Glen Eichelberger - b. 27 Sep 1892, Hopewell, Bedford Co, PA
d. aft. 1930
Res. Pierce, Tucker Co, WV. Occ: Coal Miner
m. #1) bef. 19 Sep 1913 (see source #4, below)
Wf. #1) Besssie V. Tasker (death record has given name as Elizabeth) - b. 09 Jul 1892, Mineral Co, WV
d. 05 Jan 1927, Tucker Co, WV
Father: Freeman Tasker (b. 25 Dec 1865, Garrett Co, MD; d. 14 Aug 1915; bur.
Nethkin Hill, Elk Garden, WV); s/o Solomon Tasker (1835 - 1904) and Elmira Bay (1836 - 1904)
Mother: Sarah Virginia "Jennie" Shillingburgh (b. 15 Aug 1870, WV; d. 05 Nov 1921; bur. same cem. as her husband), d/o George Washington Shillingburgh)
m. #2 by 1930:
Wf. #2) Ruth P. _____ - b. 08 Nov 1895, MD
d. Jan 1994; last res. Davis, Tucker Co, WV
Father: . Mother:
Ruth appears to have m. #1) Henry Clay Watring (b. 16 May 1880, WV) and had issue
Children - all by 1st Marriage - all b. WV:
i. Geraldine Eichelberger - b. ca. 1915 (possibly 05 Nov 1914 and d. 11 Aug 2000; last res. Oakland, Garrett Co, MD); m. Unknown male Turney
ii. William Eichelberger - b. ca. Mar 1916
iii. Harry Eichelberger - b. 1918 (probably 19 Aug 1918 and d. 05 Aug 2002; last res. Colorado Springs, El Paso Co, CO)
iv. Glen J. Eichelberger - b. 25 Dec 1919, Tucker Co, WV; d. 16 Dec 2001; last res. Wheeling, OH/WV; m. "Camella" Lamont (probably "Carmela", b. 24 Jul 1926; d. Jan 1981; last res. Davis, Tucker Co, WV); had one son [name withheld, living]
v. Mary Louise Eichelberger - b. 15 Mar 1921, Pierce, Tucker Co, WV; d. 16 Nov 2004, Oakland, Garrett Co, MD; m. Carlton James Callis (b. 12 Sep 1920; d. 12 Sep 1995); had four children: son, Carlton James Callis, Jr. (b. 22 Oct 1942; d. 19 Jun 2001; bur. Oakland Cem., Garret Co, MD; he m. and had issue); and three daughters [names withheld]
vi. Norma Eichelberger - b. ca. 1925 [note: Found in 1930 census record only; not mentioned in her siblings' obituaries]
Glen Eichelberger had step-children:
i. Farol Watring (female) - b. ca. 1915, WV
ii. Augretta Watring - b. 1917, WV
iii. Male Watring (name withheld) - b. ca. 1920, WV
1. Obituaries: a) Glen J. Eichelberger ~ To
read abastract click HERE . b)
Mary Louise (Eichelberger) Callis ~ To read abstract click HERE
2. Findagrave.com: Oakland Cemetery, Garrett Co, MD: Carlton James Callis, Jr. and his sons.
3. Social Security Death Index: a) Ruth P. Eichelberger. b) Geraldine Turney. c) Carmela Eichelberger. d) Carlton J. Callis (two).
4. Mineral Co, WV USGenWeb: "Keyser Tribune" (Keyser, WV newspaper): 19 Sep 1913: "Elk Garden: Mrs Freeman Tasker and daughter, Mrs Bessie Eichelberger, of Pierce, visited friends here the first of this week. They moved away from here two years ago."
5. West Virginia Vital Records online: a) Marriage record: Freeman Tasker, age 23, s/o Solomon Tasker and Elmira, m. Jane Shillingberg, 21, d/o Washington Shillingberg, on 04 Mar 1887, Mineral Co. b) Birth record: Bessie V. Tasker: b. 09 Jul 1892, Mineral Co, d/o Freeman and Virginia Tasker. c) Death record: Elizabeth Tasker Eichelberger d. 05 Jan 1927, Tucker Co, d/o Freeman Tasker and Jennie Shillingburg.
6. Ancestry.com "One World Tree": S. Tasker file: "Taskers of Garrett County, Maryland."
7. WWI draft registration cards: Tucker Co, WV: a) Glen Eichelberger, b. 27 Sep 1892, Hopewell, PA; had wf. and two children. b) Henry Clay Watring; names wf., Ruth
8. Federal census records: WV:
a) 1920: i) Tucker Co: E. D. 175; Fairfax Dist.; Pierce Village; sheet 12A: Glen and Bessie "Eicheburger" and children. ii) Preston Co: E. D. 143; Union: Clay and Ruth Watring and children (Thresa, 6; Farol, 4, Retta 2 and 3/12).
b) 1930: Tucker Co: E. D. 10; Fairfax Dist; Pierce village; sheet 8A: Glen and Ruth Eichelberger and family, including Glen's step-children.
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