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Christian Kloepfer, MP

Christian Kloepfer, MP

Male 1847 - 1913  (65 years)

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  • Name Christian Kloepfer 
    Suffix MP 
    Born 22 Dec 1847  Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Christened 26 Dec 1847  Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Store Clerk 
    Elected Office 1896 
    member of Parliament - Wellington South 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-30461 
    Died 9 Feb 1913  Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Saint Boniface Roman Catholic Cemetery, Maryhill, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I30461  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Jacobus "Jacob" Kloepfer,   b. 12 Feb 1808, Bühl, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1885, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Monica Winter,   b. 3 May 1812, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1877, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 22 Jul 1840  Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F18563  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth "Bessie" Murphy,   b. CA 1850, Of, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1895, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married Jun 1880  [2
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F19708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Christian Kloepfer
    Christian Kloepfer

  • Notes 
    • Christian Kloepfer was born in New Germany, County of Waterloo, Ont., December 22, 1847, and is of German descent, his parents having emigrated from Baden, Germany, to Canada about 1842. He was educated at the Parochial School in New Germany. Mr. Kloepfer is in business as a wholesale carriage hardware merchant. He married in June, 1880, Elizabeth Murphy, of Guelph. He is a director of several trading institutions, and has been an alderman of Guelph. He was first elected to the House of Commons at the general elections held in 1896. Conservative. Guelph, O.

      Personnel of the Senate and House of Commons, Eighth Parliament of Canada Elected June 23, 1896, Portraits and Biographies of the Members, Montreal, John Lovell & son 1898, pg 143

  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div2 pg 89.

    2. [S1224] Book - Personnel of the Senate and House of Commons, Eighth Parliament of Canada Elected June 23, 1896, 143.

    3. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 8 Page 59.

    4. [S91] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Maryhill - St. Boniface Roman Catholic [found cited on various sources on the internet and family histories].

    5. [S514] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1871, Sect. 2 Page 7.

    6. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53078846/christian-kloepfer.

    7. [S2170] New York Marriages, 1686-1980, Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00917-9 , System Origin: New York-EASy , GS Film number: 928700.
      Jacobus Kloepfer Spouse's Name:Monica Winter Event Date:22 Jul 1840 Event Place:Buffalo, Erie, New York Father's Name:Jacobi Kloepfer Mother's Name:Catharinae Krumholz Spouse's Father's Name:Gregorii Winter Spouse's Mother's Name:Franciscae Kloepfer

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Dec 1847 - Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 26 Dec 1847 - Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Store Clerk - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Feb 1913 - Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Boniface Roman Catholic Cemetery, Maryhill, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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