John Eckman was a well known citizen of Strasburg
He had been a justice of peace, an elected position, for some years. He held the office until his death.
He had been sick from a bilious attack. He left a wife and 10 children, according to his death notice in the Lancaster Daily Intelligencer.
Note:John Eckman is my husband’s 2x great grandfather. He is the son of Henry Eckman and Elizabeth Eckman. He married Catherine Kezia Cresswell on 7 January 1858. I have documented 11 children. Three passed before their father.
The Daily Intelligencer. (
), 9 December 1889. Chronicling Lancaster, PA :
Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. America
Sunday’s Obituary is a genealogical prompt of GeneaBloggers.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015