John Albert Eikelberger

12 November 1866–9 July 1916 (Age 49)
Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Albert

When John Albert Eikelberger was born on 12 November 1866, in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Isaac Eikelberger, was 30 and his mother, Hannah Mariah Geeseman, was 25. He lived in Culver, Ottawa, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Bennington, Ottawa, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 July 1916, at the age of 49.

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David Isaac Eikelberger
Hannah Mariah Geeseman
Martin Luther Eikelberger
William Hill Eikelberger
John Albert Eikelberger
Charles Henry Eikelberger
Mary Virginia Eikelberger
Alice May Eikelberger
Jacob Henry Eikelberger
Georgie Eikelberger
Minnie Eikelberger
Katie Sarah Eikelberger

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 11

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 15

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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  • John A Eikelberger in household of David Eikelberger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Eikelberger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John A Eichelberger in household of David Eichelberger, "United States Census, 1870"

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