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

Balthaser Foerster[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1832 - 1891  (59 years)


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  • Name Balthaser Foerster 
    Born 22 Mar 1832  Eschelbronn, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Christened 25 Mar 1832  Eschelbronn, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1834  St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1852  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Labourer 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Laborer 
    Misfortune 1891  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    accidently killed in Mr. Jacob Streicher's Woods 
    Name Balthasar Förster 
    Name Baltzer Forester 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-108393 
    Died 2 Jun 1891  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11
    Person ID I108393  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Georg Balthasar "Balthasar" Foerster,   b. 9 Nov 1799, Eschelbronn, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1852, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Catherine Schneider,   b. 1807, , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 19 Apr 1826  Hochhausen, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Family ID F35200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Carolina Wilhelmina Hill,   b. 28 May 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1901, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1861  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 14
    Children 
     1. Catherine Forester,   b. 14 Sep 1862, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1950  (Age 87 years)
     2. Dorothea Wilhelmina Foerster,   b. 26 Oct 1864, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 79 years)
     3. Johannetta Foerster,   b. 1866, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William Foerster,   b. May 1870, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. John Henry Forester,   b. 1871, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Margaret "Maggie" Forester,   b. 1875, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Emma Elisabeth Katharina Forester,   b. 27 Nov 1877, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 64 years)
     8. Simon Christian Foerster,   b. CALC 29 Apr 1883, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1887, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F27671  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He married Caroline Hill in 1861.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Henry Dammann Born: Europe Age: 34 Born: abt 1858 Father: Frederick Dammann Mother: Ernestin Grun Spouse: Dorothea Wilhelmina Foerster Age: 27 Born: abt 1865 born: St Clement Father: Balthaser Foerster Mother: Karolina Hill married 18 Oct 1892 married: Waterloo, Wellesley

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 11 Jun 1891.
      June 2, 1891 Balthasar Förster died in Wellesley at age of 59 years, 2 months & 8 days. He was a native of Neidenstein in Grand Duchy of Baden & came to St. Clements in 1834. He married Caroline Hill in 1861. He is mourned by his wife, 5 children, a son-in-law & 3 grandchildren.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 24 Feb 1887.
      21 Feb 1887 Simon Christian Foerster, youngest son of Balthasar Foerster, died in Wellesley at age of 3 years, 9 months and 23 days.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 3 Mar 1887.
      21 Feb 1887 Simon Foerster, son of Balthasar Foerester, died in Wellesley of a sore throat at the tender age of 4 years.

    5. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11564-86.
      Jacob Yuent, 32, occ. Laborer, b. Hessen Germany, res. Wellesley, son of Jacob Yuent and Catharina Pfeifer, married Catharina Foerster, 24, b. Wellesley Twp., res. same, daughter of Balthasar Foerster and Carolina Hill, Witness: William Vorbrek of Poole and Jacob Heinrich of Topping, 21 Feb 1886 at Wellesley

    6. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 3 Page 37.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Foerster Balthaser, 28, Wellesley, Germany, s/o Balthaser & Catherine (Snyder), married 10 Dec 1861 Caroline Hill, 19, Woolwich, Berlin, d/o George & Fredrika (Grien)

    8. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 60.

    9. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 15.

    10. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 10 Page 62.

    11. [S2749] Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971 - Deutschland, ausgewählte evangelische Kirchenbücher 1500-1971.
      Name: Balthasar Förster (Balthasar Förster)
      Baptism Date: 25 Mar 1832
      Baptism Place: Eschelbronn, Sinsheim, Baden, Deutschland
      Baptism Place (Original): Eschelbronn, Neidenstein, , Baden, Preußen
      Birth Date: 22 Mar 1832
      Father's Name: Balthasar Förster
      Father's Sex: Male
      Mother's Name: Catharina
      Mother's Alias: Schneider
      Mother's Sex: Female
      Event Type: Baptism
      Page Number: 161;162

    12. [S2191] News - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Wellesley Maple Leaf, Obituary of Mrs. Helwig [Caroline Hill-Foerster] - 25 Jul 1901.

    13. [S3042] Baden and Hesse Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1502-1985.
      Name:Balthasar Förster
      Gender:männlich (Male)
      Event Type:Heirat (Marriage)
      Marriage Date:19. Apr 1826 (19 Apr 1826)
      Marriage Place:Hochhausen, Baden (Baden-Württemberg), Preußen
      Father:Adam Försters
      Mother:Catharina Försters
      Spouse:Catharina Schneider
      Father:Johann Georg Schneider
      Mother:Margaretha Schneider
      Parish as it Appears:Hochhausen

    14. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Mar 1832 - Eschelbronn, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 25 Mar 1832 - Eschelbronn, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1834 - St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1852 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Lutheran - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Dec 1861 - , 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 MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - accidently killed in Mr. Jacob Streicher's Woods - 1891 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jun 1891 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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