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

Wilson George Helwig

Male 1885 - 1974  (88 years)


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  • Name Wilson George Helwig 
    Born 8 Dec 1885  Neustadt, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Machine Hand, Furniture Factory 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Baptist 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Grocer 
    Residence 1921  80 Cedar St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Baptist 
    Residence 1974  67 Wilhelm St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-182582 
    Died 14 May 1974  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I182582  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Adam Helwig,   b. 12 Jul 1854, Oberjossa, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1923, Neustadt, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Marie "Mary" Diebel,   b. 6 Aug 1855, Lisbon, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1913, Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1878  Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F52002  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emma Schramm,   b. 17 Mar 1889, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1912  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Grace Pauline Helwig,   b. 16 May 1914, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1999, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F52005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joie Gleason Woolway,   b. 24 Oct 1895,   d. 4 May 1982, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F52006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "He was married to Emma Schram by the Rev. George Pust of the New Hamburg Baptist Church. He conducted a grocery store in Kitchener for a number of years, and is now a traveller for a wholesale house."

      A History of the Diebel Family, 1736-1936, Hanover Post Press 1936

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      At the K-W Hospital, on Tuesday, May 14 1974, after a lengthy illness, Wilson George Helwig, of 67 Wilhelm St. age 88 years, born in Neustadt, a son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Adam Helwig, a resident of the Twin Cities for more than 60 years, and a member of Highland Baptist Church. Mr Helwig represented national Grocers in the community for 33 years, he retired in 1950; husband of Joie (MacKay) Woolway; father of Grace (Mrs. Jules N. Zeller) of Waterloo and Robert MacKay of Scarborough; brother of Herbert Helwig of Acton; grandfather of Julie (Mrs. William Jessop) of waterloo; great-grandfather of Mark Jessop; predeceased by his first wife the former Emma Schram in 1945 and by three brothers and twp sisters. Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W. Kitchener. Funeral and committal service in the chapel Thursday at 2pm. with Rev. Arthur G. Mc Dowel officiating. Interment in Woodland Cemetery.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 15 May 1974

  • Sources 
    1. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 29, Pg 13.

    2. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub District 29 Page 16.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obitaury of Wilson George Helwig - 15 May 1974.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Dec 1885 - Neustadt, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machine Hand, Furniture Factory - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Baptist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jun 1912 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Grocer - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Baptist - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1974 - 67 Wilhelm St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 May 1974 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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