William H Eckert Jr.

1800–1865 (Age 65)
Salisbury, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William H

When William H Eckert Jr. was born on 20 August 1800, in Salisbury, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Wilhelm 'William' Eckert, was 29 and his mother, Susanna Reber, was 20. He married Elisabetha Gutekunst on 30 January 1820. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 14 December 1865, in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William H Eckert Jr.
Elisabetha Gutekunst
Marriage: 30 January 1820
Mary Eckert
Charles Eckert
Augustus Eckert
Sophia Eckert
William Eckert
Elisa Louisa Eckert
Eliza L. Eckert
Henry H. Eckert

Spouse & Children

30 January 1820
Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Wilhelm 'William' Eckert


  • Female1780–1838Female



World Events (8)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 12

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi ‘edge’, ‘point’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: William H. Eckert, Jr. - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: William H. Eckert, Jr.

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