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

Rudolph Carl Guenther

Male 1859 - 1952  (92 years)


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  • Name Rudolph Carl Guenther 
    Born 25 Jan 1859  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1880  , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration 1880  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1884  Parry Sound, Parry Sound District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    farmer 
    Naturalization 1890  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo, 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  [4
    Laborer, Odd Jobs 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-43683 
    Died 6 Jan 1952  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 8 Jan 1952  Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I43683  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 

    Father August Guenther,   b. Abt 1829, of, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Emelia Koshel,   b. Abt 1829, of, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F19470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bertha "Bertie" Böer,   b. 11 Jul 1868, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1935, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1884  Parry Sound, Parry Sound District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Children 
     1. Otto Guenther,   b. 3 Nov 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Louis Walter Guenther,   b. 11 Mar 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Rudolph J. Guenther,   b. 23 Jun 1892, , Parry Sound District, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1974  (Age 81 years)
     4. Hedwig Louise "Hedy" Guenther,   b. 31 Aug 1895, Rye, Parry Sound, Parry Sound District, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1990, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     5. Olga Jonanna Guenther,   b. 5 Jul 1897, Commanda, Parry Sound, Parry Sound District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977  (Age 79 years)
     6. Metha Marie "Mae" Guenther,   b. 27 Mar 1899, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1974, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Pauline Guenther,   b. 3 Jan 1901, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Walter Max Guenther,   b. 26 Feb 1903, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1938, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     9. Elsie Mary Guenther,   b. 2 May 1907, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1986, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     10. Hilda Agnes "Agnes" Guenther,   b. 10 Nov 1909, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1971, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F11394  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Rudolph C. Guenther, Sr .

      Rudolph C. Guenther; Sr., 92, died Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Olga Walther, 1251 Allen St., East Waterloo. A son of the late August Guenther and Amelia Koschel, he was born in Germany and came to Canada in 1880. He was a member of Emmanuel Evangelical United Brethren Church, Waterloo. Surviving are two sons, Louis of Kitchener and Rudolph, Jr., of Waterloo; six daughters, Mrs. William (Heddie) Schwartz of Kitchener, Mrs. Walther of Waterloo, Mrs. Albert (Pauline) Brooks of Ildertoh, Mrs. Allen (Agnes) House of St. Jacobs and Mrs. Richard (Mae) Marquardt and Mrs. Earl (Elsie) Otterbein of Alma; 30 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. His wife, the former Bertha Boer, predeceased him in 1935. Three sons also predeceased him. He was the last surviving member of his family. The body is resting at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, Waterloo, where the funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Waterloo Mount Hope Cemetery with Rev. G. F. Barthel officiating.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 7 Jan 1952 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-4 Page 7.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 10163 (1884), Guinter-Boar.
      Rodolph Guinter, farmer of Parry Sound, Birth Place: Germany Age: 25 Estimated birth year: abt 1859 Father Name: August Guinter Mother Name: Emelia Koshel Spouse Name: Bertha Boar, residence Parry Sound, Spouse's Age: 16 Spouse Birth Place: Germany Spouse Father Name: August Boar Spouse Mother Name: Johana Wilbrick Marriage Date: 21 Jul 1884 Marriage Location: Renfrew, Parry Sound

    3. [S192] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Mount Hope CC#4500 Internet Link.
      In loving memory of/ Rudolph Guenther/ 1859-1952/ Bertha Boer/ his beloved wife/ 1868-1935/ until the day break/ Guenther

    4. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 42 Page 3.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Bertha Boar Age:16 Birth Date:abt 1868 Birth Place-Germany Marriage Date:21 Jul 1884 Marriage County or District:Renfrew Father:August Boar Mother:Johana Wilbrick Spouse:Rodolph Guinter Spouse's Age:25 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1859 Spouse Birth Place:Germany Spouse Father:August Guinter Spouse Mother:Emelia Koshel

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jan 1859 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1880 - , Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1880 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1884 - Parry Sound, Parry Sound District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jul 1884 - Parry Sound, Parry Sound District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 1890 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1901 - Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Odd Jobs - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jan 1952 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Jan 1952 - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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