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

William Foerster

Male 1862 - 1921  (58 years)


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  • Name William Foerster 
    Born 9 Oct 1862  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1890  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Labourer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-41642 
    Died 28 Aug 1921  [5
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I41642  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Andrew Foerster,   b. 22 Jun 1831, , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1916, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Jeannettie Spies,   b. 10 May 1834, , Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1908  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1856  [6
    Family ID F12281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Veitel,   b. 15 May 1863, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1890  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Clara A. Foerster,   b. 13 Jan 1891, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958  (Age 66 years)
     2. Edwin Louis Foerster,   b. 22 Jun 1892, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945  (Age 52 years)
     3. Arthur Foerster,   b. 23 Oct 1894, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Herbert Foerster,   b. 22 May 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F185488  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-1 Page 5.

    2. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 40 Page 2.

    3. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 75.

    4. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 12238 (1890), Foerster-Veitel.
      William Foerster, 27, Farmer, res. Heidelberg, b. Heideleberg, son of Andrew Foerster and Hennette Spies, married Catharina Veitel, 26, res. St. Clements, b. St. Clements, daughter of Henry Veitel and Caroline Hartwig, Witness(es) John Steirs and Anna Veitel, St. Clements, 18 Feb 1890 at Heidelberg

    5. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/118528695.

    6. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 10 Page 62.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Oct 1862 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1890 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Feb 1890 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1901 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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