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

Rev. John William Ortwein[1]

Male 1849 - 1946  (96 years)


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  • Name John William Ortwein 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 25 Dec 1849  Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Name J. W. Ortwein 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    General Merchant 
    Residence 1887  Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-242468 
    Died 20 May 1946  Hensall, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Hensall Union Cemetery, Hensall, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I242468  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father George Heinrich Ortwein,   b. 27 Jan 1810, , Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1878, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Anna Maria Ratz,   b. 1809, of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1897, , Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Family ID F15313  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline Böhler,   b. 1850, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1889, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Children 
     1. Rebecca Margaret Ortwein,   b. 1872, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1937, , Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Hannah Caroline Ortwein,   b. 1 Mar 1876, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952  (Age 75 years)
     3. Alonzo Boehler Ortwein,   b. 12 Jan 1880, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1965, Sandusky, Sanilac, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. Lorenzo Willliam Ortwein,   b. CALC 7 Feb 1882, Of, Heidelberg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1883, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F224540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    John William Ortwein
    John William Ortwein
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  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 16 May 1889.
      May 7, 1889 Caroline Ortwein, nee Böhler, wife of Preacher John W. Ortwein, died in Hay T'p., at age of approximately 38 years.

    2. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 1 Page 6.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 24 May 1883.
      18 May 1883 Lorenz Wilhelm Ortwein, son of J. W. & Karoline Ortwein, died in Heidelberg at age of 1 year, 3 months & 11 days [poem]

    4. [S3231] Find A Grave, John William Ortwein (1849 - 1946) - Find A Grave Memorial. (2017). Findagrave.com. Retrieved 22 April 2017, from https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=OR&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GScntry=10&GSsr=1961&GRid=15803143&.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1849 - Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - General Merchant - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1887 - Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 May 1946 - Hensall, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hensall Union Cemetery, Hensall, Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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