Jakob Bachman Fellman1

ID # 903, (1848-1888)
Descendants of John Coleman & Elizabeth Lawrason
     Jakob Bachman Fellman was born on 22 September 1848 at Waterloo County, Ontario.1 He married Elizabeth Delight Buckberrough, daughter of Daniel Buckberrough and Eliza Taylor, on 6 November 1878 at Waterloo County, Ontario. (notes: The marriage information initially came from the Berlin Journal of November 7, 1878. They were married in Waterloo by the 'Hon. Williams' of Berlin. The article records her name as Delight Buckborough.

The marriage registration is a little more informative. 010966-78. The groom is Jacob B. Fellman, age 30, of Berlin. His place of birth was Waterloo. He was a batchelor and is said to be a merchant. His parents are Samuel and Christina Fellman. The bride is Elizabeth Delight Buckberrough (as spelled), age 25, of Waterloo. Her place of birth is said to be Preston. Her parents are shown as Daniel and Elizabeth Buckberrough. The witnesses are Ezra Fellman and Annie Taylor, apparently both of Waterloo. The place of marriage was Waterloo. The date of the marriage is shown as 6th November 1878. His religious affiliation is said to be 'none'; hers is said to be Methodist. The minister was Rev. R.W. Williams. The marriage was performed by license.

010966-80 (Waterloo Co) Jacob B. FELLMAN, 30, merchant, Waterloo, Berlin, s/o Samuel & Christina married Elizabeth Delight BUCKBERROUGH, 25, Preston, Waterloo, d/o Daniel & Elizabeth, witn: Ezra FELLMAN & Annie TAYLOR of Waterloo, 6 November 1878 in Waterloo

Clerks' handwriting on the various registrations is frequently sloppyand illegible. The clerk in this case is not named, but the handwriting is beautiful.).1
He died on 27 June 1888 at Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario, at age 39.1 He was buried at Mt Hope Cemetery, Waterloo, Ontario.1 The source for Jacob's middle name is his will, 2059 F. His father-in-law Daniel Buckberrough was an executor.

Jacob's parents, Samuel and Christina are shown in the 1851 census inWaterloo Township as being ages 30 and 36, respectively. With them are Jacob age 4, Philip age 3, and Magdaline age 1.

Death reg. 017839-88 Berlin, Waterloo Co. 27 June 1888 Jacob Bachman Fellman, 39 yrs, 9 mos., 5 dys. Merchant, born Canada. Informant, J.K.Martin, chairmaker, Berlin.1

Last Edited=9 Nov 2007

Children of Jakob Bachman Fellman and Elizabeth Delight Buckberrough


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.