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

Valentine Schurter[1]

Male 1801 - 1856  (55 years)


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  • Name Valentine Schurter 
    Born 1801  , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1856  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    locksmith 
    Residence 1856  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-71533 
    Died 10 Apr 1856  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I71533  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Family Franciska Wollensack,   b. 1802, , Wuerttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1856  (Age > 55 years) 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Schurter,   b. 13 Jun 1835, New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1910, Greenock Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. John Schurter,   b. 21 Jul 1838, Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1930, Formosa, Culross Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     3. Louisa Schurter,   b. 1839, Albany, Albany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1875, Logan Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     4. Charles Schurter,   b. 1842, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Michael Schurter,   b. 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F39044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A-1-103 Valentine Schurter Probate of the Will of Valentine Schurter, late of the Township of Wilmot. Petition of John Hergott and Anthony Hergott, the younger, the Executors named in said Will.

      This Instrument witnesseth that I Valentine Schurter, Lockmaker of the Township of Wilmot, being weak of body…First, I command my soul…I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Francisca, a born Woolsack, all and every, my real and moveable property, hereby appointing and constituting her my said wife as my sole Heir and proprietrix of my whole property. During the time of her natural life, but it is understood the children are to [be] clothed and schooled out of the estate and after departure of this life all the said property shall to my beloved children, sons and daughters, to share alike. Be it further understood that it is my will that in case my wife should contract another marriage she then immediately shall lose and be destituted of all her rights and title of my, the aforesaid property as well as real and moveable…and in such case all my property shall only belong and fall to my beloved children…it is also my will that my son Joseph Schurter would like to set up his trade at Blacksmithing at my shop that my wife shall give him room in the house and a piece in the garden and the shop at a moderate rent such as he, the said Joseph and the Executors may agree upon. I do hereby nominate, constitute and appoint my trusty friends John Herrgott [sic] and Anthony Herrgott Jr., both of the Township of Wilmot, Yeoman, to be my Executors…

      Witnessed by John C. Herrington, Amos Cressman and Baltaser Moyer
      Will dated 5th April 1856
      Granted and registered 6th August 1856
      Died 10 April 1856
      Inventory £78/11/3.

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Krauskopf Birth Place: Chur Hessen Residence: Logan Township Age: 25 Estimated birth year: abt 1838 Father Name: George Mother Name: Elisabeth Spouse Name: Louisa Schurter Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840 Spouse Birth Place: Albany NY Spouse residence: Wilmot Township Spouse Father Name: Valentin Spouse Mother Name: Franziska Marriage Date: 10 Oct 1863 Marriage County: Waterloo

    2. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 7967 (1910), Joseph Schurter.
      Joseph Schurter, d. 31 Mar 1910 Chepstow, . b. 13 Jujn 1835 New York City, s/o Valentine Schurter (b. Alsic France) & Franciska Wollensack (b. Germany), cause: old age

    3. [S1737] Probate - Wills of Waterloo Register A 1853-1871, Will of Valentine Schurter - 1856 - A-1-103.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1801 - , Alsace Lorraine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - locksmith - 1856 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1856 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Apr 1856 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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