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

August Vondrau

Male 1857 - 1942  (84 years)


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  • Name August Vondrau 
    Born 30 Aug 1857  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1881  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mail Driver 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-350658 
    Died 23 Jun 1942  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 26 Jun 1942  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I350658  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 

    Father Conrad Vondrau,   b. 17 Nov 1815, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catharina,   b. CALC 20 Nov 1820, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1890, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Family ID F9303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Brill,   b. 25 Jul 1861, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1937, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1882  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Ida Rosina Vondrau,   b. 12 Feb 1884, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lavina "Vina" Vondrau,   b. 6 Oct 1885, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1949  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F251449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • AUGUST VONDRAU

      PRESTON, June 24\emdash August Vondrau pioneer resident of Preston and wellknown citizen over a long period of years, died in his home, 917 King Street, yesterday afternoon. In his 85th year, the deceased had been ailing for the past two years and critically for the last eight months. Born in Preston, the late Mr. Vondrau lived in the municipality and the district practically all his life. His wife nee Catharine Brill, predeceased him five years ago. For some years, Mr.Vondrau farmed at Pine Bush, between Preston and Blair, while he also operated a cooper shop there, having learned the trade of barrel making form his father. The deceased also, operated a meat business for some years, He had lived retired for the past 15 years. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Melvin Schweitzer of Bridgeport and Mrs. Albert Morrison, of Kitchener, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The late Mr. Vondrau is resting at the H. K. Stager Funeral Home, corner of Queen and Argyle Streets, Preston, from where the funeral will be held on Friday at 2: 30. Interment will be in Preston Cemetery.

      Kitchener Daily Record 24 Jun 1942 pg 17

  • Sources 
    1. [S105] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1871, Pg 11.

    2. [S297] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1881, Page 39.

    3. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Vondrau/ In Loving Memory Of/ August Vondrau/ Born Aug. 30, 1857 - Died June 23, 1942/ His Beloved Wife/ Catharine Brill/ Born July 25, 1861 - Died Apr. 7, 1937/ At Rest./ [Footstones] Mother/ Father.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:August Vondran Age:25 Birth Date:abt 1857 Birth Place:Village of Preston, Ontario Marriage Date:11 Jul 1882 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Conrad Vondran Mother:Catherine Vondran Spouse:Catherine Brill Spouse's Age:21 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1861 Spouse Birth Place:New Hamburg Ont Spouse Father:Peter Brill Spouse Mother:Margaret Brill

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Aug 1857 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mail Driver - 1881 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jul 1882 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jun 1942 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Jun 1942 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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