August Eikerenkotter

August Eikerenkotter

Birth
Death 2 Oct 1866
Burial Redwood City, San Mateo County, California, USA
Memorial ID 8113694 · View Source
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The village of Searsville sprung up in the mid 1850's around a hotel built by "August Eichkerenkotter" and was populated by all the workers supporting the local timber industry. This town was named after John Sears a popular resident who came latter and built a store there.

The town was supposed to be called Eichkerenkotterville, but who could pronounce it? The town at one time was the largest city in the county boasting stores, hotels, laundries, and lots of saloons. After the timber boom the town fell in disrepair and Stanford University ultimately bought the land.

Source:San Mateo County Website

Child of August and L. Eikerenkotter.


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Aged 18 years and 2 days.


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  • Created by: IRISH EYES ARE SMILING
  • Added: 22 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8113694
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for August Eikerenkotter (unknown–2 Oct 1866), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8113694, citing Union Cemetery, Redwood City, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by IRISH EYES ARE SMILING (contributor 46591610) .