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Joseph Eckenroad, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1776
Death: Jan. 17, 1850
Mount Pleasant
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Joseph Eckenroth Jr.brn March 28 1776 is the son of Joseph Eckenroth Sr. and Theresa Ohrendorff, the daughter of John Herman Ohrendorff and his wife Catharine.

Joseph's grandparents are thought to be Henrich(Henry) Eckenrode and Susanna Steissen who was Henry's 1st wife; then married Elizabeth___?, Henry's 2nd wife.

Please note: John Herman Ohrendorff was born on 14th April 1712 in Siefen, Germany the son of Egbert Ohrendorff (Ohrendorff Family", Camilla Borgon; Col. Arthur S. Cunningham). Info found on WK-Book page 68 3rd paragraph.

Joseph Eckenroth died in Mount Pleasant Township, Adams County (Abstracts from The Republican Compiler" 1831-1851-LDS GS#974.842 V25, page 390) His Will probated 21st January 1850 listed his brothers and sister below (Adams County Will Book, Volume E, 1841-1851, page 409, File W2800- Executor Peter O'Neil Inventory filed 26th February, 1850, Vendue List 26 February 1850, Accounts settled 25th March 1850.

He was buried in the Conewago Chapel Cemetery. ("History of Cuberland and Adams County", Warner Beers & Co, 1886, Chicago, page 234; "collection in Life and Times of Cardinal Gibbons", Volume 5, John T. Riley, 1898-9, page 610).

His tombstone reads:


to the memory of
born March 28
died January 17
aged 73 years
9 mos. 29 days

Please Note: The surname has gone by: Eckenroth/Eckenrode/Eckenroad/Eggenrodde/Eggenroth

Joseph Eckenroth Jr's Uncles and Aunts ,except #9(parents)were:

1. Mary Magdalen Eckenrode whom married Stephen Felix

2. Christian whom married Catherina(Schoeringer) Sneesinger/Sneeringer/Schoeringer or (Schneeringer)

3. Henry Eckenrode whom married Magdalen___?

4. Juliana Eckenrode whom married Conrad Gross

5. Simon Eckenrode whom married Sarah___?

6. Susanna Eckenrode whom married John Felix 1st;then Herman Ohrendorff 2nd marriage.

7. Catherine Eckenrode whom married Mr.___? Scandal 1st; then Krim/Grimm 2nd marriage.

8. Peter Eckenrode whom married Mary Eva___?

9. Joseph Eckenrode Sr. whom married Teresa Ohrendorf(Joseph's Eckenroad's Jr. Father and Mother).

Sources: Info Provided by William Kirkpatrick Book Eckroth-Eckenroth-Eckenrode, Published 1987 by Chris Pelikan page 71 Research Work Chart.

 (bio by: Joseph) 
Family links: 
  Joseph Eckenrode (____ - 1784)
  Teresa Ohrendorff Eckenrode
  Susanna Eckenrode Alwine*
  Joseph Eckenroad (1776 - 1850)
  John Eckenrode (1780 - 1849)*
  Jacob W. Eckenrode (1783 - 1865)*
*Calculated relationship
✝ / IHS / SACRED / to the memory of / JOSEPH ECKENROAD / born March 28, / 1776 / died January 17, / 1850 / aged 73 years / 9 mo & 29 days / May he rest in peace Amen.
Conewago Chapel Basilica Cemetery
Conewago Township
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Albert Ledoux
Record added: Aug 06, 2004
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