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

Susannah Schaefer

Female 1825 - 1908  (82 years)


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  • Name Susannah Schaefer 
    Born 2 Dec 1825  Alsfeld, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1848  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Name Susannah Koehler 
    Residence 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-57553 
    Died 17 Feb 1908  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: old age 
    Person ID I57553  Generations
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2020 

    Family John C. Koehler,   b. 1 Jan 1828, , Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1914, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 21 Apr 1851  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Koehler,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ludwig "Louis" Koehler,   b. 23 Oct 1844, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1930, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Henry Koehler,   b. 3 Dec 1852, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921  (Age 68 years)
     4. Catherine Koehler,   b. 20 Jan 1855, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1948, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     5. John S. Koehler,   b. 29 Aug 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Caroline Koehler,   b. 14 Sep 1862, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1938, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Emma Koehler,   b. 11 Oct 1863, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Susannah Koehler,   b. 1865, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Barbara Koehler,   b. Sep 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F14840  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The death took place in Heideberg on Monday evening of Mrs. Susannah Koehler (nee Schaefer) in her 83rd year. The deceased is survived by her husband, John C. Koehler and two sons, Henry of Heidelberg, and John, of Berlin, and three daughters, Mrs. Schoener, South Dakota, Mrs. F. Hass, Berlin, and Caroline at home. The funeral took place on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock to the Lutheran cemetery. Deceased was born in Alsfelde, Germany, came to Canada in 1848 and was married in 1851. She was a faithful wife, a loving mother and a kind neighbor and friend. Peace to her ashes!


      Elmira Signet 22 Feb 1908

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-7 Page 8.

    2. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      John Koehler, 23, labourer of Woolwich, married 21 Apr 1851 in Greenbush by banns to Susanna Schaefer, 24?, of Waterloo, wit: Henry Diegel of Wilmot and John Becking of Waterloo

    3. [S890] Funeral Card - - Waterloo Historical Society - photocopies, "Funeral Card of Susannah Schaefer,".
      Died At Heidelberg, on Monday, 17. February, 1908. Susanna Schaefer, Widow of John C. Koehler. Aged 82 years, 2 months and 15 days.

    4. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 4, Pg.15.

    5. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Susannah Schaefer Koehler - 22 Feb 1908.

    6. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 6 Page 12.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Dec 1825 - Alsfeld, Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1848 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Apr 1851 - Greenbush (Kitchener), 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 MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age - 17 Feb 1908 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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