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 William Alexander “Alex” Eichelberger

William Alexander “Alex” Eichelberger

Birth
Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 30 Jul 1910 (aged 64)
Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Aspers, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 79160568 · View Source
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The son of William Alexander & Harriet (Starry) Eichelberger, in 1860 he was a teacher living presumably living in Latimore Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, although he is not found in that census. He stood 5' 6" tall and had light hair and blue eyes.

A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Harrisburg July 15, 1864, mustered into federal service there July 18 as a private with Co. D, 194th Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company November 6, 1864. He also enlisted and mustered into federal service at Carlisle February 7, 1865, as a private with Co. M, 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry (64th Pa), and honorably discharged with his company July 1, 1865.

He married Lydia A. Spangler and fathered Minnie A. (b. 10/27/68 - married William H. Hayberger), William (b. 1870), Anna A. (b. 04/08/72 - married Herbert Ashland Brenizer), Willis E. (b. 08/01/74), Mervin E. (b. 1879), and Clayton H. (b. 03/01/86). In 1890, he lived in Tyrone Township, Adams County, where he died from "abdominal dropsy."


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  • Created by: Erica Swiger
  • Added: 23 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79160568
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Alexander “Alex” Eichelberger (6 Nov 1845–30 Jul 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79160568, citing Bethlehem Church Cemetery, Aspers, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Erica Swiger (contributor 47391097) .