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George Becker
Male 1799 - 1874


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  • Birth  1799  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    House of Industry and Refuge  1874 
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    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-90474 
    Died  10 Apr 1874  House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: Inflammation of Prostate gland 
    Buried  Breslau (Cressman) Mennonite Church, Breslau, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I90474  Generations
    Last Modified  15 Mar 2017 

  • Sources 
    1. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener.
      Geore Becker 10 Apr 1874 74 Cause: Inflammation of Prostate gland Claimed and remarks: Died whilst on a visit to Mr. David Bricker at Breslau Interred in Mennonite Burial Ground near Breslau

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1799 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Inflammation of Prostate gland - 10 Apr 1874 - House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau (Cressman) Mennonite Church, Breslau, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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