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

Philip Meyer[1, 2, 3]

Male 1837 - 1878  (41 years)


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  • Name Philip Meyer 
    Born 1837  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Roman Catholic 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-111659 
    Died 17 Oct 1878  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: drowned 
    Person ID I111659  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Michael Meyer,   b. CALC 7 Oct 1805, Ederbach, Alsace Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Anna Maria Schmitth√§usler,   b. 1808, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 7 May 1881  (Age > 73 years) 
    Married 1833  Ederbach, Alsace Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F226877  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christina Hergott,   b. 1845, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1881  (Age < 35 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth C. Meyer,   b. 27 Apr 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Michael Meyer,   b. 29 Sep 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1935, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Lovina Mary Meyer,   b. 17 Jan 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Marie Ann "Mary" Meyer,   b. 13 Feb 1873, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1942  (Age 69 years)
     5. John H. Meyer,   b. 28 May 1875, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Christina Philipina Meyer,   b. 16 Mar 1879, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1935  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F28276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012108-94.
      Joseph Forwell, 27, occ. Farmer, b. Wellesley, res. Wellesley, son of Charles Forwell and Catharine Koenig married Ludwina Meyer, 23, b. Wilmot, res. Milverton Perth Co., daughter of Phillip Meyer and Christina Hergott, Witn William Forwell and Eliza Meyer of St. Clements, 5 February 1894 in St. Clements.

    2. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12441-95.
      George Sehl, 30, occ. Tinsmith, b. Wilmot, res. Berlin, son of Peter and Catherine, married Maria Ann Meyer, 22, b. Wellesley Township, res. St. Agatha, daughter of Philip Meyer and Christine Herrgott, Witn: Johannes Meyer of Wilmot and Anna Sehl of Baden, 30 Oct 1895 at St. Agatha

    3. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012618-96.
      Michael Meyer, 27, occ. Brewer, b. Canada, res. Waterloo, Widower, son of Philip Meyer and Christina Herrgott married Caroline Weber, 26, b. Canada, res. Berlin, daughter of John Weber and Mary Veitenheimer, Witn George Weber, Mathilda Dopp Both of Berlin, John Meyer of Hawksville and France Dietrich of Dashwood, 4 February 1896 In Berlin.

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 14613-1878.
      Philipp Meyer d. 17 Oct 1878 aged 40 b. & d. Wilmot, cause: drowned, occ. farmer

    5. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Pg. 111.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 May 1881.
      7 May 1881 Michael Meyer died in Wilmot at age of 75 years and 7 months. He was born in Ederbach in Alsace, married Anna Maria Schmitthäusler of the same village in 1833 and emigrated to Canada in 1836, where he gained independent status through industry and thrift. He is survived by his widow, 7 children, 41 grand-children and 4 great-grand-children.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1837 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: drowned - 17 Oct 1878 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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