Jerome Hemler

22 April 1859–6 May 1937 (Age 78)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jerome

When Jerome Hemler was born on 22 April 1859, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Phillip Hemler, was 33 and his mother, Catherine "Kate" Mary Eltz, was 26. He married Hannah Moon on 12 April 1887, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Cumberland Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 6 May 1937, in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jerome Hemler
Hannah Moon
Marriage: 12 April 1887

Spouse and Children

12 April 1887
York, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Phillip Hemler


    Catherine "Kate" Mary Eltz




+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 4

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a castrator of rams, from Middle High German hamel ‘ram’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jerome Hemler in household of Philip Hemler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jerome Hemler in household of Philip Hemler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jerome J. Hemler, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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