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

Christian Otto[1, 2]

Male 1845 - 1911  (65 years)


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  • Name Christian Otto 
    Born 23 Aug 1845  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Possessions 1876  Lot 23, Concession 3, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Homestead 
    • Main farm was purchased from John Graham by Christian Otto in 1876, passed to Milton Otto 1916, then to Arthur H. Otto 1955
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00022-1610.1 
    Died 8 May 1911  [5
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I16672  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Andreas Otto,   b. Abt 1810, Of, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Barbara Roth,   b. Abt 1810, Of, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 9 Feb 1840  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F31422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 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) 
    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 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F4401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susannah Ruthig,   b. CALC 2 Jan 1850, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1877  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. William Otto,   b. 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Abraham Otto,   b. 18 Dec 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Charles Andrew Otto,   b. 8 Apr 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 Jun 1881.
      14 Jun 1881 Susanna Otto, née Ruthig, died in Wilmot of consumption at age of 31 years, 5 months and 12 days.

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

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 4 Page Number 19 Household Number 75.

    5. [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

    6. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 19.

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

    8. [S1003] Property - ON, Waterloo - Century Farm Folder - Doon Heritage Crossroads collection, Application of Century Farm Designation - Hubert Yantzi.

    9. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 15 Feb 1840:46.
      9 Feb 1840 In Wilmot, teacher Johannes Oesch m. Andreas Otto to Spr Barbara Roth, both of Wilmot Tp.

    10. [S1072] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg German Presbyterian.
      Christian Otto 30 Years old with Susanna Ruthig 24 Years old January 28 1877. Witnesses were Georg Steinberg and Johan Ruthig. 2 Jan. 1877.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Aug 1845 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jan 1877 - New Hamburg, 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 - 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 MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - 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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