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

Christian Fischer

Male Cal 1829 - 1919  (~ 90 years)


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  • Name Christian Fischer 
    Born CALC 26 Mar 1829  Hausen Hoenz Hechingen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Roman Catholic 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-113792 
    Died 26 Aug 1919  Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: arterio scleroris (6 months) & senile weakness (1 week) 
    Buried St. Mary Immaculate RC Cemetery, Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I113792  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Magnus Fischer,   b. Abt 1812, of, Hohenzallem, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Rosina Buck,   b. Abt 1812, of, Hohenzallem, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F28823  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth "Liza" Matthes,   b. 1837, Didorf Lashan Weimar, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1899  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1860  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F34516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • in the large three storey building, on the east side of Upper Geddes Street. This was far removed from any other building at that time. Later it was occupied by Christian Fischer, furniture and undertaker, who had moved from Preston to Salem in 1871, and then to Elora..

      Wellington District Archives Essay 1980-7 - Some businesses in Elora

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Christian Fisher b. Hausen Hoenz Hechingen res: Preston Age: 28 born abt 1832 father: Magsins mother: Rosina Burk? married Elizabeth Mathers of Matthes Age:: 22 born abt 1838 b. Didoft Lashan Weimar Spouse res: Preston father: Frederick mother: Maria Hollenbach married 14 Jan 1860 county: Waterloo

    2. [S1473] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1861, Div. 1 Page 6.

    3. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 34255 (1919), Christian Fischer.
      Christian Fischer age 91, d. 26 Aug 1919 Village of Elora, b. Germany, buried R. C. Cemetery - Elora, cabinet maker, widower, s/o Magnus Fischer & Rosina Buck, cause: arterio scleroris (6 months) & senile weakness (1 week)

    4. [S829] Cemetery - ON, Wellington, Elora - St. Marys Immaculate Roman Catholic Wellington County Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.
      Ihs/ F/ Christian J./ Fischer/ Born/ June 13/ 1884/ Died / April 13, 1927/ Mary E./ Fischer/ Born 1868/ Died 1943 / Ellen/ Fischer/ Born 1863/ Died 1946/ Fischer.
      (Right) In/ Memory Of/ Christian/ Fischer/ Who Died/ Aug. 26, 1919/ Aged 90 Yrs./ 5 Months/ Elizabeth/ Beloved Wife Of/ Christian Fischer/ Who Died/ Nov. 26, 1899/ Aged 62 Yrs./ May Their Souls Rest In Peace/ Luella/ Died Dec. 14, 1975/ Daughter Of/ Frederick & Wilhelmina/ Fischer.
      (Left) In/ Memory Of/ Frederick/ Fischer/ 1861 - 1949/ His Wife/ Wilhelmina/ Schill/ 1863 - 1946/ Ida Elizabeth/ Dau. Of/ Fred & Minnie/ Fischer/ Died April 5, 1903/ Aged 14 Yrs. 9 Mos./ May Her Soul Rest In Peace.

      (Rear) Andrew Louis/ Son Of/ Christian & Elizabeth/ Fischer/ Born Nov. 21, 1873/ Died Mar. 25, 1876 / Frederick C. Fischer/ Died Oct. 23, 1978.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Feb. 9, 1860.
      Elisabeth Matthes Jan. 14, 1860 Elisabeth Matthes and Christian Fischer, both of Preston, in Preston by Rev. Wurster

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jan 1860 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: arterio scleroris (6 months) & senile weakness (1 week) - 26 Aug 1919 - Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Mary Immaculate RC Cemetery, Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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