The earliest Wacker I've been able to find was a John D. b. bet 1845-1850 in Germany; maybe married to a Henrietta. Two sons, so far, Louis Julius b. abt 1869 and John Conrad b. 1870. Louis m. Rose Augustine Hofheins b. 1882. Three children; Marguerite 1909 Louis J. II (my g'father) Alfred Gustus (no info at all) Rose is the daughter of George Louis b. 1852 and Louisa Christina Ernst b. 1851. George served in the CSA during the Civil War in Cpt. Arrington's Group out of Mobile. Sibs may be Frank, Mary and Sara. Children of George and Louisa are; Charles F. 1874 Mary Ann 1880 George L. 1885 Sophia Ida 1887 Maggie 1888 Lee J. 1891 Lillie F. 1894 and Rose.
Anyone having information on this family line, please email me if you'd like. Thank you so much!