Silas Eckles

about 1795–
Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Silas

When Silas Eckles was born about 1795, in Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Arthur Richard Eckles, was 49 and his mother, Abigail Matthews, was 55.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Richard Eckles
1746–1831
Abigail Matthews
1740–1799
George W Eckles
1786–1851
John Eckles
1788–1872
Silas Eckles
1795–
Nathaniel Eckles
1798–1876
Abigail Eckles
1789–
Ruth Eckles
1792–1865

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 17

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Eccles .

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

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