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

Charles Ahrens

Male 1852 - 1903  (51 years)


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  • Name Charles Ahrens 
    Born 1852  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Labourer 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Laborer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lutheran 
    House of Industry and Refuge 1903  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Name Carl Ahrens 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-226723 
    Died 23 Apr 1903  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: paralysis 
    Person ID I226723  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father Anthony Ahrens,   b. 1815, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1881  (Age < 65 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Schmidt,   b. 6 May 1818, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1895, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F10587  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1852 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1903 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: paralysis - 23 Apr 1903 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 11.

    2. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 59.

    3. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 14 No. 434 Reg. Number in Admittance Record Book: 1636.
      Chas. Ahrens Died: 23 Apr 1903 Aged 47 Cause: Paralysis