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

Lemuel Burkholder[1]

Male 1848 - 1932  (84 years)

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  • Name Lemuel Burkholder 
    Born 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    House of Industry and Refuge Tuckersmith, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    -- 
    Occupation 1881  Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Residence 1895  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Eby ID Number 00039-3130.11 
    Died 15 Jun 1932  Tuckersmith, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cause: apoplexy (2 months) 
    Buried Clinton Cemetery, , Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I5828  Generations
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2020 

    Father Samuel G. Burkholder,   b. 1813, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1890, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Rosenberger,   b. 23 Jun 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1857, Near New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Family ID F1778  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rachael Ann Bock,   b. 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1889  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1875  Port Elgin Cemetery, Port Elgin, Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Mary Jane Burkholder,   b. 10 Nov 1876, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Rose Mary Jane Burkholder,   b. 10 Nov 1876, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1912, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     3. Sarah D. Burkholder,   b. 1879, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Margaret Ida Burkholder,   b. 9 Apr 1882, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Maude Burkholder,   b. 29 Dec 1884, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F15537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emma Clemens,   b. 1851, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 10 Apr 1895  Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F1780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 687.

    2. [S45] Vit - Michigan, St. Clair - Clerk Office Records.
      10 April 1895, Port Huron Lemuel Burkholder, 46, W, Berlin, ONT, b. Canada, Farmer, P: Samuel Burkholder & Lena Rosenberger, once Emma Bricker, 43, W, Greenwood, b. Canada, P: David Clemens, once Mrs. T.A. Scott & Sadie M. Scott, both of Port Huron; Thos. A. Scott, Min

    3. [S215] Census - ON, Bruce, Saugeen - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 29.
      Elemuel BURKHOLDER M Male German 32 Ontario Farmer Christian
      Bachelann BURKHOLDER Female German 24 Ontario Christian
      Bosannah BURKHOLDER Female German 4 Ontario Christian
      Sarah D. BURKHOLDER Female German 1 Ontario Farmer Christian

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Edmund Burkholder Born: Waterloo Township Age: 25 Father: Samuel Burkholder Mother: Sarah Burkholder Born: abt 1850 Spouse: Rachel A Bock Age: 19 born: Waterloo Township Father: Jacob Bock Mother: Eliza Bock married 23 Dec 1875 married: Bruce, Port Elgin

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 20.

    6. [S215] Census - ON, Bruce, Saugeen - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 29.

    7. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Lemuel Burkholder, d. 15 Jun 1932, Tuckersmith, Bruce, Ontario aged 86 cause: apoplexy 2m, 10d. buried Clinton Cemetery.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1848 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - - Tuckersmith, Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - -- - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Dec 1875 - Port Elgin Cemetery, Port Elgin, Bruce Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1881 - Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1895 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Apr 1895 - Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: apoplexy (2 months) - 15 Jun 1932 - Tuckersmith, Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Clinton Cemetery, , Bruce Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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