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Peter Eckler

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Fort Plain, Montgomery County, Province of New York, Colonial America
Death: November 28, 1834 (80)
Warren, Herkimer County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Johan Hendrick ECKLER and Margaret Eckler
Husband of CHRISTINA ECKLER and Hannah Shafer
Father of Margaret Van Horne; John E Eckler; Henry Eckler; Peter C. Eckler; Joseph Eckler and 1 other
Brother of Henry Eckler; Maria Eckler; Elizabeth Catharine Schneider; Christopher Eckler; John Eckler and 2 others

Managed by: John Paul Young
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About Peter Eckler

Peter Eckler was born July 2, 1754, in Fort Plain, Herkimer County, New York, the son of Hendrick Eckler, born 1711 in Palantinate, Germany and his wife, Margaret Young, born 1716, in Schoharie, New York. [1]

Peter served as a soldier in the American Revolutionary War under Captains Henry Eckler, Eisenlord, Abraham Copeman, Colonels Peter Bellinger, Willet and Cox. His pension was rejected because he did not appear to have served at least six months, as required by the pension law, under which he applied. He is Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) ancestor #A036308 [2]

On November 12, 1782, in the Reformed Church, in German Flatts, Herkimer, New York, Peter married Christina Kramer. [3] Peter and Christina were the parents of ten children [4]

On February 23, 1818, in Danube, Herkimer County, New York, Peter married Hannah (Shafer) Cronkhite, widow of Henry Cronkhite, who died in 1815. Hannah was the mother of ten or more children from her first marriage. [5]
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A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW YORK with the rank of Private. DAR Ancestor #: A036308

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Peter Eckler's Timeline

1754
July 2, 1754
Fort Plain, Montgomery County, Province of New York, Colonial America
1783
September 18, 1783
Age 29
Chyle Settlement, Mohawk Valley, New York, United States
1784
August 18, 1784
Age 30
German Flatts, Herkimer County, New York, United States
1787
December 22, 1787
Age 33
German Flatts, Herkimer County, New York, United States
1789
August 15, 1789
Age 35
Town of Stark, Herkimer County, New York, United States
1794
March 3, 1794
Age 39
Chyle Settlement, Mohawk Valley, New York, United States
1797
January 7, 1797
Age 42
Warren, Herkimer County, New York, United States
1834
November 28, 1834
Age 80
Warren, Herkimer County, New York, United States