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John Sipple Wilhelm

John Sipple Wilhelm[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1847 - 1938  (90 years)

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  • Name John Sipple Wilhelm 
    Born 3 Feb 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1851  Wilmot Township, Waterloo County Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    C. C. Baptist 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Baptist 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Baptist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-68221P 
    Died 28 Jan 1938  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13
    Buried 30 Jan 1938  Wilhelm Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Person ID I68221  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Valentine Wilhelm,   b. 23 Dec 1821, , Hessia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1902, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Anna Margaretta "Margaret" Sippel,   b. CALC 21 Jul 1821, , Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1899  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Family ID F17837  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Marian,   b. Abt 1841, Of, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Wilhelm,   b. 12 Nov 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1906  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F14253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Louisa Grube,   b. 7 Sep 1850, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1945, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1871  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 13
    Children 
     1. Valentine Wilhelm,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Margaret Wilhelm,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Veronica Wilhelm,   b. 22 Dec 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1941  (Age 67 years)
     4. Gertie Wilhelm,   b. 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lydia B. Wilhelm,   b. 12 Jun 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1929, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     6. Mary Ann Wilhelm,   b. 12 Nov 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1906  (Age 35 years)
     7. Susannah Wilhelm,   b. 15 Jan 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Malinda Wilhelm,   b. 1878, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Valentine G. Wilhelm,   b. 2 Aug 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966  (Age 87 years)
     10. Amanda Wilhelm,   b. 14 Nov 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Edward Victor Wilhelm,   b. 19 May 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1957  (Age 73 years)
     12. Margaretha Salome Wilhelm,   b. 27 Jul 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1972  (Age 84 years)
     13. John Edwin Wilhelm,   b. 10 Aug 1890, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1983, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F17835  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John Wilhelm
    John Wilhelm
    image from Ancestry.com 2014

  • Notes 
    • John S. Wilhelm - By Record Correspondent - Baden, Jan 28 - John S. Wilhelm, one of the oldest residents of Wilmot Township, died at the home of his son, Valentine Wilhelm, Baden, early today. Mr. Wilhelm was in his 91st year. He was married to Louisa Grube in 1871. He attended the New Hamburg Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, three sons, Valentine and John of Baden, and Edward of New Hamburg, four daughters, Mrs. Peter Diebold, Kitchener, Mrs. Clayton Smith, Zurich, Mrs. John Geiger, Waterloo, Mrs. Albert Ludwig, Kitchener, three sisters, Mrs. David Luckhardt, Mrs. Lawrence Smith and Mrs. Henry Cook, all of New Hamburg. The funeral will be held Sunday at 1: 30 pm from the residence of his son, Valentine, to the Shantz Church on Erbs Road. Rev. Mr. Dale of New Hamburg Baptist Church will officiate.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

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      John S. Wilhelm Passes in 91st Year.

      A lifelong and wellknown resident of 'Wilmot Township in the person of John S. Wilhelm, passed away early last Friday, January 28th, lacking six days of reaching the age of 91 years. He was one of the County's oldest residents. His death occurred at his home near Baden, following a three weeks' illness.

      The late John Sipel Wilhelm was born on February 3rd, 1847, on the Wilhelm farm at Wilby, a son of Valentine Wilhelm and his wife, Margaret Sipel. This farm now owned by Mr. Nelson Wilhelm, was settled on by the deceased's grandfather, the late Michael Wilhelm, who came from Germany 100 years ago, when his father the late Valentine Wilhelm, was 9 years of age.

      Mr. Wilhelm was married to Louisa Grube, Tavistock, on Feb. 14th,187H, Rev. John Stumpf officiating. They began their married life below Petersburg where they lived for seven years, returning to the present homestead on Erb's road sixty years ago.

      Mr. Wilhelm was a loyal member of the New Hamburg Baptist Church, having joined 73 years ago. For years he led the singing in the Phi'iipsbur? church and was deacon. He had many friends who gathered in Shantz Mennonite Church (Sunday afternoon to pay tr/oute to his sterling worth. The service was conducted by Rev. Earle Dale, his pastor, and the mixed quartette from the Baptist Church sang at the house and church. Burial was in the Wilhelm Cemetery on the farm where he lived so long. The bearers were nephews, namely, Messrs. Emerson Luckhardt, Daniel Wilhelm, Connad Bolander, (Milton Schmidt, Reuben Koch, Wesley Wolfe.

      Besides the sorrowing widow there survive three sons, Valentine on the homestead, Edward V. of Snider's Road, John E. of Erb's Road, and four daughters, Mrs. Amanda Geiger, of Waterloo, Mrs. Veronica Diebel, Kitchener, Mrs. Clayton Smith, Zurich, Mrs. A. E. Ludwig, Kitchener. Two daughters, Mrs. iMarion Geiger and Mrs. Lydia Groff, predeceased him. There are thirty-four grandchildren, twenty-four great grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Mary Luckhardt, Mrs. Henry G. Koch and Mrs. Veronica Schmidt, all of New Hamburg.

      New Hamburg Independent 4 Feb 1938

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John Geiger Born: Wilmot Age: 22 Father: John Geiger Mother: Lonisa Geiger Born: abt 1872 Spouse: Marianna Wilhelm Age: 22 born: Wilmot Father: John Wilhelm Mother: Marian Wilhelm married 6 Mar 1894 married: Waterloo

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 014606-98.
      Andrew B. GROFF, 42, yeoman, Woolwich, Wilmot, widower, s/o John & Susannah married Lydia B. WILHELM, 24, Wilmot, Wilmot, d/o John & Levine, witn Elizabeth & Susie BOWMAN both of Berlin, 20 July 1898 in Berlin.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Albert Edward Ludwig Age: 38 Father: Albert Gottfried Ludwig Mother: Elisabeth Ament Born: abt 1873 Spouse: Margaret Wilhelm Age: 24 Father: John S Wilhelm Mother: Louise Grube married 8 Nov 1911 married: Waterloo, New Hamburg

    4. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Edward V. Wilhelm - 1957.

    5. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Louise Grub - Wilhelm.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Louise Grube Born: New Hamburg Age: 20 Father: Henry Grube Mother: Dena Grube Born: abt 1851 Spouse: John Wilhelm Age: 24 born: Wilmot Tp Father: Valentine Wilhelm Mother: Margaretha Wilhelm married 14 Feb 1871 married: East Zorra

    7. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 1.

    8. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 1.

    9. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 24.

    10. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 16.

    11. [S2166] Funeral Card - Ancestry Public Member Trees.
      In Wilmot, on Friday, January 28th/ 1938/ John S. Wilhelm/ Aged:/ 90 years, 11 months and 25 days/

    12. [S494] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Wilhelm CC#4573 Internet Link.
      Wilhelm / John S. Wilhelm/ Feb 3, 1847 - Jan 28, 1938/ His Wife/ Louisa Grube/ Sept 7, 1850 - Jan 3, 1945/ At Rest

    13. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of John S. Wilhelm.

    14. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Sect. 5 Page 191.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Feb 1847 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. C. Baptist - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Feb 1871 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jan 1938 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Jan 1938 - Wilhelm Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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