Ludwig Lewis Eichelberger

1 December 1752–1 March 1801 (Age 48)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Ludwig Lewis Eichelberger
1752–1801
Elizabeth Baer
1759–1851
Marriage: 1774
Adam Eichelberger
1773–1849
Frederick Eichelberger
1776–1850
Elizabeth Eichelberger
1780–1868
Martalena Eichelberger
1782–1798
John Jacob Eichelberger
1786–1855
Sarah Eichelberger
1788–
Ludwig Eichelberger
1790–1830
Michael Eichelberger
1791–
Joh. Georg Eichelberger
1793–1801
Hannah Eichelberger
1795–1798
Lovis ( Louisa) Eichelberger
1798–1802
Sally Eichelberger
1798–1802

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1774Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 24
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    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.
    1780
    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

    (1997: 1798;2007: 3473; 2010: 4647)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.

    Possible Related Names

    Echelbarger
    Echelberger
    Eichelberg

    Sources (14)

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

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