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

Francis Xavier "Frank" Bleiler

Male Cal 1869 - 1930  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name Francis Xavier "Frank" Bleiler 
    Born CALC 10 Jan 1869  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Name Frank Bleiler 
    Name Franz Bleiler 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Barber, Barber Shop 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Catholic 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-231227 
    Died 21 May 1930  Allandale, Vespra Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Cause: Bronchopneumonia (1 day) 
    Buried 24 May 1930  Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I231227  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Jacob Bleiler,   b. CALC 18 Jan 1815, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1888, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Caroline Ebach,   b. 10 Oct 1837, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1909  (Age 71 years) 
    Family ID F253149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Melinda Teresa "Linda" Bolduc,   b. 20 Sep 1870, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1926, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1895  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F51539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • FRANK BLEILER DIED TODAY IN ALLANDALE HOME

      Death Came Unexpectedly Altho Health Poor For Year And Half; Active In Sport Ventures

      Frank Xavier Bleiler, former King street businessman and well known sport enthusiast of Preston, died at Simcoe Hall, Allandale, this morning according to a telegraph received by friends and relatives in this district. News of his passing was recieved with genuine regret. He had been in falling health for over a year and a half and had gone to Allandale to recuperate. In the passing of Frank Bleiler, Preston loses one of its prominent figures. A resident of the town all his life, with the exception of a short time he spent in Drayton where he and his brother Charles were engaged in the hotel business, the late Mr. Bleiler became prominently idenified with many orginisations and causes. His greatest interest probably was in sport, hockey was one of his favorites. Showing his love for the winter game, he was largely instrumental in the formation of the local arena company. He worked untiringly to give Preston a good place in the sport world and for some years was at the helm of local hockey clubs. He was also a member of the Preston Lawn Bowling Club. Born in Preston 65 years ago, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Bleiler, the deceased attended the local separate school and upon graduation entered the shoe firm of W. D. Hepburn, where he learned the trade. Later he went to Drayton, where he and his brother became partners in a hotel establishment in that town. Returning to Preston after a few years, the late Frank Bleiler, learned the barbering business with the Schultz brothers. He eventually succeeded them in ownership of the business, still located on King Street and in time be erected the Bleiler block. The late Frank Bleiler married Miss Melinda Bolduc, who predeceased him three years ago. There are surviving three brothers, Charles and Gustav, of Cleveland and Joseph of Saginaw and five sisters, Mrs. Francis Malcolm, Detroit: Mrs. Joseph Werstein of Detroit: Mrs. Anna Lepine, Kitchener: Mrs. W. H. Fischer, Kitchener and Mrs. Mary Ebach of Toronto. Funeral arrangments have not been completed, altho interment will likely be made in Preston.

      Kitchener Daily Record 21 May 1930 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S297] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1881, Page 22.

    2. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 15.

    3. [S2489] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - St. Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery Internet Link.
      [East] In/ Memory Of Jacob Bleiler/ Who Died/ July 2, 1888/ Aged 73 Years.[South] In / Memory Of Carlina Ebach/ Wife Of/ Jacob Bleiler/ Who Died/ April 16, 1909/ Aged 73 Years/ A Precious One From Us Has Gone/ A Voice We Loved Is Stilled/ A Place Is Vacant In Our Home/ Which Never Can Be Filled/ Beliler./ [A] Father/ [B] Mother/ [West] In Memoriam/ Melinda T. Bolduc/ Wife Of/ Frank X. Bleiler/ Died/ Dec. 13, 1926/ Bleiler. [North] In Memoriam/ Frank Bleiler/ Died/ May 21, 1930/ [A] Frank.

    4. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 032392 (1930).
      Name:Frank Xavier Bleiler Gender:Male Age:61 Birth Date:abt 1869 Birth Place:Drecton, Ontario Death Date:21 May 1930 Death Place:Simcoe, Ontario, Canada

    5. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 012459 (1895).
      Name:Francis Bleiler Age:26 Birth Year:abt 1869 Birth Place:Preston, Ontario Marriage Date:20 Feb 1895 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Jacob Bleiler Mother:Caroline Ebach Spouse:Melinda Teresa Boldue

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 10 Jan 1869 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Feb 1895 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Barber, Barber Shop - 1911 - 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 MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Bronchopneumonia (1 day) - 21 May 1930 - Allandale, Vespra Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 May 1930 - Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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