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Alpharetta Eckert
Birth: Jul., 1878
Campbell County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 24, 1949
Atlanta
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA

Alpharetta Eckert was the second child and first daughter born to Thomas Henry and Martha (Marshall) Eckert. She never married; devoting her life to being a teacher and then after moving to Atlanta, child welfare.

She was very active in the lives of her sister Daisy's sons; providing for their education and trusts for the education of their offspring.

She, along with her sisters, was an early suffragette and claimed to be the first woman in Atlanta to wear a sleeveless dress in public.

She was well known in Atlanta and was once named Woman of the Year.

She is buried in Westview Cemetery beside family members, Nancy North Marshall, Nancy's son, Thomas and his wife, Nelle Haddix Marshall. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Henry Eckert (1850 - 1920)
  Martha Marshall Eckert (1845 - 1931)
 
 Siblings:
  Lawrence Leonard Eckert (1875 - 1934)*
  Alpharetta Eckert (1878 - 1949)
  Thomas Allen Eckert (1879 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Westview Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Kelly & Connie Byrd
Record added: May 01, 2012
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Rest in Peace; You are not forgotten
- Connie Marshall Byrd
 Added: May. 1, 2012
 
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