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

Marie Opfer[1, 2]

Female 1827 - 1905  (78 years)


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  • Name Marie Opfer 
    Born 23 May 1827  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1847  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Name Marie Ratz 
    Residence 1848  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Other M 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Wesleyan Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-85842P 
    Died 27 Oct 1905  [7
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I85842  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Opper,   b. Abt 1797,   d. Bef 1871  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Catherine,   b. 1797, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F210865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Jacob "Jacob" Ratz,   b. 21 Aug 1828, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1919  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 30 May 1848  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Hon. Valentine Henry Ratz,   b. 12 Nov 1848, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1924, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Mary Ann Ratz,   b. 1849, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Maria "Mary" Ratz,   b. 2 Dec 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1899  (Age 48 years)
     4. John Ratz,   b. 18 Apr 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1942  (Age 89 years)
     5. Christina Ratz,   b. 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1927, Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. 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)
     7. Katrina "Catherine" Ratz,   b. 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1929, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     8. Daniel Ratz,   b. 1861, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. David Ratz,   b. Apr 1862, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943  (Age ~ 80 years)
     10. Lydia Anna Ratz,   b. May 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F22276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Marie Opfer Ratz
    Marie Opfer Ratz

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Valentin Rotz, s/o Jacob & Maria Opper of Woolwich, b. 12 nov 1848 31 Dec 1848, sponsors: Valentin & his wife Gertrude

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Henry Wing Born: Township Hay Age: 35 Est. Birth: abt 1862 Father: William Wing Mother: Catherine Rothermel married Lydia Ratz Age:: 30 Est. Birth: abt 1867 Born: Township Wilmot Father: Jacob Ratz Mother: Mary Opfer married 2 Jun 1897 Marriage Place: Waterloo, New Hamburg

    3. [S307] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1901, New Hamburg (Village) E-2 Page 6.

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

    5. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 15.

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 17.

    7. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      John Jacob Ratz/ born Aug. 1828 died Oct. 1919/ Mary Opfer/ beloved wife of Jacob Ratz/ born May 1827,died Oct. 1905/ Esther M. Shaw/ beloved wife of Jacob Ratz/ 1849-1913/ J. Rat

    8. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 6 Page 32.

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Jacot Ratz, farmer of Woolwich married 30 May 1848 in Greenbush by banns to Maria Opper of Woolwich, wit: Christ. Koehler labourer of Greenbush & Valentine Ratz yeoman of Woolwich

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 May 1827 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1847 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1848 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 May 1848 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Other M - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Wesleyan Methodist - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, 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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