  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Ackley, Harry Lynn (1883-1922) at Family Picnic with 42 other family members
    Ackley, Harry Lynn (1883-1922) at Family Picnic with 42 other family members
    Group/ Family Picnic photo was taken about 1907 and came from the Ackley/ Vorhes/ Smith Archives by SA Smith.

    Donna Forney Clark:
    In part, the original numbering on this photo has worn away.
    I renumbered L-R (back row, then front row), in red.

    Identifications below:
    On the first line is the name of the identified person as it appeared in the original photo.
    On the second line is a description of that person.
    On the third line are the full name and life dates of the identified person.

    Any help with additions or corrections would be appreciated.

    1. Harry Ackley
    (taller of two men in suits)
    Harry Lynn Ackley (1883-1922)

    2. A. J. Ackley
    (shorter of two men in suits)
    Ashbury James "AJ" Ackley (1872-1965)

    3. Stella Ackley
    (white long sleeve blouse, dark bow at neckline)
    Estella Viva "Stella" Ackley (1864-1940)

    4. Mrs. Inman

    5. Mrs. Sam Rex
    (turned to the side)
    ? donít know for sure that she is Mary Jane Ackley Rex (1842-1924)

    6. Tom Ackley
    (back row, behind woman #5 who is turned to left)
    donít know which Tom Ackley

    7. Mrs.Tom Ackley
    (wearing glasses, white dress, dark blouse, something at neckline, to the right of Tom Ackley)
    donít know which Mrs. Tom Ackley

    8. Egbert Davis
    (at back, receding hairline)
    Egbert J. Davis (1831-1927)

    9. Met Ackley
    (shorter woman, standing directly in front of Egbert Davis)
    Armetta Victoria "Metta" Towne Gooler Ackley (1866-1959)

    10. Unidentified woman

    11. Belle Ackley Ward
    (at back, small dot or jewel on collar)
    Nancy Isabel "Belle" Ackley Ward (1866-1941)

    12. Unidentified girl

    13. Unidentified girl

    14. Irene Ackley Pattelford (sic)
    (taller, possibly wearing glasses, behind child,)
    Ella "Irene" Ackley Paddleford (1863-1941)

    15. Mrs. Lou Inman
    (medium shade blouse with white around neck)
    Lillian Ellenor "Lilly" Ackley Inman (1876-1935)

    16. Minta Ackley
    (leaning a bit to the side toward Nellie Ackley)
    Araminta Prudence "Minta" Ackley (1872-1943)

    17. Nellie Ackley Brunner
    (white blouse, clasped hands in front)
    Nellie Ethel Ackley Brunner (1882-1969)

    18. Little Rex Asper
    (child being held by Herm Asper, behind Bel Rex; Hermís son)
    Rex Asper

    19. Herm Asper
    (man holding child behind Bel Rex)
    Herman A. Asper (1864-1940)

    20. Bel Rex
    (shorter woman in white blouse)
    Belva Blaine "Belle" Rex (1884-1931)

    21. Maria Baltimore Ackley
    (dark dress, hands behind her)
    Maria Jane Baltimore Ackley (1844-1912)

    22. Mrs. Sam Rex
    (medium shade blouse, arms folded in front of her)
    donít know which Mrs. Sam Rex

    23. Sarah Jane Ackley
    (at far left, back row, striped dress)
    Sara Jane Asper Ackley (1848-1936)

    24. Ruth Rex
    (seated a bit sideways, white blouse, hand in grass)
    Ruth Elveretta Rex Ritter (1875-1936)

    25. Unknown woman
    (seated a bit behind and to the side of Ruth Rex Ritter)

    26. Unknown child with bow in hair
    (seated, looking to the side)

    27. Justin Haynes
    (seated, in suit, small black bow or tie at neck)
    Justin H. Haynes (1869-1951)

    28. Julia Gates
    (child, in white dress, standing)
    Julia M. Gates Schneider (1899-1997)

    29. Sam Rex
    (seated, arm on knee)
    Samuel "Sam" Rex (1834-1908)

    30. Mr. & Mrs. Charles Ahart (sic)
    Charles F. Arhart (1858-1939)

    31. Mr. & Mrs. Charles Ahart (sic)
    (holding unidentified child)
    Millie Daehn Arhart (1862-1930)

    32 Unidentified child
    (held by Millie Daehn Arhart)

    33 Unidentified child
    (held by Jennie Rex Ritter)

    34. Jennie Rex Ritter
    (holding unidentified child)
    Jennie Ellen Rex Ritter (1879-1916)

    35. Unidentified woman

    36. Unidentified woman

    37. Unidentified infant
    (held by Meta Rex Haynes)

    38. Meta Rex Haynes
    (looking at child she is holding)
    Mettie M. Rex Haynes (1877-1947)

    39. Lucinda Ackley
    (printed dress, hand on lap)
    Lucinda E. Van Dusen Ackley (1854-1913)

    40. Unidentified child
    (behind Lucinda Van Dusen Ackley)

    41. R. J. Ackley
    (white beard, one hand over the other)
    Russell James Ackley (1835-1927)

    42 Unidentified child
    (held by unidentified woman)

    43. Unidentified woman
    (holding unidentified child)
    Ackley, Ruth Elizabeth (1897-1918) &  Louise Mary Lucian  (1866-1944) & Laurel Marian Ackley  (1895-1987)  &  Glenn L. Ackley (1893-1987) Bernice Ackley (1890-1917) & Armetta Victoria 'Metta' Towne Gooler (1866-1959) & Grace Louise Dykhoff  (1899-1996) & Olive Lenora Ackley (1902-1913)  & Merton Irving Julius Ackley (1869-1932) & Loren Ackley (b.1899) & Charles Thomas 'C.T.' Ackley (1833-1913) &  Ena Louise Ackley  (1906-1988)  & LaNora E. Ackley   (b. abt. 1859) & Julia Norah Ackley (1900-2002)
    Ackley, Ruth Elizabeth (1897-1918) & Louise Mary Lucian (1866-1944) & Laurel Marian Ackley (1895-1987) & Glenn L. Ackley (1893-1987) Bernice Ackley (1890-1917) & Armetta Victoria "Metta" Towne Gooler (1866-1959) & Grace Louise Dykhoff (1899-1996) & Olive Lenora Ackley (1902-1913) & Merton Irving Julius Ackley (1869-1932) & Loren Ackley (b.1899) & Charles Thomas "C.T." Ackley (1833-1913) & Ena Louise Ackley (1906-1988) & LaNora E. Ackley (b. abt. 1859) & Julia Norah Ackley (1900-2002)
    Group photo was taken about 1909-1910 and came from the Ackley/ Vorhes/ Smith Archives by SA Smith.

    Included (L-R, back row) are Ruth Elizabeth Ackley & Louise Mary Lucian Ackley & Laurel Marian Ackley Arhart & Glenn L. Ackley & Bernice Ackley LaBounty & Armetta Victoria "Metta" Towne Gooler Ackley & Grace Louise Dykhoff Ackley.

    Included (L-R, front row) are Olive Lenora Ackley & Merton Irving Julius Ackley & Loren Ackley & Charles Thomas "C.T." Ackley & Ena Louise Ackley Adams & LaNora E. Ackley Morrison & Julia Norah Ackley Adams.


  • Notes 
    • ********
      Source:
      SA Smith:
      Charles Thomas Ackley/Elizabeth D. Thayer

      Child 1: Marian Ackley
      B 27 Jan 1858 Marble Rock, Floyd Co, IA
      D 19 Mar 1858 Marble Rock, Floyd Co, IA
      Bur West Side Cemetery Marble Rock, Floyd Co, IA
      2m 24d

      Child 2 Emerson J. Ackley
      B 30 Jun 1851 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      D 19 Sep 1861 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Bur West Side Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      11y 8m 20d

      Child 3 LaNora E. Ackley
      B
      D
      Spouse Charles Morrison

      Child 4 Elburn David Ackley
      B Mar 1861 NY
      D
      Married Jan 1886
      Spouse Armetta Victoria "Metta" Towne Gooler
      B Jan 1866 IA
      D 1959
      Bur West Side Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA

      Child 5 Merton Irving Julius Ackley
      B 27 Nov 1869 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      D Apr 1932
      Married 1900 IA
      But West Side Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Spouse Louise Mary Lucian
      B May 1866
      D 1944
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      Source:
      SA Smith:
      Elburn David Ackley/Armetta Victoria "Metta" Towne Gooler

      Child 1 Paul Thomas Ackley
      B May 1897 Kansas
      D 1908
      Bur West Side Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd County IA

      Child 2 Glenn L. Ackley
      B 3 Jul 1893 Kansas
      D Oct 1987 Waterloo Black Hawk County IA
      Spouse Bessie
      B 28 Jan 1898
      D Apr 1982 Waterloo Black Hawk County IA

      Child 3 Aura Ackley
      B 18 Jan 1889 Goodland Sherman County Kansas

      Child 4 Bernice Ackley
      B 29 Jun 1890
      D 20 Apr 1917
      Bur West Side Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd County IA
      Married 23 Mar 1916
      Spouse Clarence LaBounty
      B 14 May 1889
      D 17 Feb 1931 Vancouver British Columbia Canada
      Parents
      Felix LaBounty
      Mary Jane Wright
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      Sources:
      In general, SA Smith researched at Floyd County Court House, Charles City, Floyd County, Ia; birth records, death records, marriage records
      and also got information from:
      Death certificates
      Marriage certificates
      Birth certificates
      Cemetery tombstones
      Family Bible family info
      Cemetery records
      Obituaries



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