Ovid Comer Eckelbarger

14 June 1890–12 February 1963 (Age 72)
Wabash, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Ovid Comer

When Ovid Comer Eckelbarger was born on 14 June 1890, in Wabash, Indiana, United States, his father, David Eckelbarger, was 34 and his mother, Angennette Eltzroth, was 29. He married Frances Ada Holcom on 8 October 1914, in Santa Fe, Butler Township, Miami, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Waltz Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Butler Township, Miami, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 12 February 1963, in Santa Fe, Butler Township, Miami, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mississinewa Memorial Cemetery, Wabash, Noble Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States.

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Ovid Comer Eckelbarger
Frances Ada Holcom
Marriage: 8 October 1914
Delilah I Eckelbarger
Evelyn Eckelbarger

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1914Santa Fe, Butler Township, Miami, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
    Age 16
    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 20
    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    (2007: 206; 2010: 303)Americanized form of German Eckelberger (see Eckelberry ).

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Ovid C Eckelbarger, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Ovid Eckelbarger in entry for Max V Comerford and Delilah I Eckelbarger, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Ovid Comer Eckelbarger, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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