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

John K. Nahrgang[1]

Male 1829 - 1857  (27 years)


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  • Name John K. Nahrgang 
    Born 29 Nov 1829  of, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Interesting crime, scandal 
    Misfortune Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Body was stolen by Dr. Frederick Christ to be used as a medical display.

      A few days after the burial of Eby's child, Dr. Christ came into Schnarr's Tavern in Waterloo Village, and made the remark that the bodies of William Rebscher, John Nahrgang, and Zoeger were not in their graves. Afterwards, Dr. Christ offered to bet with witness that Abram Eby's child was not in his grave. Christ said that he would not go and bring the bodies himself, but that he could get plenty at an outlay of ten dollars.
    Occupation 1854  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    tailor 
    Occupation 1857  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    innkeeper 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-34727P 
    Died 18 Jan 1857  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I34727  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John Nahrgang,   b. 28 Jul 1799, Lahrbach, Hesse Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1842, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Anna Margaretha Kuhl,   b. 24 Aug 1801, of, Lebosbach, Hessia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1838, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Family ID F9234  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Arnold,   b. 23 Nov 1826, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1910, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1854  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Agnes Nahrgang,   b. 21 May 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F10845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Nov 1829 - of, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - tailor - 1854 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Sep 1854 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - innkeeper - 1857 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jan 1857 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • A-1-125 John K. Nahrgang Letters of Administration of the estate of John K. Nahrgang late of the Township of Waterloo, Inn Keeper, deceased, to Margaret Nahrgang of the Township aforesaid, widow of the said deceased upon her giving proof that the said deceased died intestate on or about the 18th day of January 1857 and on her giving bond with security for the due administration of such estate herself and two sureties in the persons of Francis Schmidt of the Township of Waterloo, Inn Keeper, and Henry Nahrgan[g] of Waterloo, Tailor, each in the sum of three hundred pounds.
      Letters granted 9th March 1857
      Died 18th January 1857
      Inventory [written in pencil: "£100 '96 not delivered"]

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Agnes Nahrgang Born: Waterloo Tp Waterloo Co. Age: 33 Father: John Nahrgang Mother: Margarethe Nahrgang Born: abt 1855 Spouse: Daniel Jacobi Age: 37 born: Waterloo Town Waterloo Co. Ont Father: John Jacobi Mother: Elizabeth Jacobi married 12 Jul 1888

    2. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library, #1 pg 165.
      John K. Nahrgang, innkeeper of Waterloo Village, died 18 Jan 1857 aged 27 years, cause: nervous fever

    3. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 21 Jan 1857.
      18 Jan 1857 At Waterloo Village, on the 18th instant, Mr. John K. Nahrgang, Tavern keeper, aged about 29 years

    4. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      In loving/ memory of/ John K. Nahrgang/ born Nov. 29, 1829/ died Jan. 18, 1857/ aged 27 yrs./ 1 mo. 20 dys./ He is resting in Heaven/ Margaret Arnold/ his wife/ born Sep. 3, 1854 [sic - 1826 gives age 83 yrs.]/ died Jan. 9, 1910/ aged 83 yrs./ gone but not forgotten/ Nahrgang

    5. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 20 Sep 1859 - Queen vs. Dr. Christ.

    6. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      John K. Nahrgang, taylor of Waterloo Village married 3 Sep 1854 to Margareth Arnold of Woolwich, wit: Jacob Schaefer of Waterloo Village and Wilhelm Rebacher Jr. of Waterloo Village

    7. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 7 Sep 1854 Pg 36.
      ARNOLD, Margaretha married 3 Sep 1854 Woolwich. To John R. NAHRGANG, Waterloo. minister F.W. Bindemann