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

Johannes Peter "Peter" Wegfahrt

Male 1869 - 1930  (61 years)


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  • Name Johannes Peter "Peter" Wegfahrt 
    Born 15 Oct 1869  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1872  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Immigration 1872  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Name Peter Wegfahrt 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-79962 
    Died 25 Dec 1930  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Cause: Cerebral Haemorrhage 1 day 
    Buried St. James Lutheran Cemetery, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I79962  Generations
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2022 

    Father Adam Wegfahrt,   b. 5 Jun 1830, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1915  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth Hoffman,   b. 12 Dec 1843, , Kur Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F20817  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Margareta Hammer,   b. 28 Jan 1882, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1972, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1910  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Adam Wegfahrt,   b. 29 Jul 1911, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1987, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Mabel Wegfahrt,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Hilda Wegfahrt,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Christena Wegfahrt,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Marie Wegfahrt,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F41268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Friends and relatives of the district were grieved to learn of the death of Mr. Peter Wegfahrt who died on Christmas day. A paralytic stroke suffered the day before Christmas was the cause of his death. He was 61 years of age. He leaves to mourn his death a sorrowing wife, nee Annie Hammer, five children, one son and four daughters, namely, George, Mabel, Hilda, Christena and Marie.

      New Hamburg Independent Jan 9 1931 pg 4

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 8.

    2. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 8.

    3. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 31.

    4. [S2645] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Joahnnes Peter Wegfahrt - 9 Jan 1931 pg 4.

    5. [S983] Funeral Card - Various in Private Hands, Peter Wegfahrt's Funeral Card - possession of Chris Ehrat.
      Funeral Card
      Funeral Card
      Peter Wegfahrt


  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Oct 1869 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1872 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1872 - , 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 MapsResidence - 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 MapsMarried - 27 Apr 1910 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cerebral Haemorrhage 1 day - 25 Dec 1930 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. James Lutheran Cemetery, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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