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

Jacob S. Meyer

Male Cal 1855 - 1927  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Jacob S. Meyer 
    Born CALC 27 May 1855  St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Elected Office Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deputy Reeve - Wellesley Township 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    RC 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Meyer,JacobS.-1855-1927-0001-PaintingofHorse-WRM.jpg
    Meyer,JacobS.-1855-1927-0001-PaintingofHorse-WRM.jpg
    This oil painting is of Redgauntlet, a Clydesdale stallion owned by Jacob S. Meyer (1855-1927) of St. Clements, Wellesley Township. Jacob served as Deputy Reeve and as a tax collector for the township. He owned several Clydesdale stallions; Cedric King and Fyvie Pearl were two others. The painting was done by Jacob's sister-in-law, Anna (Affholder) Koebel (1862-1942) and is dated 1900.

    [artifact - painting - 2012.007.001 (SH)] Waterloo Region Museum
    Occupation 1911  St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1921  St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farming, farn 
    Residence 1921  St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Roman Catholic 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-47538 
    Died 31 Dec 1927  St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cause: Cause: Malignant Tumor of Bowels with Obstruction 
    Buried 3 Jan 1928  Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I47538  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 

    Father George Meyer,   b. 1821, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1888, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Maria Eva Stroh,   b. 4 Apr 1821, Spechbach, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1906, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Family ID F27179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Affholder,   b. 12 Apr 1859, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1941, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1879  St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Isbella Meyer,   b. 19 Jul 1881, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edith Theresa Cecila "Ida" Meyer,   b. 18 Sep 1883, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 72 years)
     3. Cornelious Meyer,   b. 3 Oct 1885, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Angeline Meyer,   b. 3 Mar 1887, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alphonse Ed. Meyer,   b. 30 Jul 1892, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age 82 years)
     6. Walter Louis Meyer,   b. 8 Nov 1896, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1973, RR1, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Sylvester John Meyer,   b. 9 Jun 1899, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1970, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. Lincoln Meyer,   b. 1901, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Leslie Leo Meyer,   b. 13 Sep 1904, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1980, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     10. Eva May Meyer,   b. Aug 1907, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F27997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob S. Meyer

      Jacob S. Meyer, a life-long resident of St. Clements, passed away there early this morning in his 73rd year after a short illness. Deceased who was born in St. Clements had devoted his entire life to the welfare of the community. He is survived by his wife, five sons, Alphons, of St. Clements, Walter, Lincoln and Leslie of Guelph and Sylvester of St.Thomas. Three daughters, Mrs. Ed Heimbuch and Mrs. Henry Hess of this city and Eva at home and three brothers, George and John of St. Clements and Adam of Waterloo. The funeral will be held on Tuesday morning at nine o'clock from his late residence to St. Clements R. C. church. Burial will be made in the adjoining cemetery.

      Kitchener Daily Record 31 Dec 1927 pg 15

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-2 Page 13.

    2. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 1 Page 3.

    3. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, (St. Clements) Div. 7 Page 14.

    4. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 81.

    5. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, St. Clements 1921Sub Dist. 7 Page 14.

    6. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Div 1 Pg 3.
      Peter GREYERBIEHL M M 29 German Ontario Farmer Roman Catholic
      Margaretha GREYERBIEHL F M 24 German Ontario Roman Catholic

    7. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Jacob S Meyer Gender:Male Birth Year:abt 1855 Birth Place:St Clements Age at Death:72 Death Date:31 Dec 1927 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Jacob Meyer Age:24 Birth Date:abt 1855 Birth Place:Wellesley, Canada Marriage Date:25 Nov 1879 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:George Meyer Mother:Maria Eva Stroh Meyer Spouse:Catherine Affholder Spouse's Age:20 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1859 Spouse Birth Place:St Clement Canada Spouse Father:Ignatius Affholder Spouse Mother:Catharina Schiestel

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 27 May 1855 - St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Deputy Reeve - Wellesley Township - - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - RC - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Nov 1879 - St. Clements, 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 MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1911 - St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farming, farn - 1921 - St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1921 - St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Malignant Tumor of Bowels with Obstruction - 31 Dec 1927 - St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Jan 1928 - Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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