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

George Koch[1]

Male 1849 - 1919  (70 years)


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  • Name George Koch 
    Born 4 Jan 1849  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1852  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1874  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-80631 
    Died 19 Oct 1919  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: pneumonia 
    Buried Saint Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Erbsville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I80631  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father George Koch,   b. 1817, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret Beck,   b. 1825, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F22738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Katharina "Catherine" Rahn,   b. 26 Feb 1854, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1899  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1874  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Henry Koch,   b. Apr 1876, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jacob R. Koch,   b. 4 Aug 1878, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1934, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. William Koch,   b. 7 Jul 1883, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Clara Emma Koch,   b. 16 Mar 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1972, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. Herbert Koch,   b. 17 Apr 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Pearl Alberta Koch,   b. 23 Aug 1895, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1962, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F20952  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elisabeth "Lizzie" Rahn,   b. 21 Jan 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1928, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1902  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F188360  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • GEORGE KOCH PASSES AWAY IN ST. AGATHA

      The death took place on Sunday noon of Mr. George Koch at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ed. Knarr near St. Agatha, after a short illness of pneumonia which he contracted last Thursday. Deceased who was born in Woolwich Township was a well-known retired farmer and in his 71st year. The late Mr. Koch was twice married, his first wife being Catharine Rahn. After her death he was married to Elizabeth Rahn who survives with four sons, Henry, William and Herbert of Waterloo, Jacob of Kitchener, and two daughters, Pearl at home and Mrs. Ed. Knarr, (Emma), on the old homestead, and also five grandchildren. Two sisters, Mrs. Charles Hass of Waterloo, and Mrs. Andrew Countryman of Grand Rapids, Mich., and one brother, MR. Philip Koch, Sault Ste. Marie, also survive.

      The funeral will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 22nd at 1: 30 o'clock thence to the Erbsville Church and Cemetery for Internment.

      A large circle of friends will sympathize with the family in their bereavement.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 5 Nov 1874.
      03 Nov 1874 By Pastor Brezing in Heidelberg, Georg Koch of St. Jacobs was married to Katharine Kahn of Waterloo Township.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 10.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      George Koch Born: Woolwich Age: 24 Father: George Koch Mother: Margaret Koch Born: abt 1850 Spouse: Catharine Rahn Age: 21 born: Wellesley Father: Jacob Rahn Mother: Elisabeth Rahn married 3 Nov 1874 married: Waterloo, Heidelburg

    4. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div 4, Page 54.

    5. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 9 Page 1.

    6. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 30.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jan 1849 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1852 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1874 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Nov 1874 - Heidelberg, Wellesley 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 MapsMarried - 23 Nov 1902 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: pneumonia - 19 Oct 1919 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Erbsville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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