Waterloo Region Generations
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Johann Heinrich "Henry" Faber

Male 1835 - 1907  (72 years)


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  • Name Johann Heinrich "Henry" Faber 
    Born 11 Mar 1835  , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 9 Oct 1855  New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Name Henry Faber 
    Residence 1860  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1880  Union, Fulton, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Residence 1880  Union, Fulton, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-68573 
    Died 6 Aug 1907  Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Buried Shaul Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I68573  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Heinrich "Henry" Faber,   b. CALC 2 Jun 1806, Kurfesthum, Hessia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Louisa Schmidt,   b. 1811, Coer, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F264312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria "Mary" Hess,   b. 27 Nov 1842, , Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1921, Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 8
    Children 
     1. Anna Martha "Martha" Faber,   b. 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lizzie Faber,   b. 8 Sep 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1942, Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Annie Faber,   b. 1869, , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F34564  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Henry Faber, who is employed in the packing room is a direct heir of the late John Faber, of Nohelenberg. Germany, the millionaire lead pencil manufacturer, who died January 16, at the advanced age of 104 years.

      Newspaper unknown

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Faber b. Germany res: Germany Age: 25 born abt 1835 father: Henry mother: Maria Schweid married Maria Schwind Age:: 18 born abt 1842 b. Germany Spouse res: Berlin father: Nicholas mother: Wilhelmina Hele married 18 Dec 1860 county: Waterloo

    2. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Henry Faber, 25, res. Wilmot b. Germany, s/o Henry Faber & Maria Schmidt married 18 Dec 1860 to Maria Hess, 18, res. Berlin, b. Germany, d/o Nicholaus Hess & Wilhelmina Heb. wit: George Pohl of Wilmot

    3. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 9 Page 58.

    4. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9673452.

    5. [S1639] Census - U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1880 10th Census, Census Place: Union, Fulton, Illinois; Roll: 208; Page: 390C; Enumeration District: 055.
      Henry Faber 43, Prussia - farmer
      Mary 38 Hesse Darmstadt
      Martha 18 Canada
      Lizzie 13
      Annie 9
      Pauline 7 Illinois
      Louise 2

    6. [S3004] New York, U.S., Arriving Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957, Year: 1855; Arrival: New York, New York, USA; Microfilm Serial: M237, 1820-1897; Line: 7; List Number: 984.
      Heinrich Faber, 49, Origin Rambach, Departure Bremen, Germany, Arrrival Ship Agnes - farmer
      Louis 43
      John H. 19 - shoemaker
      John B. 17
      George C 14
      Anne M. E. 10
      Christian H. 7

    7. [S3161] Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990.
      Name: Henry Faber
      Sex: Male
      Age: 72
      Death or Burial Date: 8 Aug 1907
      Death or Burial Place: Wapello, Iowa, United States
      Death Date: 6 Aug 1907
      Death Place: Ottumwa
      Birth Date: 11 Mar 1835
      Birthplace: Germany
      Marital Status: Married
      Occupation: Laborer
      Father's Name: Henry Faber
      Father's Sex: Male
      Father's Birthplace: Germany
      Mother's Name: Louisa
      Mother's Sex: Female
      Event Type: Burial
      Cemetery: Shaul Cem.

    8. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 3 Jan 1861 Pg: 1.
      FABER, Heinrich married 18 Dec 1860 Of Wilmot. To Mary HETZ, of Berlin. minister F.W. Bindemann

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Mar 1835 - , Prussia, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 9 Oct 1855 - New York City, New York, USA. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Dec 1860 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Aug 1907 - Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shaul Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
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