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Henry Slayman ECKHART
Julia Ann WILSON
Husband:  Henry Slayman ECKHART
Birth:  May 1836, Circleville, Pickaway Co., OH
Death:  19 Oct 1910, Bloomington, McLean Co., IL
Disposition:  buried (or just a marker?) Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury, Livingston Co., IL
Occupation:  blacksmith
Military Service:  Civil War:  Co. E, 43rd Ohio Volunteer, Infantry
Politics:  Democrat
Fraternal:  32nd degree Mason
Father:  Henry ECKHART born in Germany
Mother:  Elizabeth RINEHART origin German

"Slayman" is probably an an Anglicized spelling of German "Schloemann" or "Schliemann" or some similar surname in the ancestry of Henry's parents.

Marriage:
Wife:  Julia Ann WILSON
Birth:  15 Aug 1835, OH
Death:  19 Nov 1889, Fairbury, Livingston Co., IL
Disposition:  buried Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury, Livingston Co., IL
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Josiah K. WILSON (1801-1868)
Mother:  Pheba / Phoebe BEAM (1813- )
Children:
born in Circleville, Pickaway Co., OH:
1.  Catharine "Kate" ECKHART, b. 1855/6 or 1857/8; m. Robert VOGLESINGER; res. Wing, Livingston Co., IL
2.  George Washington ECKHARD, b. 1 Nov 1861; d. 25 Oct 1946, Yates Twp., McLean Co., IL; m. 25 Dec 1889, Carrie KARNES (1870- )

born in Washington, Tazewell Co., IL:
3.  Ella ECKHART, b. 1863/4; m. John ROBINSON; res. Huntington, Huntington Co., IN
4.  Mary ECKHART, b. 1865/6; m. Burt NAHANNA; res. Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL

born in IL:
5.  [Elizabeth? Bess] Bessie ECKHART, b. 1870/1; m. Edward HANKINS; res. Chicago, Cook Co., IL
6.  [Caroline?] Carrie ECKHART, b. 1878/9

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Slayman ECHART (æ 15, b. OH) is living in the Town of Circleville, Pickaway Co., OH (p. 187A), with his parents (q.v.).  Julia WILSON (æ 15, b. OH) is living in the Town of Circleville, Pickaway Co., OH (p. 177A), with her parents, Josiah K. WILSON (æ 49, b. OH) & Pheba [Phoebe] (37, b. OH), plus siblings.

3.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #10 of 124):  Circleville P.O., Circleville City (Ward 1), Pickaway Co., OH, Roll M653_1023, p. , PN 10, 74/78, enumerated 2 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Henry S. Eckhart 25 M   Blacksmith     Ohio
Julia       " 24 F         "
Kate        "  4 F         "
Elisabeth   " 62 F     500 100 Pennsylvania
Elizabeth (RINEHART) ECKHART is, of course, Henry's widowed mother.

4.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #79 of 87):  Washington P.O., Washington, Tazewell Co., IL, Roll M593_283, p. 368B, PN 33, enumerated 20 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1870:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 15 19
271 267 Eckhart Henry 35 M W Blacksmith 600 200 Ohio /     /
    _______ Julia 34 F W Keeping House     Ohio        
    _______ Catharine 12 F W       Ohio     /  
    _______ George  8 M W       Ohio     /  
    _______ Ella  6 F W       Illinois        
    List Henry 27 M W Blacksmith     Illinois / /   /
Henry ECKHART's father is, indeed, foreign born (in Germany).  Their daughter, Mary ECKHART (æ 4, b. IL) is living with the LONG family listed two households down the page.

5.  1880 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #1 of 7):  Indian Grove Twp., Livingston Co., IL, Roll 226, p. 193A, PN 1, SD 4, ED 110, enumerated 2 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 21 24 25 26
2 2 Eckheart Henry S W M 45     / Farmer   Ohio Germany Penn
             Julia W F 44 Wife   / Keeping House   Ohio Ohio Ohio
             George W M 18 Son /   At Home / Ohio Ohio Ohio
             Ella W F 16 Dau /   At Home / Illinois Ohio Ohio
             Mary W F 14 Dau /   At Home / Illinois Ohio Ohio
             Bessie W F  9 Dau /     / Illinois Ohio Ohio
             Carrie W F  1 Dau /       Illinois Ohio Ohio

6.  1890 U.S. Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  1900 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Widower Henry ECKHART (æ 67, b. May 1836, OH/DEU/PA) is landlord lodging in a home in Fairbury City (Ward 2), Indian Grove Twp., Livingston Co., IL (p. 55A).

8.  1910 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Widower Henry S. EKHART (æ 74, b. OH/DEU/PA) has his "own income" and is living on Elm Street in Fairbury City (Ward 2), Indian Grove Twp., Livingston Co., IL (p. 150B). 

9.  Find-a-Grave: Entries (online at findagrave.com):
Except for the tombstone images and occasional death certificate,
this database consists of undocumented patron submissions, so caveat emptor.
Name: Henry S. Eckhart Julia A. Eckhart
Birth: unknown Aug. 15, 1835
Death: unknown Nov. 19, 1889
Burial: Graceland Cemetery
Fairbury, Livingston Co., IL
Inscription: [engraved in an embossed
shield on a stone]

HENRY S. ECKHART
CO. E.
43 OHIO INF.

SACRED TO THE
MEMORY OF
JULIA A ECKHART
WIFE OF 
HENRY S. ECKHART


DIED
NOV. 19, 1888
AGED
54 Yrs 3 Mo 4 Ds

Spouse: Julia A. Eckhart Henry S. Eckhart
Contributor: Donald Reindl; 2 Nov 2011
Memorial #: 79782894 79782884

10.  Jacob L. Hasbrouck.  1924.  History of McLean County, Illinois.  2 vols. Historical Publ. Co., Topeka (online at Ancestry.com):
vol. 2,
p. 766
George Eckhart... was born at Circleville, Ohio, Nov. 1, 1861, the son of Henry and Julia (Wilson) Eckhart.

Henry Eckhart was a native of Ohio and owned and operated the first blacksmith shop at Circleville.  In 1879 he engaged in farming at Fairbury, Ill., where he owned 160 acres of land.  Mr. Eckhart served throughout the Civil War with Company E, 43d Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and was in service for three years and five months.  He was a Democrat, a 32d degree Mason, and died  Oct. 19, 1910, in Bloominton.  His wife died Nov. 18, 1889.  They were the parents of six children, as follows:  Katie, married Robert VOGLESINGER, a retired farmer, lives at Wing, Ill.; George, the subject of this sketch; Ella, married John Robinson, lives at Huntington, Ind.; Mary, married Burt Nahanna, lives at Springfiled, Ill.; Bessie, married Edward Hankins, lives in Chicago; and Carrie, deceased...

Mr. Eckart was married on Dec. 25, 1889, to Miss Carrie Karnes, a native of Fairbury, Ill., born Oct. 23, 1870...

p. 767 [continues]

11.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com). 

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