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Gilbert Becker[1]
Male 1891 - 1919


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  • Birth  7 Jul 1891  New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Died  6 Jan 1919  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Epidemic  9 Jan 1919  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    spanish influenza 
    Name  Gib Becker 
    Eby ID Number  00145-5518.5 
    Buried  Roseville Mennonite Cemetery, Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I1225  Generations
    Last Modified  6 Oct 2017 

    Father  August Becker,   b. 8 Aug 1859, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1938, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sophia Sararas,   b. 10 Sep 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1914, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F392  Group Sheet

    Family  Lauretta Fried,   b. 18 Feb 1892, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co. Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969 
    Children 
     1. Roy Willard Becker,   b. 1914,   d. 1993
     2. Marguerite Gertrude Becker,   b. 1916,   d. 2003
     3. Myrtle Magdalena Becker,   b. 1917, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 2008, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ward Gilbert Becker,   b. 1919,   d. 1991
    Family ID  F6455  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • The latest victim in this district is Gilbert Becker, son of Mr. August Becker, of the Waterloo-Wilmot town-line, 3 ½ miles North West of Roseville. The deceased succumbed on Monday from an attack of pneumonia after a short illness, aged 28 years. Mrs. Becker, who is a daughter of Mr. Fried, Roseville, is also ill. There are three small children in the family.

      Ayr News Jan 9 1919 pg 1.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 218.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 2.

    3. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - Detweiler Mennonite Roseville CC#4493 Internet Link.
      Gilbert Becker / born July 7,1892 / died Jan.6,1919 / aged 27 yrs 7 m / his beloved wife / Lauretta Fried / 1892-1969 / Wilfred Wanner / 1891-1953 / Becker

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 7 Jul 1891 - New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jan 1919 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEpidemic - spanish influenza - 9 Jan 1919 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery, Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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