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

John Kraft

Male 1836 - 1864  (28 years)


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  • Name John Kraft 
    Born 30 Aug 1836  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    store clerk 
    • Staying with Frederick G. Mellor
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    stork clerk 
    Eby ID Number 00016-1320.4 
    Died 2 Sep 1864  Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Buried Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12673  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Henry Kraft,   b. 2 Mar 1813, of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1846, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Mother Lydia Bricker,   b. 24 Nov 1816, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1852  (Age 35 years) 
    Family ID F3510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Aug 1836 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - store clerk - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - stork clerk - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Sep 1864 - Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John Kraft died 2 Sep 1864 in Sarnia, 28 yrs, was known personally by most readers, as he had worked 9yrs in Mr. John A. Mackie's store. He was near Lake Superior, Sault Ste. Marie for a few years, got TB 9 mths ago, became worse in the last while, was picked up by his brother-in-law. Arriving in Sarnia, he died. Body brought here & buried in the Mennonite cemetery.

      Berliner Journal 8 Sep 1864 translated by Pat Kauk

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 325.

    2. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 188.

    3. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 4 Aug 1836:42.
      last Saturday Mr. Henrich Kraft of Berlin was blessed with a son.
      birth date differs from Ezra Eby's book

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Obituary of John Kraft.

    5. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 14.