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

Solomon Koch[1, 2, 3]

Male 1864 - 1937  (72 years)

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  • Name Solomon Koch 
    Born 16 Sep 1864  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Elected Office 1903  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    councillor - Woolwich 
    Elected Office 1906  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Councillor Wilmot Township 
    Occupation 1911  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer, own farm 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6287.1 
    Died 16 Jan 1937  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I53755  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father David Koch,   b. 1 Sep 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1916, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother 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  [14, 15, 16, 17
    Family ID F13901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Amanda Snyder,   b. 29 Oct 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1927  (Age 57 years) 
    Children 
     1. Lincoln Stanley Koch,   b. 17 Apr 1896, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1980, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Leonia Arabella Koch,   b. 17 Aug 1897, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1932, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     3. Earl Koch,   b. Aug 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Luman Koch,   b. 20 Aug 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alice Leola Koch,   b. 22 Feb 1902, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1958  (Age 56 years)
     6. Lorne L. Koch,   b. Oct 1903, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age ~ 53 years)
     7. Levi Floyd Koch,   b. Apr 1909, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1979, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     8. Walter Solomon Koch,   b. 5 Mar 1911, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F13902  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Solomon
    Solomon
    Image from: 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906

  • Notes 
    • Koch.-Solomon, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Koch, was born at Conestoga, Ont., Sept. 16, 1864; died Jan. 16, 1937 aged 72 y. 5 m; He was preceded in death by his wife and a daughter (Mrs. Noah Geil, Kitchener). Surviving are 5 sons and 1 daughter (Lincoln Koch, Conestoga; Earl, Lorner, Floyd, Walter, and Mrs. Lloyd Martin). Three brothers (Menno of Winterbourne, Charles of Conestoga, Norman of Kitchener), and 4 sisters (Mrs. Ben Musselman of Kitchener, Mrs. S. Stauffer of Glenallen, Mrs. Titus Hallman of Rochester, N. Y., and Mrs. George Reist of Rosedale) also survive. He was widely known in his community, and much used by his fellow citizens. It is to be appreciated, that at the end of a long life, he realized his need of a Savior, definitely received Jesus Christ, and was received into the fellowship of the Mennonite Church. The services and burial took place at Bloomingdale Church, Ont., in charge of Bro. C. F. Derstine. Message, "The Span of Life."

      Gospel Herald, March 18, 1937 - Vol. XXIX, No.51 - page 1086, 1087

      _______________________

      SOLOMON KOCH was born in 1864, receiving his schooling at Conestogo. He is a farmer by occupation, and has for the past nine years de-voted his attention quite particularly to raising live stock. He has been a member of Woolwich Township Council for the past six years.

      Chronicle-Telegraph Newspaper, 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906 (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Chronicle-Telegraph Newspaper, 1906) pg 30

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 333.

    2. [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..., 855.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 30 Apr 1896.
      17 Apr 1896 The wife of Sol. Koch, near St.Jacobs, a son.

    4. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      Solomon Koch/ 1864-1937/ Alice A. Snyder/ His Beloved Wife/ 1869-1927/ In Silence We Remember

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

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

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

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 18, 1937 - Obituary of Solomon Koch.

    9. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 14 page 5.

    10. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 29.

    11. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Div. 2 Page 10.

    12. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist.. 13 Page 11.

    13. [S1629] Book - 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906, 29.

    14. [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"

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

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

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Sep 1864 - Conestogo, 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 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - councillor - Woolwich - 1903 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor Wilmot Township - 1906 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Conestogo, 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer, own farm - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Jan 1937 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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