Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Family: Philip John "John" Gmelin / Elizabeth Bresch (F250084)

m. 17 Jul 1870


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  • Father | Male
    Philip John "John" Gmelin

    Born  CALC 18 Sep 1847  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Nov 1899  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  17 Jul 1870  [1, 2, 3]  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Philip Gmelin | F31680 Group Sheet 
    Mother  ? | F31680 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth Bresch

    Born  12 Oct 1844  Dettwiller, Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Feb 1928  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  25 Feb 1928  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Andrew Bresch | F6183 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Salome Guerlin | F6183 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Charles Frederick William "Carl" Gmelin

    Born  13 Dec 1871  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Jan 1940  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Clara Boos | F23051 
    Married  22 Jun 1896  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Louisa Wilhelmina "Lucy" Gmelin

    Born  1 Feb 1874  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Nov 1923  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  10 Nov 1923  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Josiah E. Schmitt | F23050 
    Married  14 Sep 1898  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Dora Carolina Gmelin

    Born  4 Jun 1880  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Adam E. Ratz | F52058 
    Married  21 Sep 1920  North Tonawanda, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Sources 
    1. [S105] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1871, Pg 10.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), July 21, 1870.
      July 17, 1870 Elisabeth Presch and John Gmelin, both of Preston

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:John Gouchie Age:23 Birth Date:abt 1847 Birth Place:Baden Waterloo County Marriage Date:17 Jul 1870 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:C Henry Gmelin Caroline Gmelin Gouchie Mother:Gouchie Spouse:Elizabeth Presch Spouse's Age:24 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1846 Spouse Birth Place:Dehereleir Elson France Spouse Father:Presch Spouse Mother:Presch