Johann Eickhoff

Brief Life History of Johann

When Johann Eickhoff was born on 1 March 1848, in Remblinghausen, Meschede, Westphalia, Prussia, his father, Adam Eikhoff, was 45 and his mother, Elisabeth Hermes, was 33. He married Anna Elisabeth Krevet on 31 August 1875, in Düdinghausen, Brilon, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 18 February 1922, in Düdinghausen, Brilon, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, at the age of 73.

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Johann Eickhoff
Anna Elisabeth Krevet
Marriage: 31 August 1875
Elisabeth Eickhoff
Catharina Eickhoff
Johann Eickhoff
Wilhelm Eickhoff
Bernhard Heinrich Eickhoff
Maria Eickhoff

Sources (2)

  • Johannes Eickhof, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Johannes Eickhof, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"

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War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.


Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): topographic name from a farm or estate that was marked by oaks, from Middle Low German eke + hof ‘farmstead, manor farm’.

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

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