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

Christian Forler[1]

Male 1837 - 1921  (84 years)


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  • Name Christian Forler 
    Born 18 Feb 1837  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1863  Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-240920 
    Died 29 May 1921  Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I240920  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Johannes "John" Forler,   b. 21 Mar 1801, Bischholtz, Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Catharine "Katie" Krieger,   b. 24 Jun 1796, Bischholtz, Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Family ID F264648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Seip,   b. 14 Mar 1846, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1926, Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F57659  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Karolina "Caroline" Niergrath,   b. CALC 1845, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1887, Elmwood, Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1863  , Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Christina Anna Forler,   b. 11 Jan 1863, Neustadt, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1924, Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. John N. Forler,   b. 27 Aug 1866, Neustadt, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1915, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     3. Forler,   b. 28 May 1869, Neustadt, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Christian Forler,   b. 16 Apr 1887, , Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1887, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F226005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death of Mr. Christian Forler

      The death occurred on Sunday last, May 29, 1921, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ottman in Hanover of Mr. Christian Forler, aged 83 years. Deceased was born in Waterloo County. He was twice married, his first wife being Miss Carolina Niergart, who died 33 years ago. This marriage was blessed with six children, three surviving, as follows: Mrs. Ottman of Hanover; Mrs. H. H. Johnston, of Wilcox, Sask., and Alvin of Moose Jaw, Sask. Three years after the death of his first wife, he married Miss Anna Seip, who survives him. They had no children. Deceased had resided with his granddaughter, Mrs. Norman Wunnenberg, for the past year and a half. He lived practically all his life in Elmwood. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon to the Hanover cemetery, Rev. H. Twietmeyer having charge of the services.

      The Hanover Post, June 2, 1921

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 25 Aug 1887.
      Aug 1887 Karolina Forler, nee Niergarth, wife of Christian Forler, died in Elmwood at age of 42 years.

    2. [S61] Vit - ON, Grey - Grey County Marriage Register 1858-59.
      Name: Christian Forlor
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 26 Jan 1863
      Event Place: Grey, Ontario, Canada
      Gender: Male
      Age: 24
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1839
      Birthplace: Wilmot C W
      Residence: Normanby
      Father's Name: John Ferlor
      Mother's Name: Catherine Ferler
      Spouse's Name: Caroline Niergarth
      Spouse's Gender: Female
      Spouse's Age: 18
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1845
      Spouse's Birthplace: Germany
      Residence: Normanby
      Spouse's Father's Name: Nicholis Niergarth
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Eva Niergarth

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Feb 1837 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jan 1863 - , Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 May 1921 - Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, Grey Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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