George W Ecker

1874–1955 (Age 81)
Wellandport, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada

The Life of George W

When George W Ecker was born on 2 March 1874, in Wellandport, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Henry Ecker, was 27 and his mother, Mary Jane Robbins, was 21. He married Florence Mears on 1 January 1902. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Walsingham, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada in 1891. He died on 5 December 1955, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ridgeway, Ridgeway, Orleans, New York, United States.

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George W Ecker
Florence Mears
Marriage: 1 January 1902
Milford A. Ecker
Alethe Ecker

Spouse and Children

1 January 1902


    Milford A. Ecker



Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Ecker


    Mary Jane Robbins





    Peter Wesley Ecker


    Austin Edward Ecker


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 9

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and German: from a medieval personal name, probably a short form of Eckhard ( see Eckert ).2 German: topographic name for someone who lived in a corner house or kept a corner shop, from Middle High German ecke ‘corner’ + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Eck 1.

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

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Sources (1)

  • George Ecker, "Canada Census, 1891"

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