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Catherine Wilker
Female 1835 - 1922


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  • Christened  9 Nov 1835  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth  12 Nov 1835  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Catherine Ernst 
    Religion  1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Religion  1881  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Religion  1891  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-125784P 
    Died  10 Aug 1922  [6
    Buried  Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID  I125784  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Mar 2017 

    Father  John Peter Wilker,   b. CALC 1 Jan 1808, Wallersdorf, Hesse Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1889, Petersburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Magaretha Anna Kalbfleisch,   b. CALC 29 Nov 1813, Bieben, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1882, Petersburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F35507  Group Sheet

    Family  Christian Ernst,   b. CALC 19 Nov 1832, Petersburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1898 
    Married  1854 
    Children 
     1. Jacob Ernst,   b. 12 Jun 1855, Petersburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1926, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Peter Ernst,   b. 7 Mar 1862, Petersburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1924
     3. Henry Allan Ernst,   b. 1 Aug 1868, Petersburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1931, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F31143  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Died - Mrs. Catherine Ernst, an aged and highly esteemed resident of this town, passed away early yesterday morning in her 87th year. The deceased was the widow of the late Christian Ernst, former postmaster of this town, who predeceased her in 1898. He maiden name was Catherine Wilker and she was born at Petersburg, and for the past sixty years resided in New Hamburg where she was dearly beloved by a wide circle of friends. In religion she was a devoted adherent of the Lutheran faith. Three sons survive her, Messr. Jacob, Henry A. and John P. Ernst, all of New Hamburg. The funeral will be held on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from her late home to St. Peter's Lutheran Church and Riverside Cemetery.

      New Hamburg Independent, August 11, 1922

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Catharina Wilker d/o Peter Margaretha b. 12 Nov 1835, bapt. 9 Nov 1835 sponsors: Martin Anthes, parents

    2. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 19 Nov 1835:13.
      12 Nov 1835 The family of Mr. Peter Wilker of this city was blessed with a daughter. It is very sad that the mother is very sick.

    3. [S250] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1871, Page 24.

    4. [S251] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1881, New Hamburg 1881 Page 37.

    5. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 3 Page 17.

    6. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      [Front/South] In/ Loving Remembrance/ Of/ Christian/ Ernst/ Who Died/ On May 3, 1898/ Aged/ 65 Years 5 Months/ & 14 Days/ Ernst/ J. H. Hamilton Guelph

      [Back/North] Ernst/ In/ Loving Remembrance/ Of/ Catharine/ Wilker/ Wife Of/ Christian/ Ernst/ Born/ Nov. 12, 1835/ Died/ Aug. 10, 1922

    7. [S699] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1891, Section 1 Page 27.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsChristened - 9 Nov 1835 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 12 Nov 1835 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1881 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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