Ecker, Johannes

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Birth

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

Property

Leased Lot 594 which was settled by his brother.

Occupation

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.

Death

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


Johannes' Will

Additional Media

Sources

  1. William V. H. Barker