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

Anton Wilhelm "Anthony" Gehl[1]

Male 1831 - 1908  (76 years)


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  • Name Anton Wilhelm "Anthony" Gehl 
    Born 14 Dec 1831  Schierschwenden County, Erfurt Province Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1841  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Immigration 20 Jul 1844  New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Sailed on the ship Familian travelled from Bremen, Germany to New York City.
    Name Anthony W. Gehl 
    Naturalization 1852  [2
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    labourer 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Catholic 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Roman Catholic 
    Retired 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-69135 
    Died 15 Nov 1908  Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Saint Boniface Roman Catholic Cemetery, Maryhill, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    Person ID I69135  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2022 

    Father Wilhelm "William" Gehl,   b. 21 Feb 1803, Schierschwenden County, Erfurt Province Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Margaretha Gross,   b. 1807, Schierschwenden County, Erfurt Province Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Family ID F26434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline Schumacher,   b. 31 Mar 1836, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1913, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1856  Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Rev. John Joseph Gehl,   b. 8 Nov 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1915  (Age 57 years)
     2. Joseph Gehl,   b. 1860, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Edward S. Gehl,   b. 1861, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1937, West Branch, Ogemaw, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Francis S. "Frank" Gehl,   b. CALC 23 Jan 1864, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1929, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     5. Felix Gehl,   b. 12 May 1866, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1927, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     6. Margaretha "Margaret" Gehl,   b. 1868, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Anton B. "Anthony" Gehl,   b. Jul 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Monsignor William C. Gehl,   b. Dec 1873, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1960  (Age ~ 86 years)
     9. Ludwig "Louis" Gehl,   b. 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Louisa Gehl,   b. 15 Dec 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Carolina Gehl,   b. May 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1882, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
     12. Stephen Gehl,   b. 8 Dec 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1910, Maple Grove, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F18144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 2 Nov 1882.
      18 Oct 1882 Karoline Gehl, daughter of Anton W. Gehl, died in New Germany at age of 3 years.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-1 page 7.

    3. [S93] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich, Maryhill - Saint Boniface Roman Catholic - www.findagrave. com.
      Pious Memory Of/ Anton W. Gehl/ Born 14 Dec. 1851 In/ Schierschwenden County/ Erfurt Province Germany Died 15 Nov. 1908/ In New Germany, Ont. R.I.P. [German Verse Matt: 5-9] Gehl

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Anthony Gehl d. 11 Nov 1908 Maryhill, b. 14 Dec 1831 Schierswenden, Germany s/o William Gehl (b. Schierswenden, Germany) & Margaret Gross (b. Schierswenden) cause: cancer of stomach (2 years), angina pectoris (1 week)

    5. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851.

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 1 Page 27.

    7. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Section 1 page 24.

    8. [S514] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1871, Sect. 2 Page 1.

    9. [S2176] New York, Passenger and Immigration Lists, 1820-1850.
      Wilhelm Gohl age 40
      Margaretha 36
      Florinie 13
      Anton 11
      Maria 1
      Carl 9
      Georg 7
      Catherine 5
      Arrival Date: 20 Jul 1844 Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany Port of Arrival: New York, New York Ship Name: Familian

    10. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81826862/anton-w-gehl.
      Tombstone death date is off by 20 years.

    11. [S91] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Maryhill - St. Boniface Roman Catholic [found cited on various sources on the internet and family histories].
      Anton Gehl s/o Wilhelm & Margareta Cross married 15 Jan 1856 to Carolina Schumacher d/o Felix & Margareta Steffler, witnesses: Wilhelm Gehl, Felix Schumacher & Anton Gehl

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Dec 1831 - Schierschwenden County, Erfurt Province Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1841 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 20 Jul 1844 - New York City, New York, USA. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - labourer - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jan 1856 - Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Catholic - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Nov 1908 - Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Boniface Roman Catholic Cemetery, Maryhill, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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