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 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Residence 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 29 Nov 2020 

    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 30 Nov 2020 
    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 MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 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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