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

Simon Ortwein Hammer[1]

Male 1883 - 1964  (80 years)


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  • Name Simon Ortwein Hammer 
    Born 29 Jul 1883  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-371819 
    Died 21 Feb 1964  Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 24 Feb 1964  Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Sebastopol, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I405439  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Conrad Ortwein,   b. 14 Nov 1836, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1921, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Gildner,   b. 1854, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 May 1880  Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F15314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Catherine Krantz,   b. 8 Apr 1887, Sebastopol, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1975, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1911  [2
    Children 
     1. Georgina Hammer,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elsie Hammer,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Gordon John Hammer,   b. 1913, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 2005, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     4. Gladys Catherine Hammer,   b. 1 Apr 1914, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1999, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Lorna Mary Hammer,   b. 25 Jun 1915, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 2010, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     6. Beatrice Hammer,   b. CA 1916,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Milton Frederick Hammer,   b. 12 Dec 1917,   d. 23 Nov 2008  (Age 90 years)
     8. Percy Hammer,   b. 24 Aug 1924, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1992, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     9. Herbert Alfred "Herb" Hammer,   b. 13 Dec 1927, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1984, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F267158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Simon Hammer - By Record Correspondent - SHAKESPEARE - Simon Hammer, 80, of Shakespeare, died at the Avoncrest in Stratford Friday.

      Born in Wellesley Township, he farmed in North Easthope Township for 39 years, moving to Shakespeare in 1949. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Sebastopol, where he married Anna Katherine Krantz in 1911.

      He is survived by his wife, four sons, Gordon, RR 3, New Hamburg, Milton, RR 4, Stratford, Percy, 208 Douglas St., Stratford, and Herbert, RR 2, Baden; five daughters, Mrs. Harold (Gladys) Neeb RR 3, New Hamburg, Mrs. Walter (Lorna) Neeb, Wellesley, Mrs. Harold (Beatrice) Yungblut, Tavistock, Mrs. Vernon (Georgina) Hammond, Atwood and Mrs. Charles (Elsie) Stewart, London, Ont.; one brother, Jacob, Brantford, 35 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

      The body will be at the Francis Funeral Home, Tavistock, until noon Monday. The funeral service will be conducted in Trinity Lutheran Church, Sebastopol, at 2: 30 p.m. by Rev. Forest R. Mosher. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Gordon John Hammer - 2005.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Simon Hammer.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Conrad Ortwein Born: Waterloo Tp Ont Age: 36 Father: Geroge Ortwein Mother: Maria Ortwein Born: abt 1844 Spouse: Lena Gildner Age: 24 born: Bertin CO Waterloo Father: Valentine Gildner Mother: Hanah Gildner married 18 May 1880 married: Perth

    4. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Name: Conrad Ortwine Age: 36 res: Wellesley Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: George Ortwine & Maria Ratz Name: Lena Gildner Age: 26 res: Wellesley Tp. Place of Birth: Berlin, Ont. Names of Parents: Valentin Gildner & Hanah Unger Name: Dr. W. T. Parke res: Milverton Name: Jacob Gildner res: Wellesley Tp. Date of Marriage: May 18, 1880

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jul 1883 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Feb 1964 - Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Feb 1964 - Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Sebastopol, Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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