Jacob George Hespeler

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Jacob George Hespeler

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Birthplace: Ehningen, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: March 22, 1881 (69-70)
Cambridge, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Place of Burial: Cambridge, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Immediate Family:

Husband of Elise Hespeler
Father of Leesa Bowlby

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About Jacob George Hespeler

Son of Johann Georg Hespeler and Anna Babetta {Wick} Hespeler of the Grand Duchy of Baden, Germany

Jacob Georg Hespeler emigrated from Germany to Canada with his wife and family, and all but one of his nine siblings. The family settled in Waterloo County, Ontario about 1835

Jacob Hespeler was the Founder in 1845 of the Town of Hespeler, near Preston and Galt (the three communities now comprise the City of Cambridge), Waterloo County, Ontario

In 1995 he was recognized for his achievements when he was inducted as a member the Hall of Fame of the Corporation of the City of Cambridge, Ontario; a biography of Mr Hespeler can be viewed on the City's website at http://www.cambridge.ca

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Jacob George Hespeler's Timeline

1811
1811
Ehningen, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
1839
November 5, 1839
Ontario, Canada
1881
March 22, 1881
Age 70
Cambridge, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
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New Hope Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada