It was On This Day, 117 years ago, in 1898 that Catherine Kezia Cresswell Eckman passed away in Strasburg
Born 13 October 1840, she was the daughter of James Cresswell and Elizabeth Herr.
being the daughter of David Herr and Catherine Bumberger, was the 3x great
granddaughter of the Reverend Hans Herr. Elizabeth
Catherine married John Henry Eckman, son of Henry and Elizabeth Eckman, on 7 January 1858. They had 11 children and lived across the street from the
Zion UCC Church
in . Providence
She is buried at
with her husband, John, and several of their children. Zion
She is my husband's 2x great grandmother.
On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015