Waterloo Region Generations
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Ludwig Z. "Louis" Foerster

Male 1836 - 1921  (84 years)


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  • Name Ludwig Z. "Louis" Foerster 
    Born 14 Oct 1836  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Christened 14 May 1837  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Family Photograph Ludwig Z. Foerster & Rosina Schmidt and family 
    Family portrait taken at 50th Anniversary Celebration in 1915.
    Family portrait taken at 50th Anniversary Celebration in 1915.

    Surrounding Rosina Schmidt Foerster and Ludwig Z. Foerster are: Anna Foerster Schaner, Louis Konrad Foerster, jake Loefler Foerster, Lillian Foerster Root, and Albert Foerster. - Find A Grave Patsy Andrews
    Residence 1852  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1859  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1859  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Carpenter 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1865  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Immigration 1874  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Name Lewis Foester 
    Name Louis Foerster 
    Name Ludwig Foerster 
    Residence 1908  Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1910  Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-70038 
    Died 20 Jul 1921  Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I70038  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Ludwig Foerster,   b. 5 Jan 1803, , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1893, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Anna Maria Ziegler,   b. CALC 19 May 1806, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1851  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1828  Epfenbach, Epfenbach, , Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F28039  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Augusta Loeffler,   b. 2 Dec 1840, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1864, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1859  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 11
    Children 
     1. Jacob Louffler "Jake" Foerster,   b. 28 Jan 1861, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1935, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Augusta Foerster,   b. 16 Jul 1864, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1864, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F23589  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rosina Smith,   b. 16 Feb 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1925, Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1865  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Louis Konrad Foerster,   b. 7 Feb 1866, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1948, Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Leopold Foerster,   b. 11 Sep 1867, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1894, Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     3. Anna Maria Foerster,   b. 5 Oct 1870, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1943, Alliance, Stark, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F43675  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Louis Z. Foerster - Find A Grave
    Louis Z. Foerster - Find A Grave

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library, pg 5.
      Ludwig Foerster son of Ludwig and Maria Ziegler?, born 14 oct 1836, bapt 14 May 1837 Berlin, sponsors: George Sayler, Friedrich Kress.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Ludwig Forester b. Wellesley Township res: Wellesley Township Age: 23 born abt 1836 father: Ludwig mother: Maria Zeigler married Augusta Louffler Age:: 19 born abt 1840 b. Germany Spouse res: Waterloo Village father: Frederick mother: Wilhelmina Meining married 27 Dec 1859 county: Waterloo

    3. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 15.

    4. [S1511] Census - Michigan - 1910, Ypsilanti Ward 5, Washtenaw, Michigan, pg 1 family 14.
      Lewis J Foerster M 73y Canada
      WIFERosina Foerster F 63y Canada
      DAU Anna M Schaner F 39y Canada
      Rosina Schaner F 18y Michigan
      Clara J F Webber F 5y Michigan
      Elizabeth Praterius F 17y Michigan

    5. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, District. 11 Page 101.

    6. [S2173] Find A Grave, Louis Z Foerster (1836 - 1921) - Find A Grave Memorial. (2017). Findagrave.com. Retrieved 29 April 2017, from https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=27951325.

    7. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 03 Jan 1860.
      By the Rev. F. W. Bindeman, at Berlin on the 27th of Dec., Ludwig Foerster, of Wellesley, to Augusta Loeffler, of Waterloo Village.

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 Mar 1865.
      Mar. 21, 1865 Rosina Schmidt of Waterloo and Ludwig Foerster of Wellesley, by Rev. Bindemann

    9. [S956] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Advertiser, "Obituary of Jacob Foerster," 19 Dec 1908.

    10. [S2266] Deutschland, Heiraten, 1558-1929, Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M93481-2 , System Origin: Germany-EASy , GS Film number: 1189285.
      Ludwig Foerster Spouse's Name: Maria Ziegler Event Date: 15 Nov 1828 Event Place: Epfenbach, Baden, Germany Father's Name: Georg Adam Foerster Mother's Name: Katharina Grab Spouse's Father's Name: Friedrich Ziegler Spouse's Mother's Name: Barbara Bergdoll

    11. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Oct 1836 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 14 May 1837 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1852 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1859 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1859 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Dec 1859 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1865 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Mar 1865 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1874 - Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1908 - Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jul 1921 - Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
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