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

Heinrich "Henry" Duench

Male 1819 - 1904  (85 years)


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  • Name Heinrich "Henry" Duench 
    Born 26 Mar 1819  Grebenau Kreis Alsfeld, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1843  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Name Heinrich D√ľnch 
    Name Henry Duench 
    Residence 1847  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Retired 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-46543 
    Died 14 Apr 1904  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Bamberg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I46543  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Family Maria Allemang,   b. CALC 6 Feb 1829, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1893, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1847  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. Christian Duench,   b. 4 Mar 1848, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1922, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Jacob Duench,   b. 1851, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Heinrich "Henry" Dunch,   b. 18 Aug 1853, Bamberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1925, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. William Duench,   b. 27 May 1857, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. George Duench,   b. Jun 1859, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943  (Age ~ 83 years)
     6. Louis Duench,   b. 5 May 1863, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1937  (Age 73 years)
     7. Stephen Duench,   b. 28 Sep 1865, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1935, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F12083  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DEATH OF H. DUENCH, SR. The death of Henry Duench sr., occurred at the home of his son, near Linwood, on Thursday last, April 14th in his 86th year. He had been living with his son, Henry Duench, in this village, and was, as usual, enjoying the best of health. About two weeks ago went on a visit to his son's near Linwood, where he was taken with the illness to which he succumbed, prize winners. Deceased was born at Grebanan, Kreisz, Alsfeldt, in Germany on March 26, 1819. When 23 years of age he came to this country, and that village on Monday last to take five years later-in 1847-he moved onto a farm on Hesse street, where he lived continuously for fifty-six years, until six months ago, when he moved to the home of his son, Henry in this village. He always well liked by everybody who knew him. His family consists of seven sons all of whom are living in this section As follows: Christian, near St. Clements; Jacob at Attica, N. Y.; Henry in this village; William, George and Stephen, near Linwood, and Louis on the Homestead. The funeral was largely attended, and all the boys were present.

      Wellesley Maple Leaf, April 21, 1904

      Obituary is supplied by the Wellesley Township Heritage and Historical Society Click here to go to their website.

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-1 Page 6.

    2. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 1 Page 49.

    3. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 62.

    4. [S2191] News - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Wellesley Maple Leaf, Obituary of Henry Duench - 21 Apr 1904.

    5. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages By Rev'd Jacob Huttner, Minister of The Lutheran Church In Preston #80.
      Heinrich Durrch, to Maria Allimang, both of Wellesley. 2 Mar. 1847

    6. [S826] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Preston - Saint Peter's Lutheran - index.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Mar 1819 - Grebenau Kreis Alsfeld, Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1843 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1847 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Mar 1847 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Apr 1904 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Bamberg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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