When Jacob Eckman was born on 28 March 1762, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Jacob Eckman, was 25 and his mother, Anna Maria Schneider, was 23. He married Christina Musser in 1794, in Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 3 May 1831, in Beavercreek Township, Greene, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hawker Cemetery, Beavercreek, Beavercreek Township, Greene, Ohio, United States.
Americanized form of German Eckmann , and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname.
Swedish: rare variant, and an Americanized form, of Ekman .