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

Michael Spies[1, 2, 3]

Male 1815 - 1885  (70 years)


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  • Name Michael Spies 
    Born 8 Sep 1815  Dühren, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1845  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1849  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    farmer 
    Occupation 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Other Methodist 
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Dutch Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-57082 
    Died 28 Sep 1885  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Buried Hillside Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I57082  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family Christina Strasser,   b. Mar 1824, , Wuerttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1915, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1845  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Catharina Spies,   b. CALC 17 Nov 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1895  (Age ~ 49 years)
     2. Elisabeth Spies,   b. 30 Jan 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1867, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     3. Rev. Frederick Strasser Spies,   b. 21 Mar 1856, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1940, Vegreville, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F18753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Sep 1815 - Dühren, Baden, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1845 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Sep 1845 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1849 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Other Methodist - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Dutch Methodist - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Sep 1885 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hillside Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • He came to canada 41 years ago and resided ever since in Waterloo County.

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Elisabeth Spies d/o Michael & Christina Strasser of Woolwich, b. 30 Jan 1849, bapt. 12 Aug 1849, sponsors: Friedrich Spies, Catharine Knoch

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 15 Oct 1885.
      28 Sept 1885 Michael Spies died in Hawkesville at age of 70 years and 20 days. He was born in Duhren, district of Sinsheim, Grand Duchy of Baden, came to Canada 41 years ago and has resided ever since in Waterloo County

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 14 Feb 1867.
      Elisabeth Spies died 7 Feb 1867 in Wellesley, daughter of Michael, 18 yrs, 9 days.

    4. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-3 Page 12.

    5. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 1 Pg 11.
      Michel SPICE Farmer born Germany Lutheran 37
      Christina SPICE born Germany Lutheran 27
      Kathrine SPICE born Canada Lutheran 6
      Elisabeth SPICE born Canada Lutheran 3

    6. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 46.

    7. [S156] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Hillside United CC#4530 Waterloo Region Branchy, Ontario Genealogical Society.
      Zum Andenken an Michael Spies/ geb. den 8 Sept. 1815/ zu Duehren Oberamt Sinsheim/ Groszherzogthum Baden/ Europa starb. den 28 Sept. 1885/ zu Hawksville/ verse

    8. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, p 58.

    9. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 10 Page 57.

    10. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner, Lutheran Minister, Preston report 53.
      Michael Spiess, married to Christina Strassers, both of Woolwich. 16 Sept. 1845

    11. [S42] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Vol 9 Part 2 1852 - 1857, Baptisms and Burials by Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of the United Lutheran and German Reformed Church at Greenbush, Waterloo Twp.
      Female, born 30 Jan. 1849, daughter of Michael SPIES and Christina STRASSER, Farmer of Woolwich.

    12. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 1 Pg 11.