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

Ellen Unger[1, 2]

Female 1865 - 1959  (94 years)


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  • Name Ellen Unger 
    Born 20 Sep 1865  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Ellen Rickert 
    Name Helen Unger 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1882  Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1882  Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00124-7582 
    Died 19 Oct 1959  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried 22 Oct 1959  Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I3794  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Moses Unger,   b. 22 Jun 1841, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1928, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Histand,   b. 7 Apr 1842, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1935  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F1223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Menno B. Rickert,   b. 16 Oct 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1882  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Children 
     1. John Adam "Jack" Rickert,   b. 17 Jan 1883, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1913, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     2. Milton Rickert,   b. 12 Dec 1885, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Morley Menno B. Rickert,   b. 4 Jun 1888, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1943  (Age 55 years)
     4. Stanley Rickert,   b. 10 May 1893, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Flossie Rickert,   b. 27 Sep 1894, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1224  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Menno Reichert,   b. 1861, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. John Reichert,   b. 1882, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Milton Reichert,   b. 1885, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Morley Reichert,   b. 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F257597  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1865 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Sep 1882 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Oct 1959 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Oct 1959 - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Ellen Unger, "is married to Menno Rickert. They reside at Manheim, where he is engaged in farming."


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      Mrs. Ellen Rickert - Mrs. Ellen Rickert, 65 Church St., died Monday at Coutt's Pavilion, Freeport, after an illness of two years. She was 94. A daughter of the late Moses and Magdalene Unger of Waterloo Township, she came to Kitchener in 1900. Her husband, Menno B. Rickert, died in 1918. She was a member of Trinity United Church and the Senior Citizens Club. Surviving are a son, Milton of Colorado, six sisters, Mrs. Belle Ford of Seattle, Wash.; Mrs. Clara Ott of Fayettville, N.Y.; Mrs. Lena Hurst of Winnipeg, Mrs. Melissa Wilkins of Mount Pleasant, Mrs. Vera Campbell of Barr Francisco, and Mrs. Edna James of Vancouver; a brother, Joseph of Wickensburg, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Three sons, a daughter, three sisters and a brother predeceased her. The body is at the Keffer Funeral Home where the funeral will be conducted Thursday at 3 pm by Rev. Orville P. Hossie. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 550.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Oct 1882.
      24 Sep 1882 Menno Rickert and Ellen Unger, both of Mannheim, were married in Berlin by Pastor F.W. Turk.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 10.

    4. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Name: Menno Rickert Age: 20 res: Manheim Place of Birth: Wilmot Tp. Names of Parents: John Rickert & Sarah Bechtel Name: Ellen Unger Age: 17 res: Manheim Place of Birth: Dumfries Tp. Names of Parents: Moses Unger & Magdala Hiestand Name: Elisa C. Lahn res: Philipsburg Name: Louisa Rasbach res: Berlin Date of Marriage: Sept. 24, 1882

    5. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 30, Pg 10.

    6. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 21.

    7. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Ellen Unger - Rickert.

    8. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 22.

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Moses Unger aged 21 of Dumfries Twp. born Dumfries Twp son of Adam Unger and Barbara Hallmann married 23 Dec 1862 to Magdalena Hiestand aged 20 of Blenheim born Blenheim daughter of John Hiestand and Catharine Bechtel.