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

Henry S. Oppertshauser[1]

Male 1866 - 1941  (75 years)


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  • Name Henry S. Oppertshauser 
    Born 9 May 1866  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Name Henry Oppertshauser 
    Name Oppertshauser 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1901  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buffer - Brass Factory 
    Religion 1911  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-86005 
    Died 16 Sep 1941  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 21 Sep 1941  St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I86005  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Konrad "Conrad" Oppertshaeuser,   b. 1 Dec 1826, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1907, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Maria Anna Schäfer,   b. 26 Jul 1832, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1915, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F29172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Hannah Schaefer,   b. 23 Feb 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1940, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 7 Jul 1890  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Mary Amelia "Amelia" Oppertshauser,   b. 10 Oct 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1965, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Elizabeth Alvina Oppertshauser,   b. 22 Nov 1893, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1989  (Age 95 years)
     3. Margaret Salina Oppertshauser,   b. 22 Nov 1893, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Daisy Oppertshauser,   b. Jan 1897, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Annie Dorothy "Dora" Oppertshauser,   b. 7 Jan 1897, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1991  (Age 94 years)
     6. Catharine Pauline Oppertschauser,   b. CALC 10 Mar 1898,   d. 18 Nov 1899  (Age ~ 1 years)
     7. Adeline Mae Oppertshauser,   b. May 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F22320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 May 1866 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Jul 1890 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1901 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Buffer - Brass Factory - 1911 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Sep 1941 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Sep 1941 - St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Henry S. Oppertshauser, 75, died at his residence, 32 Pequegnat Avenue, early today. He was born in Woolwich Township, on May 9, 1866, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Oppertshauser. In 1890, in New Hamburg, he married Elizabeth Schaefer who predeceased him one year ago.

      Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Robert Bartley, Mrs. J. Draves and Mrs. C. Yager of Kitchener, Mrs. Henry Brox of Detroit, and Mrs. John Brox of Sunnyside. Twenty-five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren also survive.

      Funeral service will be held from the home of his daughter, Mrs. C. Yager, 63 Bingeman Street, on Sunday at 2 pm to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church for service at 2: 30 pm. Interment will be made in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery. Dr. John Schmieder will officiate. Remains are resting at the Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home until Saturday at 6 pm when they will be removed to the residence of his daughter.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 7 Dec 1893.
      22 Nov 1893 The wife of Henry S. Oppertshäuser, in Woolwich, twin daughters.

    2. [S307] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1901, New Hamburg (Village) E-1 Page 5.

    3. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 72.

    4. [S1054] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1911, p. 21;.

    5. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 73.

    6. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Henry S. Oppertshauser.