A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Eby, West Virginia
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Eby.
This page contains four sections:
How Far From Eby to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Eby to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Eby and extending to:
Communities Also Named Eby ...
We have found 2 communities that share the name Eby.
While the name Eby is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of West Virginia
Distance: About 404 miles [650.2 km] to the West.
Distance: About 187 miles [300.9 km] to the West Southwest.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Eby ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Eby. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Marshall 'Biggie' Goldberg
Professional football. He was born in Elkins (West Virginia) on Wednesday October 24, 1917 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Monday April 3, 2006 at an age of 88. He was buried at Ridge Lawn Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois) [Map].
Don Knotts (Jesse Donald Knotts)
Comedian, actor. He was born in Morgantown (West Virginia) on Monday July 21, 1924 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Friday February 24, 2006 at an age of 81. He was buried at Westwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Andrew Wasil Seminick
Major League Baseball. He was born in Pierce (West Virginia) on Sunday September 12, 1920 and died in Melbourne (Florida) on Sunday February 22, 2004 at an age of 83.
Frankie R. Yankovic
Musician, bandleader. He was born in Davis (West Virginia) on Wednesday July 28, 1915 and died in New Port Richey (Florida) on Wednesday October 14, 1998 at an age of 83. He was buried at Calvary Cemetery (Cuyahoga County, Ohio) [Map].
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 07 Mar 2019