b. 12 February 1854, d. 13 February 1937
- Father: Johannes Kämmerer b. 16 November 1827, d. 6 February 1912
- Mother: Anna Elisabetha Dexheimer b. 15 September 1821, d. 4 March 1913
- Elizabeth Kammerer was born on 12 February 1854 in New York City, New York.
- She was known as Libby.
- She was baptized/christened on 11 October 1857 at Zion Lutheran Church in Niagara, Niagara Falls, New York, Sponsors were Susana Elsheimer and Elisabeth Stenhan.
- Johannes Kämmerer and Anna Elisabetha Dexheimer appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Niagara, Niagara County, New York. Other members of the household included Elizabeth Kammerer, Margaretha Kammerer, Adam Kammerer, Susanna Kammerer, Jacob Andrea Kammerer and Philippina Kammerer.
- Elizabeth Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Suspension Bridge, Niagara County, New York, a domestic servant residing in the household of apothecary O. W. Cutler.
- She married George W. Barnett, son of Peter M. Barnett and Sarah Foster, on 9 February 1874.
- She was a sponsor at the baptism/christening of Elizabeth Susanna Margaret Kammerer on 4 May 1879 at Zion Lutheran Church in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
- George W. Barnett and Elizabeth Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 164 Church Street. Other members of the household included Sarah Elizabeth Barnett, Elizabeth Susan Barnett and Louise Margaret Barnett.
- She was a sponsor at the baptism/christening of Francis Kammerer Ford on 11 December 1892 at Zion Lutheran Church in Niagara Falls, New York; and A. F. Premus.
- George W. Barnett and Elizabeth Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 123 Waverly Avenue. Other members of the household included Elizabeth Susan Barnett, Louise Margaret Barnett, George Jacob Barnett, Gertrude Fredericka Barnett, Ruth Harriet Barnett and Harriet N. Moore.
- The following appeared on 20 September 1906 in The Buffalo Express: Mr. and Mrs. George W. Barnett announce the engagement of their daughter, Louise Margaret, to Martin H. Mayle of Niagara Falls. The wedding will take place next month.
- The following appeared in The Buffalo Express: The marriage of Miss Louise Margaret Barnett to Martin H. Mayle will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 3d. Miss Louise Eimer and George J. Barnett will be the only attendants.
- George W. Barnett and Elizabeth Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 123 Waverly Street. Other members of the household included Elizabeth Susan Barnett, George Jacob Barnett, Gertrude Fredericka Barnett and Ruth Harriet Barnett.
- The following appeared on 23 February 1911 in The Auburn Citizen: George J. Barnett, the new president of the Buffalo assembly of Christian Endeavor, was born and has always lived in Buffalo. He attended the public grammar and high schools and was also a pupil at the Albright Art school. He is now in the office of the Buffalo News, the largest newspaper in western New York. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, of which Rev. John D. Campbell is pastor.
His father is an elder of the Church of the Covenant and an officer in the Sunday school. His mother is prominent in church circles.
Mr. Barnett was president of the Christian Endeavor society of the same church for three years, building the society up to one of the very largest and most prominent in the city. He is now chairman of the prayer meeting committee. He was assistant superintendent of the Sunday school and is at present a teacher of a large class of boys in the school.
- The following appeared on 1 May 1911 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Borth, Mr. and Mrs. Schalcraft [sic], Mr. and Mrs. Louis Boehner, Mr. and Mrs. C. Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. George Barnett and Mr. Charles Werler [sic] of Buffalo attended the funeral of Adam Kammerer yesterday afternoon. . . . J. A. Kammerer of Toronto, Ont., was in town yesterday attending the funeral of his brother, Adam Kammerer.
- The following appeared on 17 July 1911 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: [Died] Susan Young, nee Kammerer, wife of Oliver Young of this city. She leaves husband, mother, father, two daughters, Mrs. George Benning and Miss Alice, two sons, William of this city, John of Kansas City, Mo., also six sisters, Mrs. Louis Eimer, Mrs. Chas. Ford, Mrs. Albert Hoffman, Mrs. Fred Borth and Mrs. George Barnett, both of Buffalo, and Mrs. C. Frank of Devil's Lake, Dakota, one brother, Jacob Kammerer of Toronto. Funeral from family residence, 1347 Whitney avenue, Tuesday, July 18th, at 2 p. m., and from the Zion Lutheran Church at 2:30.
- The following appeared on 14 June 1916 in The Buffalo Express: Mr. and Mrs. George W. Barnett have issued invitations for the marriage of their daughter, Gertrude, to Joseph F. Lepine on Thursday evening, June 29th, at 7 o'clock in the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant.
- The following appeared on 30 June 1916 in The Buffalo Morning Express: The marriage of Miss Gertrude Barnett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Barnett, and Joseph F. Lepine was solemnized at 7 o'clock last evening in the Presbyterian church of the Covenant, the Rev. John D. Campbell officiating. The church was decorated with palms, evergreens, pink peonies and marguerites. Ropes of Smilax were caught from the chandeliers. The pews for the house guests were marked with pink peonies and marguerites. Carl Kammerer of Niagara Falls, cousin of the bride, played a programme of organ music as the guests were assembling, ending in the Lohengrin bridal chorus as the bridal party entered, led by the ushers, Myron B. Bloy of Detroit, Mich., and William Lewis. The ushers were followed by the maid of honor, Miss Myrtle Hutchinson, and the two bridesmaids, Miss Helen Kammerer of Niagara Falls and Miss Ruth Barnett, sister of the bride. The bride entered with her father and was met at the altar by the bridegroom and his best man, George J. Barnett. She wore a gown of pussywillow taffeta with lace and pearl trimmings. Her veil was fastened with orange blossoms and she carried a shower bouquet of bride roses and lilies of the valley. The maid of honor, wore green-flowered voile trimmed with green satin bands and carried an arm bouquet of Ophelia roses. Miss Kammerer wore pink-flowered voile trimmed with pink satin bands and carried an arm bouquet of pink Killarney roses. A reception to 100 guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Barnett in Waverly street followed the ceremony. Palms, pink and white peonies and roses adorned the rooms. The bride's table was laid for fourteen and was centered with pink roses. The other guests were seated at small tables which were centered with pink candelabra. The guests included Mr. and Mrs. John Guenther of Welland, Ont., Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Barnett, Miss Nettie Platt of Alden, J. A. Kammerer of Toronto, Ont., Mrs. and Mrs. M. H. Mayle, Miss Helen Mayle, Mr. and Mrs. Louis K. Eimer, Paul Eimer, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Ford, Mrs. Adam Kammerer, Miss Marie Kammerer, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ford, Miss Louise Ford, Charles Ford, Jr., Miss Norma Hoffman, Miss Alice Young, Mr. and Mrs. George Benning, Miss Elsa Vorwerck of Niagara Falls, Mr. and Mrs. George F. Loehr of Lancaster, Miss Gladys Williams of Toronto., Ont., Mr. and Mrs. M. Bloy of Detroit, Mich., Miss Winifred Hewetson and Miss Vera Hewetson of Brampton, Ont., Miss Alma Hart of Scranton, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Lepine will spend their honeymoon in the Catskill mountains and will be at home after August 1st in Buffalo.
- George W. Barnett and Elizabeth Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Buffalo, New York, at 123 Waverly Street. Other members of the household included George Jacob Barnett and Ruth Harriet Barnett.
- The following appeared on 18 January 1921 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Word has been received by relatives in this city, of the death of Jacob A. Kammerer of Toronto, Ont. Mr. Kammerer contracted pheumonia and died very suddenly, while on a business trip to Cochrane, Ont.
Mr. Kammerer was born in this city and lived here for about 25 years. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Kammerer of Lockport street, and brother of Mrs. Margaret Borth and Mrs. Geo. W. Barnett of Buffalo, Mrs. Louis Eimer, Mrs. Charles O. Ford, Mrs. A. J. Hoffman and the late Adam Kammerer and Mrs. Oliver Young.
Mr. Kammerer had made his home in Toronto for many years, and is survived by his widow and five daughters.
- Kammerer sisters Libby, Helen, Kate, Maggie, Phoebe and Mary were photographed together, possibly on the occasion of the death of their brother Jake in 1921.
- A reunion of the Kammerer family was held in 1923 Kammerer family at the home of Helen Kammerer Hoffman, on the occasion of sister Phoebe Kammerer's Frank's visit from her home in Devil's Lake, North Dakota.
- The Kammerer sisters and their sister-in-law Lucy Weiler Kammerer, posed for a photograph during the 1923 Kammerer family reunion.
- The following appeared on 9 July 1928 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Mrs. Katherine F. Eimer, 66 years old, died in Memorial Hospital at 1 o'clock yesterday, a few hours after she had been admitted to the hospital suffering from heart disease. She had been ill only two days.
Born February 11, 1862, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Kammerer, pioneer residents of Suspension Bridge, Mrs. Eimer lived in this city all her life. In 1883 she was married to Mr. Eimer. Mrs. Eimer was a devoted member of the Zion Lutheran church. She had a wide circle of friends throughout the city.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Paul F. Eimer, and two daughters, Mrs. Louise E. Guinther and Mrs. Christie E. Cooley, all of this city. Five sisters also survive. They are, Mrs. Margaret Borth, Buffalo; Mrs. Charles O. Ford and Mrs. A. J. Hoffman, of this city; Mrs. Cornelius Frank, Devil's Lake, N. D. and Mrs. Elizabeth Barnett, of Buffalo. There are three grandchildren, George Henry and Robert Louis Cooley and John Paul Guinther, of this city.
The funeral will be held from the family home, 422 Fifth street, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, the Rev. Herman Brezing of the Zion Lutheran church officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
- George W. Barnett and Elizabeth Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Buffalo, New York, at 123 Waverly Street. Other members of the household included Elizabeth Susan Barnett and Ruth Harriet Barnett.
- Elizabeth Kammerer became a widow at the 14 September 1931 death of her husband George W. Barnett.
- Kammerer sisters Phoebe, Helen, Mary, Libby and Maggie were photographed together during the early 1930s, and separately, husbands Bert Hoffman, Cornelius Frank and Charles Ford.
- Elizabeth Kammerer died on 13 February 1937 at age 83 in Buffalo, New York, at 123 Waverly Street at her residence.
- She was interred at Acacia Park Cemetery, North Tonawanda, Niagara County, New York.
- The following appeared on 14 February 1937 in the Buffalo Courier-Express: Mrs. George W. Barnett, 83 years old, 123 Waverly Street, the only remaining charter member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, died yesterday morning in her home after an illness of about a week. Mrs. Barnett was honored last fall at Covenant Church's 50th anniversary celebration in the church hall, 1525 Michigan Avenue.
Born in New York City, Mrs. Barnett came to Buffalo with her family when a young girl. She had lived here ever since. Her husband died about five years ago.
Survivors include six children, Mrs. Michael Bloy, Detroit, Mich; Mrs. Elisabeth Barrnett, Buffalo; Mrs. Martin H. Mayle, Niagara Falls; George J. Barnett, New York City; Mrs. Joseph F. Lepine and Mrs. Glenn H. Rickards, Buffalo, and several grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p. m. tomorrow in the home. The Rev. Donald M. Chappell will officiate. Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery.
- Last Edited: 24 Oct 2015
- Charts: Descendants of DEXHEIMER Philipp Peter & Maria Agnesa Wagner / Anna Christina Baltz , Descendants of KÄMERER Laurentius & Catharina Schömbs
Family: George W. Barnett b. 9 March 1855, d. 14 September 1931
- Sarah Elizabeth Barnett+ b. 1 June 1875, d. 16 September 1968
- Elizabeth Susan Barnett b. 24 March 1877, d. 15 December 1948
- Louise Margaret Barnett+ b. 18 March 1879, d. 6 September 1956
- George Jacob Barnett b. 30 October 1884, d. 24 April 1953
- Gertrude Fredericka Barnett+ b. 29 April 1889, d. October 1980
- Ruth Harriet Barnett b. 19 August 1896, d. 30 January 1981