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

Barbara Hollinger[1]

Female 1834 - 1925  (~ 90 years)


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  • Name Barbara Hollinger 
    Born Sep 1834  Miesau (Obermiesau), , Rheinland-Pfalz, Bayern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 25 Sep 1834  Miesau (Obermiesau), , Rheinland-Pfalz, Bayern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1848  , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Name Barbara Dorsch 
    Name Barbara Ziegler 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-131 
    Died 29 Aug 1925  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Saint James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I131  Generations
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 

    Father Johann Adam Ludwig "Louis" Hollinger,   b. 1788, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1875, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Scherer,   b. 7 Jan 1791, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1863, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1810  Obermiesau, Pfalz, Bayern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F232357  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Philip Dorsch,   b. 29 Sep 1818, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Children 
     1. Ludwig Durst,   b. 12 May 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1939, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Frederick Durst,   b. 24 Aug 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Philip Dorst,   b. 1857, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Emil Dorst,   b. 1859, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Caroline Durst,   b. 4 Mar 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1944  (Age 82 years)
     6. Phillipina Dorst,   b. 4 Mar 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1953, , Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     7. William Dorst,   b. 1864, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Heinrich "Henry" Ziegler,   b. 1 Jun 1827, Adelshofen, , Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1903  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. William Ziegler,   b. 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F24941  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • FORMER ELMIRA WOMAN DIED
      LIVED SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS IN THIS DISTRICT


      Another of the old pioneers of this district passed away in the person of Mrs. Barbara Ziegler, widow of the late Henry Ziegler, who died at the home of her son, Mr. Fred Durst, in Kitchener on Saturday. The deceased was born in Germany and came to this country when about fifteen years old. In 1852 she was married to Philip Durst and they resided on a farm near the Three Bridges now owned by their son, Mr. Louis Durst. Her husband died and in 1875 she was married a second time, namely to the late Henry Ziegler. They lived in Elmira until Mr. Ziegler died in 1903. She continued to live here for some and then went to live with her son in Kitchener. Surviving her there are six children of the first marriage. They are William of Cleveland, Louis of Woolwich, Emil and Fred of Kitchener, Mrs. Henry Vollmer of Heidelberg and Mrs. Charles Schell (formerly Mrs. Wm. Christman) of near Port Elgin. One son, Philip, died eighteen years ago. The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon from her son's home in Kitchener to St. James church, Elmira where the funeral service was held. Interment took place in St. James Cemetery after the service. Deceased was in her 91st year. Her maiden name was Hollinger. The late George Hollinger of Elmira was her brother. She bad been suffering from internal cancer for some time.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Sophia Stumpf Born: Woolwich Age: 20 Father: Ludwig Stumpf Mother: Anna Martha Stumpf Born: abt 1857 Spouse: Ludwig Dorst Age: 23 born: Woolwich Father: Philip Dorst Mother: Barbara Dorst married 9 Dec 1877 married: Waterloo

    2. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 15.

    3. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 20.

    4. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 16.

    5. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 3.

    6. [S1901] Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898, indexing project (batch) number: C97527-1 system origin: Germany-ODM source film number: 193094 Evangelisch-Reformierte Kirche Miesau (Obermiesau).
      Barbara Hollinger chr. 25 Sep 1834 Evangelisch, Obermiesau, Pfalz, Bavaria d/o Ludwig Hollinger & Elisabeth Scherer

    7. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 14.

    8. [S1977] Germany, Marriages, 1558-1929, Indexing project (batch) number: M97527-1 system origin: Germany-ODM source film number: 193094 Evangelisch-Reformierte Kirche Miesau (Obermiesau).

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Sep 1834 - Miesau (Obermiesau), , Rheinland-Pfalz, Bayern, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 25 Sep 1834 - Miesau (Obermiesau), , Rheinland-Pfalz, Bayern, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1848 - , 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 MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Aug 1925 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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