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

Elmer Bechtel Doerr[1]

Male 1887 - 1956  (69 years)


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  • Name Elmer Bechtel Doerr 
    Born 8 Jun 1887  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mail Carrier 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Laborer, Furniture Factory 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Residence 1921  138 Louisa St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00007-0728.9 
    Died 10 Nov 1956  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I183433  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Adam Doerr,   b. 13 Apr 1853, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1941, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Lovina Bechtel,   b. 23 Aug 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1908, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1874  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F250032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ida Priscilla Nahrgang,   b. 16 Feb 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1909  (Age 25 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1908  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ralph Royden Doerr,   b. 21 May 1909, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1992, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F52773  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Clara Belle Zinkan,   b. 29 Apr 1888, Drumbo, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1956, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
     1. Marvilla Lavina Doerr,   b. 9 Aug 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1994, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Phillis Kerine Doerr,   b. 2 Dec 1914, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1972, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     3. Woodrow Elmer "Woody" Doerr,   b. 25 Jul 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1995, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F240790  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elmer B. Doerr

      Following an illness of three months, Elmer B. Doerr, 69, of Kitchener, died last Saturday at K-W Hospital. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Adam Doerr, he was born June 8th, 1887 in Blenheim township. He was employed at the Anthes-Baetz furniture company, was an elder of Trinity United Church and a member of the Christian Business Men's Association. His marriage to the former Clara Zinkann, who survives, took place in 1909. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Ida Nahrgang. Also surviving are two sons, Ralph and Woodrow, New Hamburg; two daughters, Mrs. Lewis W. (Marville) Hahn, New Hamburg; and Mrs. Lloyd (Phyllis) Current, Kitchener; four brothers, John and Ralph of Kitchener, Clayton of Saskatoon; William of East Tawas, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. L. M. (Priscilla) Dahmer and Mrs. J. D. (Clara) Clairmont, of Marmora; and eight grandchildren. Two sisters predeceased him. Funeral services were conducted on Monday afternoon at the Trinity United Memorial Chapel, with Rev. O. P. Hossie officiating. Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener.

      New Hamburg Independent, November 16, 1956

  • 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..., 210.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-3 Page 14.

    4. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 6.

    5. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 20 Page 14.

    6. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 30.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Lavina Bechtel Born: Wilmot Age: 20 Father: Rudolph Bechtel Mother: Magdalene Bechtel(a Nat Borne Jones) Bechtel Born: abt 1854 Spouse: Adam Doerr Age: 21 born: Waterloo Father: Carl Doerr Mother: Eva Doerr(a Nat Born Schwaerzel) Doerr married 29 Dec 1874

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jun 1887 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jan 1908 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mail Carrier - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Furniture Factory - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - 138 Louisa St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Nov 1956 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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