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Ernst Frederick Franke

Ernst Frederick Franke

Male 1860 - 1948  (88 years)

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  • Name Ernst Frederick Franke 
    Born 8 Apr 1860  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1881  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Butcher 
    Residence 1881  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1888  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    butcher 
    Occupation 1901  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Butcher 
    Occupation 1911  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Butcher - Frank's shop? 
    Residence 1911  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-150098P 
    Died 8 Apr 1948  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Cause: complications of fractured hip 
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I150098  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Gottfried Johannes Franke,   b. 5 Apr 1828, Muehlhausen, , Bayern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1918, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Julia Plaetzer,   b. 30 May 1836, Oppenrod, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1899, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Family ID F37545  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen Page,   b. 18 Aug 1864, Mount Forest, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1942, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1883  Garfield Twp., Grand Traverse Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Ernest Franke,   b. 28 Mar 1884, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Henry Ernst Franke,   b. 1885, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1904, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     3. William Frederick Franke,   b. 7 Jul 1888, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1986, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F41738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Ernst Frank
    Ernst Frank
    From: New Hamburg, Images and Reflections by Douglas A. Mannen
    Ernst Franke
    Ernst Franke
    From: New Hamburg, Images and Reflections by Douglas A. Mannen

  • Notes 
    • Died Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
      Ernst Franke dies on 88th birthday anniversary.

      Mr. Ernst Franke, New Hamburgs oldest native-born resident, passed away at the Kitchner-Waterloo Hospital last Thursday afternoon April 8th at the age of 88 years. He fell at his home a week prior to his death and suffered a hip fracture. Complications set in which hasten his demise. Mr. Franke was born in New Hamburg to Gottlieb and Julia Franke. Ernest was married to Ellen Page on June 26, 1883 in Garfield Twp., Grand Traverse County, Michigan at the home of his cousin Gottfried Franke of Traverse City, Michigan. He carried on a meat business for many years. Surviving are one son William F Franke of Guelph and a grandson; also one sister Mrs. John Stahl of Chicago and two brothers Gottlieb and Theodore of Kitchener. One son Ernie died in 1904. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of New Hamburg. Interment is in Riverside Cemetery.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 9 Apr 1948

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      Were all New Hamburgers epicures, they would not suffer inconvenience long as they had Mr. Ernst Franke in their midst. It is his business to supply all and sundry with the best of fresh meats and sausages\emdash and he does it. Mr. Franke is a modest gentleman, who has followed his present occupation in New Hamburg for a quarter of a century. That's doing pretty well. He has fed a lot of good people a lot of good beef in that time. His father, Mr. Gottfried Franke, preceded him in the butcher business. Mr. Franke has a neat and cleanly shop, equipped with a modern refrigerator and other up-to-date accessories. It's a fine shop for a hungry man to tie to.


      Special Industrial souvenir number of New Hamburg: containing a comprehensive review of the natural advantages and resources of the village of New Hamburg, 1908, Berlin Daily News, Berlin, Ontario

  • Sources 
    1. [S307] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1901, New Hamburg (Village) E-2 Page 1.

    2. [S250] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1871, Page 22.

    3. [S251] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1881, New Hamburg 1881 Page 42.

    4. [S1054] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1911, p. 27;.

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Ernst Franke - 9 Apr 1948.

    6. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      Ernst Franke/ 1885-1904/ May His Soul Rest In Peace [B] Ernst Franke Sr./ 1860-1948/ May His Soul Rest In Peace [C] J. F.

    7. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      William Frederick Franke Born: 7 Jul 1888 County: Waterloo Father: Ernst Franke Mother: Nellie Page

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Apr 1860 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Butcher - 1881 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1881 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jun 1883 - Garfield Twp., Grand Traverse Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - butcher - 1888 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Butcher - 1901 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Butcher - Frank's shop? - 1911 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: complications of fractured hip - 8 Apr 1948 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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