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

Arthur Robert Bernhardt[1]

Male 1881 - 1976  (95 years)


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  • Name Arthur Robert Bernhardt 
    Born 17 Apr 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Business Bernhardt Hardware 
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    Name A. R. Bernhardt 
    Religion 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Banker 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Retail Merchant, Hardware 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1976  485 Highland Park, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-229395 
    Died 19 Aug 1976  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I229395  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Peter Bernhardt,   b. 1 Oct 1850, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 96 years) 
    Mother Caroline Weihe,   b. 21 Apr 1853, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1932, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1876  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7, 8
    Family ID F29920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Doris Margaret Mary Bowman,   b. 23 May 1910, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 2006, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F48177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ida May Theurer,   b. 13 Sep 1886, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1933, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1908  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Doris Bernhardt,   b. 1910,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Clara May Theurer Bernhardt,   b. 18 Jun 1911, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1993, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Kathryn Bernhardt,   b. 1916, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1971, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     4. Frank Bernhardt,   b. 1917, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. David Arthur Bernhardt,   b. 1922, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1993, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F222965  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Apr 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Banker - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Aug 1908 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Retail Merchant, Hardware - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Aug 1976 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • BERNHARDT, Arthur R.

      At his residence, 485 Highland Park, Cambridge (Preston), Thursday, August 19, 1976, Arthur R. Bernhardt, beloved husband of Doris M. Bowman, dear father of Frank, David and Clara of Cambridge (Preston), in his 96th year. Predeceased by his first wife, Ida May Theurel, in 1933 and a daughter, Kathryn (Mrs. Len Hagey), in 1971. Also survived by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Bernhardt was born in Cambridge (Galt) and lived all his life in Cambridge, last surviving member of the family of the late, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bernhardt. Mr. Bernhardt was a retired hardware merchant in Cambridge (Preston); operated and owned his hardware store from 1906 to 1950; also served on the Preston school board, public library board and planning board for a number of years. He was treasurer of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, for 15 years. Mr. Bernhardt was an active sportsman. For three years was on an Ontario football championship team (1906-1908); was very active in tennis and lawn bowling. A member of Preston Masonic Lodge. A private family funeral service was conducted today. Interment in Preston cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 20 Aug 1976 pg 29

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Doris Mary Bowman - Bernhardt - Nov 2006.

    2. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-1 Page 3.

    3. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 25.

    4. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 55.

    5. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Arthur Robert Bernhardt Date of Birth:17 Apr 1881 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Peter Bernhardt Mother's name:Caroline Weihe

    6. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Pillow marker] In loving memory of/ Arthur R. BERNHARDT/ 1881-1976.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 Mar 1876.
      21 Mar 1876 By Pastor Wurster in Preston, Peter Bernhardt was married to Caroline Weihe, both of Preston.

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Peter Bernhardt Age: 26 Birth Date: abt 1850 Birth Place: Preston, Ontario Marriage Date: 21 Mar 1876 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father:Henry Bernhardt Mother:Dorothea Bernhardt Spouse:Caroline Weihe Spouse's Age:23 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1853 Spouse Birth Place:Doon Waterloo County Spouse Father:Welhelm Weihe Spouse Mother:Anna Maria Weihe

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Arthur Bernhardt Age:27 Birth Date:abt 1881 Marriage Date:25 Aug 1908 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Peter Bernhardt Mother:Caroline Weigh Spouse:Ida Theurer Spouse's Age:22 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1886 Spouse Father:Frank Theurer Spouse Mother:Katie Bohmer