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Clara Dunke
Female 1868 - 1933


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  • Birth  8 Apr 1868  Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender  Female 
    Occupation  1911  Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Evangelical 
    Residence  1916  Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  1930  Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence  1918-1933  Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-25868 
    Died  13 Apr 1933  Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Buried  Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Person ID  I25868  Generations
    Last Modified  4 Sep 2013 

    Father  Henry Dunke,   b. 30 Aug 1842, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1916, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Klinck,   b. 19 Sep 1844, Rhine Pfaix, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1930, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Sep 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F6746  Group Sheet

    Family  George Ratz,   b. 20 Dec 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918 
    Married  20 Aug 1889  Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Leroy Henry Ratz,   b. 1890,   d. 1891
     2. Elmer Ratz,   b. 9 Mar 1892, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ruth E. Ratz,   b. 17 Feb 1893, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968
     4. Dr. Roswell Ratz,   b. 21 Jan 1896, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Reginald Ratz,   b. 22 May 1897, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Herbert Ratz,   b. 8 May 1899, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  22 Nov 2012 
    Family ID  F6745  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 8 Apr 1868 - Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Aug 1889 - Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Evangelical - 1911 - Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1916 - Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1918-1933 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Apr 1933 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mrs. George Ratz The death took place in Toronto on Friday last of Clara Dunke, widow of the late George Ratz of Elmira.  Mrs. Ratz, who had been residing in Toronto for over fifteen years, was in her 65th year and a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dunke of Elmira. She was one who was highly respected by her many friends and acquaintances and leaves four sons, Elmer of Hamilton Dr. R. G. and Rosswell of Kitchener and Herbert of Toronto, and one daughter, Ruth, of Toronto.  Two sisters, Mrs. A. W Feick of Kitchener and Mrs. C. Middleton of Zion City, Ill., also survive. The funeral took place on Saturday afternoon and on the arrival of the remains and motors from Toronto, burial took place in the Elmira cemetery.1a

      1aElmira Signet 20 Apr 1933

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12173-89, 25 Jan 2006.
      George RATZ, 26, miller, Woolwich, Elmira, s/o John RATZ & Salome, married Clara DUNKE, 20, Elmira, Elmira, d/o Henry DUNKE & Elizabeth (nee KLINCK), witn: John RATZ & Lizzie DUNKE, both of Elmira, on 20 August 1889, at Elmira

    2. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Canada. Department of Agriculture, (1911, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, n.d.), 1843584., Elmira (Village) B. Page 20.

    3. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Canada. Department of Agriculture, (1881, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, n.d.), 1375901., Div. 2 Page 44.

    4. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Canada. Department of Agriculture, (1911, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, n.d.), 2418532., Div. 49 Pg. 11.

    5. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Canada. Department of Agriculture, (1871, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, n.d), 349159., Div. 3, Pg. 19.

    6. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link, Waterloo Region Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.
      Clara Dunke/ Wife Of/ George Ratz/ 1869 - 1933.

    7. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link, Waterloo Region Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.
      In Memory Of/ George Ratz/ 1862 - 1918/ Son Of John Ratz/ And Salome Heist/ And His Wife/ Clara Ratz/ 1869 - 1933/ Daughter Of Henry Dunke/ And Elizabeth Klinck.

    8. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Mrs. George Ratz - 20 Apr 1933.

    9. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Mrs. Elizabeth Dunke - 3 Apr 1930.