Ludwig Lewis Eichelberger

Male1 December 1752–1 March 1801

Brief Life History of Ludwig Lewis

When Ludwig Lewis Eichelberger was born on 1 December 1752, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Philipp Friederich Eichelberger, was 59 and his mother, Maria Magdalena Becker, was 53. He married Elizabeth Baer in 1774, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 1 March 1801, in Mount Pleasant Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Ludwig Lewis Eichelberger
Elizabeth Baer
Marriage: 1774
Adam Eichelberger
Frederick Eichelberger
Elizabeth Eichelberger
Martalena Eichelberger
John Jacob Eichelberger
Sarah Eichelberger
Ludwig Eichelberger
Michael Eichelberger
Joh. Georg Eichelberger
Hannah Eichelberger
Lovis ( Louisa) Eichelberger
Sally Eichelberger

Sources (14)

  • 1800 United States Federal Census
  • Ludwig Eichelberger in entry for Michael Eichelberger, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • 1790 United States Federal Census

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1774Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (6)


    Age 24

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 24

    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.


    Age 28

    Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

    Name Meaning

    German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Eichelberg (see Eichelberg ).

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

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