Clement Abner Boughton papers 1839-1906 (bulk 1861-1864)
John Eckert (or Eckerd) was born in Pennsylvania around 1800, and lived in Hampden Township and Silver Spring Township, Pennsylvania, in the mid-19th century. He and his wife Sarah had children, including Mary ("Polly"), Elizabeth, John, Daniel, Sarah, Harriet, Anna, Fanny, Lydia, and Jacob. Several of Eckert's children left home between 1851 and 1865. John Eckert died around 1867.