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Henry Jacob Ahrens

Henry Jacob Ahrens

Male 1858 - 1933  (74 years)

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  • Name Henry Jacob Ahrens 
    Born 2 Mar 1858  Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Christened 1 Jan 1860  Church Of New Jerusalem, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Swedenborgian 
    Occupation 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Clerk 
    Residence 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    New Church 
    Residence 1884  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    bookkeeper 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Swedenborgian 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Shipping Clerk 
    Business 1903  Five Point Grocery, 110 Lancaster St. E., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Five Point Grocery 
    Business 1905  110 Lancaster St. E., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Five Point Grocery 
    • The Five Point Grocery store was located at the corner of Frederick and Lancaster Streets in Berlin (later Kitchener), Ontario. It was owned by Henry Jacob Ahrens. Later owned by John Izma
    Five Point Grocers 110 Lancaster, Kitchener
    Five Point Grocers 110 Lancaster, Kitchener
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Grocer 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Swedenborgian 
    Directory 1912  210 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Name H. J. Ahrens 
    Residence 1918  218 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    retired 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Income 
    Residence 1921  218 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Swedenborgian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-40285 
    Died 24 Jan 1933  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I40285  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 

    Father Charles Andrew Ahrens,   b. 11 Jul 1827, Hohenwestedt, , Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1903, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Henrietta Roth,   b. CALC 29 Jun 1831, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1896, Kitchener Daily Record Newspaper, Kitchener, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1854  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Family ID F14767  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline "Carrie" Seiler,   b. 3 Jun 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1944, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 6 Nov 1884  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Children 
     1. Walter Henry Ahrens,   b. 24 Jul 1885, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1959, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. George Seiler Ahrens,   b. 27 May 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1962, , Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Mabel Laura Ahrens,   b. 11 Oct 1888, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1943  (Age 55 years)
     4. Carl Herman Ahrens,   b. 17 Sep 1891, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1960, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Edith Louisa Ahrens,   b. 23 Apr 1900, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1993  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F10490  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Henry Jacob Ahrens
    Henry Jacob Ahrens
    image from Mark Lasso 2013
    Henry Jacob Ahrens
    Henry Jacob Ahrens
    image from Mark Lasso 2013

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-12 Page 19.

    2. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div 1 Page 69.

    3. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Name: Henry J. Ahrens Age: 26 res: Berlin Place of Birth: Port Elgin Names of Parents: Ch. A. Ahrens & Henriatta Roth Name: Carolina Seiler Age: 22 res: Berlin Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: George Seiler & Elisab. Schmidt Name: Albert Ahrens res: Berlin Name: Elisab. Stein res: Berlin Date of Marriage: Nov. 6, 1884

    4. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 1 Page 5.

    5. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Henry Jacob b. 2 May 1858, bapt. 1 Jan 1860 c/o Charles A. & Henriette Ahrens

    6. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div.. 20 Page 16.

    7. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub District 28 Page 14.

    8. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 1 Page 3.

    9. [S87] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Woodland CC#4510 Internet Link .
      Ahrens/ MacDonald
      [A] Henry J. Ahrens/ 1858-1933/ At Rest [B] Caroline Seiler/ Wife Of/ Henry J. Ahrens/ 1862-1944/ At Rest [C] Edith L. Ahrens/ Wife Of/ Hyalie MacDonald/ 1900-1993/ At Rest [D] Hyalie H. MacDonald/ 1895-1947/ At Rest

    10. [S1760] Directory - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Vernon's City of Berlin and Town of Waterloo and Bridgeport Directory 1912-13.

    11. [S875] Directory - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1918 - Cairnes Official Directory of the City of Kitchener.

    12. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Carl Andreas Ahrens, shoemaker of Berlin married 16 Apr 1854 at Greenbush by licence to Charlotte Henriette Roth of Berlin, witnesses: Henry Ahrens of Berlin, Henry Kraeling of Berlin.

    13. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 20 Apr 1854 Pg 16.
      AHRENS, Carl Andreas married 16 Apr 1854 To Charlotte Henriette ROTH. Both Berlin.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1858 - Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1 Jan 1860 - Church Of New Jerusalem, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Swedenborgian - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - New Church - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1884 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Nov 1884 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - bookkeeper - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Swedenborgian - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shipping Clerk - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Five Point Grocery - 1903 - Five Point Grocery, 110 Lancaster St. E., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Five Point Grocery - 1905 - 110 Lancaster St. E., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Grocer - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Swedenborgian - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - 1912 - 210 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - retired - 1918 - 218 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - 218 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Swedenborgian - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jan 1933 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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