Jacob W Eamer

16 March 1778–26 July 1878 (Age 100)
Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Jacob W

When Jacob W Eamer was born on 16 March 1778, in Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada, his father, Peter Eamer, was 19 and his mother, Maria Catharina Gallinger, was 19. He married Hannah Cryderman about 1818, in Osnabruck, Stormont, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. In 1824, at the age of 83, his occupation is listed as farmer in Montague, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. He died on 26 July 1878, at the age of 100, and was buried in Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Jacob W Eamer
1778–1878
Ann McQuay
1807–1881
Marriage: 5 September 1826
Robert Henry Eamer
1830–1905
George Archibald Eamer
1833–1908
Margaret Jane Eamer
1835–1915
Peter Eamer
1835–1923
Daniel Eamer
1839–1913
Mary Eliza Eamer
1842–1903
Louise Eamer
1844–1917
Wesley Eamer
1851–1861

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 September 1826
Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada
children

(8)

    Robert Henry Eamer

    Male1830–1905Male

    George Archibald Eamer

    Male1833–1908Male

    Margaret Jane Eamer

    Female1835–1915Female

    Peter Eamer

    Male1835–1923Male

    Daniel Eamer

    Male1839–1913Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Peter Eamer

    Male1777–1859Male

    Male1778–1878Male

    Male1786–1846Male

    Olive Eamer

    Female1789–1811Female

    Polly Eamer

    Female1791–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (2)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 89

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 91

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Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Ailmar, Old English Æðelmǣr, composed of the elements æðel ‘noble’ + mǣr ‘famous’, which was reinforced after the Conquest by the introduction of Old French Ailmer, from a Continental cognate.2 North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi(l) ‘edge or tip (of a sword)’ + man ‘man’.3 South German: topographic name for someone who lived by an elm tree, Middle High German elm(e).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Ames in entry for Daniel Ames and Sarah Jane Mcallister, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Jacob Eamor in entry for David Jordon and Mary Eamor, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Jacob Amer in entry for Daniel Amer and Sarah Jane Mcallister, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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