John James Hamer

22 October 1877–1964 (Age 86)
Darwen, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John James

When John James Hamer was born on 22 October 1877, in Darwen, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard James Hamer, was 26 and his mother, Bridget Ainsworth, was 32. He married Eliza Heaps in 1901. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1964, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

John James Hamer
1877–1964
Eliza Heaps
1881–1962
Marriage: 1901
William Thomas Hamer
1902–
Elizabeth Alice Hamer
1908–
Mary Ellen Hamer
1911–
William Hamer
1917–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1901
children

(4)

    William Thomas Hamer

    Male1902–Male

    Elizabeth Alice Hamer

    Female1908–Female

    Mary Ellen Hamer

    Female1911–Female

    Male1917–1999Male

Parents and Siblings

    Richard James Hamer

    Male1851–Male

    Bridget Ainsworth

    Female1845–1926Female

siblings

(4)

    Mary Ellen Hamer

    Female1876–Female

    Male1877–1964Male

    Margaret A Hamer

    Female1879–Female

    William Thomas Hamer

    Male1881–Male

World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 1

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.
1884

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 24

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Hamer, from Old English hamor ‘rock’, ‘crag’.2 English: possibly a metonymic occupational name for a smith or for a maker or seller of hammers, Middle English hamer (Old English hamor), or a habitational name for someone living at an inn or shop distinguished by the sign of a hammer.3 Dutch: from hamer ‘hammer’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of hammers or a user of a hammer, for example a blacksmith.

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

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Sources (1)

  • John James Hamer, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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