London Acklen – Tombstone Inscription

Acklen, London
Section 30
ID #300030

London Acklen
Buried February 16, 1850
Slave of Jos.A.S. Acklen

Interment: February 16, 1850
           Male Black
           Residence: City
           Buried near Poplar avenue
           Slave of J.A.S. Acklen

No Tombstone identified for London in the 1908 Survey of Sections, Lots & Tombstones by F.R.R. Smith.

According to Mark Brown, Executive Director at Belmont, London was a slave at the home of Adelicia & Joseph A.S. Acklen on Cherry Street (4th Avenue North). His interment record listed his residence as “City.”

Replacement tombstone – 2016

Prepared by Fletch Coke 10-8-2016

London Acklen

CLICK HERE to see press release on Belmont Mansion tombstone dedication.

CLICK HERE for Mark Brown’s comments at dedication.

CLICK HERE for reflection by priest of St. Ann’s Church
at dedication

CLICK HERE for dedication of tombstone program.