The 1880 census of Macon County, Missouri shows that Eddie was a 7 month old twin son of Marion Hackler--remember very often people went by their middle name.The census report which is on www.familysearch.com [the LDS website] is as follows: 1880 United States Census
NameRelation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace Marion HACKLERSelfMMaleW28GAFarmerVAVA Florance HACKLERWifeMFemaleW22MOKeeping HouseMOMO Eddie HACKLERSonSMaleW7MMOGAMO Elva HACKLERDauSFemaleW7MMOGAMO
Source Information: Census Place Independence, Macon, Missouri Family History Library Film1254701 NA Film NumberT9-0701 Page Number493C
As the census shows, Eddie was apparently the twin brother of Elva--what do we know about her?
This is not our line, but is a cousin of a cousin of my husband.