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

Elizabeth Christner[1]

Female 1854 - 1928  (73 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Christner 
    Born 19 Jul 1854  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Otto 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennnite 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Income 
    Residence 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Baptist 
    Eby ID Number 00022-1610 
    Died 24 Apr 1928  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Cause: Heart Failure-Old Age 
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Person ID I16671  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2021 

    Father Peter L. Christner,   b. 10 Dec 1817, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age < 83 years) 
    Mother 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  [11, 12, 13
    Family ID F4397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian Otto,   b. 23 Aug 1845, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1911  (Age 65 years) 
    Children 
     1. Catharine Ann Otto,   b. 23 Sep 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sidney Otto,   b. 7 May 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1930, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     3. Milton Otto,   b. 27 Aug 1889, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1856
     4. Phoebe Otto,   b. 4 Mar 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Abigail Otto,   b. 1 Apr 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1983  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F4401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Christner, "twin sister to Barbara, is married to Christian Otto, a farmer. they reside near Haysville, Ontario. To them were born five 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..., 392.

    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. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-1 Page 6.

    4. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      Sidney Otto / died Mar. 26,1930 / aged 42 yrs. 10 mos. / Otto / Hayes Bros. St. Marys (S) Christian Otto / died May 8,1911 / aged 64 yrs. 8 mos. 13 dys / A few more years shall roll / a few more seasons come / And we shall be with you at rest / Asleep within the tomb / Elizabeth Christner / his beloved wife / died April 24,1928 / aged 75 years

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

    6. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Wilmot Twp. 1911 Div. 8 Page 12.

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

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 58.

    9. [S740] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 - ), "Death of Mrs. Christian Otto," Apr 27 1928 pg 5.

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

    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..., 391.

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

    13. [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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jul 1854 - 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 MapsResidence - Mennnite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Baptist - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Heart Failure-Old Age - 24 Apr 1928 - Wilmot Twp., 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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