This photo of Levi O. and Anna Mahala (Neis) Hacker was taken about 1895. The children shown, include: Harry Lincoln (center, back), John Norman (left), Annie Laura (right), and George Granville (center, front). The baby of the family, Miriam E., was not born until 1901. Photo courtesy of Kim Hogarth
George2 Hacker (Johan Adam1) is another Hacker/Hocker family member I’ve had some difficulty finding information on. Johan George Hacker was the fifth son of Johan Adam and Maria Elisabetha (Weidman) Hacker. He was born 9 Oct 1766 and christened 12 Oct 1766 in the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Brickerville, sponsored by Lorenz Haushalter and wife… read more
George Granville Hacker, son of Levi O. and Anna Mahala (Neis) Hacker, dressed in his World War I uniform. His WWI registration card states he was born Jan 23rd, 1891 in Lincoln, Pennsylvania. He was single and living in Philadelphia. The registrar’s report states that Granville was short, of medium build, with brown eyes and… read more
This photo of Jane (Martin) Hacker and her four children: Earl Martin and Anna Katherine (standing), and Miriam Grace and John Edwin (seated), was taken in the late 1920s. Jane’s husband, John Norman Hacker, son of Levi O. and Anna Mahala (Neis) Hacker, died in 1925. Photo courtesy of Kim Hogarth
The Levi O. Hacker family, circa 1910. This time Miriam is included with the family, age 9, but apparently she could not stand perfectly still while the photo was being taken. Does that look like a teddy bear in her arms? From left to right: Miriam E., Annie Laura, Levi O., Harry Lincoln, John Norman,… read more
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Another Witmer family group photo, probably taken at the family farm before 1912. Gertrude, the youngest Witmer child, was born in 1897. So this photo was possibly taken around 1901–1903? Left to right (adults): Henry and Lillian Snyder, Horace and Mary (Breish) Witmer, Lydia and Edward (Kline) Witmer, Milton Nace (wife Elmira died in 1896),… read more
The Witmer family group shot, possibly the summer of 1894. I don’t know if I can correctly identify everyone, but here goes… Left to right: Lillian Witmer Snyder, Saraphine (Witmer) Snyder, Henry D. Snyder, Willoby Snyder, Emma (Witmer) Snyder, Cora (Gussman) Witmer, Edward J. Witmer (seated), Milton K. Witmer, Lydia Amanda (Kline) Witmer, Horace K…. read more
Wilmer Witmer, son of Horace K. and Mary A. (Breish) Witmer, was born 7 May 1892 and died Jan 1978 in Sellersville, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. He married Clara Barndt sometime before 1922.
A photo of William and Sarah C. (Hocker) Behm. Sarah was the daughter of Johannes and Elizabeth (Henry) Hocker. She was born about 1843. The couple was known to be living in Dauphin borough about 1876, but I don’t know anything more about them. If you do, please contact me. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Hoke