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

Anselm Wagner[1, 2]

Male 1803 - 1870  (67 years)


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  • Name Anselm Wagner 
    Born 21 Apr 1803  Soufflenheim, District of Haguenau, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Birth CALC 21 May 1804  [1
    Immigration 1836 
    Residence 1837  Maryhill (New Germany), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1851  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    potter 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    potter 
    Occupation 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Potter 
    Died 13 Jun 1870  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Religion 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Roman Catholic 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-59680 
    Buried Mount Hope Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I59680  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Wagner,   b. Abt 1775, Of, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F9155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Bohman,   b. 7 Mar 1817, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1862, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1837  Maryhill (New Germany), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Wagner,   b. Sep 1838, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1839, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     2. Wagner,   b. CALC 29 Sep 1839, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1841, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     3. Carolina Wagner,   b. 23 Jun 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     4. Maria "Mary" Wagner,   b. 23 Dec 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Joseph Wagner,   b. 22 Nov 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John B. Wagner,   b. 14 Jun 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. C. Wagner,   b. 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Elisabeth Wagner,   b. 29 Aug 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. J. Wagner,   b. 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. B. Wagner,   b. 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Anselm Wagner,   b. 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F15497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Apr 1803 - Soufflenheim, District of Haguenau, Alsace, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1837 - Maryhill (New Germany), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Nov 1837 - Maryhill (New Germany), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - potter - 1851 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - potter - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Potter - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jun 1870 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Among the early settlers of Berlin were August Fuchs, a jeweller, from Baden ; George Jantz, a grocer and tavern keeper, also from Baden ; Anselm Wagner, a potter from Alsace


      Theobald Spetz, The Catholic Church in Waterloo County Book I

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      Anselm Wagner was the first potter in Berlin and had a shop for many years on King street south.

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      How More German Families Were Brought In
      At that stage there was a further influx of German hand-workers. In the main they came from Hesse, with sprinklings from Baden, Saxony. Mecklenburg, and other States. Woodworkers predominated. The Dorf however boasted a weaver, wagonmaker, hatmaker. a tailor (John Nahrgang), two shoemakers, and several carpenters, while Anselm Wagner, potter, made shilling crocks and flowerpots for the Hausfrau. A Dr. Klinkert was the first doctor
      A History of Kitchener

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 16 Jun 1870.
      Anselm Wagner died 13 Jun 1870 in Berlin, 66 yrs, 23 days, one of oldest citizens in Berlin, came here in 1836, born in Sufflenheim, Elsass

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 21 Aug 1862.
      Magdalena Wagner died 18 Aug 1862 wife of Anselm, in Berlin, 45 yrs, 5 mths, 11 days.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 2.
      Anselm WAGNER Potter France 49 Roman Catholic b. 21-Apr
      Magdelena WAGNER France 35 Roman Catholic b. 7-Mar
      Karolina WAGNER Canada 11 Roman Catholic b. 23-Jun
      Maria WAGNER Canada 10 Roman Catholic b. 23-Dec
      Joseph WAGNER Canada 8 Roman Catholic b. 22-Nov
      John WAGNER Canada 6 Roman Catholic b. 14-Jun
      Katharine WAGNER Canada 4 Roman Catholic b. 19-Aug
      Elisabeth WAGNER Canada 2 Roman Catholic b. 29-Aug
      Matern WAGNER Labourer France 41 Roman Catholic b. 6-Dec

    4. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 1 Page 3.

    5. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 21 Nov 1837:48.
      8 Nov 1837 In New Germany, Anselm Wagner, Berlin, m. Magdalena Bohman, of New Germany.

    6. [S2070] Directory - Ontario Directory for 1851.

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 2.