Ecker, Johannes

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Johannes Ecker, b. 1735 Wright, Schoharie, Albany Co, NY, s/o Nicholas Ecker


Leased Lot 594 which was settled by his brother.


probably a farmer

Marriage & Children

Johannes Ecker m. abt. 1762 Catharina Jung/Young, b. 05 Dec 1741. She was probably the dau. of Henrich Jung / Young and Anna Margaret whose son Peter lived a few miles from the Ecker farm in 1790. Nicolas Ecker Jr., brother of Johannes, married Gertrude Young who was undoubtedly a sister of Catharina Young.[1] Gertrude sponsored the baptism of the dau. of Johannes and Catharina.

  • Gertrauda, d/o "Johannes Ecker and Catherina Jungin," b. 28 Jul 1779, Schoharie Reformed Church, NY, no.1292, bp. 8 Aug 1779 sponsor Gertrauda Jungin.

The surviving children named in their father's will were:

  • Nicholas Ecker
  • Johannes Ecker, deceased at the time of his father's will. His sons Jost and Jacob named
  • Jacob Ecker
  • Adam Ecker
  • Elizabeth Ecker wife of Jacobus Dietz
  • Maria Catherine wife of Johannes Schaeffer
  • Margaret Ecker wife of Johannes Shultes
  • Gertrude Ecker wife of Peter Swart
  • Catherine Ecker, apparently unmarried at the time of her father's will.


Johannes Ecker, d. 10 Feb 1817 Berne, Albany Co, NY.

Johannes' Will

Additional Media


  1. William V. H. Barker