24 June 2013

Military Monday: Victor Eckman

 
Victor Hugo Eckman fought in WWI.
 
He was born 1 September 1892 in Kansas City, MO to Victor (1860 - 1940) and Beda Nelson (1865 - 1956) Eckman. His parents immigrated from Sweden in 1877 and 1884 respectively. The family moved from Missouri to Salt Lake, Utah sometime between 1910 and 1910. Both parents were naturalized in 1892.
 
Victor married Marie Louise Dudley, who was five years his junior. Louise was born in California. Her father was born in Maine and her mother in Missouri. Victor and Louise married on 6 October 1917 in Jackson, Missouri.
 
Victor was a car salesman in 1920. Victor and Louise had one child - Jean Louise (1923 - 1925). He died 21 December 1923 in Logan, Utah. He was killed in a car accident.
 
Source:
Ancestry.com. Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.
 
Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgibin/fg.cgi.
 
Utah State Archives and Records Service; Salt Lake City, Utah; Military Service Cards, ca. 1898-1975; Creating Agency: Department of Administrative Services, Division of Archives and Records Service; Series: 85268; Reel: 5.
 
Year: 1900; Census Place: Kansas City Ward 13, Jackson, Missouri; Roll: 864; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0129; FHL microfilm: 1240864.
 
Year: 1910; Census Place: Bingham Canyon, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T624_1605; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0091; FHL microfilm: 1375618.
 
Year: 1920; Census Place: Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T625_1865; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 76; Image: 690.

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