Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

John K. Hammacher[1, 2]

Male 1799 - 1885  (~ 86 years)


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  • Name John K. Hammacher 
    Born Feb 1799  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    sawmiller 
    Eby ID Number 00049-3660 
    Died 27 Jun 1885  [1
    Person ID I1833  Generations
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2020 

    Father Peter Hammacher,   b. 4 Oct 1766, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1847, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Shaefer,   b. 8 Jul 1772, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1848  (Age 75 years) 
    Family ID F590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Wildfong,   b. 24 Aug 1807, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1867  (Age 59 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Hammacher,   b. 13 Oct 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1885, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Elizabeth Hammacher,   b. 5 Oct 1825, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     3. Daniel Hammacher,   b. 1826, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Leah Hammacher,   b. 1828, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jacob Hammacher,   b. 1831, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Magdalena Hammacher,   b. 1832, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Levi Hammacher,   b. 1835, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1896  (Age 61 years)
     8. Hannah Hammacher,   b. 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Hammacher,   b. Jun 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     10. Maria Hammacher,   b. 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Jane Hammacher,   b. 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Amanda Hammacher,   b. 2 Feb 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1930, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     13. Charette Hammacher,   b. 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Hammacher, "was born in Pennsylvania, in February, 1799. He was married to Sarah Wildfong, sister to old Joseph Wildfong of Strasburg, Ontario. She was born August 24th, 1807, and died May 18th, 1867. They resided in Wilmot Township, about a mile east of Wilmot Centre, where he was the possessor of a beautiful farm. He died June 27th, 1885. His family consisted of eleven children".


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 777.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 647.

    3. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 3 Pg 1.
      John K. HAMACHER Yeoman & Saw Miller USA Evangelical Lutheran 51
      Sarah HAMACHER USA Evangelical Lutheran 45
      Lea HAMACHER Ontario Evangelical Lutheran 23
      Jacob HAMACHER Labourer Ontario Evangelical Lutheran 20
      Livey? HAMACHER Ontario Evangelical Lutheran 16
      Hannah HAMACHER Ontario Evangel+F68ical Lutheran 13
      Marie HAMACHER Ontario Evangelical Lutheran 11
      Meady HAMACHER Ontario Evangelical Lutheran 3
      Charette HAMACHER Ontario Evangelical Lutheran 1

    4. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 3 Pg 1.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Feb 1799 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - sawmiller - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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