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Albert E. Richert

Albert E. Richert

Male 1865 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Albert E. Richert 
    Born 21 Jan 1865  West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Business Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Richert & Learn 
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    Business Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Richert & Letson 
    Richert & Letson business
    Richert & Letson business
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    United Brethren 
    Residence 1887  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Office Clerk 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    United Brethren 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Clerk Store 
    Occupation 1911  West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Merchant General Store 
    Religion 1911  West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Bretheran Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Merchant 
    Religion 1921  West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Congregational 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-56807 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I56807  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Philip Richert,   b. 6 May 1835, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1900, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth Nicholas,   b. 26 Sep 1845, , Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1917, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F29544  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Gerrie,   b. 12 Jul 1863, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1940, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 18 May 1887  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Winnifred Reichert,   b. 17 Jan 1889, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F14651  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Albert E. Richert was born at West Montrose, County of Waterloo, in 1865, and was educated in the Public School there. He began life s work as clerk in a general store at Bloomingdale, at which occupation he was engaged for three years, and also at New Dundee for one year. At Berlin he was shipping clerk in a shoe factory for three years, and was three years for himself in the picture and house furnishing business. He came to Toronto about seven years ago, and is now in the picture department of the well-known firm of T. Eaton & Co.

      Mr. Richert first made a stand on the Christian side of life at West Montrose at about eleven years of age, under the ministry of the Rev. D. B. Sherk of the United Brethren in Christ. The chief positions in active work for the good cause have been Sunday School Teacher, Librarian, Secretary of Sunday School, member of Quarterly Board, Assistant Envelope Steward, and a member of the Church Music Committee.

      Mr. Richert married Miss Mary A. Gerrie, of Winterbourne. He takes strong ground on the side of Temperance, is a member of the I O O.F. , and Recording Secretary of the Home Circle.


      From: The Methodist churches of Toronto : a history of the Methodist denomination and its churches in York and Toronto : with biographical sketches of many of the clergy and laity

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-6 Page 1.

    2. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 4 Page 22.

    3. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Woolwich Div. 19 Page 8.

    4. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 57.

    5. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, SubDist. 18 Page 8.

    6. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 3 Page 20.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 26 May 1887.
      18 May 1887 Mary E. Gerrie of West Montrose and Albert Rickert of Berlin, were married by Rev. J.W. German, in Berlin.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Phillip Richert, 28, res. Woolwich, b. Waterloo, son of Philip and Catherine (Gut), married 4 Oct 1863 Elizabeth Nickdlous, 18, res. Woolwich, b. Bern Switzerland, daughter of and Elizabeth (Bearn)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jan 1865 - West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Richert & Learn - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Richert & Letson - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1887 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 May 1887 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Office Clerk - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk Store - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant General Store - 1911 - West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Bretheran Mennonite - 1911 - West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1921 - West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Congregational - 1921 - West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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