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

Sophia Boeckmann[1, 2]

Female 1821 - 1903  (81 years)


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  • Name Sophia Boeckmann 
    Born 10 Nov 1821  , Mecklenburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Sophia Dunker 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1903  Shannon St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-11464 
    Died 17 Jan 1903  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: Pneumonia (1 week) 
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11464  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Family Frederick Dunker,   b. 8 Sep 1819, , Mecklenburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1901  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Dunker,   b. 1 Feb 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933  (Age 79 years)
     2. Charles Dunker,   b. 1855, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Catherine Dunker,   b. 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Caroline Dunker,   b. 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 91 years)
     5. Henry Dunker,   b. 8 Dec 1860, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938  (Age 77 years)
     6. Lena Dunker,   b. 4 Mar 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Catherina Carolina Dunker,   b. 15 Sep 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F6788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DEATH OF MRS. DUNKER

      The death took place at her home on Shannon street, Saturday, of Mrs. Sophia Dunker, aged 81 years, 2 mos and 1 day. The funeral will take place from her late residence, on Tuesday at 2 o'clock p.m., to St. Peter's Lutheran church, for service and thence to Mount Hope cemetery, for interment. Deceased was born in Germany and came to Canada in 1850 and leaves a family of five children to mourn her death, Mrs. Bortz, Mrs. L. Schlieman, William Schlieman, Henry Dunker, of Berlin and Chas. Dunker, of Iowa.

      The Chronicle-Telegraph 22 Jan 1903 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 009421-75 Maria Dunker & Frederick Bortz.
      Frederick BORTZ, 22, laborer, Germany, Bridgeport, s/o Karl & Elizabeth married Maria DUNKER, 22, Canada, Bridgeport, d/o Frederick & Frederika, witn: Karl DUNKER & Emma BORTZ both of Bridgeport, 26 September 1875 in Berlin

    2. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library, pg 47.
      Heinrich Dunker son of Friedrich and Sophia Boeckmann, born 8 Dec 1860, bapt. 6 Oct 1861.

    3. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 9.

    4. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 11.

    5. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 10.

    6. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 26940 (1903).
      Mrs Fred Dunker Gender: Female Age: 81 Religion: Lutheran Birth Date: abt 1822 Birth Place: Germany Death Date: 17 Jan 1903 Death Place: Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death: Pneumonia

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Nov 1821 - , Mecklenburg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Pneumonia (1 week) - 17 Jan 1903 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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