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Jacob Ament
Male 1841 - 1902


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  • Birth  1841  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Religion  1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation  1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Labourer 
    Religion  1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    RC 
    Occupation  1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Labourer 
    House of Industry and Refuge  1888  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
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    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Residence  Bef 1888  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Religion  1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Roman Catholic 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-107288 
    Died  13 Sep 1902  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: bronchitis 
    Person ID  I107288  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  Jacob Ament,   b. 1806, , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1886, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Grunfelder,   b. 1812, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F27447  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 2 Page 35.

    2. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 3A, Pg. 4.

    3. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 13 Page 82.

    4. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 36.

    5. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 14 No. 424 Reg. Number in Admittance Record Book: 1175.
      Jacob Ament Died: 13 Sep 1902 Aged 61 Cause: Bronchitis Comment and Remarks: From Wellesley; Admitted 1888

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1841 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - RC - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1888 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1888 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: bronchitis - 13 Sep 1902 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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