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Mary Ann Eckhart
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Birth: 1780, USA
Death: 1850
Monongalia County
West Virginia, USA

Mary Ann ECKHART

Wife of John ECKHART.

OCCUPATIONS: Plantation Master
RELIGION: Reformed Lutheran
OTHER RESIDENCES: Eckhart Mines, Allegany Co., MD

Mary ECKHART, after the death of her husband, evidently began to act in a manner that aggravated her sons(perhaps an attempt to free her slaves?), because on 08APR1836 Adam & John ECKHART filed for a Writ of Lunacy against their mother in the Allegany MD County Court(#270).

A Trustee seems to have been appointed over her with bonds posted. She appealed the order on 26 OCT 1848 and the case seems to have been transferred to G. W. RAY in the MorgantownMonongaliaVA/WV Court.

Whatever the merits of the Lunacy charge, while in Allegany Co. MD, she seemed to be managing her own farm with several slaves & special needs son, David, living with her.

In the 1850 Monongalia County, Virginia Census Mary Ann Eckhart was living with Adam ECKHART just down the road from daughter, Mary Hansel(082-1). She had probably accompanied son, Adam, to Monongalia County, VA(WV) in 1841.

Despite her son's actions, Mary Eckhart left bequests to them in her will of 3JUL1843 which was was probated July 1850
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  John Eckhart (1768 - 1835)*
 
 Children:
  Jacob Eckhart (1805 - 1825)*
  Mary Eckhart Hansel (1806 - 1893)*
  Sarah Eckhart Bevans (1806 - 1825)*
  Adam Echart (1809 - 1891)*
  Elizabeth Eckhart Mcgettigan (1812 - 1885)*
  John Echart (1814 - 1896)*
  Hannah Anna Eckhart Forsythe (1820 - ____)*
  David Eckhart (1824 - 1854)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Alternate cemetery: Hunt-Eckhart Morgantown WV
 
Burial:
Eckhart Family Cemetery
Eckhart Mines
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: H BRAUN
Record added: Mar 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25555482
Mary Ann Eckhart
Added by: Robert M. Clarke Sr.
 
Mary Ann Eckhart
Added by: Robert M. Clarke Sr.
 
 
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My 4th great grandmother. Gone but never forgotten.
- Diane Kelly Weintraub
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- dwcooley
 Added: Aug. 5, 2012

- Browneyes
 Added: Mar. 26, 2008
 
 
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