Eckstein’s Buried at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati

Eckstein family plot, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.

While in Cincinnati earlier in the year, Ritchey and I stopped by several cemeteries.  Spring Grove Cemetery was huge, and contained some of the most unusual gravestones.  This is the family stone for Frederick Eckstein and his wife, Harriet Holabird Eckstein.  Harriet was the daughter of Amos Holabird, 1787-1852, and Isabella Gibson Holabird, 1810-1874.

Frederick F. Eckstein, born September 10, 1821, in Philadelphia, and died April 8, 1893, in Cincinnati. 

The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio

Monday, April 10, 1893

Frederick Eckstein’s Funeral

The funeral of the late millionaire, Mr. Frederick Eckstein, who died Saturday at 12:30 p.m., will take place at 2:30 this afternoon from the family residence at No. 114 East Fourth Street.  The funeral services will be conducted by Rev. John Goddard, of the Church of the New Jerusalem.  The remains of the deceased will be laid to rest in the family lot in Spring Grove Cemetery, and the burial will be private.

The surviving children were Isabella E. Pendleton, Harriet H. Eckstein, James B. Eckstein, and Janet E. Bullock.

Harriet Holabird Eckstein, December 3, 1834 – May 12, 1931.