Daniel was one of eight children to Johannes (John) Peter Eckman and Mary Magdalena Bushong. Johannes Peter (1719 - 2 Dec. 1776) is the son of Johannes Eckman and Eva Dorthea Seitz, the immigrants of the Eckman family. The Eckmans were from the Waldorf in Germany.
Mary Magdalena Bushong was one of five children of Hans John Bushong (1692 - 1750) and Barbara (1694 - 1733). Mary Bushong was born in Alsace, France.
Daniel Eckman and Elizabeth Kunkle were married 7 June 1795 at the Zion Reformed Church(formerlly called the Pequea Reformed) in New Providence. Both are buried there as well.
New Providence is right down the road from Refton, maybe a mile or so.