Waterloo Region Generations
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Christina Strasser

Christina Strasser[1]

Female 1824 - 1915  (~ 91 years)

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  • Name Christina Strasser 
    Born Mar 1824  Metzingen, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/155133421 
    Immigration 1845  [4
    Name Christina Spies 
    Residence 1845  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Other Methodist 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Dutch Methodist 
    Residence 1911  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-57083 
    Died 5 Sep 1915  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I57083  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father George Strasser,   b. 1790, , Wuerttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catherine,   b. 1788, , Wuerttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1882, Downie Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Family ID F40976  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Johann Michael "Michael" Spies,   b. 8 Sep 1815, Dühren, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1885, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1845  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    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, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (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 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F18753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Christina Strasser
    Christina Strasser
    melpaints67 originally shared this to Ancestry Public Member Trees

  • Notes 
    • MRS. MICHAEL SPIES.

      The funeral of Mrs. Michael Spies, nee Strasser, who passed peacefully away, at the ripe old age of 90 years Sunday evening, Sept. 5th, at the home of her son, Rev. T. S. Spies, St. Jacobs, was held Wed., Sept. 8th at 2.15 o'clock. Rev. M. L. Wing conducted the services, which were largely attended. Interment took place in the Heidelberg Evangelical cemetery.

      Mrs. Spies was born in Metzing, Wertenberg, Germany, April 7th, A. D. 1825. She came to Canada at the age of 18 years, when she was married Sept. 16th 1845, to Michael Spies. They resided for a number of years near Heidelberg, commonly known as (Koenigs Bush) in the Township of Wellesley, Waterloo Co. Later they moved to Hawkesville where they lived until his death, which took place Sept. 28th, 1885, being in his 70th year.

      Two daughters, Katherine and Elizabeth, preceded her in death. Deceased is survived by her only a son, Frederick, in the North West, and one sister, Mrs. Fred Stricker, Moorefield, Ont. She is 77 years of age.

      Fourteen grandchildren and six great grand children also survive.

      Mrs. Spies was well known in the Fommunity. She was a woman of a kind disposition and her death is a source of sorrow to a wide circle of friends and relatives.

      The Chronicle Telegraph, 9 Sep 1915, p. 4

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

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

    4. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Hawkesville Div 8 Page 11.

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

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

    7. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/155133421.

    8. [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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1824 - Metzingen, , Baden-Württemberg, 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 MapsResidence - Other Methodist - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Dutch Methodist - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1911 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Sep 1915 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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