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

William Straus

Male 1868 - 1939  (70 years)


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  • Name William Straus 
    Born 28 May 1868  Formosa, Culross Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Machine Hand 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Machine Hand, Button Factory 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Roman Catholic 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-38285 
    Died 16 May 1939  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Hope Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I38285  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family 1 Lydia Held,   b. 14 Dec 1866, Bamberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Children 
     1. Freda Straus,   b. Nov 1896, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Bernard Straus,   b. 10 Jul 1898, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1900, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. Gracy Edith Straus,   b. 11 Sep 1900, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Irene T. Straus,   b. 11 Dec 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Cornelius Walter "Walter" Straus,   b. 16 Jul 1906, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F10024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lucinda Rosina Witte,   b. 23 Aug 1886, Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1973, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1920  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Straus,   b. 12 Apr 1921, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 2013, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. Jerome Leo Straus,   b. 1 Apr 1929, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 2014, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F51265  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 May 1868 - Formosa, Culross Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machine Hand - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machine Hand, Button Factory - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Sep 1920 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 May 1939 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • An aged Kitchener citizen, William Straus, age 70, 10 Braun street, died at St. Mary's Hospital on Tuesday following an illness of two weeks. Surviving are his widow, four daughters (Irene) Mrs. Fred Straus, Kitchener, (Freda) Mrs. Harold Vogel, Waterloo, Miss Margaret and Dorothy, one step daughter, Mrs. Clarence Hallman of Bridgeport, at home, one son, Jerome, at home, three brothers, Leo of Lansing, Mich., Christian of Weidman, Mich., and Peter of St. Clements, two sisters, Mrs. Catharine Kempel, Kitchener; and Mrs. Agatha Hofele, Clifford, and nine grandchildren.

      The Waterloo Chronicle May 19 1939 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-11 Page 5.

    2. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 32 Pg. 1.