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

Stephen Waechter[1]

Male 1814 - 1854  (40 years)


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  • Name Stephen Waechter 
    Born 3 Jan 1814  Uberach, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1 Jul 1839  New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Stephan and Dorothea arrived on ship "William and John".
    Land 1854  [2
    Name Etienne Waechter 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-57518 
    Died 8 Jun 1854  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I57518  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Family Dorothea Etsch,   b. 27 Apr 1812, Neuder Modem, Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1895, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1836  Niedermodern, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Waechter,   b. Abt 1837,   d. 19 Oct 1892, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     2. Magdalena Waechter,   b. 27 Nov 1840, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1840, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Lorentz Waechter,   b. 24 Oct 1843, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Stephen Waechter,   b. 15 Oct 1844, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1944, Neustadt, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
     5. George Michael Waechter,   b. 25 Oct 1846, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1891, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     6. Dorothea Waechter,   b. 3 Oct 1849, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F32151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A-1-36 Stephen Waechter: Letters of Administration to the estate of Stephen Waechter, late of the Township of Wellesley. On petition for letters were granted the twelvth day of June one thousand eight hundred and fifty four, to his widow Dorothee, she having given proof that the said deceased died intestate, and also given bond into the sum of ____

      [Last Will and Testament of Stephen Wa-chter, late of the Township of Wellesley, written in German and translated into England and translat5ion verified by C. Enslin, Notary.
      Today, the 8th May 1854 in the Township of Wellesley in Upper Canada, on the 1st Lot in the 6th Concession, in presence of the witnesses Lewis Hubert and Michael Schneider, both living in Wellesley, I Stephan Waechter, living on the said Lot and paragraph stroked out]


      Last Will and Testament of Stephan Waechter, late of the Township of Wellesley, written in German and translated into English and translation verified by C. Enslin, Notary. Today the 8th May 1854 in the Township of Wellesley in Upper Canada, on the 1st Lot in the 6th Concession, In presence of the witnesses Lewis Hubert and Michael Schneider, both living in Wellesley, I Stephan Waechter, living on the said Lot and in the said Concession, possessor of 100 acre land on the aforesaid place, at present yet of good sound understanding and reason do confess and confirm before my last departure, my last Will to execute, in order to avoid all disputes (or differences-translator) after my decease, in case it shall happen so - and have concluded as follows: 1st: In case that I Stephan Waechter do depart life, I empower in virtue of this present will my wife, a born Dorothee Etch[?] all chattels and goods to sell and dispose of by Public Auction, and out of the proceeds thereof to pay debts. 2: The said wife shall have the right after my decease to lease away the said land for 6 years, or to keep herself. 3: The eldest sons shall have the privilege, when able and old enough, to assume and cultivate the land, but if he departs life also, then the second is to have the right, and so forth to the youngest, yet always with the consent of the mother. 4: After the demise of father and mother the land shall be divided in equal portions among the children left, and in case neither of them is able or willing the same to assume to sell it, and the proceeds thereof shall be divided amongst them in equal shares.

      Witnessed by Michael Schneider and Louis Huber
      Will Dated 8 May 1854
      Proved and insinuated 12 June 1854
      Inventory £144/1/10

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      George Waechter Birth Place: Wellesley Township Residence: Wellesley Township Age: 21 Estimated birth year: abt 1847 Father Name: Stephen Waechter Mother Name: Dorothea Etsch Spouse Name: Barbara Foerster Spouse's Age: 22 Spouse Birth Place: Wellesley Township Spouse residence: Wellesley Township Spouse Father Name: Balthasar Foerster Spouse Mother Name: Katharine Schnei Marriage Date: 28 Jan 1868 Marriage Location: Wellesley Marriage County: Waterloo

    2. [S1737] Probate - Wills of Waterloo Register A 1853-1871, Will of Stephan Waechter 8 May 1854 - A-1-36.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Joseph Kramer Birth Place: Klenko Lachun? Residence: Wellesley Township Age: 34 Estimated birth year: abt 1826 Mother Name: Dorothea Kramer Spouse Name: Dorothea Wachler Spouse's Age: 47 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1813 Spouse Birth Place: Neuder Modem, Alsace France Spouse residence: Wellesley Township Spouse Father Name: Sebastian Etsch Spouse Mother Name: Cath Butz Marriage Date: 24 Jan 1860 Marriage County: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jan 1814 - Uberach, , Alsace, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Nov 1836 - Niedermodern, , Alsace, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1 Jul 1839 - New York City, New York, USA. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jun 1854 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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