Jacob Eichholtz

2 November 1776–10 May 1842 (Age 65)
Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Eichholtz was born on 2 November 1776, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Leonard Eichholtz, was 26 and his mother, Catherine Mayer, was 27. He married Catharine Hatz on 17 April 1803, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1823 and Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1830. In 1815, at the age of 39, his occupation is listed as in 1815 he sold his tinsmith business and became a full-time artist and was soon engaged in commission work, painting portraits in baltimore, maryland, pittsburgh, pennsylvania and other places. in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 10 May 1842, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Woodward Hill Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Eichholtz
Catharine Trissler
Marriage: 18 June 1818
Edward Eichholz
Anna Maria Eichholz
Elizabeth Susanna Eicholtz
Benjamin West Eichholtz
Angelica Kauffman Eichholtz
Rebecca Trissler Eichholtz
Henry Clay Eichholtz
Robert Lindsay Eichholtz
Lavallyn Barry Eichholtz

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  • Marriage
    18 June 1818Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1777 · Washington's Troops Spent the Winter at Valley Forge
    Age 1
    The winter that Washington’s troops spent at Valley Forge was horrible. Most the troops that had come in with General Washington were injured and dying already. There was little food for the soldiers. They were dying from starvation, disease, and the cold. Horses were dying and the men had to take their place in moving the supply wagons. Washington stayed with his men while all others were leaving and abandoning the struggling troops. This helped Washington gain the support, admiration, and loyalty of his troops.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 5
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 18
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Eichholz .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Jacob Eichholtz, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Unknown in entry for Benjamin West Eichholtz, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
    • Jacob Eichholtz, "Find A Grave Index"

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