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

Mayor Frederick Otto Pelz

Male 1874 - 1950  (76 years)


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  • Name Frederick Otto Pelz 
    Prefix Mayor 
    Born 25 Feb 1874  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Elected Office Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mayor of Preston 
    Name F. O. Pelz 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Machinist 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Machinist, Foundry 
    Residence 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-353128 
    Died 11 Oct 1950  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I353128  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Gustav William Pelz,   b. 24 Sep 1830, , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1899, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Caroline Wilhelmina "Minnie" Kraemer,   b. 10 Apr 1835, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1885, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Family ID F251370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Maud Doyle,   b. 28 Jul 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1898  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Arthur Peltz,   b. 28 Apr 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ralph Frederick Pelz,   b. 19 Jan 1902, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1955, Howell, Livingston, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     3. Marie Carolyn Pelz,   b. 14 Jan 1904, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1946, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F23343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Pelz,FredrickOtto-001.jpg
    Pelz,FredrickOtto-001.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Frederick Pelz - PRESTON, Oct. 11, Clearly identified with municipal life in Preston, for many years. Frederick Otto Pelz, died today at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, at the ageof 74 years. Mr. Pelz was a former mayor of Preston and served as chairman of the Water and Light Commision, now the Preston Public Commision, for 12 years. He was a member of the commission at the time of his death. Surviving are his wife, the former Martha Maud Doyle and two sons, Ralph and Arthur, both of Michigan. The funeral will be held at St. Paul'sUnited Church, Saturday, at 2: 30. Interment will be in the Preston Cemetery. The body is resting at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 11 Oct 1950 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 25.

    2. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 12.

    3. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Fred O. Pelz/ 1874 - 1950.

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Frederick Otto Pelz - 11 Oct 1950 pg 5.

    5. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate.
      Name:Fredk Pelz Age:24 Birth Year:abt 1874 Marriage Date:15 Jun 1898 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Gust Wm Pelz Mother:Cath Kraemer Pelz Spouse:Martha M Doyle

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Feb 1874 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Mayor of Preston - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jun 1898 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist, Foundry - 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 MapsDied - 11 Oct 1950 - Kitchener, 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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