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

Catherine Bisch[1]

Female 1863 - 1954  (90 years)


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  • Name Catherine Bisch 
    Born 19 Jul 1863  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Catherine Starr 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Catholic 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-24719 
    Died 5 Feb 1954  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I24719  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father John Bisch,   b. 27 Aug 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catherine Schneider,   b. 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1879, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 12 May 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F21927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alexander Starr,   b. Mar 1861, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 11 Aug 1880  Macton, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Jean Starr
     2. John Alexander Starr,   b. 22 Oct 1880, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969  (Age 88 years)
     3. Marie Helen Starr,   b. 1882, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Annie Louise Starr,   b. 5 Dec 1883, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ambrose Wyman "Wyman" Starr,   b. 24 Feb 1888, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1950, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. Edward Starr,   b. 1890, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     7. Harold Joseph Starr,   b. 6 Jul 1901, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F6230  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Alexander StarrPRESTON, Mrs. Alexander (Catherine) Starr, 90, one of Preston's oldest residents, died yesterday, in hospitalat London, where she had been confined for the past month. Mrs. Starr was well-known in the community, having resided here for 55 years. Born in St. Agatha, July 19, 1863, Mrs. Starr, nee Catherine Bisch, was married to the late Alexander Starr at Macton, Ont., in 1878. He predeceased her in 1951. A member of St. Clement's RC Church, she was also a member of the Catholic Women's League and the Altar Society. Surviving are two sons, John of Preston and Harold of Seaford, Delaware; two daughters, Mrs. J. (Ellen) Brown of Preston and Mrs. J. (Annie) Groh, of Toronto; three sisters, Mrs. Louis Runstedler, Hespeler; Mrs. John Paul of Toronto and Mrs. Jean Wagatha of Guelph. Seventeen grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, also survive. Two sons, Wyman and Edward and a brother, Jacob, predeceased her. Thebody will rest at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home, until Tuesday, at 8: 30 a.m., when removal will be made to St. Clements church, for requiem mass, at 9 o'clock. Interment, will be in St. Clement's cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 6 Feb 1954 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 016327-00.
      Gilbert Allan GROH, 20, carder, no birth place given, Hespeler, s/o Christian GROH & Amanda RINGLER married Anne Louise STARR, 18, no birth place given, Hespeler, d/o Alexander STARR & Catharine BISH, witn: Rosetta RUPPEL & Katie HEIPEL both of Waterloo, 2 December 1900 in Waterloo

    2. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 33.

    3. [S2489] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - St. Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery Internet Link.
      Alezxander Starr/ 1861 - 1941/ Catherine Bisch/ His Beloved Wife/ 1863 - 1954/ R.I.P./ Starr

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Alexander Starr - 6 Feb 1954 pg 7.

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Bisch b. Waterloo res: Waterloo Age: 24 born abt 1839 father: August mother: Anna Mary Martin married Catherine Schneider Age:: 22 born abt 1841 b. Wilmot Township Spouse res: Wilmot Township father: Jacob mother: Margaret Vogler married 12 May 1863 county: Waterloo

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 21 May 1863.
      May 12, 1863 Catharina Schneider of Wilmot and John Bisch of Waterloo, by Rev. Hoelsche

    7. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 012154 (1880).
      Name:Alexander Starr Age:22 Birth Year:abt 1858 Birth Place:Wellesley, Ontario Marriage Date:11 Aug 1880 Marriage Place:Wellington, Ontario, Canada Father:Ambrose Starr Mother:Rocina Offholder Spouse:Kate Bish

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jul 1863 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Aug 1880 - Macton, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Catholic - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Feb 1954 - London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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