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Michael A. Wilhelm

Male 1789 - 1867  (78 years)


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  • Name Michael A. Wilhelm 
    Born 1789  , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1837  [1
    Occupation 1851  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer 
    Residence 1851  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Other Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-398852 
    Died 24 Aug 1867  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Wilhelm Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I398852  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 

    Family Anna Margareta "Margaret" Wettlaufer,   b. 1790, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875  (Age 85 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth "Elise" Wilhelm,   b. 10 Mar 1816, Breitenbach, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1892, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Johann Peter "Peter" Wilhelm,   b. 12 Jan 1819, Landkreis Kassel, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1896, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Valentine Wilhelm,   b. 23 Dec 1821, , Hessia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1902, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Margaretha Wilhelm,   b. 1824, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jacob Wilhelm,   b. 29 May 1827, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1914  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F31810  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • TRANSCRIPT OF MICHAEL WILHELM WILL

      Probated January 18, 1868
      Death August 24, 1867

      In the name of God Amen. I Michael Wilhelm of the Township of Wilmot in the County of Waterloo and Province of Ontario, Gentlemen, being in good bodily health and memory and being desirous of settling my worldly affairs, and directing how- my Estate shall be disposed of after my decease, do make and publish this my Last Will and Testament, hereby, revoking and making null and void all other last will and testaments by me heretofore made.

      As to my worldly estate and all, the property of which I shall (diesiezed) and possessed or to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease. I devise bequeath and dispose thereof in the manner following to Wit:

      First: My will is that all my just debts and funeral expenses shall be my Executors herein after named be paid out of my estate as soon after my decease as shall by them be found convenient.

      Secondly: I give devise and bequeath to my beloved wife ann Margaretha Wilhelm all my household furniture and my horse my wagon my cow, and my money to have and to hold the same to her forward during her natural life. But in case she do not wish to keep the horse and wagon then she may sell the same and use the proceed thereof during her natural life.

      Thirdly: I give devise and bequeath to my heirs at law the reversion or remainder of my property that may result there from and after the decease of my beloved wife Anna Margaretha Wilhelm to be equally divided to and among my said heirs and assigns from and after the decease of my said wife to their and their use and behoof forever.

      LASTLY: I do nominate and appoint my son Valentine Wilhelm to be the executor of this my last Will and Testament.

      In witness whereof I the said Michael Wilhelm have to my last Will and Testament--subscribed my name and affixed my seal this thirty first day of October in the year of our Son One thousand eight hundred and sixty-one.

      signed sealed and declared by the said Michael Wilhelm to be his last Will and Testament in the Presence of us who have submitted our names as witnesses hereto
      (sd) Johannas Opsland (?)
      (sd) Michael Myers

      Surrogate Court Records of Waterloo County, Book. A Will # 439

  • Sources 
    1. [S494] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Wilhelm CC#4573 Internet Link.
      [cairn]/ To Commemorate/ The Immigration/ In 1837 Of/ Michael Wilhelm 1789-1867/ Margaret Wettlaufer/ 1790-1875/ By Appreciative/ Descendants 1931/ [back] Wilhelm/ 1931-1995/ 2000 A. D.

    2. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Sect. 5 Page 191.

    3. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 15 Page 100.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1789 - , Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1851 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1851 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Other Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Aug 1867 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilhelm Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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