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

John Wehner

Male 1867 - 1894  (27 years)


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  • Name John Wehner 
    Born 1867  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/222926292 
    Misfortune suicide 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    RC 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1891  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Painter 
    Residence 1891  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-310668 
    Died 31 May 1894  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I310668  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father John Wehner,   b. 7 May 1829, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1895, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Barbara Krausman,   b. 15 Sep 1834, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1907  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F21104  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Suicide near Hespeler.

      Hespeler, June 3. - The body of Mr. John Wehner, jr., was fonnd in the woods near the old quarry on the property of Mr. Robert Brodie, lying on its face, his throat cut with a razor, which was lying close to the body. He had, before committing the act, closed the case of the razor, and put it in his pocket. Mr. Wehner was to have been married on Wednesday to an estimable young lady of the village. No cause can be assigned for the act.

      Waterloo County Chronicle, 7 Jun 1894, p. 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 49.

    2. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 42.

    3. [S2208] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1891, Section 1 Page 3.

    4. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/222926292.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1867 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - RC - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Painter - 1891 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 May 1894 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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