Henry and Amelia Wacker Family
Henry Wacker was born on June 22, 1897 in Norka, the son of Johannes Wacker and Christine Schnell. The Wacker family immigrated to the United States in June 1906. After leaving Norka, they sailed from the Atlantic seaport of Libau (now Liepaja. Latvia) to Liverpool, England and then to Philadelphia. The Wacker including children: George, Emma, Henry, Kate, Philip and John settled in Portland, Oregon.
Information and photographs courtesy of Kathy Hogan.
Last updated March 12, 2016.