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

William Wachsmuth

Male 1820 - 1898  (78 years)


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  • Name William Wachsmuth 
    Born 29 Sep 1820  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Building 1860  7 Arthur Street N., Elmira, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Wilhelm Wachsmuth 
    Residence 1871  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-26133 
    Died 30 Nov 1898  [2
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I26133  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Family 1 Fredericka Geiger,   b. 5 Apr 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1907, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1871  [3
    Children 
     1. Charles Wachsmuth,   b. 13 Mar 1873, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1895  (Age 22 years)
     2. Elizabeth Wachsmuth,   b. 17 Dec 1876, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1880  (Age 3 years)
     3. Carrie Wachsmuth,   b. 19 Apr 1879, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Otto Wachsmuth,   b. 14 Jun 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alvin Wachsmuth,   b. 21 Jul 1891, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F6808  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth,   b. 28 Aug 1826, Of, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1870  (Age 44 years) 
    Children 
     1. Wilhelm Kaine,   b. CALC 23 Aug 1860, Of, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1865, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 4 years)
     2. William Wachsmuth,   b. 1870, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F6810  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • M. Weichel and Son Ltd., Hardware, Celebrates 75th Year of Business

      A special sale marks the 75th anniversary of Elmira's oldest hardware store, M. Weichel and Son Ltd., this week. The store was founded in 1879 by Michael Weichel in a store leased from William Wachsmuth, on the site where the Dreisinger furniture store now stands. At that time two clerks were employed in the store, Mr. Weichel's 13 year-old son John and another man. In December 1885 the Weichels moved their stock, valued at $4000 into a store which stood on part of the ground now occupied by the E. S. Otto building. Mr. Weichel carried on business here for a year, meanwhile working on the building which was to become his permanent store....

      The Elmira Signet, Thursday, November 4, 1954

  • Sources 
    1. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881.

    2. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      Wm.Wachsmuth/ Died/ Nov 30 1898/ aged/ 78 y'rs. 2 m's/ & 1 da/ Fredrica Geiger/ wife of/ Wm Wachsmuth/ Died/ Oct 15 1907/ aged 57 years 6 mos/ & 10 days

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Apr. 13, 1871.
      Mar. 23, 1871 William Wachsmuth of Elmira and Friederika Geiger of Woolwich, by Rev. Hoelsche

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Sep 1820 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuilding - 1860 - 7 Arthur Street N., Elmira, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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