Lelia Ackley was married to Orville Ackley and the mother of Helen Ackley and George Ackley. The Ackleys moved to Idaho in 1905. The 1920 census shows them living in Caldwell, Idaho in a house at 402 Blaine Street.
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Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0100
Content Description The diary of Lelia Ackley from July-August 1905 documents her family's move to Idaho, first to a cabin near Big Rock. The Ackleys would later move to Caldwell, Idaho and operate a general merchandise store. The Ackleys traveled via horse and wagon in July 1905 searching for a claim to stake for gold mining in the mountains southeast of Boise, Idaho. The Ackleys were searching for a cabin near Big Rock; along the way they stopped at a place called the Golden Eagle for water. Lelia Ackley...