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

Louisa Wenk

Female 1841 - 1921  (80 years)


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  • Name Louisa Wenk 
    Born 15 Jun 1841  Gleba, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Louisa Renfer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1865  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1900  Peoria Township, Peoria, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-295209 
    Died 6 Oct 1921  Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum, Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I295209  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father John Wenk,   b. Abt 1800, of, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Ann Eva Voelker,   b. Abt 1800, of, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F21098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Renfer,   b. 22 May 1838, Frankfurt, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1917, Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1865  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Louis Renfer,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Emilia Renfer,   b. Jan 1870, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Otto Conrad Renfer,   b. 4 Oct 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1935, Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. Adolph Renfer,   b. 11 Aug 1873, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1948, , Marion Co., Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. George Renfer,   b. 29 Dec 1877, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Clara M. Renfer,   b. Apr 1880, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age ~ 90 years)
     7. Herman C. Renfer,   b. 25 Jul 1882, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1939, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     8. George Renfer,   b. 6 Apr 1885, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F52842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 51.

    2. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Dist. 8 Page 81.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      George Renfer, 26, res. Wellesley village, b. Curhessen, son of Jacob and Margaret, married 16 Apr 1865 Louise Wenk, 22, res. Berlin CW, b. Curhessen, daughter of John and Eve

    4. [S2126] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, George Renfer in entry for Herman Renfer, 01 May 1939; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,953,415.
      Herman Renfer Event Date: 01 May 1939 Event Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois Gender: Male Race: white Age: 56 Birth Year (Estimated): 1883 Birth Date: 25 Jul 1882 Birthplace: Wellesly, Ontario, Canada Father's Name: George Renfer Father's Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany Mother's Name: Louisa Wenk Mother's Birthplace: Gleba, Germany Occupation: Printer Residence Place: Chicago, Ill. Burial Date: 03 May 1939 Burial Place: Peoria, Peoria, Illinois Cemetery: Springdale

    5. [S2173] Find A Grave, Louisa Wenk Renfer (1841 - 1921) - Find A Grave Memorial. (2016). Findagrave.com. Retrieved 3 December 2016, from https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=renfer&GSfn=louisa&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=158395350&df=all&.

    6. [S1835] Census - U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1900 12th Census, Peoria Township, District 3 Peoria city Ward 4, Peoria, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 101, sheet 7B, family 148, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL micro.
      George Germany May 1838 Book-keeper
      Louisa Jun 1841
      Emily Canada Jan 1870
      Adolph Aug 1873
      George Dec 1877
      Clara Apr 1880
      Herman C. Jul 1882

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1865 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Apr 1865 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Peoria Township, Peoria, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Oct 1921 - Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum, Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
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