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The Haack/Hack Family

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Old

Old Report 22 Aug 2012 17:31

Gertrude Eliza Hill born 1877 in Islington, London, married August Haack, a German, in Islingtom third quarter of 1900.

Gertrude's parents were Rosa C Britten and Henry Hill.

On the 1911 Census they are shown as having 5 children of whom 2 had died. I was uncertain whether the Haach was really Haack, but checking

My research has shown 5 children born in the period 1900 -1910 of whom the first, William Charles A Haack born 1901, died 1906, was the only one to die.

The 4 other children were Doris Gertrude M G born 1902, Vera Hannah B born 1907, Bessie Ellen born 1908, August Haack born 1910. All but Vera were shown on the 1911 Census.

An additional 2 children were Claus George born 1912 (known as George), and Grace born 1918.

As a child I can remember visiting August 'Gus' and Gertrude 'Gert', with my father, their nephew. Present were George, Bess and Grace. George had married Edna Wylde in 1953.

I think I have deaths for Doris 1923, Vera 1973, George 1965 and Grace 1996, but cannot find Bessie and August.

August Haack born1910 could have emigrated, but I do not have access to US details.

Whereas the children were born as Haack, they and the parents mostly appear to die as Hack.

I would really appreciate confirmation that I have the correct children, and also would like to find the deaths of Bessie and August.

I only really knew my second cousins Bess, George and Grace. Contact was lost when my father died in 1992.

Thanks in advance.

Arthur

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 22 Aug 2012 17:43

https://www.deceasedonline.com/servlet/GSDOSearch

(2 Haack Burials on above link, pay to view)

Chris :)


Deaths Dec 1904 (>99%)
------------------------------------------------------------
Haace Wilhelmina R C 1 Islington 1b 246


Births Dec 1903 (>99%)
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Haack Wilhelmine Rose C Islington 1b 336

KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 22 Aug 2012 17:46

Name: August Haach
Age in 1911: 43
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Germany
Civil parish: Islington
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 36 Popham Road, Islington N
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: SEWING MACHINIST
Registration district: Islington
Registration District Number: 10
Sub-registration district: Islington South East
ED, institution, or vessel: 39
Piece: 941
Household Members: Name Age
August Haach 43
Gertrude Haach 35
Doris Haach 8
Bessie Haach 3
August Haach 1
Charles Thomas Meakin 43
Sarah Meakin 40
William Thomas Meakin 17
Albert Edward Meakin 15
Henry Samuel Meakin 13
Frederick James Meakin 10
Robert Ernest Meakin 8
George Meakin 7
Helena Emily Meakin 4
Constance Winifred Meakin 2

I guess this is the entry but it seems that half the people above lived at the address next door so ...enrty may be some what wrong

Maddie

Maddie Report 22 Aug 2012 17:50

birth year a bit out

passenger transcript details
Name: August HAAK
Date of departure: 5 April 1907
Port of departure: Liverpool
Passenger destination port: New York, USA
Passenger destination: New York, USA
Date of Birth: 1907 (calculated from age)
Age: Infant
Marital status:
Sex: Male
Occupation: Child
Passenger recorded on: Page 4 of 32


The following people with the same last name travelled on this voyage: -
Anna HAAK Page 4 of 32 View transcript
Anna M HAAK Page 4 of 32 View transcript
Hakka HAAK Page 4 of 32 View transcript
Henrich HAAK Page 4 of 32 View transcript
Wichelm HAAK Page 4 of 32 View transcript
Wichelm HAAK Page 4 of 32 View transcript
Ship:
Official Number:
Master's name:
Steamship Line:
Where bound:
Square feet:
Registered tonnage:
Passengers on voyage:

CEDRIC
Chas A Bartlett
New York, USA
41666
21035
1395

Old

Old Report 22 Aug 2012 17:59

Maddie

Different family

KempinaThermalhat

That 1911 Census is a mess. The Meakins live next door and have nothing to do with the Haacks.

A doubt I had about the 1911 Census was the fact the August Haack's occupation shown as tailor. On 1901 he was a hairdresser. Maybe tailoring was more lucrative with a growing family.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 22 Aug 2012 18:51

Old - do you know where the three children on the 1911 were born? (No details given on the census).

Was wondering if it could be Germany ?

Old

Old Report 22 Aug 2012 18:58

MarieCeleste

All born Islington

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 22 Aug 2012 19:00

Oh well, that's ruled out the August Haack b 1909 in Germany that I found in US records. Have since found his parents were Kurt and Caroline.

Old

Old Report 22 Aug 2012 19:55

Ancestry gives a hint on 1930 US Federal Census Record relating to august Haack, but I do not have access.

Old

Old Report 21 Apr 2013 19:56

Having revisited this family, I am now puzzled by Vera Hannah B born 1907.

I believe that Chris Ho is correct with his identification of Wilhelmine Rose C born 1903 and this would mean that Vera is not a child of August and Gertrude.

Vera appears on a number of family trees as part of this Haack family. I have tried to find her on the 1911 census, to find her parents, but without success.

I was also surprised to find Bessie had married and had a son. My childhood memories have both Bessie and Grace as spinsters. Their brother Claus George - known as George did marry but had no children.

I would really appreeciate a fresh pair of eyes looking at Vera and Bessie.

Thanks in advance

Arthur

Old

Old Report 21 Apr 2013 20:33

Now I am really confused.

I decided to look at Electoral Registers.

In 1939 Grace is shown living with August, George, Gertrude and VERA

In 1945 Grace is living with vERA

In 1947 Grace is shown living with George and VERA.

In 1953 Grace is living with George. George C, Gertrude and Vera

In 1964 Grace is living with Gertrude and Vera at 2 Bevan Street - a change of address.

This leads me to believe that Vera could be Bess.

Any thoughts please

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 21 Apr 2013 21:55

Claus's marriage

Name: Claus G Haack
Spouse Surname: Wylde Edna L
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1953
Registration district: Paddington
Inferred County: London
Volume Number: 5d
Page Number: 522
Find Spouse: Find Spouse

Claus's death

Name: Claus G Haack
Birth Date: abt 1912
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1965
Age at Death: 53
Registration district: Surrey Northern
Inferred County: Surrey
Volume: 5g
Page: 162

Claude's probate

Name: Claus George Haack of 75 Hounslow Road, Feltham
Probate Date: 1 Nov 1965
Death Date: 4 Aug 1965 at Ashwood General Hospital, Town Lane, Stanwell, Surrey.
Death Place: London, England
Registry: London, England
Admin to Edna Louise Haack, widow. £5078.

Edna re married to Ronald J Rowe


Name: Edna L Haack
Spouse Surname: Rowe
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1966
Registration district: Surrey Mid Eastern
Inferred County: Surrey
Volume Number: 5g
Page Number: 179
Find Spouse: Find Spouse

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 21 Apr 2013 22:27

Births Sep 1908 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Hack Bessie Ellen M St. Giles 1b 546


I presume you have looked at this one

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 22 Apr 2013 02:35

Following on from GB:

Name: Bessie Ellen M Handley
Birth Date: 8 Jul 1908<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Date of Registration: Oct 1993
Age at Death: 85
Registration district: Havering
Inferred County: Essex
Register Number: HB72
District and Subdistrict: 2341B
Entry number: 12

I think her middle names might have been reversed on marriage record below?

Name: Bessie M E Hack
Spouse Surname: Handley
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1946
Registration district: Hackney
Inferred County: Middlesex
Volume Number: 5c
Page Number: 1683

Spouse: Alfred E V Handley Hack Jul-Aug-Sep 1946 Hackney Middlesex

Death of spouse?

Name: Alfred Edward V Handley
Birth Date: 20 Nov 1902
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1978
Age at Death: 76
Registration district: Hackney
Inferred County: London
Volume: 12
Page: 1425

Looks like they might have had one son. Won't put details as hopefully still living, but easily found on FreeBMD.

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 22 Apr 2013 02:51

HOWEVER Bessie Ellen could be this girl in 1911, ie NOT from your Haack/Hack family.

Address is in St Giles area, as per birth ref GB found. Though no middle names are given for Bessy, her mother is named Ellen...

Reg. District: St Giles<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Sub District: St Giles and Bloomsbury
Parish: St Giles in the Fields and St George Bloomsbury
Enum. District: 9

Address: 30 Little Earl St W C County: London


HACK JUNR, Henry Head Married M 31 1880 Furniture Dealer Melbourn Australia Resident
HACK, Ellen Wife Married 6 years F 27 1884 Assistant Colchester Essex
HACK, Henry Son M 5 1906 School Southend Essex
HACK, Bessy Daughter F 2 1909 Holborn London<<<<<<

Putting together your memories of Bessie being a spinster, and the fact her third initial was 'B', I think you are probably right in thinking Vera Hannah/Anna B was known as Bessie.

Old

Old Report 22 Apr 2013 02:57

Now I am really confused.

I decided to look at Electoral Registers.

In 1939 Grace is shown living with August, George, Gertrude and VERA

In 1945 Grace is living with vERA

In 1947 Grace is shown living with George and VERA.

In 1953 Grace is living with George. George C, Gertrude and Vera

In 1964 Grace is living with Gertrude and Vera at 2 Bevan Street - a change of address.

This leads me to believe that Vera could be Bess.

Any thoughts please

Old

Old Report 22 Apr 2013 03:04

Now I am really confused.

I decided to look at Electoral Registers.

In 1939 Grace is shown living with August, George, Gertrude and VERA

In 1945 Grace is living with vERA

In 1947 Grace is shown living with George and VERA.

In 1953 Grace is living with George. George C, Gertrude and Vera

In 1964 Grace is living with Gertrude and Vera at 2 Bevan Street - a change of address.

This leads me to believe that Vera could be Bess.

Any thoughts please

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 22 Apr 2013 03:04

As I said at 02.51 today, I agree with you that Vera is almost certainly Bess, and Bessie Ellen M Hack, born 1908 is probably the daughter of Henry and Ellen Hack from the 1911 census I posted.

EDIT: Not sure if you meant to resend your earlier post about the electoral register entries, or if it's a glitch?

Old

Old Report 22 Apr 2013 03:11

A glitch - computer crashed.

Thank you for eliminating the married Bessie.

Old

Old Report 22 Apr 2013 09:51

Chris Ho

On checking the records on Ancestry for the death of Wilhemina Rose C Haack, I found the actual record to be perfectly correct, but misfiled under Haace.

I have left a comment to record the error.

I wonder how it happened as 'E' and 'K' are not close on the typewriter.