Orville Vernor Eckman

17 August 1909–1 October 2009 (Age 100)
Sedgwick, Colorado, United States

The Life of Orville Vernor

When Orville Vernor Eckman was born on 17 August 1909, in Sedgwick, Colorado, United States, his father, Walter F. A. Eckman, was 19 and his mother, Hulda Caroline Bjorklun, was 19. He married Margaret Rosine Hohn on 14 June 1934, in Haxtun, Phillips, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Election Precinct 3, Phillips, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 1 October 2009, in Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States.

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Orville Vernor Eckman
Margaret Rosine Hohn
Marriage: 14 June 1934
Leland Orville Eckman
Mewyn Hohn Eckman

Spouse and Children

14 June 1934
Haxtun, Phillips, Colorado, United States


    Leland Orville Eckman


    Mewyn Hohn Eckman


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 5

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 26

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

German (Eckmann) and Jewish: see Eckmann .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Orville V Eckman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Orville V Eckman in entry for Margaret Rosina Eckman, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"
  • Orville Vernor Eckman, "Colorado, County Marriages, 1864-1995"

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