Douglas Theodore Eichelberger

17 September 1879–13 February 1953 (Age 73)
Ocala, Marion, Florida, United States

The Life of Douglas Theodore

When Douglas Theodore Eichelberger was born on 17 September 1879, in Ocala, Marion, Florida, United States, his father, Jacob Walter Franklin Eichelberger, was 48 and his mother, Susan A. Vareen, was 25. He lived in Sumter, Florida, United States in 1885 and Election Precinct 6 Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 13 February 1953, in Kimble, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park, Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Walter Franklin Eichelberger
Susan A. Vareen
Walter Adam Jackson Eichelberger
John Harrison Eichelberger
Bertha Eliza Eichelberger
Douglas Theodore Eichelberger
Mamie Eichelberger
Hattie Ruth Eichelberger
Charles "Charley" Eichelberger
Estelle Eichelberger
Love Eichelberger
Rosebud Eichelberger
Fleecy L. Eichelberger

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Walter Franklin Eichelberger


    Susan A. Vareen




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 2

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Eichelberg .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Douglas Namian in household of Eichelberger, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Douglas Namian in household of Eichelberger, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eichelberger in household of J H Eichelberger, "Florida State Census, 1885"

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