Ludwig Lewis Eichelberger

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

The Life of Ludwig Lewis

When Ludwig Lewis Eichelberger was born on 1 December 1752, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johan Philip Friederick 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
1780–1821
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
1774
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(12)

    Adam Eichelberger

    Male1773–1849Male

    Frederick Eichelberger

    Male1776–1850Male

    Elizabeth Eichelberger

    Female1780–1821Female

    Martalena Eichelberger

    Female1782–1798Female

    John Jacob Eichelberger

    Male1786–1855Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 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

German: habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Eichelberg .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ludwig Eichelberger in entry for Michael Eichelberger, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Ludwig Eichelberger in entry for Sarah Eichelberger, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Ludw. Eichelberger in entry for Joh. Georg Eichelberger, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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