Margareta Hamm

14 January 1891–2 October 1985 (Age 94)
Rozovka, Chernihivka, Zaporizhia, Ukraine

The Life of Margareta

When Margareta Hamm was born on 14 January 1891, in Rozovka, Chernihivka, Zaporizhia, Ukraine, her father, Wilhelm Hamm, was 31 and her mother, Anna Tjart, was 29. She married Jakob Heinrich Brucks on 11 September 1912. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 2 October 1985, in Clearbrook, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Jakob Heinrich Brucks
1889–1976
Margareta Hamm
1891–1985
Marriage: 11 September 1912
Anna Brucks
1913–2001
Jacob Brucks
1916–2004
Margareta Brucks
1918–2012

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 September 1912
Orenburg Colony, Russia
children

(3)

    Anna Brucks

    Female1913–2001Female

    Jacob Brucks

    Male1916–2004Male

    Margareta Brucks

    Female1918–2012Female

Parents and Siblings

    Wilhelm Hamm

    Male1859–1923Male

    Anna Tjart

    Female1861–1936Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1891–1985Female

    Heinrich W. Hamm

    Male1893–1951Male

    Getruda Hamm

    Female1895–Female

    Male1897–1954Male

    Female1899–1988Female

+2 More Children

World Events (1)

1982

Age 91

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Old English hamm, denoting a patch of flat, low-lying alluvial land beside a stream (often a promontory or water meadow in a river bend), or a habitational name from any of numerous places named with this word, for example in Gloucestershire, Greater London, Kent, Somerset, and Wiltshire.2 German: topographic name for someone who lived on land in a river bend, Old High German ham (see 1 above).3 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Hamm, a city in Westphalia.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Margaret Hamm in entry for Jacob Henry Brucks, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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