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

Lorenz Steffler[1, 2]

Male 1819 - 1879  (59 years)

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  • Name Lorenz Steffler 
    Born 24 Oct 1819  Salmbach, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1846  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Naturalization 1848  , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    RC 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Roman Catholic 
    Directory 1864  Woolwich Township German Company Tract 110, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Name Laurent Stoefler 
    Name Lawrence Steffler 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-127223P 
    Died 7 Aug 1879  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 11
    Cause: consumption (10 months) 
    Buried Saint James Lutheran Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I127223  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2023 

    Father Georg Adam Steffler,   b. Abt 1790, of, Salmbach, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elisabethe Wernsperger,   b. Abt 1790, of, Salmbach, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F47622  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elisabeth Braun,   b. 1828, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1896, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1846  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Catharine Steffler,   b. 1846, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Maria "Mary" Steffler,   b. 30 Dec 1847, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1924, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Jacob Steffler,   b. 31 Dec 1849, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. M. Steffler,   b. 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Elizabeth Steffler,   b. 15 Jan 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1926, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. George Michael Steffler,   b. 25 Jan 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1931  (Age 77 years)
     7. Philippine "Phoebe" Steffler,   b. 12 May 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1913, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     8. Magdalena Steffler,   b. 23 Mar 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1941, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     9. Sophia Catherine Steffler,   b. 1859, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. David Steffler,   b. 23 Feb 1863, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Melinda Steffler,   b. 23 Aug 1865, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1914, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     12. Daniel Steffler,   b. 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. William Steffler,   b. 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Caroline Steffler,   b. 5 Apr 1874, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1947, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2023 
    Family ID F14242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Lorenz Steffler
    Lorenz Steffler
    image from Dale White 2014

  • Notes 
    • Lorenz Steffler is mention as well as his brother-in-law in the margin of Jacob Braun's will as having ¬£900 surties.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Magdalena Stoeffler Born: Woolwich Tp Age: 25 Father: Lorenz Steffler Mother: Elisabeth Braun Born: abt 1858 Spouse: Eckhardt Sieling Age: 25 born: Woolwich Tp Father: Henry Sieling Mother: Christian Stange married 6 Nov 1883 married: Waterloo

    2. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11134-76.
      George Michael Steffler, 22, occ. Farmer, b. Woolwich, res. of Woolwich, son of Lorenz & Elisabeth Steffler, Married Catharine Ott, 20, b. Woolwich, res. of Woolwich, daughter of John & Elisabeth Ott, Witn: Michael Treissinger & Louis Hollinger of Woolwich, On 1 February 1876, at Elmira

    3. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 23.

    4. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 13.

    5. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 3 Page 22.

    6. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 14608 (1879), Lorenz Steffler.
      Lorenz Steffler, d. 7 Aug 1879 Woolwich, aged 59y, 9m, 13d, b. Germany, farmer, cause: consumption (10 months)

    7. [S448] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. James Lutheran St. Jacobs CC#4590 Internet Link.
      (Stone broken) (Lo)renz/ Steffler/ geb. 24 Oct. 1819/ gest. 7 Aug. 1879/ Alter/ 59 Jahre 9 Mo./ & 13 Tag./ verse

    8. [S2099] Archives départmentales du Bas-Rhin.
      Laurent Stoefler born 24 October 1819, in Salmbach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France; the son of GEORG ADAM STOEFLER, age 36 years, and ELISABETHE WERNSPERGER.

      [Although the Family was German-speaking; he is named LAURENT STOEFLER on his French-language birth registration.] See No. 49 in "Actes de Naissance pour 1819" [Births for 1819] for Salmbach ...

    9. [S2100] Immigration & Citizenship Upper Canada & Canada West Naturalization Record 1838-1850.
      Steffler, Lawrence Residence on 10 Feb 1841: Woolwich Present Residence: Woolwich Occupation: Date of Expiration of the 7 Years Residence: Sep 1837 Whether Party Was or Was Not Under 16 Years of Age at the Date Named In Preceding Column - If He Was, then the Date at Which He Attained That Age: not under 16 years Date of Registry: 4 Mar 1848

    10. [S330] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1864 - County of Waterloo gazetteer and general business directory for 1864, pg 69.

    11. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 12.

    12. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev. Jacob Huttner - Minister of The Lutheran Evangelical Church In The Village of Preston report 65.
      Lorenz Stoffler, married Elisabeth Braun, both of Woolwich. 2 June 1846

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Oct 1819 - Salmbach, , Alsace, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1846 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jun 1846 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 1848 - , Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - RC - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: consumption (10 months) - 7 Aug 1879 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint James Lutheran Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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