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

Augustus Werner[1]

Male 1855 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Augustus Werner 
    Born 4 Nov 1855  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Christened 25 Dec 1855  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Organization Elmira Public Library, Elmira, Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On January 24, 1888, a meeting was held to organize a Mechanics' Institute in Elmira. Membership cost $1 a year. The first board members were: David Bean, George Klinck, A. Werner, John Ratz, A. H. Erb, A. Blatz, Wm. Behrens, Sol Laschinger, Dr. Ullyot, and M. Weber. The librarian/caretaker, C. K. Jansen was paid $30 a year.
    Name August Werner 
    Residence 1876  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Druggist 
    Occupation 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Druggist 
    Religion 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  Werner's Drug Store, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Drugist 
    Residence 1903  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Druggist 
    Religion 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-79862 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I79862  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Justus Werner,   b. CALC 15 May 1818, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1883, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Sophia Rau,   b. 28 Sep 1810, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1880, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1844  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F11085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Caldwell,   b. 4 Mar 1851, Glasgow, , Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 23 May 1876  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Alberta Augusta Werner,   b. 3 Dec 1878, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Shelden William Werner,   b. 15 Oct 1880, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1918, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F24979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    August Werner 1903
    August Werner 1903

  • Notes 
    • Mr. A. Werner is intimately connected with the history of Elmira, for he has always expressed his confidence in its future by his persevering work in assisting in the promotion of everything which tended to the material and intellectual growth of the place. He frequently held the position of Secretary in public matters and is at present Secretary of the Elmira Board of Trade, also of the Elmira Real Estate Company (Limited). He has been actively engaged in the Drug business for many years. In his store, the central office of the Bell Telephone Company and the C. P. R. ticket agency are located. Mr. Werner is member of the Berlin High School Trustee Board. This school is making rapid progress amongst the educational institutions of Ontario. He took an active part in the agitation which resulted in the erection of an addition to the school costing $20,000, wherein manual training and domestic science will be taught. Mr. Werner was appointed a Notary Public in the year 1895.

      Enterprising Elmira Souvenir, An historical, descriptive, and illustrated Book of the Village of Elmira, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada, published by George Klinck, 1903.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 25 May 1876.
      23 May 1876 By Pastor A. Ernst in Elmira, August Werner was married to Mary Collins, both of Elmira.

    2. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      August Werner s/o Justus & Sophia Rau of Berlin, b. 4 Nov 1855, bapt. 25 Dec 1855, sponsors: Henry Rau of Berlin and Elisabeth Mertz

    3. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div 13, Page 27.

    4. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 17.

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 4.

    6. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 49 Pg. 6.

    7. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 37.

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huether, Minister of The Gospel of The Evangelical Lutheran Church At Preston report 39.
      Gustus Werner, to Sophia Rau, both of Waterloo. 29 Sept. 1844.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Nov 1855 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 25 Dec 1855 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOrganization - - Elmira Public Library, Elmira, Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1876 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 May 1876 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Druggist - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Druggist - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Drugist - 1901 - Werner's Drug Store, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1903 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Druggist - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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