Margery Ann Ercanbrack

1829–1886 (Age 57)
Fonda, Mohawk, Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of Margery Ann

When Margery Ann Ercanbrack was born on 12 February 1829, in Fonda, Mohawk, Montgomery, New York, United States, her father, Philip J Erckenbrack, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Wemple, was 19. She married William H. Read on 14 November 1848, in Rock, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Turtle, Rock, Wisconsin, United States in 1850 and La Prairie, Rock, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 April 1886, in Rock, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Margery Ann Ercanbrack
1829–1886
William H. Read
1818–1880
Marriage: 14 November 1848
Martha Elizabeth Read
1849–1916
George W. Read
1850–
John Read
1852–
Sarah Louise Read
1855–1914
William Arthur Read
1859–
Mary Read
1861–
Jennie Read
1864–
Thornton Read
1867–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 November 1848
Rock, Wisconsin, United States
children

(8)

  • Martha Elizabeth Read

    Female1849–1916Female

  • George W. Read

    Male1850–Male

  • John Read

    Male1852–Male

  • Female1855–1914Female

  • William Arthur Read

    Male1859–Male

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · The Treaty of the Cedars

Age 7

Treaty of the Cedars was concluded on the Fox River on September 3, 1836. The Menominee Nation ceded nearly 4 million acres of land for the following items every year for twenty years: $3,000 worth of food provisions, 2,000 lbs. of tobacco, 30 barrels of salt, agricultural supplies, and $500 per year.
1846

Age 17

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Erkenbrecht, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements erkan ‘pure’, ‘perfect’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Malissa Erckenback in household of Philip J Erckenback, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Marcia Read in household of Wm H Read, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margery N Reed in household of William H Reed, "United States Census, 1880"

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