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

Frederick David Huether[1]

Male 1853 - 1928  (74 years)


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  • Name Frederick David Huether 
    Born 19 Nov 1853  Albany, Albany, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1876  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Machinist 
    Residence 1876  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1878  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    machinist 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Machinist 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Elected Office 1887  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    councillor of Hespeler 
    Name Fred Huether 
    Name Friedrich Huether  [8
    Occupation 1891  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Machinist 
    Residence 1891  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Machinist 
    Occupation 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Machinist, Woolen Mill 
    Residence 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-147416 
    Died 18 Apr 1928  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I147416  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    Father Ludwig "Louis" Huether,   b. 6 Jan 1825, , Sachsen Weimar, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1905  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Ernestina Miller,   b. 12 Nov 1825, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1882, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F29822  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Lewis Huether,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Ernstine,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F284968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Walich,   b. 12 May 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 2 Aug 1876  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Children 
     1. George Louis Huether,   b. 13 Feb 1876, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1946, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Elora Huehter,   b. 2 Dec 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1883  (Age 4 years)
     3. Ernestina Huether,   b. 29 Apr 1882, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Herbert Huether,   b. 8 Jul 1884, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1965, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Lena Huether,   b. Apr 1885, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth Huether,   b. 8 Dec 1887, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Bessie Huether,   b. Dec 1889, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Oscar Huether,   b. 3 Mar 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F227755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Frederick David Huether, born at Albany, N.Y., November 19th, 1853, came here with his father, Ludwig, in 1856. He learned the Blacksmithing trade with his father and apart from a few years spent working for Jacob Beck at Baden and over at Doon, his entire lifetime was spent working at the Lower Mill. He died April 18th, 1928. He was a good citizen in every way and a fine Gentleman; He took an active interest in the Fire Brigade for many, many years and in the year 1887 was a member of the Municipal Council. Like some of the rest of us, he was interested in various sports; Base-ball, I should say, above the others and as to his skill, let me tell you this; One day I happened to be in the Lower Mill talking to Mr. Lester E. Weaver, when a fellow came along with the broken part of some machine and asked what was to be done. Lester did not hesitate a second; He just said "Take it to Fred. He will look after it." What finer compliment I ask, coming from a man like Lester Weaver, could be paid to anyone? Fred could fix anything that it was possible to fix.

      Le Rue De Commerce, Other Times Other Customs Other Days Other Ways, Winfield Brewster 1954

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      HUETHER, FREDERICK DAVID

      One of the oldest residents of the community passed away about 3 on Wednesday afternoon, April 18, 1928, after an illness of some duration, in his 75th year. One of Hespeler's most highly respected citizens. He was the son of the late Ludwig Huether and was born in 1854 in Albany, NY. He came to Hespeler with his parents at the age of two years and with the exception of six years spent in Baden and Doon in his early married life, has been a resident of the town (Hespeler) for nearly three quarters of a century. He learned the trade of machinist with the father of the late Sir Adam Beck but he was employed most of his working lifetime, forty-seven years, with the R. Forbes Co. and before that with Randall and Farr. While in the employ of the R. Forbes Co., he was connected with the machine shop, being in charge of this department for many years. During the later years, he has been the engineer at the plant, having charge of the steam engine used for auxiliary power. He has been identified with the fire brigade here for the past thirty-five years, being chief engineer in the days when the steam engine was in vogue. He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church. He was highly respected by everyone in town and a supporter of the sports of the town. Besides his wife, to whom he was married about fifty-three years ago, he is survived by three sons, George of Fisher Mill Rd. ; Herbert of Queen St. ; Oscar and two daughters, Tina and Bessie, at home; a brother, John in Morriston; Louis in BC; Gustave in Hespeler; two sisters, Mrs. Cusack of Hespeler; and Mrs. Hunter of Tampa. The funeral was held from his residence on Queen St. in Hespeler on Sat., Apr. 21 at 2: 30, conducted by Rev. E. J. Fischer, pastor of St. James Lutheran Church. The members of the Fire Department attended as a body. They followed the coffin to the grave and after the service had concluded, each dropped a slip of evergreen on the grave as a mark of respect. The hose truck was used to bear the floral tributes to the cemetery. Pallbearers: Andrew Jardine, James Drayton, Herman Mathies, John Murphy, George Paddock and George Stark. Interment Hespeler Cemetery.

      -Information from the death certificate: Of Queen St. W. in Hespeler. Born in Albany on November 19, 1853. Aged 74 years, 5 months and 30days. Occupation - machinist in the woollen mill.

      A Celebration of Lives Obituaries of Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Vol 1, Anna Jackson & Marjorie Clark
      Used with kind permission of Marjorie Clark

  • Sources 
    1. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 010963-76.
      Frederic Huether, 23, occ. Machinist, b. Albany New York, res. Wilmot Twp, son of Lewis & Ernstine Married Catharine Walich, 22, b. Waterloo Twp, res. Waterloo Twp, daughter of John & Magdalena, Witn John Walich & Susan Searth (?) of Waterloo Twp, 2 August 1876 in Waterloo Twp.

    2. [S143] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1901, Hespeler (Village) D-1 Page 12.

    3. [S508] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1871, Page 16.

    4. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 3 Page 41.

    5. [S392] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1911, Div. 20 Pg. 21.

    6. [S2208] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1891, Section 1 Page 26.

    7. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Frederick David Huether
      Gender:Male
      Age:74
      Birth Date:19 nov 1853
      Birth Place:Albany, NY, USA
      Death Date:18 Apr 1928
      Death Place:Hespeler, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
      Occ: machinist
      Cause of Death:Cerebral Heamorrhage
      s/o Louis Huehter b. Germany

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 17 Aug 1876.
      02 Aug 1876 By Pastor Wurster in Preston, Friedrich Huether of Hespeler was married to Catharine Walch of Waterloo Township.

    9. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Elora Huether b. 2 Dec 1878 Wilmot Twp., d/o Frederick Huehter - machinist & Catharina Walch

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Nov 1853 - Albany, Albany, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1876 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1876 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Aug 1876 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - machinist - 1878 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 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 MapsElected Office - councillor of Hespeler - 1887 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1891 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1901 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist, Woolen Mill - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Apr 1928 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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