Death Certificate - Benjamin Dunham Acker
Benjamin Dunham Acker

Benjamin Dunham Acker died on October 9, 1935 while he was residing at 626 Spruce Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This appears to be the address of his former wife, Henrietta "Etta" Maude (Mugridge) Acker. She is the person named as the informant on the death certificate and also is listed as residing at 626 Spruce Street. The cetificate indicates that he died at 5:30 a.m. and that the cause of death was bronchial pneumonia, with a contributory cause being "debility from age." His occupation was listed as retired. According to the death certificate, Ben was 80 years, 10 months and 7 days old when he passed away. He was buried on October 10, 1935 in Northwood Cemetery. Benjamin D. Acker, born November 3, 1854 in New Jersey, was the son of Josiah Acker and Mary Ellen (Bernard) Acker.

Source: Certificate of Death #19361, October 10, 1934, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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