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

John Rapien Friedrick George Wilken[1]

Male 1860 - 1949  (88 years)


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  • Name John Rapien Friedrick George Wilken 
    Born 19 Dec 1860  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Name John R. Wilken 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Carpenter 
    Occupation 1926  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    carpenter 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-56616 
    Died 1 Jan 1949  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I56616  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Frederick William Wilken,   b. 10 May 1836, , Mecklinburg Schwerin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1905, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Fredericka Louisa Mary Rapien,   b. 4 Jun 1837, Mathof, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1906, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1858  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F6896  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Metz,   b. 2 May 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1921, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Children 
     1. Matilde Elisabeth Wilken,   b. 6 Oct 1884, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1887, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Amsey Jacob Wilken,   b. 27 Aug 1886, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1984, Listowel, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     3. Ervin Wilken,   b. 16 Oct 1890, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 80 years)
     4. Emma Wilken,   b. 2 Oct 1891, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1922, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     5. Russel H. Wilken,   b. 4 Feb 1897, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1976, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Ralph Frederick Martin Wilken,   b. 25 Apr 1903, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1996, Palmerston, Peel Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     7. Johannes Wilken,   b. 10 Mar 1906, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1906, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Corilla Wilken,   b. 22 Apr 1907, Wallace Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 2004  (Age 97 years)
     9. Carl Ira Wilken,   b. 21 Apr 1909, Wallace Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F14607  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Caroline Otilla Luening,   b. 21 Nov 1885, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 20 Mar 1926  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F24006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Dec 1860 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1926 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Mar 1926 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jan 1949 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Amsey Wilken Date of Birth: 27 Aug 1886 Gender: Male Birth County: Waterloo Father:: John C Wilken Mother: Anna Martin

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-5 Page 14.

    3. [S199] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. James Lutheran Elmira CC#2800 Internet Link.
      Wilken/ Annie Metz Wife Of/ John R. Wilken/ Died May 2, 1921 Aged 57 Yrs./ Gone But Not Forgotten/ John R. Wilken/ Died Jan. 1, 1949 Aged 88 Yrs./ Emma Wilken Wife Of/ William Rudow/ Died Dec. 21, 1922 Aged 30 Yrs.

    4. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 27.

    5. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 46324 (1926), Wilken-Leaning.
      John R Wilken, carpenter of Elmira, widower, Birth Place: Waterloo Twp. Ont Age: 65 Estimated birth year: abt 1861 Father Name: Frederick Wilken Mother Name: Freda Rephim Spouse Name: Caroline Otillia Leaning Spouse's Age: 40 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Twp., Ont Spouse Father Name: Gotlieb Leaning Spouse Mother Name: Christiana Mittelst├Ądt Marriage Date: 20 Mar 1926 Marriage County: Waterloo, Elmira,

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Frederick William WILKEN, 22, b. Mick. Schwein, of Rumelharlsbourn?, s/o Henry WILKEN & Sophia ALTENBURG, married Frederika Louisa Mary FRYSIN, 21, b. Mick. Schwein, of Rumelharlsbourn?, d/o Dutish FRYSN & Maria SCHADE, witn: John WILKEN & Anna GEIGER, both of Rumelharlsbourn?, 4 July 1858