Emma J Eckart

about 1853–17 May 1945 (Age 92)
LaSalle, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Emma J

When Emma J Eckart was born about 1853, in LaSalle, Illinois, United States, her father, Peter Eckert, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Kleinfelter, was 26. She married Francis William Thackeray about 1882. She lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States for about 25 years. She died on 17 May 1945, in McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis William Thackeray
Emma J Eckart
Marriage: about 1882

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  • Marriage
    about 1882
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Poweshiek, Iowa, United States
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 28
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Eckhart .Americanized or Germanized form of Slovenian Ekart: from a personal name of ancient Germanic origin (see Eckhart ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (15)

    • Emma J Thackery in household of F W Thackery, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Emma Jo Thackeray in entry for Francis William Thackeray, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Emma J Thackeray in household of Frank Thackeray, "United States Census, 1910"

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