Waterloo Region Generations
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Justina Katherine Hammer

Female 1879 -


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  • Name Justina Katherine Hammer 
    Born 26 Sep 1879  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Justina Katherine Knechtel 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-79985 
    Died Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I79985  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 

    Father George Ernst Hammer,   b. 14 Oct 1854, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1934, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Catherina Steppler,   b. 12 Jan 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1916, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1876  South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F20820  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry S. Knechtel,   b. 6 Jan 1880, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1959, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F49380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Henry Knechtel, 86, of the A. R. Goudie Eventide Home died Monday at St. Mary's Hospital after a brief illness. The former Justina Katherine Hammer, she was born September 26, 1879, in Wilmot Township, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Hammer. She moved to the Twin Cities 43 years ago and lived on Park Street before moving to the Eventide Home two years ago. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Waterloo, and of the church's senior fellowship. She was predeceased by her husband in July, 1959. Surviving are one son, Arthur, Waterloo; one daughter, Mrs. Willard (Alma) Miller, Kitchener; one brother, Albert, Wellesley; one sister, Mrs. Annie Wegfahrt (Wegford), Kitchener, 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by one daughter, Mrs. Lydia Newmaster, in 1953 and by two brothers. The body will be at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home until noon Thursday when removal will be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, Waterloo, for the funeral at 2: 30 p.m. Rev. A.L. Conrad will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Donations to the church building fund will be accepted as expressions of sympathy.

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 9.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 8703 (1876), George Hammer-Catherine Stoppler.
      George Hammer, cabinet maker of North Easthope Birth Place: Waterloo Age: 22 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1854 Father Name: Nicholas Hammer Mother Name: Mary Spouse Name: Catherine Stoppler, residence North Easthope Spouse's Age: 22 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1854 Spouse Birth Place: Wilmot Waterloo Spouse Father Name: Conrad Steppler Spouse Mother Name: Catherine Marriage Date: 8 Jun 1876 Marriage Place: Perth, South Easthope

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Sep 1879 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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