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

Emanuel Hammacher[1]

Male 1855 - 1939  (83 years)


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  • Name Emanuel Hammacher 
    Born 11 Sep 1855  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Wesleyan Methodist 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer, Sawyer 
    Religion 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00059-3947.1 
    Died 29 Jun 1939  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Buried Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I5085  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father 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 
    Mother Nancy Jantz,   b. 11 Jul 1831, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1922, Dundas, West Flamborough Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 28 Aug 1853  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F597  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lovina Hostetler,   b. 20 Nov 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1954, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 8 May 1888  [2
    Children 
     1. Annie Hammacher,   b. 2 Jun 1890, Wilmot Centre, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1976, St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Vera Hammacher,   b. 16 Jun 1893, Wilmot Centre, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1982, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. Roy Hammacher,   b. 1 Aug 1895, Wilmot Centre, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Wilfrid Ellis Hammacher,   b. 26 Apr 1899, Wilmot Centre, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1992, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Emmanuel Hamacher

      A lifelong resident of Wilmot Township passed away on Thursday, June 29th, in the person of Mr. Emmanuel Hamacher at the age of 83 years. The deceased was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hamacher, early pioneers and was born on the homestead at Wilmot Centre where he spent the whole of his long life. He had been ill only a short time.

      The deceased was married to Lavina Hostetler, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Moses Hostetler on May 8th, 1888. His widow, two sons, Roy and Wilfred, both of Wilmot Centre and two daughters, Mrs. R. Meisel of Preston, and Miss Vera Hamacher at home are left to mourn his demise. He is also survived by one brother, Gideon, of near Haysville, and three sisters, Mrs. Amanda Toman of New Dundee, Mrs. Jack Bolton of Dundas and Mrs. Lavina Lennis of Millcreek, Indiana, besides five grandchildren.

      The funeral was held on Sunday will service in the Evangelical Church at Wilmot Centre, of which the deceased had been a lifelong adherent. Internment took place in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. N. H. Dahms, the pastor conducted the funeral service and a large assemblage of relative and friends attended.


      New Hamburg Independent, July 7, 1939

  • 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..., 825.

    2. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, July 7, 1939.
      Obituary of Emanuel Hammacher

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-3 Page 7.

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 61.

    5. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 13.

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 20.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 83.

    8. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, November 19, 1954.
      Obituary of Lovina Hostetler

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Jacob Hammacher, sawmiller of Wilmot married 28 Aug 1853 in Greenbush by banns to Nancy Jantz of Wilmot, wit: John Peppler of Wilmot & Lydia Lutz of Wilmot

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Sep 1855 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Wesleyan Methodist - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jun 1939 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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