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Peter Bernhardt 

Peter Bernhardt[1, 2]

Male 1850 - 1947

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  • Birth  1 Oct 1850  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender  Male 
    Religion  1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Lutheran 
    Residence  1871  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence  1876  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Elected Office  1878  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Councillor - Preston 
    Occupation  1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Hotel Keeper [catagory: hotel keeper, inn keeper, tavern keeper] 
    Elected Office  1886  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Councillor - Preston 
    Occupation  1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Brewer 
    Religion  1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Lutheran 
    Elected Office  1892  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Deputy Reev - Waterloo County 
    Occupation  1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Elected Office  1902  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Deputy Reeve - Preston 
    Elected Office  1904  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mayor - Preston 
    Occupation  1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer, Farm 
    Religion  1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lutheran 
    Residence  1930  1590 King St. E., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-35120 
    Died  1947  [7, 11
    Buried  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 11
    Person ID  I35120  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Mar 2017 

    Father  Henry Bernhardt,   b. 10 Apr 1825, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1907, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Dorthea Rahn,   b. CALC 15 Mar 1827, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1897, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Jan 1850  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F9316  Group Sheet

    Family  Caroline Weihe,   b. 21 Apr 1853, Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1932, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Mar 1876  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 13, 14
    Children 
     1. Valentine Peter Bernhardt,   b. 23 Dec 1877, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961
     2. Ottila Rosa Bernhardt,   b. CALC 17 Sep 1879, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1880, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Arthur Robert Bernhardt,   b. 17 Apr 1881, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1976
     4. Rosaline Caroline Bernhardt,   b. 4 Apr 1883, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1918, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Irwin Alfred Bernhardt,   b. 27 Nov 1884, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1914
     6. Aggan Bernhardt,   b. Apr 1888, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Oscar George Bernhardt,   b. 4 Apr 1888, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F29920  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Peter Bernhardt
    Peter Bernhardt
    from Mike Young

  • Notes 
    • Peter Bernhardt was born in Preston 1 Oct 1850 son of Henry Bernhardt and Dorothea Rahn who had come from Alsace Lorraine. He and his father were the founders of Rock Springs Brewery. He was involved with the Preston Horticultual Society, Preston School Board, Preston Council and the Albion Hotel.1a

      1aCambridge Mosiac, Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [snippet from original text in book]

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 1 Jun 1880.
      May 31, 1880 Ottila Rosa Bernhardt, daughter of Peter Bernhardt, died in Galt at age of 8 months and 14 days.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 Mar 1876.
      21 Mar 1876 By Pastor Wurster in Preston, Peter Bernhardt was married to Caroline Weihe, both of Preston.

    3. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 4.

    4. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-1 Page 3.

    5. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 1 Page 32.

    6. [S105] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1871, Pg. 50.

    7. [S356] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Parklawn CC#4504 Internet Link .
      Peter Bernhardt/ 1850 - 1947/ Caroline Weihe His Wife/ 1853 - 1932

    8. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 20.

    9. [S1473] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1861, Div. 2 Page 19.

    10. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 54.

    11. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Peter Bernhardt/ 1850 - 1947/ Caroline Weihe His Wife/ 1853 - 1932/ Irwin A. - Son/ 1884 - 1914/ Rosaline C. Daughter/ Wife Of S. W. Smith/ 1883 - 1918/ Bernhardt./ [Footstones] Father/ Mother.

    12. [S1450] Waterloo County Councillors A Collective Biography.

    13. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 55.

    14. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Peter Bernhardt Age: 26 Birth Date: abt 1850 Birth Place: Preston, Ontario Marriage Date: 21 Mar 1876 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father:Henry Bernhardt Mother:Dorothea Bernhardt Spouse:Caroline Weihe Spouse's Age:23 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1853 Spouse Birth Place:Doon Waterloo County Spouse Father:Welhelm Weihe Spouse Mother:Anna Maria Weihe

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1 Oct 1850 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1876 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Mar 1876 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Preston - 1878 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Hotel Keeper [catagory: hotel keeper, inn keeper, tavern keeper] - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Preston - 1886 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Brewer - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Deputy Reev - Waterloo County - 1892 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ? - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Deputy Reeve - Preston - 1902 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Mayor - Preston - 1904 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, Farm - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - 1590 King St. E., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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