Edward Eckstein

25 March 1879–19 June 1945 (Age 66)
Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Eckstein was born on 25 March 1879, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, his father, Charles Eckstein, was 29 and his mother, Mary Eve Birkenbach, was 20. He married Florence Schneider on 9 May 1906, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1879 and Montgomery Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 19 June 1945, at the age of 66, and was buried in Lockbourne, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Edward Eckstein
Florence Schneider
Marriage: 9 May 1906
Lucilla Eckstein
Marie Eckstein
Rita Eckstein
Edward Eckstein
Julia Florentine Eckstein
Herbert B Eckstein
Richard Francis Eckstein
James J Eckstein

Spouse and Children

9 May 1906
Franklin, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German ecke ‘corner’ + stein ‘stone’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a stonemason or bricklayer, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a rocky outcrop.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Eckstein ‘cornerstone’ (see 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Eckstein in household of Charls Eckstein, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edward Eckstein in household of Charles Eckstein, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward Eckstein, "United States Census, 1940"

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