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Selina Rooke
Female 1859 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Birth  24 Jan 1859  , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Female 
    Immigration  1860  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration  1861  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Name  Selena Ruck 
    Name  Selina Hedrich 
    Occupation  1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    At Service 
    Religion  1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Evang. 
    Occupation  1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Income 
    Religion  1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-247155 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Buried  Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I247155  Generations
    Last Modified  3 Mar 2019 

    Father  Frederick Rooke,   b. Abt 1829,   d. Bef 1 May 1889 
    Mother  Margareth Wenz,   b. CALC 1834, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1889, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F224551  Group Sheet

    Family  Nicholas Hedrich,   b. 16 Jun 1857, Renim, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1910, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Hedrich,   b. 13 May 1882, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1964
     2. John Rook Hedrich,   b. 18 Jul 1884, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Peter George Hedrich,   b. 31 Mar 1887, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1925, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Emma Hedrich,   b. 13 Jun 1890, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979
     5. Francis Alberta "Alberta" Hedrich,   b. 2 Jun 1893, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925, , Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Fredrick Conrad Hedrich,   b. 10 Sep 1895, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1966, Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Herbert Hedrich,   b. 6 Oct 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971
    Family ID  F6777  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Old Resident of Elmira is Dead

      Mrs. Nicholas Hedrich Victim of Heart Ailment; Funeral Held on Sunday Last

      Seriously ill only a few days, Selina Rook, widow of Nicholas Hedrich, passed away Thursday at the home of her son, Mr. Fred Hedrich. The last Mrs. Hedrich who was 69 years of age, was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rook. She was born in the United States but had resided the greater portion of her life in Elmira and was widely known and highly respected in the community. For some time she had suffered from heart trouble and took a turn for the worse early last week. She was married to Mr. Hedrich, who predeceased her in 1881. She is survived by four sons and one daughter Henry, John and Fred of Elmira, and Herbert of Kitchener; Mrs. Emma Eisenbach, of Brantford. One brother, John Rook, of Elmira, and a sister, Mrs. Caroline Wels of Preston also survive.

      The funeral, which was largely attended, took place Sunday to St. Paul's Lutheran Church of which she had been a faithful member for many hears and thence to Elmira Cemetery with Rev. A. Gallmeier, officiating. Pallbearers were Messrs. John H. Ruppel, Fred Seigner, Henry Ruppel, John Geisel, Henry Muth and Casper Heimbecker.

  • Sources 
    1. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B Page 6.

    2. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 6.

    3. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 48 Pg. 12.

    4. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 93.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 24 Jan 1859 - , New York State, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1860 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1861 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - At Service - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evang. - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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