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

Cornelius Weiler[1]

Male Cal 1780 - 1862  (~ 82 years)


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  • Name Cornelius Weiler 
    Born CALC 21 Sep 1780  , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Basket Maker 
    Residence 1862  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-247916 
    Died 21 Dec 1862  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I247916  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family Elizabeth,   b. 1777, , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Theresia Weiler,   d. Aft 1853
     2. Mary Antonia Weiler,   d. Aft 1853
     3. Maria Anna Weiler,   d. Aft 1853
     4. Elizabeth Weiler,   b. 1836, , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F9440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 21 Sep 1780 - , Baden, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Basket Maker - 1852 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1862 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Dec 1862 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • A-2-176 Cornelius Weiler The Last Will and Testament of Cornelius Weiler, late of the Village of Preston, Yeoman, who died on or about the twenty first day of December in the year of our Lord 1862 at the Village of Preston, and who at the time of his death had a fixed place of abode at the Village of Preston in the said County of Waterloo was proved and registered in the said Surrogate Court a true coy of which said Last Will and Testament is hereunder written and that the administration of all and singular the personal estate and effects, rights and credits of the said deceased and anyway concerning his will was granted by the aforesaid Court to William Schwab of the Village of Beamsville in the County of Lincoln, Potter, the Executor named in the said Will….

      In the name of God, amen. I Cornelius Weiler of the Village of Preston, Yeoman, do make and publish this my Last Will and Testament. I will and desire that my Executors hereinafter named as soon as conveniently may be after my decease shall pay all my just debts and I give and devise all my real and personal estate of what nature soever unto my beloved wife Elisabeth during the time of her natural life and upon her decease I give and bequeath all the remainder of my personal and real estate unto my Executor hereinafter named in trust to dispose thereof to the best advantage either by private or public sale and I hereby empower and authorize my Executor to grant a deed, or deeds, of conveyance for any or all my real property and upon receipt of the proceeds of the remainder of my real and personal estate to divide the same between Theresia, my eldest daughter, wife of William Schwoob[sic], Maria Anna my second daughter, wife of Martin Lam, and Elisabeth Puhl, daughter of my third daughter Maria Antonia, wife of Mathias Puhl, share and share alike after deducting all disbursements and reasonable charges of Executorship. And I appoint my son-in-law, William Schwab of the Village of Beamsville in the Township of Clinton and County of Lincoln, Potter, my true and lawful Executor.

      Witnessed by John Erb, Isaac Salyerds and Otto Klotz
      Will dated 3rd June 1853
      Proved 26th January 1863
      Died 21st December 1862

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 8 Jan 1863.
      Cornelius Weiler died 21 Dec 1862 in Preston, one of Preston's oldest citizens, 82 yrs, 3 mths.

    2. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 14.

    3. [S1737] Probate - Wills of Waterloo Register A 1853-1871, Will of Cornelius Weiler 3 Jun 1853 A-2-176.