Ebenezer Beckelhymer

3 February 1825–7 July 1904 (Age 79)
Pierce Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Beckelhymer was born on 3 February 1825, in Pierce Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States, his father, Joel Behymer, was 35 and his mother, Eva France, was 33. He married Lavina F Hancock about 1848, in Clermont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Amelia, Batavia Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 7 July 1904, in Wilmington, Clinton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Amelia, Batavia Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States.

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Ebenezer Beckelhymer
Lavina F Hancock
Marriage: about 1848
Valerie M. Behymer
Lorain Joel Behymer

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 5
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
Age 11
On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
Age 21
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

(2007: 103; 2010: 150)Americanized form of German Bechtelsheimer or perhaps of its variant Bechtolsheimer (via the extinct intermediate form Beckelsheimer): habitational name for someone from Bechtolsheim in Rhineland-Palatinate (see Picklesimer ). Compare Beckelheimer , Beckelhimer , Behymer , and Hymer 2.History: The Beckelhymers are descendants of Isaac Picklesimer, who emigrated to North America from Germany around 1720 (see Picklesimer ).

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

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Sources (8)

  • Eben Bchymer in entry for Lorain Joel Bchymer, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Eben Behymer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ebenezer Beckelhymer - death: 7 July 1904; Wilmington, Clinton, Ohio, United States

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