|George "Georg" Eckroth, Jr|
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George Eckroth Jr.(3) is the son of George Eckroth(2) and Anna Maria(Mary) Neyer/Neier/Neier-in/Noyer/Nigher/Neuer)Eckroth of Lynn township PA.
He married Suzanne Catharine_____? 1803-04
Suzanne Catharine was born April 23, 1780, she died July 23 1854.
In the 1810 Census of Brunswick Township, Berks County (Page 742) George (3) was listed as head of a family consisting of himself, his wife, one son, and two daughters. On 11th March 1811, Brunswick Township, Berks County, and West Penn Township of Northampton County just north over the Blue Mountain, became part of the new Schuylkill County, PA. George Eckroth (3) and his wife Susan Catharine thereby became the founder of the "Eckroth/Eckrode family in Schuylkill County".
Please note: (unclear records indicated he is buried at the Frieden's Church, in New Ringgold, by records found at Brunswick Twp. This indicates he was most likely buried at the Zion's Frieden and Luthern reformed Church a earlier version of Frieden's Church.
Pleas note: Old Stone Church (Old Stone)
The oldest church in the Tamaqua area was created in 1790, a union church for both Reformed and Lutheran congregations. Constructed of logs, it was replaced by the present stone structure in 1846. Prior to 1790, both congregations met in a log building located near the church
George Eckroth Jr. and Susan Catharine had at least six children:
1. John Eckroth (4) He married Elizabeth Miller ca.1828
2. Female Eckroth (4)
3. Female Eckroth (4)
4. Peter Eckroth born Jan. 20, 1811 Brunswick Township, Berks Co.PA. Married twice; 1st. Maria, 2nd Christiana
Update on Peter: Peter Eckroad age 40, Maria 40, Solomonn 13, Samuel 10, Jerry 5, Daniel 3, Elizabeth 1, and Catherine Eckroad widow age 70. (possibly the mother of Benjamin?)"
5. ?Daniel? (4)1811 or 1812 unsure at moment.
6. Benjamin Eckroth (4) Brn. ca. 1813/14 Married Susannah
Update note on Benjamin: Benjamin Eckrode (transcribe as Eckrod) 47 own Sales 400 real estate 175 personal value
Benjamin male 19
Solomon male 17
Isaac male 16
Johneson male 14
Catherine female 12
Sarah female 10
Mary female 8
Jacob son 5
8.? Joseph? Eckrode brn. about 1818
Update note on Joseph Joseph Eckrode 32
1850 East Brunswick Twp, Schuylkill CO, PA.
Submitter's note: I think he may have been born about 1812 rather than 1818 and may have been the husband to Harriet Rheinhard Eckrote. Further research is needed.
Source: WK-book, page 259
In the "EXTRACT OF DEED MICHAEL BROBST TO MARTIN DONAT
LEHIGH COUNTY DEEDS VOLUME 1 PAGE 243
On the 21 March 1814 for 73 Pounds 2s.6d Received by Michael Brobst from Martin Donat for a tract of Land situate in the township of Lynn, Lehigh County described as follows: Begining at a Post of other Land of Martin Donat by same S87W, 13P to a Stone; By Land of Jacob Sechler Sloe, 98P to a Post; then by said Donat N3W, 97 1/2P to place of beginning, containing 3 Acres and 105 Perches.
It being a part of the 160 acre Property of George Eckroth(Sr.)(2), who died intestate leaving a Widow named Mary, Now intermarried with Christian Henry, and Eleven Children.
At a session of Orphans Court held at Easton, Northampton County the whole was adjudged to George Eckroth(II), the eldest son of Said intestate for the sum of 419 Pounds.
Said George Eckroth(II)AKA: George Eckroth Jr.(3) and Wife Susan Catherine by two indetures dated 26 October 1807 and 17 March 1808 conveyed the whole to Michael Brobst.
"Martin Donat probably bought this little Piece of land to Make his one property line conform to an existing road that led to the Eckroth Property".
Please note: Today this land would be the land on Lonesome Rd. on the old Eckroth farm just West of Leaser Lake.
Pleae Note: The family Surname has gone by:Eckroth/Eckrode/Eckroath/Eckroate/Eckroat/
The older Surname in Germany has gone by:Ickerodt/Ickerott/Eggerode/Ickrot/Ickrood/Ickrodt/Ickrath/Ogelrode/Ickenrodt/Ickenrott/
William Kirkpatrick book "Eckroth-Eckenroth-Eckenrode Family" Vol 1. and 2. Published by Chris Pelikan 1987.
George Eckroth (1740 - 1805)
Anna Maria Neier Eckroth (1750 - ____)
Peter Eckroth (1811 - 1875)*
Zion Stone Church Cemetery
Created by: Joseph
Record added: May 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26783024
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