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

Sophia Henning[1, 2]

Female Cal 1840 - 1918  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name Sophia Henning 
    Born CALC 30 Sep 1840  Graebenaud, Hessia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Sophia Hamel 
    Residence 1860  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Religion 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-119077 
    Died 23 May 1918  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Acute Myocarditis 8 days-Cardiac Dilation, immediate 
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I119077  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father John Henning,   b. Abt 1808, of, Graebenaud, Hessia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Mary,   b. Abt 1808, of, Graebenaud, Hessia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F38156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Hamel,   b. 1839, , Hessia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1881  (Age < 41 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Children 
     1. Gustav J. Hamel,   b. 16 Jul 1861, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Hamel,   b. 1862, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Edward Hammel,   b. 26 Dec 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Andreas "Andrew" Hamel,   b. 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Albert Hamel,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Matilda C. Hamel,   b. 1871, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1960, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     7. Louise S. Hammel,   b. 6 May 1872, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Emma Hamel,   b. 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F31404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Hamel

      The death took place in Elmira on Thursday of an estimable lady in the person of Mrs. (Sophia) Hamel relict of the late Henry Hamel who passed away while on a visit to her daughter, Mrs. George E. Heuhn. The deceased was aged 77 years, 7 months and 23 days, and of late years has made her home in Sarnia. Born in Hessen Darmstadt, she came to this country with her parents and took up residence at Lexington. Later on with her parents they took up farming near Elmira. For 29 years she was a highly respected resident of Waterloo and her host of friends will be sorry to learn of her death. To mourn her sad demise there are left: - Gustave and Edward of Waterloo; John, Mildmay; Andrew, Hanover; Albert, Sterling, California; Matilda, (Mrs. John Filsinger), Sarnia; Louise (Mrs. Geo. Hehn), Elmira, and Emma (Mrs. Jacob Otto), Sarnia, 19 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren and one sister Mrs. August Weber of Elmira also survive. Her husband predeceased her 43 years ago.

      Her remains were interred at Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo, last Sunday.

      Elmira Signet May 30 1918

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John Filsinger Born: Tp of Carrick Age: 22 Father: Fred Filsinger Mother: Sarah Filsinger Born: abt 1865 Spouse: Matilda Hamel Age: 17 born: Waterloo Father: Jacob Hamel Mother: Sophie Hamel married 16 Mar 1887

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11816-91.
      Edward HAMMEL, 27, Waterloo, Waterloo, wagon maker, s/o Sophia & Henry HAMMEL, married Catharine HAHN, 26, Heidelberg, Heidelberg, d/o Elizabeth & John HAHN, witn: Andrew HAMMEL, Hanover & Caroline HAHN, Heidelberg, on 31 December 1891, at St. Jacobs

    3. [S302] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1881, Waterloo Village 1881 Div. 2 Page 15.

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Hammel Birth Place: ?, Hessia RESIDENCE: Waterloo Age: 20 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840 Father Name: Henry Hamel Mother Name: Cath Hamel Spouse Name: Sophia Henning Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839 Spouse Birth Place: Graebenaud, Hessia Spouse Residence: Berlin Spouse Father Name: John Spouse Mother Name: Elizabeth Mary Marriage Date: 3 Jun 1860 Marriage County: Waterloo

    5. [S1885] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1861, Waterloo 1861 Dist. 1 Page 10.

    6. [S2658] aaaaWaterloo Village 1871, Sect. 1 Page 28.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jun 1860 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Acute Myocarditis 8 days-Cardiac Dilation, immediate - 23 May 1918 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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