William Abrecht

  • Birth 6 Jun 1807 Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 14 Nov 1871 Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
  • Memorial ID 10618538

Marriage, Sarah Jane Eichelberger, December 11, 1841, Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland. He was the son of Johannes Georg "George" & Maria Magdalena (Dorner) Ebrecht. He was baptized June 20 1813 at the German Reformed Church in Frederick, Maryland.

Note: While William was born spelling his last name Ebrecht, he later used the spelling Abrecht, as well as his children.

The Evangelical Reformed Church and Cemetery were (abandoned) in 1924. Now the present site of the Memorial Grounds Park, 210 North Bentz St. Frederick, Frederick County, MD. A bronze plaque was erected to establish the burials of the earliest setters in Frederick. No stones exist today and many of these internments were originally at the Trinity Chapel (abandoned). The plaque in Memorial Grounds Park has been able to add 366 inscriptions from the two cemeteries. There are 30 more names recorded on a plaque at the Trinity Chapel cemetery.

In 1904 Michael A. Gruber copied inscription then remaining. Scharf also made transcription here. Thus, the present compiler, Jacob Mehrling Holdcraft, as published in Names In Stone, by incorporating information recorded by Scharf, and Gruber.

Bio- Mike Hahn


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  • Created by: Mike Hahn
  • Added: 14 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10618538
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Abrecht (6 Jun 1807–14 Nov 1871), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10618538, citing Frederick Evangelical Reformed Cemetery, Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Mike Hahn (contributor 46770538) .