Margaret Eicher

22 October 1847–9 July 1953 (Age 105)
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Eicher was born on 22 October 1847, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Eicher, was 39 and her mother, Rebecca McKnight, was 32. She lived in Tyrone Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 9 July 1953, at the age of 105.

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Family Time Line

John Eicher
1808–1865
Rebecca McKnight
1815–1898
Henry S. Eicher
1833–1839
Julie Ann Eichar
1835–
Daniel Eicher
1837–1901
Joseph Eicher
1841–1900
George Eicher
1843–1906
Mary Eicher
1845–
Margaret Eicher
1847–1953
Ann Eicher
1850–1928
Elisa Jane Eicher
1852–1920
Maria Belle Eicher
1854–1913
Missouri Masoura Eicher
1857–1937
John Emory Eicher
1861–1890

Parents and Siblings

    John Eicher

    Male1808–1865Male

    Rebecca McKnight

    Female1815–1898Female

siblings

(12)

    Henry S. Eicher

    Male1833–1839Male

    Julie Ann Eichar

    Female1835–Female

    Daniel Eicher

    Male1837–1901Male

    Joseph Eicher

    Male1841–1900Male

    George Eicher

    Male1843–1906Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 16

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

Age 16

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 28

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.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name for someone living by an oak tree, or habitational name for someone from a place called Eiche or Eichen. See Eich .2 South German: occupational name for a person who checked weights and measures against official specifications, from Middle High German īcher.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Margaret Eichorn in household of John Eichorn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret Eicher in household of John Eicher, "United States Census, 1850"

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