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Herman Emmanuel Ahrens 

Herman Emmanuel Ahrens

Male 1871 - 1958

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  • Birth  23 Nov 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened  7 Jul 1872  Church Of New Jerusalem, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Church Membership  Church of the Good Shepherd, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Religion  1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    New Church 
    Occupation  1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Tailor 
    Religion  1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Swedenborgian 
    Residence  1918  134 Lancaster St. W., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation  1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Religion  1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Residence  1921  134 Lancaster St. W. Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence  1958  43 Van Camp Ave., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-47413P 
    Died  16 Oct 1958  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I47413  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  Charles Andrew Ahrens,   b. 11 Jul 1827, Hohen-Wesdt, Holstein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1903, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Charlotte Henrietta Roth,   b. CALC 29 Jun 1831, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1896, Kitchener Daily Record Newspaper, Kitchener, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Apr 1854  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F14767  Group Sheet

    Family  Alvina Hofert,   b. 1877, Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  4 Sep 1899  Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Leonard Ahrens
     2. Eugene Ahrens,   d. 1912
     3. Margaret Elizabeth Ahrens,   b. 1900, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Helen Ahrens,   b. 1901, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Grace Alvina Ahrens,   b. 20 Apr 1906, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ruth Alberta Ahrens,   b. 16 Feb 1913, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1995
     7. Herbert Ahrens,   b. 1917, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2002
    Family ID  F28719  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Herman Emmanuel Ahrens
    Herman Emmanuel Ahrens
    image from Mark Lasso 2013
    Herman Emanuel Ahrens
    Herman Emanuel Ahrens
    image from Mark Lasso 2013

  • Notes 
    • HERMAN E. AHRENS - Oct. 16

      KW Tailor for 63 years dies at 86 Herman E. Ahrens of 43 Van Camp Ave., a tailor for 63 years, died Thursday at St. Mary's Hospital. Mr. Ahrens, one of 12 children of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ahrens, began as a tailor's apprentice when he was 13. Born Nov. 23, 1871, he moved to the United States in 1897. Two years later he married Alvina Hofert at Mount Pleasant, Mich. He returned to Kitchener, then Berlin, in 1904 and opened a tailor shop on King Street. He also operated a tailor shop in Fergus for several years. The same year he returned he accepted a post as deputy returning officer for municipal elections. He retired 10 years ago. He was a member of the Swedenborgian Church of the Good Shepherd. He was also active in the local Moose lodge. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Herbert and Leonard of Kitchener; four daughters, Mrs. Alexander (Marguerite) Schell and Mrs. Helen Luft of Kitchener, Mrs. Perlous (Grace) Lasso of Bridgeport, Mrs. Norris (Ruth) Lembke of Toronto; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. One son Eugene died in 1912. The body is at the Schreiter Sandrock Funeral Home until Monday at 1 p.m. when it will be taken to the Church of the Good Shepherd for funeral at 2:30 p.m. Ralph Kirchew will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.1a

      1aThe Kitchener-Waterloo Record 17 Oct 1958

  • Sources 
    1. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div 1 Page 69.

    2. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Herman Em. b. 23 Nov 1871, bapt. 7 Jul 1872, s/o Charles & Charlotte Ahrens

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Herman E. Ahrens - 17 Oct 1958.

    4. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 27 Page 15.

    5. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 3 Page 25.

    6. [S875] Directory - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1918 - Cairnes Official Directory of the City of Kitchener.

    7. [S670] Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, Film number 2342512 Digital GS number 4208628 Image number 364 Reference number v 2 p 361 rn 98.
      Herman Ahrens Groom age 28 years Groom birth year 1871 Groom birth place Canada Bride name Alvina Hofert Bride age 21 years Bride birth year 1878 Bride birth place Saginaw Marriage date 04 Sep 1899 Marriage place Mt Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan Father of groom name Chas A. Ahrens Mother of groom name Henrietta Roth Father of bride name Fred. Hofert Mother of bride name Not Known

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 23 Nov 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 7 Jul 1872 - Church Of New Jerusalem, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Church of the Good Shepherd, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - New Church - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tailor - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Swedenborgian - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Sep 1899 - Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1918 - 134 Lancaster St. W., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ? - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1958 - 43 Van Camp Ave., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Oct 1958 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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