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

Philip John "John" Gmelin

Male Cal 1847 - 1899  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name Philip John "John" Gmelin 
    Born CALC 18 Sep 1847  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Name John Gmelin 
    Occupation 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Tailor 
    Religion 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-346463 
    Died 18 Nov 1899  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 6
    Cause: Cause: Heart Diesease - Atrophy of Liver - Dropsy (4 years) 
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I346463  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Philip Gmelin,   b. 1825, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother ?,   b. Abt 1825,   d. Bef 1881  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Family ID F31680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Heinrich Gmelin 
    Mother Carolina Lackner,   b. 5 Sep 1813, , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1871, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Family ID F251497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Bresch,   b. 12 Oct 1844, Dettwiller, Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1928, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1870  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 8
    Children 
     1. Charles Frederick William "Carl" Gmelin,   b. 13 Dec 1871, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1940, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Louisa Wilhelmina "Lucy" Gmelin,   b. 1 Feb 1874, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1923, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     3. Dora Carolina Gmelin,   b. 4 Jun 1880, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F250084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 18 Sep 1847 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jul 1870 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tailor - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Heart Diesease - Atrophy of Liver - Dropsy (4 years) - 18 Nov 1899 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In memoriam/ John GMELIN/ died Nov. 18, 1899/ aged 42 years/ His wife/ Elizabeth BRESCH/ died Feb. 22, 1928/ aged 83 years/ At rest/ GMELIN/ [Footstone] Carl.

    2. [S105] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1871, Pg 10.

    3. [S297] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1881, Page 41.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 21 Nov 1889.
      Nov. 18, 1889 John Gmelin died in Preston at age of 42 years & 2 months

    5. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 3.

    6. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:John P Gruelin Gender:Male Birth Year:abt 1847 Birth Place:Preston, Ontario Age at Death:42 Death Date:18 Nov 1889 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), July 21, 1870.
      July 17, 1870 Elisabeth Presch and John Gmelin, both of Preston

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:John Gouchie Age:23 Birth Date:abt 1847 Birth Place:Baden Waterloo County Marriage Date:17 Jul 1870 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:C Henry Gmelin Caroline Gmelin Gouchie Mother:Gouchie Spouse:Elizabeth Presch Spouse's Age:24 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1846 Spouse Birth Place:Dehereleir Elson France Spouse Father:Presch Spouse Mother:Presch