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

Catherine Oppertshauser[1]

Female 1853 - 1906  (53 years)


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  • Name Catherine Oppertshauser 
    Born 8 Mar 1853  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Catherine Esch 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Baptist 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Reg. Baptist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-114256P 
    Died 16 Aug 1906  Pentland, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Sandhills Baptist Cemetery, Woolwich Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I114256  Generations
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2022 

    Father John Oppertshauser,   b. 30 Nov 1814, , Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1894, Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Barbara Hoffman,   b. 19 Sep 1815, of, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1886, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1848  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F15311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Daniel Esch,   b. 28 Aug 1848, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1925  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
     1. John Henry Esch,   b. 3 Aug 1872, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1933, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. Albert Esch,   b. 20 Mar 1874, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1945, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Johanna Fredericka "Hannah" Esch,   b. 24 Jun 1876, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1945  (Age 68 years)
     4. Mary Ann Esch,   b. 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Magdalena Mathilde Esch,   b. Mar 1880, Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Emma Lena Esch,   b. 22 Nov 1883, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1963, Grand Rapids Township, Kent, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Ida Esch,   b. CALC 8 Nov 1885,   d. 17 Jun 1886  (Age ~ 0 years)
     8. Clara Esch,   b. 17 Nov 1890, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1914, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     9. Daniel Esch,   b. 15 Jun 1893, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1893, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F28909  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • There died at Pentland on Tuesday, August 16th, Catherine Esch, wife of Mr. Daniel Esch. Deceased was a daughter of the late John Oppertsheuser and was born in Woolwich on March 8th, 1853. In 1871 she was united in marriage to Daniel Esch, which union was blessed with eleven children, three of whom preceded her in death. She leaves to mourn her comparatively early death, her husband, two sons, six daughters, sixteen grandchildren and four sisters. Her remains where interred in the Baptist cemetery, in Upper Woolwich, on Saturday, Rev. W.J. Zimmerman, Elmira, conducting the funeral services.


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  • Sources 
    1. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 14550-98.
      Fred Schaefer, 24, occ. Laborer, res. of Pentland, son of Val Schaefer and Cath Lang, Married Hanna Esch, 21, daughter of Dan Esch and Cath Opperhauser [No Other Info Given], Witn: Maggie Schaefer and Simon Stadelbauer, 8 Feb 1898 at Berlin

    2. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 20.

    3. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 70.

    4. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Dist. 9 Page 92.

    5. [S165] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Sandhills Baptist CC#4589.
      East: Daniel Esch/ died/ Jan. 9, 1925/ aged 76 yrs. 4 mo. & 12 days
      North: In/ memory/ of/ Catherine/ wife of/ Daniel Esch/ died/ Aug. 16, 1906/ aged/ 53 years 5 mo./ 8 days/ Esch

    6. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner report 120.
      Joh. Iggesthaser, to Barbara Hoffman. 26 Mar. 1848

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1853 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Baptist - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Reg. Baptist - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sandhills Baptist Cemetery, Woolwich Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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