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

Otto Gix

Male 1856 - 1918  (62 years)


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  • Name Otto Gix 
    Born 20 Sep 1856  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Tailor 
    Religion 1881  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-149345 
    Died 27 Nov 1918  Petroskey, Emmet, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Greenwood Cemetery, Petroskey, Emmet, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I149345  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father G. Henry Gix,   b. 1820, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Barbara,   b. 1828, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F191407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa Diebel,   b. 10 Mar 1860, Lisbon, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1936, Petroskey, Emmet, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1878  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ida Mae Gix,   b. 8 Jun 1879, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1959, Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Dr. Gordon Ralph Gix,   b. 12 Jun 1883, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1915, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F37393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1856 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Nov 1878 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tailor - 1881 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1881 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Nov 1918 - Petroskey, Emmet, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Gix, Otto, tailor and cutter. Born at Baden in this county, 1856.

      Illustrated Atlas of the County of Waterloo, H. Parsel & Co., Toronto - 1881 (Village of New Hamburg entries)

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      Otto Gix dies Wednesday AM. Had been ill ten weeks from jaundice. Veteran tailor of Petoskey and widely known in Elkdom, And Masonic Circles of State. Otto Gix, for thirty years one of the best known tailors in Petoskey and Northern Michigan, died at Lockwood Hospital Wednesday morning from Jaundice, from which he had been suffering for ten weeks. He was sixty-two years old September 28, last. Mr. Gix was an active member of both Masons, and Elks and was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Gix was born at New Dundee ON. and came with his family to Petoskey thirty-four years ago. He spent four at harbor Springs and then located permanently in Petoskey. He was a tailor by trade and one of the oldest in point of residence in Petoskey. His aged mother resides in Galt, ON. and in a letter received Wednesday, she said four days ago she dreamed that he came to her bedside and talked with her. She expressed her happiness at seeing him. The same day Mr. Gix thought continuously of his aged mother, who is in very poor health and made arrangements for her care and for her funeral when she should pass away. Mr. Gix was a member of Durand Lodge, No. 344, F &A. M, Emmet Chapter, No. 104 R. A. Petoskey Council No 52, R. & S. M., and Ivanhoe Commandery No 36, K. T., and was a past eminent Commander of the latter, and Saladin Temple A.O.O.N.M.S. of Grand Rapids. was also a member of Petoskey Lodge, No 629, B.P.O. Elks. Besides his widow, he leaves one daughter, Miss Ida Gix, of this city, one son Ralph Gix, of Flint,, his aged mother at Galt, ON. two brothers Fred Gix of Detroit, and Oscar Gix of Toronto, and two sisters, Mrs. Gable, who resides in the west, and Mrs. Hess, of Detroit. Ivanhoe Commandery, No. 35, K.T., will have charge of the funeral, which will be held at 10am Saturday at the Presbyterian Church. Durand Lodge, No. 344, F. &A.M., and Petoskey Lodge No. 629 B.P.O. Elks, will attend. Reverend P. B. Ferris will assist at the service. (Buried block #55, Lot 12, S 1/2 Greenwood Cem.

      Petoskey Evening News Nov 27 1918

  • Sources 
    1. [S251] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1881, New Hamburg 1881 Page 13.

    2. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 53.