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William John Motz

William John Motz

Male 1870 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name William John Motz 
    Born 9 Sep 1870  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    RC 
    Religion 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Editor 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Student 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Roman Catholic 
    Public Service 1906  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Berlin Public Library Board 
    From: Berlin Today 1806-1906
    From: Berlin Today 1806-1906
    Name W. J. Motz 
    Occupation Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    newspaper publisher - Berlin Journal 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-138211 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I138211  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Mayor John Motz,   b. 5 Jun 1830, Diedorf, Krs. Muehlhausen , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1911, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Helene Vogt,   b. 11 Aug 1832, , Wuerttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Feb 1868  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F8058  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosalia "Rosa" Huck,   b. 10 Jul 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. John E. Motz,   b. Mar 1909, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F184583  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Sep 1870 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - RC - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Editor - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Student - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPublic Service - Berlin Public Library Board - 1906 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - newspaper publisher - Berlin Journal - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William John Motz
    William John Motz
    From: Berlin, Canada A Self-portrait of Kitchener, Ontario before World War One [1912]

  • Notes 
    • John Motz retired as editor of the Berliner Journal in 1899, and the business was continued by the founders' sons, William John Motz and John Adam Rittinger.

      Lynn E. Richardson

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-4 Page 17.

    2. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div. 2 Pg. 37.

    3. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 58.

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      John William Motz Date of Birth: 9 Sep 1870 Gender: Male Birth County: Waterloo Father's Name: John Motz (editor of Berlin) Mother's Name: Helena Vogt

    5. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div 35 Page 16.

    6. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 2 Page 22.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Joh. Motz, 36, res. Berlin, b. Prussia, son of Johannes Margarethe, married 17 Feb 1868 Helena Vogt, 34, res. Berlin, b. Wurtenburg, daughter of Peter and Maria Anna