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

William Henry Oberer

Male 1883 - 1962  (79 years)


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  • Name William Henry Oberer 
    Born 9 Jan 1883  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership Alma Street United Brethern Church, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1910  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    shoemaker 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Shoe Maker, Shoe Factory 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Upholstering, Furniture 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Evangelical 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1952  45 Weber St. E. Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-75924 
    Died 17 Feb 1962  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I75924  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Father Henry Oberer,   b. 14 Mar 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Dellinger,   b. 1861, Neustadt, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age < 39 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1880  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bertha Rahn,   b. 11 Sep 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1916, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1910  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F185597  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaretha "Margaret" Simpson,   b. 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Harlon Edward Oberer,   b. 1919,   d. 1967  (Age 48 years)
     2. Russell Oberer,   b. 1 Dec 1922,   d. 7 Sep 2009, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F232983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William H. Oberer, 79, of RR 2, Kitchener, died Saturday at K-W Hospital after a brief illness. He had lived in Strasburg for the past three years, and previously had been a Kitchener resident for 20 years. He worked at the Hydro City Shoe Company for 20 years.

      Mr. Oberer was born Jan. 9, 1873, in Zurich, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Oberer. He was a member of Alma Street United Brethren Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Margaret Simpson whom he married here in 1917; two sons, Harlon and Russell, both of Strasburg; a brother, Edgar Oberer of Kitchener; three step-brothers, William Sahli of Kitchener, Edwin Sahli of Waterloo, and Alex Sahli of British Columbia; three sisters, Mrs. Andrew Bell of Plattsville, Mrs. Franklin MacDonald of Plattsville, and Mrs. Simon Heer of Kitchener; and four grandchildren.

      1aKitchener-Waterloo Record 18 Feb 1962

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 10.

    2. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 38 Page 10.

    3. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 41 Page 9.

    4. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 9.

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of William H. Oberer - 18 Feb 1962.

    6. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:William Henry Oberer
      Gender:Male
      Birth Date:9 Jan 1883
      Birth Place:East Zorra, Oxford
      Father:Henry Oberer
      Mother:Elizabeth Dellinger

    7. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 21710 (1910), Oberer-Rahn.
      William Henry Oberer, 27, Shoemaker, of Waterloo, Son of Henry Oberer & Elizabeth Dellinger Married Bertha Rahn, 24, of Waterloo, daughter of Henry Rahn & Mary Braun, Witn: John Himpel & Emma Rahn Both of Waterloo, 21 September 1910 In Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jan 1883 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Alma Street United Brethern Church, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - shoemaker - 1910 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Sep 1910 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shoe Maker, Shoe Factory - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Upholstering, Furniture - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1911 - Kitchener, 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 MapsDied - 17 Feb 1962 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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