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Elisabeth Centgraf
Female 1845 - 1918


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  • Birth  1845  , Saxony, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Female 
    Residence  1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence  1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Religion  1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lutheran 
    House of Industry and Refuge  1918  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    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.
    Name  Elisabeth Schoenau 
    Name  Elizabeth Gentgrof 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-118159 
    Died  2 Jun 1918  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Cause: Cause: Old Age with Heart Failure 
    Buried  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID  I118159  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Aug 2017 

    Father  Johann Christian "John" Centgraf,   b. 1813, , Saxony, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1897, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sophia Werner,   b. CA 1813,   d. Bef 1861 
    Family ID  F33146  Group Sheet

    Family  Christian Schoenau,   b. 1835, Tretflugger, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1878, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Jun 1861  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Jacob John Schoenau,   b. 16 Aug 1863, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940
     2. Albert Schoneau,   b. 1865, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Schoneau,   b. 1868, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William Schoneau,   b. 1869, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Edward H. Schoenau,   b. 4 Feb 1872, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary A. Schoenau,   b. 1873, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1899, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Caroline "Carrie" Schoenau,   b. 5 Feb 1877, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1923, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F46476  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 29.

    2. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 19.
      Elizabeth Schorman Died: 02 Jun 1818 Aged 75 Cause: Epileptic Fits Comment and Remarks: Ed Lippert Buried by friends, Mt. Hope

    3. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Christian Schoenau/ 1835 - 1878/ His Wife/ Elizabeth Gentgrof/ 1845 - 1918.

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register, Christian Schenau, 26, res. Preston, b. Tretflugger Baden, son of Jacob and Rosina (Kinsel), married 9 June 1861 Elizabeth Centgroff, 17, res. Preston, b. Saxony, daughter of Johann and Sophia.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 27 Jun 1861.
      June 9, 1861 Christian Schenau and Elisabeth Centgraf, both of Preston, by Rev. Wurster in Preston

    6. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Elizabeth Schoenan Gender:Female Birth Year:abt 1873 Birth Place:Germany Age at Death:45 Death Date:2 Jun 1918 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1845 - , Saxony, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Jun 1861 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1918 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Old Age with Heart Failure - 2 Jun 1918 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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