Family Group Record

Chester A. Eichelberger - b. ca. 1893, Washington, D. C.

d. probably 28 Feb 1952; bur. Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia Co, FL

Father: PROBABLE: Francis Thomas Eichelberger . Mother: PROBABLE: Mary Mildred Watkins

m. ca. 1918; divorced 1940, Escambria Co, FL

Wf: Dorothy M. Martin (?) - b. 28 Nov 1895, MD

d. 21 Feb 1970; last res. Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel Co, MD; bur. Little Lake Cem., Los Angeles Co, CA

Father: PROBABLE: James F. Martin (b. ca. 1860, MD; d. aft. 1930) . Mother: ? (d. bef. 1920)

(Chester A. appears to have m. #2) 1940 or after to Alma ______; divorced 1945)

Children - both b. MD:

i. Chester Adrian Eichelberger - b. ca. Jul 1919; d. WWII; m. 1940 to Lillian Louise Cowan (divorced 1942)

ii. Male Eichelberger (name withheld) - b. ca. 1920


1. Federal census data:
a) 1920:
i) Baltimore Co, MD; Baltimore, ward 13; E. D. 205: dwell. #66: James F. Martin, 60, divorced; daughter, Dorothy Eichelberger (married) and grandson, Chester A. Eichelberger, 5 mos. (census taken in January).
ii) Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co, MD; ward 39; E. D. 1381: League Island Navy Yard, U. S. Naval Receiving Station: Chester A. Eichelberger, 26, b. D. C.; father b. MD: mother b. VA; ---(illegible)mate.
b) 1930:
i) Anne Arundel Co, MD; Ferndale Village; E. D. 5; Dist. 25; dwell. #334: 72 yr. old James F. Martin with dau., Dorothy M. Eichelberger, 34, married; and her sons, Chester A., 10, and "Markie", 9.
ii) Arlington Co, VA; Arlington, E. D. 7; dwell. #57: 43 yr. old Laura O. Garrett, divorced; and her brother, Chester A. Eichelberger, 36, married.
2. "Florida Marriage Collection 1822 - 1875; 1927 - 2001": Chester Adrian Eichelberger m. Lillian Louise Cowan; 1940; vol. 558; #30700.
3. "Florida Divorce Index 1927 - 2001": Escambria Co: a) Chester A. and Dorothy Eichelberger, 1940. b) Chester A. and Lillian C. Eichelberger, 1942. c) Chester A. and Alma E. Eichelberger, 1945.
4. "Maryland WWII Casualty List" (as posted on Chester Adrian Eichelberger, Aviation Radioman 1st class, USN; mother: Mrs. Dorothy M. Eichelberger.
5. Social Security Index and Cemetery records: Dorothy M. Eichelberger (note: Dorothy is the only Eichelberger bur. in Little Lake Cem. in Los Angeles Co, CA).

Family Group Record

Ralph Gilman Eichelberger - b. 24 Jan 1877, Ottawa, LaSalle Co, IL

d. 14 Sep 1945, Portland, OR

Res. IL to at least 1900; in WA by ca. 1906 thru at least 1920; in Portland, OR by 1930. Occ: Jeweler, Optician

Father: George Eichelberger . Mother: Emma McPherson

m. ca. 1905

Wf: Clementine P. "Clema" Armstrong - b. Sep 1883-86, IA

d. 04 Apr 1977, Multonomah Co, OR

Father: PROBABLE: William M. Armstrong (b. ca. Dec 1830, IL) . Mother: PROBABLE: Mary E. _____ (- b. ca. Oct 1840, KY)


i. Ruth A. Eichelberger - b. ca. 1906, WA

ii. Edna M. Eichelberger - b. 12 Dec 1909, Walla Walla Co, WA


1. Eichelberger, A. W., Philip Frederick Eichelberger and his descendants - 1693 - 1900; genealogical record; p. 18; biographical section, p. 40.[George "had two children...Ralph and Edna"; record includes their dts. of birth].
2. Washington Birth Index 1907 - 1919: Unnamed female b. 12 Dec 1909, Walla Walla Co, d/o Ralph Gilman Eichelberger and Clementine Armstrong.
3. Federal census: a) Walla Walla Co, WA: i) 1910: Waitsburg; E. D. 246; sheet 8B: R. G. and Clema P. Eichelberger and daughters; also Ralph's widowed bro.-in-law, Wm. Armstrong (age 30?). ii) E. D. 119; sheet 6A: Ralph G., Clema and daughters. b) Multnomah Co, OR; Portland; E. D. 47; sheet 3A: Ralph G., Clema and daughters. c) 1900: Cass Co, IA; Pleasant twp; E. D. 47; sheet 2B: Wm. M. and Mary E. Armstrong and dau., "Clemma" P., b. Sep 1886
4. WWI draft registration cards: Walla Walla Co, WA: Ralph Gilman Eichelberger b. 24 Jan 1877; Occ: Jeweler, Optician; named as nex of kin was his wf., Clema.
5. Oregon Death Index: a) Ralph G. Eichelberger. b) Clema Eichelberger (b. Sep 1883; wf. of Ralph)

Family Group Record

Charles R. Robinson - b. ca. Dec 1889, MO

d. aft. 1930

Res. Iron Co, MO and St. Louis, MO

Father: Samuel Robinson (b. ca. May 1866, England; d. aft. 1900) . Mother: Mary L. _____ (b. ca. 1855, MO)

m. 25 Jan 1910, Iron Co, MO by Fr. John Adrain

Wf.: Ophelia Eichelberger - b. 05 Nov 1890, MO

d. aft. 1930

Father: Gardner Spangler Eichelberger . Mother: Jennie Marshall

Presumed children - all b. MO:

i. Charles R. Robsinson - b. ca. 1913

ii. Ophelia E. Robinson - b. ca. 1915

iii. Mary M. Robinson - b. ca. 1918


1. Eichelberger, A. W., Philip Frederick Eichelberger and his descendants - 1693 - 1900; genealogical record; p. 11; biographical section, pb. 30.
2. Missouri Marriage Records: Charles R. Robinson of Granitevile, Iron Co., MO (son of Sam'l Robinson) and Ophelia R. Eichelberger of Graniteville, Iron Co., MO; married on 25 January 1910 by John Adrain, Priest (
3. Federal census records: Iron Co., MO and St. Louis City, MO 1900 - 1930.

Family Group Record

Ernest Eugene Eichelberger - b. 30 Dec 1880, PA, probably York Co

d. aft. 1930; last known res. was Scranton, Lackawanna Co, PA in 1930

Res. York, PA to at least 1910; in Harrisburg, Dauphin Co, PA by ca. 1918 thru at least 1920; in Scranton, Lackawanna Co, PA by 1930

Father: Henry George Eichelberger . Mother: Amanda O. Strickhouser

m. 07 Jan 1900, York Co, PA

Wf: Lillie M. Brandt - b. ca. May 1880, PA

d. aft. 1930

Father: PROBABLE: William C. Brandt (b. ca. May 1858, PA) . Mother: PROBABLE: Sarah E. _____ (b. ca. Jan 1859, PA)

Probable children - both b. PA, probably York Co:

i. Catherine Eichelberger - b. ca. 1901

ii. Harry Eichelberger - b. ca. 1906; possibly d. bef. 1920


1. WWI draft registration cards: Harrisburg, Dauphin Co, PA: Ernest Eugene Eichelberger; named Lillie M. as next of kin.
2. P. Healey file:
3. York County, PA Archives (online) Ernest E. Eichelberger and Lillie M. Brandt; license dtd. 06 Jan 1900, application #12077; Book S; pg. 075.
4. Federal census records: PA 1900 - 1930 (
NOTE: 1900: York Co.; E. D 128; Codorus twp; sheet 1: Wm. C. Brandt and family, including dau. and son-in-law: Lilly and Ernest Eichelberger, m. zero yrs.)