Jost Eckhoff

1740–27 January 1823 (Age 83)
Elsdorf, Erftkreis, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

The Life of Jost

When Jost Eckhoff was born in 1740, in Elsdorf, Erftkreis, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, his father, Johann Theodur Eckhoff, was 24 and his mother, Margareten Elisabeth Cordes, was 23. He married Mette Adelheid Peper on 16 November 1764, in Elsdorf, Zeven, Hanover, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 27 January 1823, in his hometown, at the age of 83, and was buried in Elsdorf, Rotenburg, Hanover, Prussia, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Jost Eckhoff
1740–1823
Mette Adelheid Peper
1741–1814
Marriage: 16 November 1764
Johann Hinrich Eckhoff
1766–1830
Claus Hinrich Eckhof
1788–1847
Mette Adelheid Eckhoff
1768–1847
Hermann Eckhoff
1772–1830
Anna Metta Eckhoff
1779–1854

Spouse and Children

    Male1740–1823Male

    Mette Adelheid Peper

    Female1741–1814Female

MARRIAGE
16 November 1764
Elsdorf, Zeven, Hanover, Prussia, Germany
children

(5)

    Johann Hinrich Eckhoff

    Male1766–1830Male

    Mette Adelheid Eckhoff

    Female1768–1847Female

    Hermann Eckhoff

    Male1772–1830Male

    Anna Metta Eckhoff

    Female1779–1854Female

    Claus Hinrich Eckhof

    Male1788–1847Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 73

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.
1814

Age 74

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): topographic name for someone who lived on a farm surrounded by oaks or by an oak wood, from Middle Low German eke ‘oak’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johs Eckhoff in entry for Johann Meier, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Johs Eckhof, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Jost Eckhof in entry for Claus Hinrich Eckhof, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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