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

Jacob Irwin Bernhardt[1]

Male Cal 1840 - 1888  (~ 47 years)


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  • Name Jacob Irwin Bernhardt 
    Born CALC 8 Jul 1840  Hamburg, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Beer Peddler 
    Residence 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1869  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1871  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Merchant 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Clerk 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Historic Building 1882  1121 Doon Village Road, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Jacob Bernhardt built this square hipped roof residence in 1882 of buff Doon brick. The wide front verandah, a later addition, is constructed of matching brick below with wood pillars supporting a shallow hipped roof with central pediment. The house is set well back in an ample garden behind a Edwardian wire fence. The large carriage shed to the rear is a country village feature.1a

      1aUpper Doon, a a heritage conservation district plan, prepared by Nicholas Hill (architect planner - London) 1987 pg 36
    Name Jakob Bernhardt  [10
    Died 16 Jun 1888  Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 11
    Cause: Cause: Purpura Haemorrhagica 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-133609P 
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Person ID I133609  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Philip Jacob "Jacob" Bernhardt,   b. 29 Mar 1796, Oberhofen, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1857, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Barbara Rupp,   b. 27 Mar 1791, Oberhofen, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1881, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Family ID F9382  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Louise Israel,   b. 14 Feb 1842, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1923, Walkerville, Sandwich South Twp., Essex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 10, 13
    Children 
     1. Albert Barnhardt,   b. 1862, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jacob Bernhardt,   b. CALC 29 Aug 1862,   d. 6 Oct 1862  (Age ~ 0 years)
     3. Albert Carl Bernhardt,   b. 17 Jan 1865, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1939, Walkerville, Sandwich South Twp., Essex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Emile Barnhardt,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. William Bernhardt,   b. 10 Jan 1867, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age 85 years)
     6. Emil Bernhardt,   b. 1868, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mena Barnhardt,   b. 15 Nov 1869, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Emma Bernhardt,   b. CALC 2 Jan 1871, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1892  (Age ~ 21 years)
     9. August Bernhardt,   b. 1875, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Herman Bernhardt,   b. 1877, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Mary Bernhart,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Clara Louise Bernhardt,   b. CALC 30 Dec 1883, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1885, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     13. Eda Bernhart,   b. 1885, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F33018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 26 Feb 1885.
      23 Feb 1885 Clara Louise Bernhardt, daughter of Jakob Bernhardt, died in Doon at age of 1 year, 1 month and 24 days

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Barnhardt Jacob, 23, Galt, Hamburg NY, s/o Jacob & Barbara, married 7 Nov 1861 Elizabeth Israel, 18, Preston, Preston, d/o Carl & Catherine (Relescher)

    3. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 25.

    4. [S1473] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1861, Div. 2 Page 16.

    5. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In Loving Remembrance/ Of Jacob Bernhardt/ Died June 16, 1888/ Aged 47 Years/ His Wife Elizabeth Israel/ Died Jan. 11, 1923/ In Her 81st Year./ [Left Side] Albert C. Bernhardt/ Born/ Jan. 17, 1865/ Died Mar. 5, 1939/ Bernhardt

    6. [S1338] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), Death notice of Jacob Bernhardt - Jun 29 1888 pg 8.
      In Doon, on June 16th, Jacob Bernhardt, aged 47 years, 11 months and 8 days.

    7. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Front] In / Loving Remembrance/ Of/ Emma Bernhardt/ Died May 2, 1892/ Aged 21 Years/ & 4 Month/ A Precious One From Us Has Gone./ A Voice We Loved Is Stilled./ A Place Is Vacant In Our Home/ Which Never Can Be Filled./ Right Side] In Loving Remembrance/ Of Jacob Bernhardt/ Died June 16, 1888/ Aged 47 Years/ His Wife Elizabeth Israel/ Died Jan. 11, 1923/ In Her 81st Year./ [Left Side] Albert C. Bernhardt/ Born/ Jan. 17, 1865/ Died Mar. 5, 1939/ Bernhardt.

    8. [S2798] aaaPreston 1871 census, Sect, 1 Page 40.

    9. [S326] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1901, Ayr (Village) A Page 8.

    10. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 28 Nov 1861.
      Married 7 Nov 1861 In Preston by Rev. Wurster, Jakob Bernhardt was married to Elisabeth Israel, both of Galt.

    11. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Jacob Bernhardt Gender:Male Birth Year:abt 1842 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Age at Death:46 Death Date:20 Jun 1888 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    12. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 39.

    13. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Jacob Barnhardt Age:23 Birth Date:abt 1838 Birth Place:New York Marriage Date:7 Nov 1861 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Jacob Mother:Barbara Spouse:Elizabeth Israel Spouse's Age:18 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1843 Spouse Birth Place:Preston Spouse Residence:Preston Spouse Father:Carl Spouse Mother:Cath Palischer Residence:Galt

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 8 Jul 1840 - Hamburg, Erie, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Beer Peddler - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Nov 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1869 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1871 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - 1882 - 1121 Doon Village Road, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Purpura Haemorrhagica - 16 Jun 1888 - Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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