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

David Koch[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1840 - 1916  (75 years)


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  • Name David Koch 
    Born 1 Sep 1840  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1911  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Eby ID Number 00067-4112 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave David Koch 
    Died 23 Feb 1916  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 12, 17
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I53753  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Rev. David Ludwig "Ludwig" Koch,   b. 19 Jul 1801, Weinsberg, Wurtenberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1889, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Barbara Reist,   b. 15 Nov 1801, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1890  (Age 88 years) 
    Married Oct 1824  [4, 18
    Family ID F4304  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Reichert,   b. 10 Aug 1839, Mönchzell, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1932, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 19, 20, 21
    Children 
     1. Leah Koch,   b. 23 Dec 1861, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
     2. Barbara Koch,   b. 11 Feb 1863, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1902, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     3. Solomon Koch,   b. 16 Sep 1864, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1937, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Koch,   b. 3 Jul 1866, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1963, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     5. Selina Koch,   b. 22 Oct 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1937, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Menno Koch,   b. 19 Jul 1870, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. David R. Koch,   b. 20 Dec 1873, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Henry Koch,   b. 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Hannah Koch,   b. 26 Feb 1876, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1982, Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 106 years)
     10. Henry R. Koch,   b. 26 Feb 1877, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Carl R. "Charles" Koch,   b. 16 Mar 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1956, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     12. Aaron Koch,   b. 11 Dec 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1884  (Age 1 years)
     13. Norman R. Koch,   b. 15 Nov 1885, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F13901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Sep 1840 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Oct 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1911 - Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Feb 1916 - Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • David Koch, "was born September 1st, 1840. He is married to Elizabeth Reichert. They resided on his father's old farm until lately. After he purchased the old 'Musselman Farm' at Conestogo he moved there where he now resides. Mr. Koch is one of our most successful farmers in the township of Woolwich. His family consists of twelve children"



      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.].

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      Koch. - David R. Koch was born Sept. 1, 1840; died Feb. 23, 1916; aged 75 y. 23 d. On Oct. 21, 1861, he was married to Elizabeth Reichert. To this union were born 12 children of whom 2 preceded him. He leaves a sorrowing widow, 6 sons, 4 daughters, a number of grandchildren, and many friends and acquaintances to mourn his departure. He united with the Mennonite Church early in life and remained faithful to the end. He was of a hopeful, cheerful disposition, and seemed to see the bright side of things. He always had a kindly smile for everybody, and his cheerful face will be missed in the home and in the church where he always attended regularly if health permitted. During the last few weeks of his life he suffered from a complication of diseases from which he patiently waited to be relieved, being ready and anxious to exchange mortal suffering for immortal glory. Funeral services Feb. 26, by Bishous Jonas Snider and Abr. Gingerich. Interment in Conestoga Cemetery.
      Transcriber's note: "Bishous" is as spelled in the original.

      Gospel Herald - Volume VIII, Number 51 - March 16, 1916 - pages 828, 831, 832

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      Died At Conestogo, on Wednesday, Feb. 23rd, 1916 David Koch, Aged 75 years, 5 months and 23 days. The Funeral Will be held from his late residence in Conestogo on Saturday, Feb. 26th, 1916, at 1 o'clock p. m., from there to the St. Jacobs Mennonite church for service and thence to the Conestogo Mennonite Burial Ground on the Hawksville road for interment. Flowers gratefully declined. Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation. [added by donor: Grandmother and Grandfather of Betty Lang (nee Koch) and Claude Koch]

      Funeral Card

  • 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..., 601.

    2. [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..., 522.

    3. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 127.

    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..., 169.

    5. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 854.

    6. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-2 Page 5.

    7. [S151] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Jacobs Mennonite (Central Woolwich Mennonite) CC#4583 Internet Link.
      David Koch / born Sept.1,1840 / died Feb.23,1916 / aged 75 yrs 5 m.23 d. / his wife / Elizabeth Reichert / born Aug.10, 1839 / died Feb.16,1932 / aged 92 yrs 6 m.6 d. / Koch /

    8. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      David Koch aged 21 res Woolwich Twp. born Woolwich Twp son of Ludwig Koch and Barbara Reist to Elizabeth Reichert aged 21 res Waterloo Twp. born Germany daughter of Joseph Reichert and Catharine Kavson married 29 oct 1861

    9. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 23 Household Number 118.

    10. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 1.

    11. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 3 Page 23.

    12. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 16, 1916 - Obituary of David R. Koch.

    13. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 14 Page 1.

    14. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 28.

    15. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 1 Page 3.

    16. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Div. 2 Page 9.

    17. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist.. 13 Page 10.

    18. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 853.

    19. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 1 Nov 1861.
      By the Rev. Mr. Bindeman at Berlin "Koch - Reschert: Oct. 29th: Mr. David Koch, of Woolwich, to Miss Elizabeth Reschert. of Waterloo Township"

    20. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    21. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.