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

Peter Bernhardt[1, 2]

Male 1850 - 1947  (96 years)

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  • Name Peter Bernhardt 
    Born 1 Oct 1850  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1871  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1876  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Elected Office 1878  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Councillor - Preston 
    Occupation 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Hotel Keeper [catagory: hotel keeper, inn keeper, tavern keeper] 
    Elected Office 1886  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Councillor - Preston 
    Occupation 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Brewer 
    Residence 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Lutheran 
    Elected Office 1892  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Deputy Reeve - Waterloo County 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Elected Office 1902  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Deputy Reeve - Preston 
    Elected Office 1904  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mayor - Preston 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer, Farm 
    Residence 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1930  1590 King St. E., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-35120 
    Died 1947  [7, 11
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 11
    Person ID I35120  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Dorthea Rahn,   b. CALC 15 Mar 1827, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1897, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1850  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Family ID F9316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline Weihe,   b. 21 Apr 1853, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1932, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1876  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 14, 15
    Children 
     1. Reeve Valentine Peter Bernhardt,   b. 23 Dec 1877, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Ottila Rosa Bernhardt,   b. 17 Sep 1879, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1880, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Arthur Robert Bernhardt,   b. 17 Apr 1881, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1976, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     4. Rosaline Caroline Bernhardt,   b. 4 Apr 1883, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1918, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     5. Irwin Alfred Bernhardt,   b. 27 Nov 1884, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1914  (Age 29 years)
     6. Aggan Bernhardt,   b. Apr 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Oscar George Bernhardt,   b. 4 Apr 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F29920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Peter Bernhardt
    Peter Bernhardt
    from Mike Young

  • Notes 
    • Peter Bernhardt was born in Preston 1 Oct 1850 son of Henry Bernhardt and Dorothea Rahn who had come from Alsace Lorraine. He and his father were the founders of Rock Springs Brewery. He was involved with the Preston Horticultual Society, Preston School Board, Preston Council and the Albion Hotel.


      Cambridge Mosiac, Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [snippet from original text in book]

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 1 Jun 1880.
      May 31, 1880 Ottila Rosa Bernhardt, daughter of Peter Bernhardt, died in Galt at age of 8 months and 14 days.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 Mar 1876.
      21 Mar 1876 By Pastor Wurster in Preston, Peter Bernhardt was married to Caroline Weihe, both of Preston.

    3. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 4.

    4. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-1 Page 3.

    5. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 1 Page 32.

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

    7. [S356] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Parklawn CC#4504 Internet Link .
      Peter Bernhardt/ 1850 - 1947/ Caroline Weihe His Wife/ 1853 - 1932

    8. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 20.

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

    10. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 54.

    11. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Peter Bernhardt/ 1850 - 1947/ Caroline Weihe His Wife/ 1853 - 1932/ Irwin A. - Son/ 1884 - 1914/ Rosaline C. Daughter/ Wife Of S. W. Smith/ 1883 - 1918/ Bernhardt./ [Footstones] Father/ Mother.

    12. [S1450] Waterloo County Councillors A Collective Biography.

    13. [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.

    14. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 55.

    15. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Peter Bernhardt Age: 26 Birth Date: abt 1850 Birth Place: Preston, Ontario Marriage Date: 21 Mar 1876 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father:Henry Bernhardt Mother:Dorothea Bernhardt Spouse:Caroline Weihe Spouse's Age:23 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1853 Spouse Birth Place:Doon Waterloo County Spouse Father:Welhelm Weihe Spouse Mother:Anna Maria Weihe

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Oct 1850 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 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 MapsResidence - 1876 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Mar 1876 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Preston - 1878 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Hotel Keeper [catagory: hotel keeper, inn keeper, tavern keeper] - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Preston - 1886 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Brewer - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Deputy Reeve - Waterloo County - 1892 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ? - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Deputy Reeve - Preston - 1902 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Mayor - Preston - 1904 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, Farm - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - 1590 King St. E., 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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