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

Albert Winkler Voelker[1]

Male 1886 - 1967  (81 years)


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  • Name Albert Winkler Voelker 
    Born 8 Mar 1886  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Bookkeeper, Insurance 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Zion Evangelical Ass. 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Accountant, Life Insurance 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Evangelical 
    Residence 745 King St. W., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Kitchener-KingSt.W-0754-0001-fromCathyVoelkerFacebook2018.jpg
    Kitchener-KingSt.W-0754-0001-fromCathyVoelkerFacebook2018.jpg
    This is the former home of Albert & Louise Voelker in 1919. Their daughter Margaret is between them. The little boy on the left grew up to be Dr. Philip Voelker, the medical officer of health for many years. The baby is my father Charlie Voelker who was a custom home designer & was on Waterloo City council in the 1970s. The house was at 754 King St. W. where the Central [Meat] Market is now. Cathy Voelker Facebook 2018
    Residence 1921  754 King St. W., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1944  82 Albert St., Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-402799 
    Died 24 Nov 1967  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I402799  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Andrew Albert Voelker,   b. 31 Oct 1858, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1915, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Winkler,   b. 9 Mar 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1882  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F38405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mathilda Louise "Louise" Vogelsang,   b. 16 May 1885, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1974, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Louise Voelker,   b. 10 Jan 1908, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1991, Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Dr. Philip Andrew Voelker,   b. 1912, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1995, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Charles Edward Voelker,   b. 2 Nov 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1986, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F25223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1886 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bookkeeper, Insurance - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Zion Evangelical Ass. - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Accountant, Life Insurance - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 745 King St. W., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1944 - 82 Albert St., Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Nov 1967 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Ex-Head Accountant of Mutual Life Dies

      Albert W. Voelker, retired head accountant of Mutual Life Assurance Co. of Canada, died today at his home, 82 Albert St., Waterloo after a brief illness. He was 81. He joined Mutual Life when he was 16, and the company employed five people. He rose to head accountant during his 49 years of service, retiring in 1951. He was a member of Zion Evangelical United Brethren Church and served as treasurer for 40 years. He later joined Emmanuel EUB Church, Waterloo. He was a life member of the Grand River Masonic Lodge and served as treasurer of the Waterloo branch of the Victorian Order of Nurses. He was born March 6, 1886, in Waterloo, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew A. Voelker. Surviving are his wife, the former Louise Vogelsang; two sons, Dr. Philip A. Voelker, Waterloo medical officer of health, and Charles E. Voelker, a long-time member of the Waterloo public school board and the Waterloo court of revision; one daughter, Mrs. J. N. (Margaret) McEachern of Fairport, N. Y.; one brother, Charles of Montreal; one sister, Mrs. Norman (Amy) Jacobi of Preston, nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by one brother, Edward, and one sister, Ella. The body will be at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, Waterloo, after noon Saturday. A service will be held Monday at 2 pm at the funeral home chapel. Rev. Howard L. Brox of Emmanuel EUB Church will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Donations in Parkwood Manor, Waterloo, will be accepted as expressions of sympathy.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Edith Vogelsant.

    2. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-4 Page 3.

    3. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 28 Pg. 3.

    4. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 19 Page 23.

    5. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Albert W. Voelker.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 30 Mar 1882.
      23 Mar 1882 Andreas A. Völker and Maria Anna Winkler, both of St. Jacobs were married in St. Jacobs by Preacher J. Stabler.