Henry Eckel

Male Abt 1859 - 1872  (~ 13 years)


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  • Name Henry Eckel 
    Born Abt 1859 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jun 1872 
    Age ~ 13 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Jacob Eckel,   b. 4 Apr 1817,   d. 17 Jun 1890  (Age 73 years)  (Father) 
    Gertrude Catherine Radenmacher,   d. 22 Jul 1901  (Mother) 
    Person ID I74950  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Father Jacob Eckel,   b. 4 Apr 1817,   d. 17 Jun 1890  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Gertrude Catherine Radenmacher,   d. 22 Jul 1901 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F49174  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Henry Eckel - died June 26, 1872, age 13 years. Plot B-374. Son of Jacob and Gertrude Catherine Eckel.
      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, July 4, 1872 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - A Sad Accident - Boy Drowned - On Wednesday afternoon of last week an accident occurred which threw a deep gloom over the youth of our village and carried sorrow to the hearts of a loving mother and relatives. A boy named Henry Eckel, in company with two or three associates were at the “Black Hole,” in Salmon River. He was sailing about in a small boat, when by some means he lost his balance, plunged into the water and disappeared. His companions waited a few moments for him to come to the surface, but finding no trace of him, ran for assistance. Rev. M. V. Wilson and Mr. Ansel Brown were soon there and procuring another boat floated along until they saw the body upon the bottom. Another party arrived at the same moment, and one of them, George Manwaring, with commendable courage and activity, threw off his coat and plunging in, soon drew the body to the surface. The agonized mother was on the shore to receive her son, and she became almost frantic with grief. The deceased was about 14 years of age.