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

John Doerr[1]

Male 1878 - 1961  (83 years)


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  • Name John Doerr 
    Born 8 Jan 1878  Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Confectionary 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Traveling Salesman, Biscuit Co. 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    ?, Candy Factory 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Residence 1921  217 Ahren's St. W., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1961  20 John St. W., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0728.4 
    Died 31 Oct 1961  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I346188  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Adam Doerr,   b. 13 Apr 1853, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1941, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Lovina Bechtel,   b. 23 Aug 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1908, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1874  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F250032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rebecca Perrin Woods,   b. 19 Jan 1879, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1912, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1900  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Roxy Irene Doerr,   b. 27 Nov 1900, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1906, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     2. Reta Doerr,   b. Nov 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F8545  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emily Isabella "Emma" Ewen,   b. May 1892, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1958, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 1913 
    Children 
     1. John G. "Jack" Doerr
     2. Nora Doerr,   b. 1916, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Nina E. Doerr,   b. 1919, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1980, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F241934  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John H. Doerr

      After a brief illness, John H. Doerr, 83, of 20 John St. West, Waterloo, died Tuesday at K-W Hospital. Born Jan. 9, 1878, in Wilmot Township, Mr. Doerr was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Adam Doerr. He lived in the Twin Cities most of his life and worked as a salesman for Dare's Ltd. for more than 40 years. He retired in 1941. Mr. Doerr was a member of Alma Street United Brethern Church. His wife, the former Emily Isabelle Ewen, predeceased him in April of 1958 Surviving are a son, Jack G. of Toronto; two daughters, Mrs. Gordon (Nora) Rau of Windsor, Mrs. Arthur (Nina) Stevens of Waterloo; two brothers, Clayton B. of Saskatoon and William B. of Bay City, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. Louis (Priscilla) Dahmer of Kitchener, Mrs. J. D. Clairmont of Marmora, and 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers and two sisters. The body is at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home where funeral service will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. by Rev. A. Ward Woolner. Burial will be in First Mennonite Cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, November 1, 1961

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 210.

    2. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-6 Page 2.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John H Doerr Born: H Age: 22 Father: Adam Doerr Mother: Lovina Bechtel Born: abt 1878 Spouse: Rebecca Woods Age: 21 born: Mannheim Father: Illegilimate Mother: Marian Woods married 24 Jan 1900

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 5.

    5. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div.. 21 Page 21.

    6. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 21 Page 8.

    7. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 30.

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Lavina Bechtel Born: Wilmot Age: 20 Father: Rudolph Bechtel Mother: Magdalene Bechtel(a Nat Borne Jones) Bechtel Born: abt 1854 Spouse: Adam Doerr Age: 21 born: Waterloo Father: Carl Doerr Mother: Eva Doerr(a Nat Born Schwaerzel) Doerr married 29 Dec 1874

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jan 1878 - Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jan 1900 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Confectionary - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Traveling Salesman, Biscuit Co. - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ?, Candy Factory - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - 217 Ahren's St. W., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1961 - 20 John St. W., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Oct 1961 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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