Caspar Eckert

Male 1747 - Bef 1778  (< 31 years)


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  • Name Caspar Eckert 
    Born 19 Mar 1747  Cumru Township, Berks County, Province of Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 19 Aug 1778  American Frontier Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Last will & testament dated 4 June 1778 asserts that he was going outunder the command of Thomas Right in service against "the headin" [sic: heathen]. See notes.
    Person ID I45376  South Central Pennsylvania Families
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2016 

    Father Casper Eckert,   b. held land next to brother-in-law George Ruhlmann Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Maria Catharina Ruhlmann,   b. Bef 16 Dec 1723, Langensoultzbach Lutheran Church, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 29 Nov 1743  of Cacusi, Berks County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F5211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • Chalkley’s Chronicles, Volume I:

      Augusta County Court Records: Order Book No. XVI.

      August 19, 1778, page 350, witnesses summoned to prove the will of Gasper Eaker. [Note: This indicates that Casper had died before this date.]

      Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish settlement in Virginia: extracted ..., Volume III
      By Augusta County (Va.), Lyman Chalkley

      WILL BOOK NO. VI.

      Page 100.-4th June, 1778. This is to certify that Casper Eakert, of Augusta County, taner, who is know Going out on Command under Thomas Right in Service against the headin and I do propose to Give unto my Broder fillips Eaker, all my land and crops that is now in the ground, likewise to horses, 8 head of cattle wit the increds (?), &c.-Casper Eakert. Teste: Randell Slack, Sarah (mark) Slack. Proved, 17th August, 1779, by the witnesses. Administration granted Phillip Ekert.

      Page 132.-1st November, 1779. Casper Ekert's estate sold at vendue- Now belonging to his brother, Philip Ekert, by Christian Ruleman, Henry Stone. Michael Willpink.

  • Sources 
    1. [S312] Stoever, Rev. John Casper, records of.