Ralph Leo Eickholt

29 December 1919–27 March 1982 (Age 62)
Putnam, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ralph Leo

When Ralph Leo Eickholt was born on 29 December 1919, in Putnam, Ohio, United States, his father, John Charles Eickholt, was 40 and his mother, Mary Mathilda Miller, was 28. He married Virginia Rose Nichols on 21 June 1943, in Midland, Texas, United States. He lived in Monterey Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Allen, Ohio, United States in 1982. He registered for military service in 1940. He died on 27 March 1982, in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Gethsemani Cemetery, Shawnee Township, Allen, Ohio, United States.

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Ralph Leo Eickholt
Virginia Rose Nichols
Marriage: 21 June 1943

Spouse and Children

21 June 1943
Midland, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Alrutas Eickholt



    Elnora Barbara Eickholt



    Castivire Eickholt


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived near or owned an oak wood, from Middle Low German eke ‘oak’ + holt ‘wood’, ‘forest’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ralph Eickholt in household of John Eickholt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ralph Eickholt in household of John Eickholt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph Eickholt in household of John C Eickholt, "United States Census, 1930"

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