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

Joseph Hofele

Male 1853 - 1938  (84 years)


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  • Name Joseph Hofele 
    Born 10 Oct 1853  Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1856  [1
    Immigration 1856  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Moulder 
    Occupation 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer, Odd Jobs 
    Religion 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-214791P 
    Died 26 Sep 1938  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Cause: Cause: Senility - Asthenia (2 years) 
    Buried 28 Sep 1938  Fairmount Cemetery, Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I214791  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John Hofele,   b. 1818, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Katherine Dorothea Hofsess,   b. 1825, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F211239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Linker,   b. 24 Jul 1856, Paris, , Rhône-Alpes, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1940, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1877  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Louisa Henrietta Hoefle,   b. 4 Dec 1878, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952  (Age 73 years)
     2. Dorthea "Dora" Hofele,   b. 5 May 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Edward Hofele,   b. Abt 1882,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F191347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Oct 1853 - Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1856 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jan 1877 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Moulder - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Odd Jobs - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Senility - Asthenia (2 years) - 26 Sep 1938 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Sep 1938 - Fairmount Cemetery, Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Joseph Hofele

      BADEN-Sept. 26 -- Joseph Hofele, 84 years old and Baden's oldest resident died at his home here last night. Mr Hofele who boasted never having been sick enough in his life to require medical attention was ill only one week. Born in Buffalo in 1853, he came to Canada with his parents when two years old to live in Preston. From Preston he moved to Baden where he resided for over 80 years. At ten years of age he began a seven-year apprenticeship in the laundry business under the father of Sir Adam Beck. Following this he worked as a moulder with Sir Adam Beck as o n e of the apprentices. For the 60 years preceding his retirement six years ago he was in charge of the Baden foundry. As a youth he stoked the engine running an oil drill, the only alleged attempt at "wildcattin" ever made in Baden. Mr. Hofele married Elisabeth Linker Jan. 2, 1877, who survives. Last year the couple celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary. Surviving are his widow, one daughter, Mrs. Louisa Weiler, Baden, one son Edward of Detroit and two brothers, Stephen and John and one sister, Mrs. Ann Scheifele. The funeral will be private at the residence to Baden and public at the Presbyterian church on Wednesday at 2.30. Interment will be made in Fairmount Cemetery. Rev. H. Erdman will be in charge at the services.

      Kitchener Daily Record 27 Sep 1938 pg 13

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 10.

    2. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 16.

    3. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 36.

    4. [S300] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Fairmount Baden CC#4557 Cemetery Internet Link.
      [north] In Loving Memory Of/ Seibert Linker/ 1823-1905/ Anna Katharine Groeb/ His Loving Wife/ 1837-1902/ Linker
      [south] In Loving Memory Of/ Joseph Hofele/ 1853-1938/ Elizabeth Linker/ His Loving Wife/ 1856-1940/ Dorothea K. Hofele/ 1880-1932/ Hofele

    5. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Joseph Hofele Gender:Male Birth Year:abt 1854 Birth Place:Buffalo NY Age at Death:84 Death Date:25 Sep 1938 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:John Hofele Mother:Katherine Dorothea Hofsess

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Joseph Hoefle Age:22 Birth Date:abt 1855 Birth Place:Buffalo, New York Marriage Date:2 Jan 1877 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:John Hoefle Mother:Catharina Hoefle Spouse:Elizabeth Linker Spouse's Age:20 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1857 Spouse Birth Place:Paris, France Spouse Father:Seibert Linker Spouse Mother:Anna Linker