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

George Seiler[1]

Male 1811 - 1900  (89 years)

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  • Name George Seiler 
    Born 4 May 1811  Apfenbach, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Immigration 1835  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    weaver 
    Christened 1856  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Gender Male 
    Name George Seilor 
    Name George Seyler 
    Residence 1856  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    New Jerusalem Church 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    New Jerusalem 
    Religion 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    New Jersalem 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Swedenborgian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-59379 
    Died 3 Dec 1900  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I59379  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Family Elisabeth Schmidt,   b. 11 Nov 1821, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1905, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
     1. Rebecca Seiler,   b. 1839, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Catherine Seiler,   b. 19 May 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938  (Age 97 years)
     3. Mary Seiler,   b. 17 Dec 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1938  (Age 95 years)
     4. William Seiler,   b. 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Elisabeth "Lizzie" Seiler,   b. 7 May 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1913, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Amanda Seiler,   b. 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. John Seiler,   b. 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 93 years)
     8. Louisa Seiler,   b. 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. David Seiler,   b. 1855, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924, Elma Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     10. George Seiler,   b. 12 Apr 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935  (Age 77 years)
     11. Caroline Seiler,   b. 3 Jun 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1944, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F15414  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    George Seiler and wife
    George Seiler and wife
    Image from: 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906

  • Notes 
    • George Seiler, one of the oldest settlers in this area, died here on Monday after a long illness. Born on May 4. 1811 in Apfenbach, Baden, he came to America in 1835, and after a short stay in Buffalo. came to Berlin. A weaver by trade, he was employed by Peter Knechtel here for a considerable time. Later, he pursued farming, and 23 years ago, he retired to Berlin. He was married more than 63 years ago to Elisabeth Schmidt, who survives him. Eleven children were born of this marriage, of whom the following ten still survive: William and wife H. Meuser in Elmwood. Bruce County; John in Palmerston; David in Newry; Mrs. P. Rothärmel in Ontario. California; Mrs. John E. Bowers in Toronto; Mrs. Jakob Stroh in Waterloo; and George, Mrs. H. J. Ahrens, and Mrs. C. Joachimi in Berlin. The burial is to take place today, Thursday, at 1: 30 p.m. The memorial service will be held in the New Jerusalem Church.

      Berliner Journal 6 Dec 1900 pg. 4 col. 2 Translated by: Patrica J. Kauk December 1, 2006 for the Kitchener Public Library

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John E. Bowers, aged 24, res Bridgeport, born Waterloo, son of Cyrus and Elizabeth married 25 Dec 1863 to Maria Seiler, aged 21, res Waterloo, born Waterloo, daughter of George and Maria

    2. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 21.
      George SEILER Weaver Germany LU 40
      Elisabeth SEILER wife Germany LU 30
      Mary SEILER daughter Canada LU 14
      Rebecca SEILER daughter Canada LU 12
      Catherine SEILER daughter Canada LU 11
      Maria SEILER daughter Canada LU 9
      William SEILER son Canada LU 7
      Elisabeth SEILER daughter Canada LU 5
      Ananda SEILER daughter Canada LU 4
      John SEILER son Canada LU 2

    3. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div. 2 Pg. 86.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Obituary of George Seiler - 6 Dec 1900.

    5. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 10 Page 78.

    6. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 15.

    7. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 1 Page 19.

    8. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      East: In memory of/ George Seilor/ died Dec. 3, 1900/ aged 89 yrs. 9 mos./ his wife/ Elizabeth Smith/ died Apr. 8, 1905/ aged 83 yrs. 4 mos. 27 dys./
      West: Seiler/
      (A) Isaac Neuber/ 1882-1961/ his beloved wife/ Ethel Trussler/ 1891-1983/
      (B) Mother/ Catherine Joachimi/ 1840-1938/
      (C) [top buried] [George]/ Joachimi/ born Mar. 5th 1871/ died/ Nov. 28th 1871/
      (D) [top buried]/ son of/ John & Christina/ Seiler/ died/ Mar. 11th 1874/ aged 19 dys./
      (E) Mother
      (F) George Seiler/ 1857-1935/ his wife/ Wilhelmina Stein/ 1859-1951/
      (G) Buck/ George Buck/ 1875-1965/ beloved husband of Emma Joachimi/ 1878-1969/
      (H) George
      (I) Emma
      (J) Clara Stein/ beloved wife of/ George H. Trussler/ 1870-1959/
      (K) George Henry Trussler/ 1868-1947/

    9. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 21.

    10. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian), pg 8.
      by Pastor A. O. Brickmann of Baltimore, MD

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1835 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - weaver - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1856 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1856 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - New Jerusalem Church - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - New Jerusalem - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - New Jersalem - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Swedenborgian - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Dec 1900 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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