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Private Orval Victor Betzner[1, 2]
Male 1892 - 1970


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  • Prefix  Private 
    Birth  2 Feb 1892  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW1 - 34th Battalion  [7
    Occupation  1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Book Keeper Assistant, Piano Factory 
    Religion  1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Ww1, 34th Battalion, Service #402771 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    WW1, Private, 34th Battalion 
    Name  Orvi Betzner 
    Residence  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence  1927  New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number  00006-0929.7 
    Died  30 Jan 1970  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried  Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID  I8793  Generations
    Last Modified  6 Oct 2017 

    Father  Josiah B. Betzner,   b. 4 Jul 1857, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1927, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Pamelia Moyer,   b. 20 May 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1930, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Nov 1881 
    Family ID  F2550  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Obituary - Kitchener-Waterloo Record, January 30, 1970
      Orval Betzner

      Orval V. Betzner of 103 Church St. died today at K-W Hospital.
      He was born in Kitchener. He was employed until his retirement with the Ontario Liquor Control Board.
      He was a member of Trinity United Church and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 50.
      Surviving are his wife; one brother, Hugh of Dallas Tex.; four sisters, Mrs. Henry Shoemaker, Mrs. Clayton Kraft and Mrs. Harry Forler, all of Kitchener, and Mrs. Carl Knechtel of Woodstock.
      The body is at the Keffer Funeral Home where friends can pay respects after 2 p.m. Saturday. Service will be conducted at the funeral home Monday at 2 p.m. by Very Rev. F. G. Stewart. Burial will be in Woodland cemetery.
      Donations to the Royal Canadian Legion will be accepted as expressions of sympathy.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 244.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 110.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-8 Page 1.

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Orval Victor Betzner Born: 3 Feb 1892 County: Waterloo Father: Josiah Betzner Mother: Mary Pamelia Mayer

    5. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 22 Pg. 1.

    6. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    7. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    8. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, April 22, 1927.
      Obituary of Josiah B. Betzner

    9. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), January 30, 1970.
      Obituary of Orval Victor Betzner

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 2 Feb 1892 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Book Keeper Assistant, Piano Factory - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jan 1970 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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