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Nicholas Hedrich[1]
Male 1857 - 1910


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  • Immigration  1856  , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Birth  16 Jun 1857  Renim, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Carpenter 
    Occupation  1897  [5
    butcher 
    Died  4 Jan 1910  Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: kicked by horse 
    Misfortune  1913 
    killed by horse kick 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-115000 
    Buried  Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I115000  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Family  Selina Rooke,   b. 24 Jan 1859, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Henry Hedrich,   b. 13 May 1882, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Hedrich,   b. 18 Jul 1884, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Peter George Hedrich,   b. 31 Mar 1887, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Emma Hedrich,   b. 13 Jun 1890, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Francis Alberta Hedrich,   b. 2 Jun 1893, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925
     6. Fredrick Conrad Hedrich,   b. 10 Sep 1895, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1966, Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Herbert Hedrich,   b. 6 Oct 1900, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971
    Family ID  F6777  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Kick by Horse Proves Fatal

      Elmira, Ontario, January 5 - N. Hedrich, a prominent citizen of Elmira, was kicked on the head by a horse Sunday morning the blow fracturing his skull, which resulted in his death last night.

      Born in Renim, Hessen, Germany, in 1856, Mr. Hederich came to this county in 1872 and followed the carpentering business until 1897, when he went in the butcher business in which he was very successful. He was a Conservative in politics and a member of the Lutheran church and respected by all who knew him. A wife and seven children survive.1a

      1a\bElmira Signet 6 Jan 1910

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 15 Jun 1893.
      02 Jun 1893 The wife of Nikolaus Hedderich, in Elmira, a daughter.

    2. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B Page 6.

    3. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 6.

    4. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 48.

    5. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Nicholas Hedrich - 6 Jan 1910.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1856 - , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 16 Jun 1857 - Renim, Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: kicked by horse - 4 Jan 1910 - Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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