Jacob H./K. Hacker was born 26 Aug 1838 in Pennsylvania, most likely Lancaster County, and died 16 Feb 1906. He was buried in Bowman’s Cemetery in Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania1 Jacob was a farmer.
About 1870, Jacob married Sarah M./A. (___). She was born 6 Feb 1849 and died 26 Jul 1921. She too was buried in Bowman’s Cemetery.2
The couple had seven children, six of whom were still living in 1900:
- Franklin K. Hacker was born in Dec 1870 and died in 1952. He was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.3 Frank married Maggie Rishel. The couple had five children: Amos R., Florence M./R., Ernest G., Franklin, and Jacob.
- Amanda K. Hacker was born about 1872. She married John S. Turner. The couple had at least one child, a daughter named Anne.
- Jacob Hacker was born in Feb 1879. He was a meter reader for a trolley company in 1910.4
- Emma Hacker was born Dec 1883. She may have married Frank Crall.
- Annie K. Hacker was born May 1886. She married William I. Mull on 3 Dec 1904 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
- Elizabeth “Lizzie” Hacker was born Nov 1888. She worked in a cigar factory in 1910.4
- Lottie Hacker was born 27 Aug 1892 and died 11 Nov 1895. She was buried in Bowman’s Cemetery with her parents.
I am looking for information on this family so that I can determine whether or not they fit into my HACKER/HOCKER family .
- “Jacob R. HACKER gravestone,” Bowman’s Cemetery, Ephrata Borough, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Photographed by Kris Hocker, 8 April 2002.
- “Sarah M. HACKER gravestone,” Bowman’s Cemetery, Ephrata Borough, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Photographed by Kris Hocker, 8 April 2002.
- “HACKER gravestone,” Cedar Hill Cemetery, Ephrata Borough, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Photographed by Kris Hocker, 8 April 2002.
- Sarah HACKER household, 1910 United States census, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Ephrata Borough), Enumeration District (ED) 45, Sheet 2A, Dwelling 28; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 1353.
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