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Rachel Powell
Female 1858 - 1901


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  • Birth  24 Jan 1858  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Rachel Dunke 
    Religion  1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Church of Scotland 
    Religion  1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Religion  1891  Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Baptist 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-24490 
    Died  15 Sep 1901  [4, 9
    Buried  Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I24490  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Mar 2017 

    Father  Lemuel B. Powell,   b. 13 Jul 1827, , Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1914, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Jane Nicol Stewart,   b. 8 Jul 1827, Glasgow, , Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1913, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F27271  Group Sheet

    Family  Jacob Dunke,   b. 30 Mar 1845, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1909 
    Married  22 Jan 1879  Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Erma Edna Dunke,   b. 3 Mar 1880, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1954, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Alva E. Dunke,   b. 20 Nov 1882, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1940
     3. Cora Viola Dunke,   b. 20 Aug 1884, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1966
    Family ID  F6126  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Obituary: After months of suffering, death, last Sunday, relieved Mrs. Jacob Dunke. Deceased was a daughter of Mr. Lemuel Powell, of Wallenstein, and in the year 1877 was married to Mr. Jacob Dunke, then a prosperous young merchant of Elmira.... during the past summer she became rapidly worse, and a loving husband and three daughters.... 1a

      1aElmira Signet 19 Sep 1901 p. 1, col. 4

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 10741-79.
      Jacob DUNKE, 34, merchant, Preston, of Elmira, s/o Peter & Salome [STOLTZ] DUNKE, married Rachael POWELL, 22, Wellesley, of Elmira, d/o Simon & Jane POWELL, witn: Mr. SARDALIS, Drayton & Alexander POWELL, Wellesley, on 22 January 1879, at Elmira

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

    3. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, pg 3.

    4. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      In Loving Memory Of/ Rachel Powell/ Beloved Wife Of/ Jacob Dunke/ Who Died/ Sept 15, 1901,/ Aged/ 45 Yrs. 7 Mos. & 23 Dys./ In Life Beloved, In Death Lamented.

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 44.

    6. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 3A, Pg. 19.

    7. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 2 Page 5.

    8. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 34.

    9. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Rachel Powell - 19 Sep 1901 p. 1, col. 4.

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 24 Jan 1858 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of Scotland - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jan 1879 - Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1891 - 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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