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

Henry David Christian Sager

Male Cal 1859 - 1938  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name Henry David Christian Sager 
    Born CALC 13 Sep 1859  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Moulder 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer, Street Railway 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-350671 
    Died 14 Apr 1938  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: Cause: Suicide by Cutting of Throat - Haemorrhage 
    Buried 18 Apr 1938  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I350671  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Charles Jon Christian "Carl" Sager,   b. 23 Feb 1825, , Mecklenburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1908, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Friederika Mongold,   b. CALC 22 Dec 1830, , Wuerttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1898, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Family ID F251453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret "Maggie" Butler,   b. Jan 1860, Mildmay, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1918, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1890  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F251455  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 13 Sep 1859 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Moulder - 1881 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Mar 1890 - Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Street Railway - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Suicide by Cutting of Throat - Haemorrhage - 14 Apr 1938 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Apr 1938 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • No Motive Found For Man's Death

      Prestonite Discovered With Razor in Hand

      PRESTON, April 16— Clutching a straight razor in his right hand and his throat cut from ear to ear, the body of Henry Sager, 78, life-long resident of Preston, was found lying against the fence on the Speedsville road near the R.C. Cemetery, early Friday morning by George Schmidt, of Preston. High County Constable Albert Whitesides responded to the call for aid. It Is believed the man died about 11 p.m., Thursday night. Police are unable to ascertain a motive for the attack. Reported in a despondent mood for some time, deceased is not believed to have been troubled with financial worries. He is reported to have invested considerable money in governinent annuities which are not payable to his family. No inquest will be held. Sager, who resided with his sister at 325 Laurel street, was an iron moulder by trade. For some years he was employed by Clare Bros. Later he acted as caretaker for Riverside and Central Parks as well as the Preston Cemetery. In his 79th year, he lived in Preston all his life with the exception of two years spent in Hamilton. His wife predeceased him 20 years ago. He was of Lutheran faith. Surviving are one brother, Charles of London, Ont., two sisters, Mrs. Caroline Koehn of Preston and Miss Emma Sager of Preston. Funeral services will be private on Monday from the late residence. 325 Laurel street, at 2.30 o'clock to Preston Cemetery for interment.

      Kitchener Daily Record 16 Apr 1938 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S105] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1871, Pg. 63.

    2. [S297] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1881, Page 27.

    3. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 24.

    4. [S1473] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1861, Div. 2 Page 22.

    5. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Henry 1859 - 1938./ [Burial Card] Sager.

    6. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Henry David Christon Sagar Gender:Male Birth Year:abt 1860 Birth Place:Preston, Ontario Age at Death:78 Death Date:14 Apr 1938 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Carl Sagar Mother:Frederick Mongold

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Henry Sager Age:30 Birth Date:abt 1860 Birth Place:Preston Marriage Date:27 Mar 1890 Marriage County or District:Wentworth Father:Care Sager Mother:Fredrica Sager Spouse:Maggie Butler Spouse's Age:29 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1861 Spouse Birth Place:Mildmay Spouse Father:Calf Butler Spouse Mother:Catharine Butler

    8. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 013321 (1890).
      Name:Henry Sager Age:30 Birth Year:abt 1860 Birth Place:Preston Marriage Date:27 Mar 1890 Marriage Place:Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Father:Care Sager Mother:Fredrica Sager Spouse:Maggie Butler