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Johannes "John" Schaefer[1, 2]

Male 1848 - 1921  (72 years)


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  • Name Johannes "John" Schaefer 
    Born 21 Oct 1848  Grebenau Kreis Alsfeld, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Christened 29 Oct 1848  Grebenau Kreis Alsfeld, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1856  , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration 1864  [4
    Name Johann Schaefer 
    Name John Schaefer 
    Residence 1873  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1904  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Weaver 
    Residence 1911  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-170363 
    Died 31 May 1921  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Heidelburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I170363  Generations
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 

    Father Johann Adam "Adam" Schaefer,   b. 21 Jan 1812, Grebenau Kreis Alsfeld, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1890  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Gertrude Scharf,   b. 19 May 1807, Grebenau Kreis Alsfeld, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1880  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1835  Grebenau Kreis Alsfeld, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F18315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Maria "Mary" Schaefer,   b. 4 Dec 1853, Grebenau, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1903, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1873  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Christina Schaefer,   b. 12 Jan 1884, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Herbert "Herbert" Schaefer,   b. 20 Feb 1888, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F282353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Philipina Holzschuh,   b. 11 Jan 1847, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1917, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1904  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F168330  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 11 Dec 1873.
      30 Nov 1873 By Pastor Schneider in Waterloo, John Schaefer was married to Maria Schaefer, both of Erbsville.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 013063-73.
      Johannes Schaefer, 25, occ. Laborer, b. Reinmelroth (Illeg) Hessen, res. Erbsville, son of Adam Schaefer and Gertrude Scharf (?) married Mary Schaefer, 19 b. Reinmelroth (?) Hessen Germany, res. Erbsville, daughter of Balthasar Schaefer and Kunigunde Gunewald, witnessed by: George Gleiser of Waterloo and Balthasar Schnarr of Erbsville, 30 November 1873 in Waterloo.

    3. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-1 Page 10.

    4. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div.. 18 Page 7.

    5. [S152] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Peters Lutheran Heidelberg CC#4593 Internet Link.
      Johann Schaefer/ gest.31,Mai 1921/ Alter 71 Jah.7 M.16 T. / Philipena Holzschuh/ Ehefrau von Johann Schaefer/ geb. 11.Jan.1847-gest.28.Jan.1917/ Ruhe in Frieden/ Schaefer

    6. [S2317] Deutschland Geburten and Taufen - 1558-1898, Reference ID: 2:RVH4H8 , System Origin: Germany-VR , GS Film Number: 1336962 , Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C92635-3.
      Johannes Schaefer Event Date:1848 Gender:Male Birth Date:21 Oct 1848 Christening Date:29 Oct 1848 Christening Place:EVANGELISCH, GREBENAU, OBERHESSEN, HESSE-DARMSTADT Father's Name:Adam Schaefer Mother's Name:Gertrauda Scharf

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: John Schaefer
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 11 Dec 1904
      Event Place: Wellesley, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
      Sex: Male
      Age: 54
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1850 Germany
      Occ: widow - farmer - Wellesley
      Father's Name: Adam Schaefer
      Mother's Name: Gertrude Scharf
      Spouse's Name: Wilhelmine Staehle
      Spouse's Sex: Female
      Spouse's Age: 58
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1846 Germany
      Res: Linwood
      Spouse's Father's Name: John Holzschuk
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Regina Rein

    8. [S2266] Deutschland, Heiraten, 1558-1929, Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M92635-4 , System Origin: Germany-EASy , GS Film number: 1336963.
      Adam Schaefer Birth Date:1812 Age:23 Spouse's Name:Gertraud Scharf Spouse's Birth Date:1808 Spouse's Age:27 Event Date:19 Feb 1835 Event Place:Evangelisch, Grebenau, Oberhessen, Hesse-Darmstadt Father's Name:Adam Schaefer Mother's Name:Elisabetha Margretha Engel Spouse's Father's Name:Johannes Scharf Spouse's Mother's Name:Anna Catharina Schmermundt

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Oct 1848 - Grebenau Kreis Alsfeld, Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 29 Oct 1848 - Grebenau Kreis Alsfeld, Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1856 - , Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1873 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Nov 1873 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1904 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Dec 1904 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Weaver - 1911 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 May 1921 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Heidelburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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