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William John HAMER
FAMILY
Group Sheet

Submitted by
Nancy L Hammer


520 Redwood Drive
Lincoln, NE 68510



Gosper County Family Genealogy
FAMILY GROUP SHEET
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HUSBAND: William John HAMER
BORN: 15 Feb 1847 Cowick, Yorkshire, England
MARRIAGE: 15 Apr 1880 Denison, Iowa
OTHER MARRIAGES: 31 May 1901 to Hattie Marie KITZING (dtr. of David KITZING & Johanna)
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED: 31 Oct 1913 Elwood, Gosper Co., NE
FATHER'S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: David John HAMER 14 May 1816 Middlesex, Eng. (son of David HAMER & Elizabeth) m. 11 Jul 1842 Shoreditch, St. Leonards, London, England
MOTHER'S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Eliza CAVE b. 18 Sept 1809
NOTES: Reportedly her father is Sir Archabald CAVE - physican to Queen Victoria (she knighted him).
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WIFE: Martha Isadore "Dora" CRAKES
BORN 5 Jul 1864 Van Buren Co., Michigan
OTHER MARRIAGES:
DIED: 11 Apr 1927 Sterling, Logan County, Colorado
FATHER'S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: William CRAKES b 25 Nov 1823 Hutton, Yorkshire, England d 29 Sep 1896 Manilla, Crawford Co, IA (son of Francis R. CRAKES and Martha Anne Watson MARSHALL)
MOTHER'S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Phoebe M. WELCH b 22 Apr 1843 Michigan d. 23 Jun 1898 (dtr of Moses
WELCH and Melvina Bennett) m. Wm. CRAKES 17 Dec 1859 Van Buren, MI
NOTES:
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CHILD 1: Ernest Albert HAMER
SEX: M
BORN: 11 Mar 1881 Vail, Crawford, Co, IA
MARRIAGE: 19 Mar 1913 Mabelle Rosanna SHOESTALL in Sterling, CO
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED: 28 Jan 1864 North Platte, Lincoln Co., NE
NOTES:
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CHILD 2: Harriet Eliza HAMER
SEX: F
BORN: 22 Oct 1882 Denison, Crawford, IA
MARRIAGE: 11 Mar 1902 William L. PITTENGER
OTHER MARRIAGES: 11 Mar. 1902 H. J. DISTELHORST [?]
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED: 26 Aug 1927 Elwood, Gosper Co., NE at the JA Shoestall Home
NOTES:
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CHILD 3: Victor Paul HAMER
SEX: M
BORN: 30 Mar 1898 Gosper Co., NE
MARRIAGE: Gladys HOLT
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED: Sterling, Logan Co., CO
NOTES: Victor married at age 50
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CHILD 4: Benjamin Franklin HAMER
SEX: M
BORN: 26 Aug 1888
MARRIAGE: not married
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED: 3 May 1927 Raleigh, Wake Co., NC
NOTES:
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CHILD 5: Arthur William HAMER
SEX: M
BORN: 18 Mar 1886
MARRIAGE: 18 Jan 1915 Mattie E. CAUDEL
OTHER MARRIAGES: 11 Jun 1922 Bessie Rebecca BROWN
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED: 3 Nov 1957
NOTES:
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CHILD 6: Phebe Rachel HAMER
SEX: F
BORN: 1 Jul 1891 Crawford Co., IA
MARRIAGE: George L. NICHOLS 19 Jun 1909
OTHER MARRIAGES: [Unkn] CORUM & [Unkn] BALLARD
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED: Denver, CO
NOTES:
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ADDITIONAL NOTES: My husband Douglas J. Hamer is the grandson of Ernest Albert Hamer.

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