||, Bavaria, Germany [1, 2]
|House of Industry and Refuge
||Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario 
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.
||Barbara Ricker |
|Eby ID Number
||13 Oct 1880
||Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario [1, 2]
|Cause: old age |
||15 Mar 2017 |
- [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 21 Oct 1880.
Oct. 13, 1880 Barbara Ricker, of Wellesley, died in the poorhouse in Berlin at age of 70 years.
- [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 5 No. 129 Reg. Number in Admittance Record Book: 858.
Barbara Ricker Died: 13 Oct 1880 70 Cause: Claimed and remarks: taken K. Bamburer by R. C. Friend