Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
John T. Otto

John T. Otto[1]

Male 1859 - 1921  (62 years)

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  • Name John T. Otto 
    Born 2 Mar 1859  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    E. Methodist 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelical 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Elected Office 1906  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Councillor of Wilmot Township 
    Occupation 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00122-7516.4 
    Died 23 Sep 1921  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I76157  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father John Otto,   b. 19 Oct 1819, , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1886  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Leah Tohman,   b. 18 Apr 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1902  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 6 Nov 1849  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10
    Family ID F3188  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Ratz,   b. 27 Feb 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1942, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
     1. Rosetta Delona Otto,   b. 4 Aug 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1929, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     2. Elizabeth "Melissa" Otto,   b. 18 Dec 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. David Otto,   b. 9 Oct 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1947  (Age 63 years)
     4. Jacob Otto,   b. 18 Sep 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Dianna Otto,   b. 2 Apr 1889, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Otto,   b. Abt 1890,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Talma Otto,   b. 2 May 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     8. Daniel Otto,   b. 14 Nov 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Violet Otto,   b. 12 Feb 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F19931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1859 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - E. Methodist - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor of Wilmot Township - 1906 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Sep 1921 - London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John T. Otto
    John T. Otto
    Image from: 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906

  • Notes 
    • JOHN T. OTTO was born near New Hamburg on March 2, 1859, and received his education at Union School No. II in Oxford County. He is engaged in farming on a large scale, being the owner of 350 acres situated on Lots 11 and 12, First Concession, Block A, Wilmot. Mr. Otto was elected a municipal councillor in 1900 and created a Justice of the Peace in 1905.

      Chronicle-Telegraph Newspaper, 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906 (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Chronicle-Telegraph Newspaper, 1906)pg 33

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      Peace Perfect Peace Died At London, on Thursday, September 29th, 1921 John T. Otto of New Hamburg In his 63rd year. Funeral Will take place from his late residence on Saturday, Oct. 1st, at 2 o'clock p. m., to the Evangelical Church for service, thence to Riverside Cemetery. Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation.

      Funeral Card

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 538.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 14.

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 31.

    4. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 5.

    5. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 10.

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 19.

    7. [S1629] Book - 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906, pg. 29.

    8. [S139] Funeral Card - - Sherk, Leone Collection.
      Died at London on Thursday, September 29th, 1921 John T. Otto of New Hamburg in his 63rd year. Funeral will take place from his late residence on Saturday, Ot. 1st, at 2 o'clock p.m., to the Evangelical Church for service, thence to Riverside Cemetery. Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation.
      Funeral Card 1921
      Funeral Card 1921


    9. [S139] Funeral Card - - Sherk, Leone Collection.
      Died at London on Thursday, September 29th, 1921 John T. Otto of New Hamburg in his 63rd year. Funeral will take place from his late residence on Saturday, Ot. 1st, at 2 o'clock p.m., to the Evangelical Church for service, thence to Riverside Cemetery. Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation.

    10. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages, Baptisms, and Burials By Rev’d Willhelm Schmidt, Wilmot #145.
      Johannes Otto, 28, to Lea Dohmann, 19. 6 Nov. 1849. Rev. Schmidt. Wit. Valentin Otto and James Marle.