03 March 2015

Tombstone Tuesday: Ella Doner Eckman

Her stone, which sits next to her husband Darius Eckman, is a simple one. It reads: “Mother. Ella Eckman. 1873-1939.”  

Ella is the daughter of Abraham and Esther Ann Brubaker Doner, of Salisbury Township, Lancaster County. Abraham was a farmer there. She was one of at least six children. She was born 26 July 1873. 

She and Darius Eckman married 2 November 1897 and they lived in Lancaster City. She died of cancer on 29 December 1939. She was buried on 1 January 1940 at the Zion UCC Cemetery is New Providence, Lancaster County 


Tombstone Tuesday is a genealogical prompt of GeneaBloggers. 
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.