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

William Wilken[1]

Male 1861 - 1939  (77 years)


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  • Name William Wilken 
    Born 16 Sep 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1888  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    mason 
    Residence 1897  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mason 
    Residence 1905  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mason, Building 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-110680 
    Died 5 Apr 1939  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: chronic alcoholism 
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I110680  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Frederick William Wilken,   b. 10 May 1836, , Mecklinburg Schwerin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1905, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Fredericka Louisa Mary Rapien,   b. 4 Jun 1837, Mathof, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1906, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1858  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F6896  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Margaret "Maggie" Becker,   b. 10 Sep 1863, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1934, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 6 Nov 1888  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Children 
     1. Florence Wilken,   b. 8 Aug 1889, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1983, Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     2. Margaret "Maggie" Wilken,   b. 24 Feb 1891, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elenora Wilken,   b. 1 Mar 1893, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ludwig "Louis" Wilken,   b. 5 May 1895, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Valentine Wilken,   b. 12 Dec 1897, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. William Wilken,   b. 5 Sep 1901, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Vera Wilken,   b. Mar 1903, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Lora Rosetta Wilken,   b. 17 Mar 1904, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Mabel Louise Wilken,   b. 12 Jan 1906, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F28471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Vital Statistics Preston Deaths

      WILKEN, WILLIAM GERMAN PLASTERER

      Date of death, date of birth, place of birth: APR 5, 1939 SEPT 16, 1861 ONTARIO Age and cause of death: 77 HEART DISEASE CORONARY BLCOK, ADVANCED AGE CHRONIC ALCOHOLISM Parents: FRED WILKEN, GERMANY ------, GERMANY Death reported by, connection to deceased, place of burial: VAL. WILKEN SON PRESTON ONTARIO

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Valentine Wilkin
      Event Type: Birth
      Event Date: 12 Dec 1897
      Event Place: Town of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
      Gender: Male
      Father's Name: Wm. Wilkin
      Mother's Name: Margaret Baker

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-3 Page 5.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Anna Margaret Becker Born: Germany Age: 25 Est. Birth: abt 1863 Father: Courad Becker Mother: Elizabeth Becker married William Wilken (mason of Elmira) Age:: 26 Est. Birth: abt 1862 Born: Canada Father: Frederick Wilken Mother: Frederika Wilken married 6 Nov 1888 Marriage Place: Waterloo, Berlin

    4. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 27.

    5. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 20.

    6. [S118] News - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo - Waterloo Chronicle, December 7, 1905 - Obituary of Frederick Wilken.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Frederick William WILKEN, 22, b. Mick. Schwein, of Rumelharlsbourn?, s/o Henry WILKEN & Sophia ALTENBURG, married Frederika Louisa Mary FRYSIN, 21, b. Mick. Schwein, of Rumelharlsbourn?, d/o Dutish FRYSN & Maria SCHADE, witn: John WILKEN & Anna GEIGER, both of Rumelharlsbourn?, 4 July 1858

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Nov. 08, 1888.
      Nov. 06, 1888 Anna Margaretha Becker of Berlin and Wilhelm Wilken of Elmira, were married by Pastor Andres, Berlin.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Sep 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - mason - 1888 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Nov 1888 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1897 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mason - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1905 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mason, Building - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: chronic alcoholism - 5 Apr 1939 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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