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Michael H. Montag

Michael H. Montag

Male 1885 - 1974  (89 years)

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  • Name Michael H. Montag 
    Born 1885  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Business Waterloo Bedding Co. Ltd., 21 Allen St. W., Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Interesting business, story 
    Name M. H. Montag 
    Occupation 1912  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    manufacturer - Quality Mattress Company 
    Berlin-QualityMattressCo-Advert1912.JPG
    Berlin-QualityMattressCo-Advert1912.JPG
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-32996 
    Died 1974  [2
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I32996  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Henry Montag,   b. 1843, , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret Meyer,   b. 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 13 Aug 1867  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F8577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes O. Heyman,   b. 18 Nov 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1912  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Wilbert Montag,   d. Abt 1978
     2. Dolores Montag
     3. Ursula Marie Montag,   b. 1913,   d. 1982  (Age 69 years)
     4. Marcella "Marcey" Montag,   b. 1920
     5. Dr. Geraldine Montag,   b. 23 Dec 1926
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F27635  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Waterloo Bedding Co. Ltd. founded November 10, 1910 by the partnership of Michael H. Montag and Alexander L. Dantzer under the name of the Quality Mattress Company. Located on one floor of a rented premise in Kitchener, the pioneer business employed three people and manufactured only felt mattresses. In 1913 the present main building was constructed at 21 Allen Street West. The business continued under the original partnership until 1921 when the Waterloo Bedding Company Limited was incorporated. Michael Montag became president and Manager, and Alfred I. Fehrenbach was named Secretary-Treasurer. Building additions … 1921 and 1925. … The firm engages twenty-five men and women …" Trade names: "Pleasant Dreams" and "Royal Button" … Emphasis has now (1982) changed to the institutional bedding (hospitals, nursing homes, hotels, motels "Now the largest single supplier of hospital mattresses in Canada."

      Waterloo Chronicle Souvenir Edition, 1982 "…

  • Sources 
    1. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 19926 (1912), Michael Montag-Agnes Hymann.
      Michael Montag, 27, Manufacturer, res.Berlin, S/O Henry Montag & Margaret Meyer Married Agnes Hymann, 25, res.Waterloo, D/O August Hymann & Marianna Fischer, Witn: A. Dantzer Of Berlin & A. Hymann Of Waterloo, 26 June 1912 At St. Louis Church In Waterloo

    2. [S192] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Mount Hope CC#4500 Internet Link.
      Michael H. Montag/ 1885-1974/ beloved husband of/ Agnes

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Montag, 24, res. Petersburg, b. New Germany, son of Charles and Margaretha, married 13 Aug 1867 Margaretha Meyer, 26, res. New Prussia, b. Wilmot, daughter of Michael and Anna Mary

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1885 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - - Waterloo Bedding Co. Ltd., 21 Allen St. W., Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - manufacturer - Quality Mattress Company - 1912 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jun 1912 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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