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

William Alexander Schafer

Male 1873 - 1951  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name William Alexander Schafer 
    Born Aug 1873  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Name Alexander Schaefer 
    Name Alexander Schafer 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Evangelical N. 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelical 
    Occupation 1898  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Evangelical 
    Residence 1939  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-142595 
    Died 1951  [5
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I142595  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Wilhelm "William" Schaefer,   b. 18 Jun 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Susanna Hoffman,   b. CALC 8 Jan 1843, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1897  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F35595  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louise Marie Kraehling,   b. 27 Mar 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1898  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Walter Henry Schafer,   b. 5 Nov 1900, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1979, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Hilda Schafer,   b. Dec 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1991  (Age ~ 88 years)
     3. Largetta Elizabeth Schaefer,   b. Aug 1904, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Wilfred Schafer,   b. Jun 1906, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F26968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 014748-98.
      William A. SCHAEFER, 25, farmer, Waterloo Twp, Waterloo Twp, s/o Wm SCHAEFER & Susanne HOFFMANN married Louise Maria KRAEHLING, 26, Waterloo Twp, Waterloo Twp, d/o John KRAEHLING & (blank) KILLER, witn Ezra C. SCHAEFER & Kathie KRAEHLING both of Waterloo Twp, 27 December 1898 in Waterloo.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 3.

    3. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 5.

    4. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 10.

    5. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      In/ memory of/ Alex Schafer/ 1873-1951/ beloved wife/ Louisa/ Kraehling/ 1871-1955/ Jacob H. Schafer/ born Jan. 18, 1869/ died May 9, 1944

    6. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 1 Page 36.

    7. [S118] News - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo - Waterloo Chronicle, Obituary of Veronica Martha Schafer - May 5 1939 pg 3.

    8. [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..., 803.

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Susan Hoffman Born: Canada Res: Berlin Age: 21 Born: abt 1842 Father: Jacob Mother: Veronica Spouse: William Schaefer Age: 25 Born: abt 1838 born: Canada Res: Wilmot Township Father: Mathias Mother: Maria married 28 Dec 1863 county: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Aug 1873 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical N. - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1898 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Dec 1898 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1939 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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