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

Albert W. Lorch[1, 2]

Male 1861 - 1940  (79 years)


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  • Name Albert W. Lorch 
    Born 1 Feb 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Christened 4 Feb 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1882  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1918  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-23306 
    Died 21 Nov 1940  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried 24 Nov 1940  St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I23306  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Carl "Charles" Lorch,   b. 8 Aug 1822, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1882  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Anna Catharine Wild,   b. CALC 19 Jun 1830, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1881, Near Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F28980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Marie Oswald,   b. 8 Jan 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1936, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1882  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13
    Children 
     1. William Henry Lorch,   b. 1 Aug 1883, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1966, Listowel Cemetery, Listowel, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Mary Ann Lorch,   b. 26 Apr 1885, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1969, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Caroline Louisa "Carrie" Lorch,   b. 28 Jan 1887, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1963, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Matilda Lorch,   b. 12 Sep 1888, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1920, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     5. Edith Phillipina Lorch,   b. 12 Feb 1891, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1948, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     6. Emma Lorch,   b. 21 Oct 1891, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1970, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Charles Philip Lorch,   b. 17 Aug 1897, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Walter J. Lorch,   b. 20 Feb 1900, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1951, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F14374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Henry Lorch,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Lorch,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Caroline Louisa "Carrie" Lorch,   b. 28 Jan 1887, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1963, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Matilda Lorch,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Edith Phillipina Lorch,   b. 12 Feb 1891, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1948, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     6. Emma Lorch,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Charles Lorch,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Walter J. Lorch,   b. 20 Feb 1900, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1951, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F267244  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Albert W. Lorch - By Record Correspondent -

      Elmira, Nov. 22 - The death occurred yesterday of Albert W. Lorch, 79, at his home, 32 Centre Street. The deceased had been in poor health for the past two months. He was born Feb. 14, 1861, on a farm in Woolwich Township, one mile northwest of Elmira, where he resided until October, 1927, when he moved to his present home. A public -spirited citizen, Mr. Lorch served two years on the Woolwich Township Council and for many years held the post of township road superintendent. He was a member of St. James Lutheran church and had been for many years a member of the church board.

      His wife, one daughter, the late Mrs. John Westfall, and a son, who died in infancy, also predeceased him. surviving are three sons, Henry of Gowanstown, and Charles and Walter of Elmira, four daughters, (Mary) Mrs. Alvin Dreisinger, Elmira, (Carrie) Ms. Albert N. Hett and (Edith) Mrs. Sylvester Israel, both of Kitchener, and (Emma) Mrs. W. Adamson of Ayton, two brothers, Rudolph, Grand Rapids, Mich., and Edward, New Carlisle, Ind., 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

      The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon with a private service at the home at 2 o'clock, with public service at St. James' Lutheran Church at 2: 30. Burial will be in St. James' Cemetery, Elmira, Rev. L. H. Kalbfleisch will officiate at these services. The body will be at the Dreisinger Funeral Chapel until Saturday afternoon.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 Nov 1882.
      14 Nov 1882 Albert Lorch and Mary Oswald, both of Woolwich, were married by Pastor A.R. Schultz in Elmira.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Walter Lorch.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 6.

    4. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Albert Lorch, son of Carl and Anna Catharine Wild(?), of Woolwich, born 1 Feb 1861, bapt. 4 feb 1862, sponsors: parents

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 34.

    6. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 39.

    7. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 Page 1.

    8. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Albert W. Lorch.

    9. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 1.

    10. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      LORCH, CHARLIE Regimental number(s): 3136777 Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5737 - 58 Date of Birth: 17/08/1898 Woolwich

    11. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev. Frederick Bindemann, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp. 1 Jan 1852 - 1 Jan 1853.
      Charles Lorch, Farmer, To Catharine Wild, Both Of Woolwich. Rev. Bindemann. Wit. Michael Spier And Carl Theodor Laurenzen, Both Of Woolwich

    12. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Carl Lorch, farmer of Woolwich, married 17 Aug 1852 in Greenbush by banns to Catharine Wild of Woolwich, wit: Michael Spies of Woolwich and Carl theodor Laurenson of Woolwich

    13. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Albert Lorch Born: Woolwich Tp Waterloo Co. Ont Age: 21 Father: Charles Lorch Mother: Anna Cath Wild Born: abt 1861 Spouse: Ann Mary Oswald Age: 20 born: Woolwich Tp Waterloo Co. Ont Father: Michael B Oswald Mother: Phillipina Brown Oswald married 14 Nov 1882 Elmira

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Feb 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 4 Feb 1862 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1882 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Nov 1882 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1918 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Nov 1940 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Nov 1940 - St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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