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

Magdalena S. Myers[1, 2]

Female 1849 - 1883  (34 years)


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  • Name Magdalena S. Myers 
    Born 21 Jan 1849  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena S. Kemkes 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Evangelical Association 
    Residence 1874  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1874  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1875  Bentinck, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00084-5030 
    Died 14 Aug 1883  Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I20487  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father Michael Myers,   b. 24 Aug 1803, Near Doylestown, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1879, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary "Polly" Shoemaker,   b. 28 May 1808, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Oct 1829  [6
    Family ID F1497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Herman Kemkes,   b. 3 Apr 1836, , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1917, Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1874  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Children 
     1. Herman Elwood Kemkes,   b. 31 Jul 1875, Brant Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1875, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Mary Almina Elverena Kemkes,   b. 12 Sep 1879, Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age 85 years)
     3. Magdalena Kemkes,   b. 8 Aug 1883, Bentinck, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F5079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jan 1849 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical Association - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1874 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1874 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Oct 1874 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Aug 1883 - Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Myers, "was born January 21st, 1849. She was married to Herman Kemkes, a builder. They resided in Hanover, Ontario, where she died August 14th, 1883, leaving a family of four 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. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 138.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 29 Oct 1874.
      20 Oct 1874 By Pastor Umbach of Berlin, Herman Kemkes of Elmwood, Bruce Co., was married to Magdalena Myers of Wilmot.

    3. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 40.

    4. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 9874 (1874), Kemkes-Myers.
      Herman Kemkes, 36, widower, carpenter of Brant Township, b. Prussia Germany, s/o Hermand and Johann Kemkes, married Madalene Myers. 25, res. Wilmot, b. Wilmot, spinster, d/o Michale and Maria Myers, witnesses Josiah Myer teamster and labourer of Wilmot and Emaline Moyer of the township of Clinton, Lincoln Co. 20 Oct 1874 Wilmot Twp.

    5. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 8287 (1875).
      Herman Elwood Kemkes, d. 20 Dec 1875 New Hamburg, aged 4m, 20d, b. Brant Twp., cause: spinal disease (9 weeks), informant Magdalena Kemes, gentlewoman of Bentick.

    6. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 452.