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

John Schafer

Male 1884 - 1979  (94 years)


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  • Name John Schafer 
    Born 21 Aug 1884  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer, Button Factory 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Residence Bef 1979  35 Park St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-71246 
    Died 3 Apr 1979  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I71246  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Heinrich "Henry" Schaefer,   b. 4 Jul 1842, Grebenau Kreis Alsfeld, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Koenig,   b. 15 Sep 1851, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1931, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1872  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F18591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louise Katharine Dickert,   b. 22 Mar 1889, Ayton, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Children 
     1. Edna Schafer,   b. Apr 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F29160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Schafer, John -- At K-W Hospital, on Tuesday, April 3, 1979, following a brief illness, John Schafer, aged 94 years, formerly of 35 Park St. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Louise Dickert on June 6, 1978. dear father of Carl and Stuart, both of Kitchener, Mrs. Irene Slack of Cambridge (G). Also survived by seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. He was the last surviving member of his family; a daughter, Edna (Mrs. James Cushing), in August, 1978, seven brothers and four sisters. Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, after 7 p.m. today. Funeral and committal service in the chapel on Thursday at 1 p.m., with Mr. Herbert Katzmier officiating Interment Memory Gardens.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 4 Apr 1979

  • Sources 
    1. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 9.

    2. [S292] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Memory Gardens CC#5464 Cemetery Internet Link.
      John/ 1884 - 1979/ Louise K./ 1889 - 1978/ SCHAFER.

    3. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 47 Pg. 10.

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of John Schafer - 4 Apr 1979.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Henry Schaefer (res. of Woolwich) b. Hessia Germany Age: 27 born abt 1845 father: Adam Schaefer mother: Gertrude Schaefer married Elizabeth Koenig Age:: 21 born abt 1851 b. On father: George Koenig mother: Catherine Koenig married 30 Jan 1872 Marriage Place: Waterloo Wellesley Village

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Aug 1884 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Button Factory - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1979 - 35 Park St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Apr 1979 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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