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

Conrad Lantz Forler

Male 1874 - 1951  (76 years)


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  • Name Conrad Lantz Forler 
    Born 9 Jul 1874  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Manufacturer 
    Occupation 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Carpenter, House Building 
    Philipsburg-ConradLForler-contractingBusiness.jpg
    Philipsburg-ConradLForler-contractingBusiness.jpg
    Residence 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Historic Building 1929  Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    construction 
    • The present brick edifice was constructed in 1929 by Conrad Forler, assisted by members of the congregation, at a cost of $15,000. The pipe organ, installed in the original church in 1887 at a cost of $800, was moved over into the new church. Mrs. Eva Ehrat, the contractor's daughter, is the church organist, a position she has held for the past 37 years.

      https://www.philipsburglutheranchurch.ca/Our_Legacy.html 2012
    Residence Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Conrad L Forler's home on the south corner of Erbs Road and Nafziger in the village.
    Conrad L Forler's home on the south corner of Erbs Road and Nafziger in the village.
    Philipsburg History Centre, Ontario. (2019). Facebook.com. Retrieved 25 August 2019, from https://www.facebook.com/110792393623257/photos/a.110801300289033/112284493474047/?type=3&theater
    Conrad Lantz Forler home - Philipsburg, Ontario
    Conrad Lantz Forler home - Philipsburg, Ontario
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-81178 
    Died 26 Mar 1951  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I81178  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2021 

    Father Philip Forler,   b. 17 Oct 1837, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1912, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Catharine Lantz,   b. CALC 1837, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1892, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F21059  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ella Katharina Doering,   b. 6 Jan 1880, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1928, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1900  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Clarence Forler,   b. 4 Jan 1901, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1965, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Theodore Henry Forler,   b. Jul 1903, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1959, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     3. Eva Lenore Forler,   b. 3 Jun 1909, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1985, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Elmeda Forler,   b. Dec 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1985  (Age ~ 74 years)
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F21058  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • PHILIPSBURG, March 26 - Conrad L. Forler, 77, died at his home here today after an illness of two years.

      Born July 9, 1874, at Philipsburg he was a son of the late Philip Forler and the former Catherine Lantz. Mr. Forler's wife, the former Ella Doering, died in 1928.

      Mr. Forler attended Zion Lutheran Church and was a member of the Canadian Order of Foresters.

      Surviving are two sons, Clarence and Theodore, Philipsburg; two daughters, Mrs. John (Eva) Ehrat, at home; Mrs. John (Elmeda) Lew, New Hamburg; two brothers, Henry Forler, Mannheim; Philip Forler, Cleveland; a sister, Mrs. J. K. (Catherine) Smith, Kitchener; and eight grandchildren.

      The body is at the Futher-Omand funeral Home, New Hamburg, where a private service will be held Thursday at 2 pm, followed by a memorial service at Zion Lutheran Church at 2: 45, conducted by Rev. Gerhardt Wuerscher. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 26 Mar 1951 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 3.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Conrad Forler Born: 9 Jul 1874 County: Waterloo Father: Philip Forler Mother: Catharine Lantz

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 4.

    4. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 3.

    5. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 24.

    6. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Conrad L. Forler - 26 Mar 1951 pg 5.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Philip Forler b. Wilmot Township res: Wilmot Township Age: 23 born abt 1837 father: Jacob mother: Elisabeth Volmer married Anna Catherine Lanz Age:: 21 born abt 1839 b. Germany Spouse res: Wilmot Township father: Conrad mother: Catherine Zielauf married 25 Sep 1860 county: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jul 1874 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Oct 1900 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter, House Building - 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 MapsHistoric Building - construction - 1929 - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Mar 1951 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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