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

Ralph Frederick Pelz

Male 1902 - 1955  (52 years)


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  • Name Ralph Frederick Pelz 
    Born 19 Jan 1902  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Catholic 
    Residence 1950  , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-231037 
    Died 12 Jan 1955  Howell, Livingston, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I231037  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father Mayor Fredrick Otto Pelz,   b. 25 Feb 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1950, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Martha Maud Doyle,   b. 28 Jul 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1898  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F23343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann Elizabeth Hill,   b. Aug 1906, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Jul 1935  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F54917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Grace Maria Wirsching,   b. 1903,   d. 27 Sep 1930, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1924  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F253156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jan 1902 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Catholic - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Mar 1924 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jul 1935 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1950 - , Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jan 1955 - Howell, Livingston, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Ralph Pelz

      PRESTON, Ralph Pelz, former resident of Preston, died suddenly, Wednesday, at Howell, Mich,, where he has resided for about 15 years. Mr. Pelz visited Preston, on a motoring trip just two weeks ago and brought his elderly mother from her home in Dundas, to renew acquaintances here. He was 53. A junior hockey and softball player, as a younger man, he was well known in this district. Mr. Pelz was at one time in the insurance business here and was manager of the A & P store, before he moved to the United States. In Howell he operated a service station and grocery business. When in Preston he was a member of St. Clement's Church and was member of Galt Council, Knights of Columbus. In recent years, he has been a member of the Howell K of C council. His father, F. O. Pelz, was mayor of Preston at one time and active in the public utilties commission, for many years. Survivors include his mother Mrs. F. O. Pelz, Dundas; his wife, the former Ann Hill of Preston, now of Howell; two daughters at home and a brother, Arthur, in Detroit.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 14 Jan 1955 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 12.

    2. [S2490] aaa Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Ralph Frederick Pelz Date of Birth:19 Jan 1902 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Frederick Otto Pelz Mother's name:Ulaude Martha Doyle

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Frederick Otto Pelz - 11 Oct 1950 pg 5.

    4. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate.
      Name:Fredk Pelz Age:24 Birth Year:abt 1874 Marriage Date:15 Jun 1898 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Gust Wm Pelz Mother:Cath Kraemer Pelz Spouse:Martha M Doyle

    5. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 020518 (1924).
      Name:Grace Wirsching Gender:Female Age:20 Birth Year:abt 1904 Birth Place:Preston Marriage Date:3 Mar 1924 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Edward Wirsching Mother:Magaret White Spouse:Ralph Pelz