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

Dorthea Rahn

Female Cal 1827 - 1897  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Dorthea Rahn 
    Born CALC 15 Mar 1827  , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Dorthea Bernhardt 
    Name Phebe Rahn 
    Residence 1850  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Religion 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1871  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Religion 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-35119 
    Died 31 Mar 1897  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Cause: Cause: La Grippe with Complications (4 weeks) 
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I35119  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Family Henry Bernhardt,   b. 10 Apr 1825, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1907, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1850  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Peter Bernhardt,   b. 1 Oct 1850, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 96 years)
     2. George Bernhardt,   b. 27 Oct 1852, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1930, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Peter Louis "Louis" Bernhardt,   b. CALC 18 Sep 1857, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1936, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     4. ? Barnhart,   b. 1859, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Valentine Bernhardt,   b. 4 Dec 1859, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1863, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     6. Henry Charles Bernhardt,   b. CALC 11 Jul 1862, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1881, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 18 years)
     7. Rosaline Bernhardt,   b. CALC 25 Jan 1866, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1882, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 16 years)
     8. Martin Bernhardt,   b. 1868, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F9316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 15 Mar 1827 - , Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1850 - 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 MapsResidence - 1871 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: La Grippe with Complications (4 weeks) - 31 Mar 1897 - 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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  • Notes 
    • Died. In Preston, on Wednesday, March 31st, 1897, at 7.30 o'clock p.m., Dorathe Rahn, Beloved wife of Henry Bernhardt, aged 70 years, 2 weeks and 2 days. The Funeral Will take place on Friday afternoon, April 2nd, at 2 o'clock, from her husband's residence, King street, to the Lutheran Church, where services will be held, thence to the Preston cemetery for interment. Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation. Preston, April 1st, 1897.

      City of Cambridge Archives Funeral Card Collection

  • Sources 
    1. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 4.

    2. [S105] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1871, Pg. 50.
      name given as Phebe, may be in error or a middle name.

    3. [S1473] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1861, Div. 2 Page 19.

    4. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 66.

    5. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Front] Bernhardt/ Back] In/ Memory Of/ Henry C./ Died April 26, 1881/ Aged 18 Yrs. 9 Mos. & 15 Dys./ Rosaline/ Died Oct. 2, 1882/ Aged/ 16 Yrs. 8 Mos/ & 7 Dys./ Children Of/ Henry & Dorathe/ Bernhardt./ [Left Side] In/ Memory Of/ Henry Bernhardt/ Who Died/ Jan. 27, 1907/ Aged 81 Years/ 10 Mos. & 17 Dys./ Dorathe Rahn/ Beloved Wife Of/ Henry Bernhardt/ Who Died/ March 31, 1897/ Aged 70 Years/ 2 Weeks & 2 Dys. / [Flat Markers] Peter / Louis Bernhardt/ 1857 - 1936.

    6. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages By Rev'd Jacob Mailer, Minister of The Evangelical Lutheran Church At Preston report #177.
      Henry Bernhard, 25, to Dorolyea Rahn, 22, both of Waterloo. 1 Jan. 1850.

    7. [S105] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1871, Pg. 50.

    8. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Dorothy Bernhardt Gender:Female Birth Year:abt 1827 Birth Place:Germany Age at Death:70 Death Date:31 Mar 1897 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    9. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Front] Bernhardt/ [Back] In/ Memory Of/ Henry C./ Died April 26, 1881/ Aged 18 Yrs. 9 Mos. & 15 Dys./ Rosaline/ Died Oct. 2, 1882/ Aged/ 16 Yrs. 8 Mos/ & 7 Dys./ Children Of/ Henry & Dorathe/ Bernhardt./ [Left Side] In/ Memory Of/ Henry Bernhardt/ Who Died/ Jan. 27, 1907/ Aged 81 Years/ 10 Mos. & 17 Dys./ Dorathe Rahn/ Beloved Wife Of/ Henry Bernhardt/ Who Died/ March 31, 1897/ Aged 70 Years/ 2 Weeks & 2 Dys. / [Flat Markers] Peter / Louis Bernhardt/ 1857 - 1936.