Acker records on Ancestry

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Origins and History

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DNA

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Acker Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Acker Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Acker family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Acker

Wikipedia Kathy Acker (n?e Karen Lehmann) (18 April 1947 ? 30 November 1997) was an American experimental novelist, prose stylist, playwright, essayist, postmodernist and sex-positive feminist writer.
Wikipedia Amy Louise Acker (born December 5, 1976) is a Saturn Award-winning American actress.
Wikipedia Johann Heinrich Acker (12 August 1647 ? 21 September 1719) was a German writer.
Wikipedia Jean Acker (October 23, 1893 ? August 16, 1978) was an American film actress with a career dating from the silent film era through the 1950s.
Wikipedia Alex Maurice Acker (born January 21, 1983 in Compton, California) is an American professional basketball player, who recently signed with Olimpia Milano of Italy.
Wikipedia Sharon Acker (born April 2, 1935 in Toronto, Canada) is a film, stage and television actress.
Wikipedia Achille Honor? Van Acker (8 April 1898?10 July 1975) was Prime Minister of Belgium in four different cabinets from 1945 to 1958, for a total period of seven years.
Wikipedia Laurens van den Acker (born 5 September 1965, Deurne) is an automobile designer from the Netherlands.
Wikipedia Thomas James Acker (born March 7, 1930 in Paterson, New Jersey) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.
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Wikipedia Shane Acker (born 1971, Wheaton, Illinois) is an Academy Award-nominated film director, producer, writer, animator and visual effects animator.