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

Peter L. Christner[1]

Male 1817 - Bef 1901  (< 83 years)


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  • Name Peter L. Christner 
    Born 10 Dec 1817  , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    carpenter 
    Occupation 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    carpenter 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00022-1605 
    Died Bef 1901 
    Person ID I16662  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father Johannes "John" Christner,   b. 13 Dec 1780, Florimont, Upper Alsace, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Maria Luckebihl,   b. 27 Mar 1784, Florimont, Upper Alsace, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1809  [11
    Family ID F4386  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Nahrgang,   b. 29 Apr 1828, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Oct 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 9
    Children 
     1. John Manley Christner,   b. Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Menno Christner,   b. 19 Jun 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1929, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Isaac Christner,   b. 25 Dec 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1927, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Mary Ann Christner,   b. 6 Jun 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Barbara Christner,   b. 20 Jul 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     6. Elizabeth Christner,   b. 19 Jul 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1928, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. Caroline Christner,   b. CALC 19 Aug 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1931, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     8. Maey Christner,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Lucinda Christner,   b. 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Cyrus Christner,   b. 2 Dec 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Christopher N. Christner,   b. 6 Mar 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. John Christner,   b. CALC 24 Oct 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F4397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Peter Christner, "the second son of John Christner, was born in Alsace, October 12th, 1817. In 1847 he was married to Catharine Nahrang. They reside on south side of Huron Road, Wilmot Township, about three miles south-west of New Hamburg, where they own a beautiful farm. they had a family of ten children."


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 391.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, District 161 Sub-district A Division 4 Page Number 21 Household Number 82.
      Gives age and birth country

    3. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 1 Pg 6.
      Peter CHRISTNER born Germany Lutheran Farmer 31
      Catharine CHRISTNER born Germany Lutheran 24
      Meno CHRISTNER born Canada Lutheran 4
      Isaac CHRISTNER born Canada Lutheran 3
      Mary Ann CHRISTNER born Canada Lutheran 1
      Frederick LANGFIELD born Germany Lutheran Labourer 26

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 21.

    5. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Wilmot Twp. 1871 Div. 2 Page 29.

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 16.

    7. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 4 Page 22.

    8. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    9. [S38] Vit - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register loose sheets, Frederick W. Bindemann, minister of the Evangelical Protestant Lutheran and German Reformed Church at Greenbush, marriages 6 July 1847 to 1 Apr 1848.
      Peter L. Kristner, carpenter of Wilmot to Catharine Nahrgang of the same place, Wilmot Township, witnesses: John Zinkan, carpenter of Wilmot, Daniel Weber, farmer of Waterloo Township

    10. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 1 Pg 6.

    11. [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..., 388.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Dec 1817 - , Alsace Lorraine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1847 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1847 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Oct 1847 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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