Elmer W. Sechrist

1858–1865 (Age 7)
Wayne, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elmer W.

When Elmer W. Sechrist was born in May 1858, in Wayne, Ohio, United States, his father, Jacob Sechrist, was 28 and his mother, Eunice Ellen Warner, was 28. He died on 2 May 1865, at the age of 7.

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Jacob Sechrist
Eunice Ellen Warner
Alonzo Granville Sechrist
Maurice Simpson Sechrist
Elmer W. Sechrist
Emmet L. Sechrist
Eva Lunetta Sechrist
Edgar H. Sechrist
Mertie L. Sechrist
Gertrude I. Sechrist

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World Events (3)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 2

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Siegrist .

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

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