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

Jacob Ament

Male 1841 - 1902  (61 years)


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  • Name Jacob Ament 
    Born 1841  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Labourer 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    RC 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Labourer 
    Residence Bef 1888  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    House of Industry and Refuge 1888  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    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.
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Roman Catholic 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-107288 
    Died 13 Sep 1902  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: bronchitis 
    Person ID I107288  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Jacob Ament,   b. 1806, , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1886, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Grunfelder,   b. 1812, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F27447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1841 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - RC - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1888 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1888 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: bronchitis - 13 Sep 1902 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 2 Page 35.

    2. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 3A, Pg. 4.

    3. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 13 Page 82.

    4. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 36.

    5. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 14 No. 424 Reg. Number in Admittance Record Book: 1175.
      Jacob Ament Died: 13 Sep 1902 Aged 61 Cause: Bronchitis Comment and Remarks: From Wellesley; Admitted 1888