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

Deputy Reeve William Henry Lorch[1, 2]

Male 1883 - 1966  (83 years)


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  • Name William Henry Lorch 
    Prefix Deputy Reeve 
    Born 1 Aug 1883  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Name Henry Lorch 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer Son 
    Residence 1920  Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-55497 
    Died 30 Nov 1966  Listowel Cemetery, Listowel, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Fairview Cemetery, Listowel, Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I55497  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Father Albert W. Lorch,   b. 1 Feb 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1940, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Anna Marie Oswald,   b. 8 Jan 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1936, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1882  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F14374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Albert W. Lorch,   b. 1 Feb 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1940, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F267244  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Henry Lorch, former Listowel and Wallace councillor and deputy reeve of Listowel, died Nov. 30 at Listowel Hospital. He was 83.

      Mr. Lorch, a painter by trade, was born in Woolwich Township Aug. 1, 1883, the son of the late Albert Lorch and Mary Oswald. He was married to the former Ada Matilda Koch on Nov. 25, 1908 in Wallace Township.

      Mr. Lorch was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Listowel.
      Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Alfred (Edna) Seller RR 3, Listowel and Mrs. Noah (Alma) Ament, Listowel; a brother, Charles Lorch of Elmira; two sisters, Mrs. Alvin (Mary) Dreisinger, Elmira; Mrs. William (Emma) Adamson, Waterloo; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

      A public funeral service was held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Listowel, at 2 p.m. Dec. 2, with interment in Fairview cemetery. Rev. R.B. Geelhaar, minister of the church, officiated.

      Elmira Signet 7 Dec 1966 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Walter Lorch.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Albert W. Lorch.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 6.

    4. [S2173] Find A Grave.
      Cemetery, F., America, N., County, P., & Cemetery, F. (1885). William Henry Lorch (1885-1966) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 8 March 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/168636568/william-henry-lorch

    5. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Matilda Lorch Westfall - 23 Feb 1921.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Albert Lorch Born: Woolwich Tp Waterloo Co. Ont Age: 21 Father: Charles Lorch Mother: Anna Cath Wild Born: abt 1861 Spouse: Ann Mary Oswald Age: 20 born: Woolwich Tp Waterloo Co. Ont Father: Michael B Oswald Mother: Phillipina Brown Oswald married 14 Nov 1882 Elmira

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 Nov 1882.
      14 Nov 1882 Albert Lorch and Mary Oswald, both of Woolwich, were married by Pastor A.R. Schultz in Elmira.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Aug 1883 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Nov 1966 - Listowel Cemetery, Listowel, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fairview Cemetery, Listowel, Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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