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Frederick Keller

Male 1844 - 1908  (63 years)


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  • Name Frederick Keller 
    Born 3 Nov 1844  , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1866  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cooper 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cooper 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-113225 
    Died 15 Sep 1908  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I113225  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Father Michael Keller,   b. Abt 1814, Of, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1814, Of, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F20446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Bird,   b. 29 Feb 1844, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1928, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1866  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Jacob B. Keller,   b. 24 Apr 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1940  (Age 73 years)
     2. Samuel Keller,   b. 6 Aug 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1907, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     3. Melinda Keller,   b. 27 Dec 1871, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1943, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Frederick B. Keller,   b. 13 Aug 1876, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. William Keller,   b. 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Daniel Keller,   b. 2 May 1881, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1954, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. John Keller,   b. 13 Feb 1884, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1972, Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. Emma Keller,   b. 10 Jul 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1972, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F28713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death of Frederick Keller

      After an illness of several months Frederick Keller, a respected citizen of Elmira, died last Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 15th. Deceased had been ailing for some time from what was supposed to be stomach trouble. About five weeks ago the trouble became acute and medical aid was called and the trouble pronounced internal and an operation was advised. However, it was found the case was too far advanced. About a week ago Mr. Keller became worse and was finially released from his sufferings last Tuesday. Deceased was born in Germany Nov. 3rd, 1844, but came to this country when nine years old and settled in Waterloo county. In 1866 he was married to Miss Mary Bird and settled on a farm in Maryboro township. Three years after he moved to St. Jacobs and followed the cooper trade for about 21 years, later moving to a farm in Upper Woolwich and finally to Elmira about four years ago. Deceased had reached the age of 63 years, 11 months, and leaves behind to mourn his loss a widow and seven children. The funeral took place Friday afternoon to the Union cemetery. Service was held in St. Paul's Lutheran church after interment


      Waterloo Chronicle 24 Sep 1908

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      It becomes our duty this week to chronicle the death of a respected citizen of Elmira, in the person of Mr. Frederick. who departed this life on Tuesday afternoon, after an illness of several months.

      Deceased had been ailing for some time, Irma what had been supposed a stomach trouble. about five weeks ago the trouble became acute and medical aid was called in and the trouble was pronounced internal, and an operation was advised, but upon closer examination it was found that the case was to far advanced. Deceased had been up and around until about a week ago, and was finally released from his troubles on Tuesday afternoon.

      The late Mr. Keller was born in the Kingdom of Baden, Germany on November 3rd, 1844, and emigrated to this country with his parents in 1853 when he was nine years old, and settled in Waterloo county. In 1866 he was married to Mary Bird. daughter of the late Samuel Bird, and settled on a farm in Maryboro township. Here he remained about 3 years, after which he removed to St.. Jacobs where he followed the trade of cooper for about 21 years. About, 13 years ago he removed to a farm in Upper Woolwich, where he remained for about 9 years and came to this village about 4 years ago.

      Deceased had reached the age of 63 years, 11 months and 21 days and leaves behind to mourn his loss, a widow and 7 Children, 2 brothers and 1 sister, besides Many grand children .Children are: Jacob of St.; Melinda (Mrs. Fred Mattusch) Elmira; William of Tara, Fred, John and Daniel of Elmira, and Emma (Mrs. H. B. Strome (Elmira).

      The funeral took place from his late residence on King street, on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock p. m., to the Elmira Union Cemetery. Service was held in St. Paul's Lutheran church after internment.

  • Sources 
    1. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 43.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Frederick Keller Born: Baden Res: Woolwich Age: 22 Est. Birth: abt 1844 Father: Michael Keller Mother: Elizabeth Keller married Maria Bird Age:: 23 Est. Birth: abt 1843 Born: Woolwich Res: Woolwich Father: Samuel Bird Mother: Philippine Bird married 27 Nov 1866 county: Waterloo

    3. [S118] News - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo - Waterloo Chronicle, Obituary of Frederick Keller - 24 Sep 1908.

    4. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 26.

    5. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      Frederick Keller/ Born Oct. 3, 1844 - Died Sept. 15, 1908/ Aged 63 Yrs. 11 Mos. 12 Dys./ Mary Bird, His Wife/ Born Feb. 29, 1844 - Died Mar. 27, 1928/ Aged 84 Yrs./ Keller/
      [Back] Samuel Keller/ Born Aug. 6, 1869 - Died Mar. 15, 1907/ Aged 37 Yrs. 7 Mos. 9 Dys./ Daniel Keller/ 1881 - 1954/ John Keller/ Feb. 13, 1884 - Apr. 5, 1972/ And His Wife/ Helma Schaefer/ Aug. 13, 1885 - July 8, 1968.
      [A] Mother [B] Father [C] K [4 corner lot marker stones]

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Nov 1844 - , Baden, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1866 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Nov 1866 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cooper - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cooper - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Sep 1908 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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