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

Magdalena "Lena" Hilker

Female 1873 - 1949  (75 years)


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  • Name Magdalena "Lena" Hilker 
    Born 28 Feb 1873  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/48698953 
    Name Magdalena "Lena" Wright 
    Residence 1911  Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Residence 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-106602 
    Died 31 Jan 1949  St. Thomas, Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Saint Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Conestogo, Woolwich, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I106602  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Frederick W. Hilker,   b. 1853, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1894, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Barbara M. Dammeier,   b. 1 Aug 1852, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1927, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1873  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F27315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Samuel Wright,   b. 23 Jul 1867, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1953, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Children 
     1. Florence Irene Wright,   b. 17 Mar 1900, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1974  (Age 73 years)
     2. Frederick William Wright,   b. 4 Nov 1903,   d. Feb 1904  (Age 0 years)
     3. Warden Oliver John Wright,   b. 5 Jun 1905, Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1983  (Age 77 years)
     4. Isabella M. "Isabel" Wright,   b. 8 Feb 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1986  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F6768  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Magdalena Wright, 74, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. L. Brubacher, in St. Thomas on Monday following an illness of three months.

      A former resident of Kitchener, Elmira and Conestogo, she was the daughter of the late Frederick Hilker and Barbara Dammier. She was born in Wellesley Township, Feb. 28, 1874. Mrs. Wright took up residence in St. Thomas two years ago.

      Surviving are her husband, William S. Wright; one son, Oliver, Con- estogo; two daughters, Mrs. Howard (Florence) Groff, Waterloo; Mrs. J. L. (Isabel) Brubacher, St. Thomas; six brothers, Fred Hilker, Chatham; John, Ribstone, Alta.; George and Milton, Kitchener; Charles, Elmira; Clayton, Waterloo; and three sisters, Mrs. Henry Lackner, Elmira; Mrs. Herman Sturm, Waterloo; and Mrs. O. Stauch, Kitchener.

      Funeral service was held in the Conestogo United Church at 2:30 p.m. yesterday (Wednesday). Interment was made in the Conestogo Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira pg 4.

    2. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 5.

    3. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 2 Page 10.

    4. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 14 Page 1.

    5. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist.. 13 Page 12.

    6. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/48698953.

    7. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 13052 (1873), Hilker-Dormore.
      Frederic Hilker, 23, Farmer, res. & b. Wellesley, son of Henry and Sophia married Barbara Dormore, 22, res. & b. Wellesley, daughter of August and Barbara, witnessed by: George Hilker, Miss R. Kolb both of Wellesley and Mrs. A.B. Sherk of Freeport, 15 September 1873 at Freeport in Waterloo Twp

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Feb 1873 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Conestogo, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jan 1949 - St. Thomas, Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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