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

Family: Johann Adam "Adam" Doersam / Catherine Margareth Grittmann (F9143)

m. 21 Apr 1846


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  • Johann Adam "Adam" DoersamFather | Male
    Johann Adam "Adam" Doersam

    Born  27 Nov 1820  Beerfelden, Odenwaldkreis, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Bef 1901   
    Buried     
    Married  21 Apr 1846  [1, 2]  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Julia Augusta "Augusta" Rittenhaus | F10856 
    Married  Sep 1890   
    Father  Jacob Doersam | F32535 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaret | F32535 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Catherine Margareth Grittmann

    Born  14 Dec 1830  Daisbach, , Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Father  George Grittman | F9156 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Katharina Margaretha Schmidt | F9156 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Jacob Doersam

    Born  3 Oct 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Dec 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  22 Dec 1847  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Caroline Doersam

    Born  7 Jan 1849  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  1 Jul 1949  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Feb 1929  Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  23 Feb 1929  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Philip Ruthig | F40215 
    Married  3 Oct 1871  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    George Conrad Doersam

    Born  20 Aug 1851  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  16 Nov 1851  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Jan 1937   
    Buried    Elmwood Cemetery, Warren, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Minor | F227561 
    Married  12 Aug 1873  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    Jacob G. "Jake" Doersam

    Born  17 Aug 1853  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  25 Sep 1853  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Sep 1912   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Carolina Loebs | F51647 
    Married  21 Dec 1887  Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Catherine Merklinger | F185687 
    Married     

    Peter G. DoersamChild 5 | Male
    Peter G. Doersam

    Born  23 Sep 1856  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  19 Oct 1856  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Aug 1936  Ayton, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Union Cemetery, Ayton, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Louisa Karges | F28755 
    Married  28 Jun 1877  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Louisa Karges | F249719 
    Married     

    Child 6 | Female
    Louisa Doersam

    Born  12 Aug 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  7 Oct 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Mar 1942  Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Otto U. Hoefler | F545 
    Married  27 Nov 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Male
    Eduard "Edward" Doersam

    Born  15 Mar 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  3 Apr 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Female
    Emma Doersam

    Born  1864  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 9 | Female
    Catharina "Kate" Doersam

    Born  15 Nov 1867  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Albert Witmer | F24015 
    Married     

    Child 10 | Female
    Nellie Doersam

    Born  1882  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S102] Bible- Adam Doersam.

    2. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner, Minister of The Lutheran Evangelical Church In The Village of Preston.
      Adam Dorsam, to Margaretha Grettmann, both of Waterloo. 21 Apr. 1846.