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Re: Meaning/origin of name "Eckhardt"
Posted by: Brad Eckhardt Date: September 01, 2001 at 11:08:34
In Reply to: Re: Meaning/origin of name "Eckhardt" by Joe Eckhardt of 336


I agree it's good to be skeptical of such things. The crest that we have was handed down from my GGF (Jakob) who emigrated to US in 1882, and supposedly brought an example with him. His son Will was a lithographer in Chicago and did several etchings of the crest, one of which I still have.

I don't have a digital version of it, but I'll see about scanning it soon.



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