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

John Gerth

Male 1851 - 1932  (80 years)


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  • Name John Gerth 
    Born 16 Mar 1851  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Male 
    Name Johan Gerth 
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Lutheran Protestant 
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Lutheran Protestant 
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1888  Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-49095 
    Died 12 Mar 1932  Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9, 13
    Cause: chronic myocarditis (4 years) 
    Buried 15 Mar 1932  Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9, 13
    Person ID I49095  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2020 

    Father Heinrich "Henry" Gerth,   b. 1815, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1894, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Kunigunda Roeder,   b. 25 Apr 1825, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1912, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Family ID F27253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Maria Merlau,   b. 29 Apr 1852, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1937, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1888  North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Gertrude Gerth,   b. 4 Jul 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Henry Gerth,   b. 13 Jul 1883, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1963, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Elizabeth Gerth,   b. 15 Oct 1889, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1979, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     4. Maria Magdalena "Mary" Gerth,   b. 26 Aug 1892, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1975, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Emmanuel John Conrad Gerth,   b. 25 Feb 1896, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1979, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F12796  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Neeb,   b. CALC 20 Jan 1851, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1887, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Children 
     1. Valentine "Felty" Gerth,   b. 10 Feb 1879, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Gertrude Gerth,   b. Jul 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F27387  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Anna Marie Merlau,   b. CA 1852,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Valentine Gerth,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Henry Gerth,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Manual Gerth,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F257252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Gerth - By Record Correspondent - Linwood, March 14 - The late Mr. John Gerth who died at his home here on Saturday, March 12 at the age of 80 years, 11 months and 25 days had been in failing health for two years, but in the end death came suddenly. He was born in Wellesley Township on a farm one mile east of Linwood. He was predeceased by his wife Anna Marie Merlau and is survived by two daughters and three sons, Valentine of Elmira, Henry of Waterloo and Manual of Linwood. One daughter predeceased him one year ago. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren. The funeral will take place on Tuesday, March 15 from his late residence. Interment will be made in the Lutheran Cemetery, Rev. W. Schultz will be in charge.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

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

    2. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-3 Page 5.

    3. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 1 Page 54.

    4. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 2 Page 23.

    5. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, (Bamberg) Div. 6 page 1.

    6. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Hawkesville Div 8 Page 7.

    7. [S865] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - St. Peters Lutheran Linwood Waterloo Region Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.
      In memory of/ John Gerth/ born Mar. 16, 1851/ died Mar. 12, 1932/ his beloved wife/ Anna Maria Merlau/ born Apr. 29, 1852/ died April 24, 1937/ Blessed are the dead/ which die in the Lord./ Gerth

    8. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 9742 (1888), John Gerth-Anna Maria Merlow.
      John Gerth, farmer of Linwood, widower, Birth Place: Wellesley Township Age: 38 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1850 Father Name: Henry Gerth Mother Name: Roeder Spouse Name: Anna Maria Merlow, residence Wellesley, Spouse's Age: 37 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851 Spouse Birth Place: Germany Spouse Father Name: Courad Merlow Marriage Date: 25 Dec 1888 Marriage Place: Perth, North Easthope

    9. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 33704 (1932), John Gerth.
      John Gerth b. 16 Mar 1851 Ontario, d. 12 Mar 1932 Linwood, retired farmer, cause: chronic myocarditis (4 years), s/o Henry Gerth (b. Germany) & Kunigunde Roeder (b. Germany) buried Linwood Lutheran Cemetery

    10. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 69.

    11. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 8 Page 45.

    12. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 8 Page 46.

    13. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of John Gerth.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Mar 1851 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran Protestant - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran Protestant - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., 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 MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - 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 - 1881 - 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 MapsOccupation - farmer - 1888 - Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1888 - North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., 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 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: chronic myocarditis (4 years) - 12 Mar 1932 - Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Mar 1932 - Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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