Lela Jane Probst

1867–1955 (Age 88)
Catawba, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lela Jane

When Lela Jane Probst was born in 1867, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States, her father, George M Probst, was 46 and her mother, Eliza Jane Hoover Hermon Propst, was 28. She married Albert Elcanah Eckard on 9 November 1900, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Clines Township, Catawba, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died in 1955, at the age of 88.

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Albert Elcanah Eckard
Lela Jane Probst
Marriage: 9 November 1900
George Vernon Eckard
William Emanuel Eckard
James Alonzo Eckard
Beulah Elizabeth Eckard
Floy Jane Eckard
Fay J Ekard
Emory Albert Eckard

Spouse and Children

9 November 1900
Catawba, North Carolina, United States



    William Emanuel Eckard


    James Alonzo Eckard


    Beulah Elizabeth Eckard



+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George M Probst


    Eliza Jane Hoover Hermon Propst





    Jennie Probst



    Anna Geneva Probst


World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 0

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German probest ‘superviser’, ‘provost’ (from Latin propositus), an occupational name for the head of a religious chapter or educational establishment, or, since such officials were usually clergy and celibate, a nickname probably for a selfimportant person.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Probst ‘provost’; the reason for its adoption is unknown.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lela J Ekard in household of Albert E Ekard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lela J Ekard in household of Albert E Ekard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leila Eckard in household of Albert E Eckard, "United States Census, 1940"

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