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

Henry George "Harry" Forler

Male 1892 - 1957  (64 years)


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  • Name Henry George "Harry" Forler 
    Born 18 Dec 1892  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Rubber Cutter, Factory 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, 1st Depot BattLalion, Service #3057167 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, Gunner, 72nd Battalion 
    Name Harry Forler 
    Name Harry G. Forler 
    Residence Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 95 Sannley St., Kitchener, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number 00006-0929.88 
    Died 1 May 1957  [5
    Person ID I684  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Henry George Forler,   b. 1 Apr 1847, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Amelia Lantz,   b. 7 May 1851, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1927, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1873  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F20176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Myrtle Viola Betzner,   b. 15 Apr 1893, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1973, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Harry G. Forler

      A grocery store owner in Centreville for the past 20 years and a past president of Preston branch of the Canadian Legion, Harry G. Forler, 65, of Centreville, died suddenly at his home Sunday after a heart attack.

      Mr. Forler was instrumental in the building of a new legion hall in Preston. He was a member of Preston-Hespeler Rotary Club, Cobourg Masonic Lodge and chairman of SS 5 School Board, Waterloo Township. A veteran of the First World War, he was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church.

      A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Forler, he was born in Philipsburg. His wife, the former Myrtle Betzner, survives.
      Also surviving are two sons, Arthur of Centreville, and Douglas of Guelph; one brother, Edward of Kitchener and three sisters, Mrs. Albert (Emma) Stiefelmeyer and Mrs. William (Mary) Witt, both of Kitchener, and Mrs. Edward (Olive) Engel of Waterloo. There are six grandchildren.

      One son, Kenneth, and three brothers, Herbert, William and Elmer, predeceased him. The body is at the Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home where services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery. Rev. Karl Knauff will officiate.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, April 29, 1957

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 3.

    2. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 32 Pg. 7.

    3. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    4. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), December 29, 1973.
      Obituary of Myrtle Betzner

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012986-73.
      Henry FORLER, 25, tanner, Philipsburg, Philipsburg, s/o Jacob FORLER & Elizabeth VOLLMER married Amalia LANTZ, 22, Philipsburg, Philipsburg, d/o John GEORGE LANTZ & Elizabeth DIETZ, witn: John WEILER Sr. & John WEILER Jr. both of Baden Wilmot Twp, 23 January 1873 in Baden

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 30 Jan 1873.
      23 Nov 1872 By Pastor Muenzinger in Philipsburg, Heinrich Forler was married to Amalia Lantz, both from Philipsburg.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Dec 1892 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Rubber Cutter, Factory - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 95 Sannley St., Kitchener, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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