19 July 2015

On This Day: Eckman arrested at brother’s funeral


Elliot Eckman, a justice of peace at Treverton, was being laid to rest On This Day in 1900 when his brother was arrested. Frank Eckman had come back east for Elliot’s funeral at Klinesgrove. Detective Paul F. Fendrick arrested Frank. The charge was deserting his wife several years prior.

Source:

Montour American. (Danville, PA), 19 July 1900. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  

 

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© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.