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

Rachel Oberholtzer

Female 1865 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Rachel Oberholtzer 
    Born 19 Mar 1865  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Rachel Ward 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    United Bretheren 
    Eby ID Number 00086-5078 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I4662  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Owen Oberholtzer,   b. 2 May 1834, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1893, Mossboro, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Alice Alvira Cook,   b. 2 Nov 1834, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1907, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1854  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F2071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Ward,   b. Abt 1865, Of, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Alice Ward
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F1464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Rachel Oberholtzer, "was born March 19th, 1865. She is married to Henry Ward. They reside in Ayr, Ontario, where he is princial of the public school. They have one child named Alice."


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 148.

    2. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div 2, Page 52.

    3. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 1 Page 18.

    4. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 147.

    5. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 1 Feb 1854.
      COOK, Alice Alvira married 24 Jan 1854 to Owen OBELHOLGER At Wesleyan Parsonage, Galt, by Rev Francis Berry. Both of Waterloo.

    6. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Waterloo Township, Sect. 1 Page 16.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Mar 1865 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Bretheren - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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