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

Henry Riffer

Male 1868 - 1940  (72 years)


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  • Name Henry Riffer 
    Born 1868  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Name Henry Rueffer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-125304 
    Died 7 Jul 1940  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I125304  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Jacob Rueffer,   b. CALC 3 Jul 1824, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Catherina Lippert,   b. 24 Dec 1836, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1931, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Family ID F31058  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Schamber,   b. 1870, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1921  [2
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F49402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1868 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jul 1940 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • PHILIPSBURG - July 8, 1940 - Henry Riffer, 72, well known farmer, died Sunday at his home in Philipsburg following an illness of six weeks. He attended Zion Lutheran Church. Born in Wilmot Township in 1868, he married Mary Schamber on September 28, 1921. Surviving are his wife, two brothers, Conrad and Valentine Riffer, both of Saskatchewan, three sisters, Mrs. Jacob Goetz of New Hamburg, Mrs. Philip Schmidt of Lambeth and Mrs. Philip Lantz of Saskatchewan. Private funeral service will be held at his late residence Wednesday at 2 o'clock followed by public service at Zion Lutheran Church at 2: 30. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. F.R. Schultz will officiate.

      Kitchener Daily Record 8 Jul 1940

  • Sources 
    1. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 41.

    2. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Henry Riffer - 8 Jul 1940.