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

Jacob Rank[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1831 - 1907  (76 years)


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  • Name Jacob Rank 
    Born 22 May 1831  Obergimpern, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Christened 29 May 1831  Obergimpern, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1844  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Religion 1852  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Lutheran 
    Naturalization 1866  [6
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 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  [7
    Farmer 
    Retired 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1907  Wellesley Township - East Concession 07 Lot 07, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-111615 
    Died 10 Jul 1907  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Buried Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Heidelburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I111615  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    Father Ludwig Heinrich "Lewis" Rank,   b. 1800, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1862, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Katherine Friederika Bickel,   b. 1805, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 24 Jul 1827  Obergimpern, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Family ID F222442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Hartwick,   b. 31 Dec 1848, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1927  (Age 78 years) 
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F12186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catharina Feick,   b. CALC 22 Jun 1836, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1888, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Children 
     1. Veronica "Fronica" Rank,   b. 29 Oct 1855, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1932, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Johann "John" Rank,   b. 17 Mar 1857, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1924  (Age 67 years)
     3. Friedrich Rank,   b. 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Henry Rank,   b. 30 Jan 1859, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1927, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Ludwig "Louis" Rank,   b. 1 Dec 1860, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 87 years)
     6. Catherine Rank,   b. 20 Sep 1862, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1893  (Age 31 years)
     7. Jacob Rank,   b. 14 Jul 1865, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1928, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     8. Elisabeth Rank,   b. 1869, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1872  (Age 3 years)
     9. Sophia Rank,   b. 30 Jul 1869, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 72 years)
     10. Christian Rank,   b. 10 Jan 1872, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1950, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     11. William Henry Rank,   b. 30 Mar 1874, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1924  (Age 50 years)
     12. Caroline "Carrie" Rank,   b. 23 Apr 1876, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1921  (Age 44 years)
     13. Lydia Rank,   b. 19 Sep 1879, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1959, RR1, St. Clements, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F28268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary,   b. Jan 1846, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Christian Rank,   b. 10 Jan 1872, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1950, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F238621  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • St. Clements - We have this week to record the death of Mr. Jacob Rank, sr., which occurred at his home just west of this village, lot 7, con. 7, e.s. at one o'clock last Wednesday afternoon, aged 76 years, 1 month, and 19 days. Deceased emigrated from Germany with his parents when a lad of 12 years and the family settled at once on the farm upon which he died. At the age of 20 he was married to Catharine Feick, who predeceased him twenty years ago. Of their 12 children ten (six sons and four daughters), survive. The surviving children are: John, Wellesley Tp., on his Grandfather's homestead; Henry and William in Waterloo; Louis in Wellesley Tp. west of Bamberg; Jacob in Sebastopol; Christ'n, on his father's homestead; Mrs. Henry Hahn near Linwood; Mrs. Henry Hergenroeder of Berlin; Mrs. Jacob Fenner, Waterloo; and Mrs. John Schneider, Wellesley Tp., west of Heidelberg. The funeral occurred last Saturday morning, the attendance being very large. The remains were interred in the Heidelberg Lutheran cemetery.
      Wellesley Maple Leaf, July 18, 1907

      Obituary is supplied by the Wellesley Township Heritage and Historical Society Click here to go to their website

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Henry Hahn Born: Wellesley Ont Age: 27 Born: abt 1856 Father: George Hahn Mother: Elizabeth Herbert Spouse: Veronica Rank Age: 27 Born: abt 1856 born: Wellesley Tp Ont Father: Jacob Rank Mother: Catharine Feik married 2 Oct 1883 married: Waterloo, Heidelburg

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 27 Sep 1888.
      Died 11 Sep 1888 Catharina Rank, née Feik, wife of Jakob Rank, died near St. Clements, at age of 52 years, 2 months & 20 days.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 16892-1902.
      John Schneider, 27, Farmer, b. Mornington, Res. Wellesley, son of Henry Schneider and Marie Kimpel, married Lydia Rank, 22, b. Wellesley, Res. same, daughter of Jacob Rank and Catherine Feick, Witnessed by: Christian and Alice Rank of Wellesley, 4 Feb 1902 at Berlin

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11715-85.
      Ludwig Rank, 24, occ. Farmer, b. Woolwich Twp., res. Wellesley Twp., son of Jacob Rank and Catherine Fick, Married Catherine Foerster, 24, b. Wellesley Twp., res. Same, daughter of Andrew Foerster and Hanette Spies, Wittness(es) - William Foerster and Catherine Ventel, 8 Oct 1885 at Heidelberg

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011687-85.
      John Rank, 27, occ. Farmer, b. Wellesley Twp, res. Wellesley Twp, son of Jacob Rank and Catharine Veik Married Maria Foerster, 26, b. Wellesley Twp, res. Wellesley Twp, daughter of Jacob Foerster and Helena Meinhardt (?), Witn Henry Rank and Jacob Foerster both of Wellesley, 20 January 1885 In Heidelberg.

    6. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-2 Page 4.

    7. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 1 Page 37.

    8. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 79.

    9. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 26.

    10. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Dist. 9 Page 88.

    11. [S2586] Baden, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1502-1985.
      Name:Jacob Rank
      Gender:männlich (Male)
      Event Type:Taufe (Baptism)
      Birth Date:22 Mai 1831 (22 May 1831)
      Baptism Date:29 Mai 1831 (29 May 1831)
      Baptism Place:Obergimpern, Baden (Baden-Württemberg), Preußen (Germany)
      Father:Ludwig Rank
      Mother:Katharina Rank
      Legitimacy:Ehelich
      Parish as it Appears:Obergimpern
      Page Number:136;137

    12. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, St. Clements 1921Sub Dist. 7 Page 6.

    13. [S2304] Germany, Select Marriages, 1558-1929.
      Name:Sophie Rank
      Gender:Female
      Birth Date:17 Dez 1838 (17 Dec 1838)
      Birth Place:Evangelische Kirche, Obergimpern, Baden, Germany
      Residence Place:Obergimpern, Baden, Germany
      Father:Ludwig Rank
      Mother:Katharina Bickel
      FHL Film Number:1189307

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 May 1831 - Obergimpern, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 29 May 1831 - Obergimpern, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1844 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1852 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1907 - Wellesley Township - East Concession 07 Lot 07, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jul 1907 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Heidelburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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