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

Theresa Adam[1]

Female 1858 - 1951  (92 years)


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  • Name Theresa Adam 
    Born 12 Sep 1858  Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Theresa Starr 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Roman Catholic 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Catholic 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Roman Catholic 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Roman Catholic 
    Residence 1951  1246 King St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-88174 
    Died 1 Jan 1951  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Cause: stroke 
    Buried Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I88174  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Ignatus "Ignace" Adam,   b. 3 Nov 1830, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1907, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Rosalia Hause,   b. 25 Mar 1836, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 24 Nov 1857  [10
    Family ID F18122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Adam Starr,   b. CALC 15 Sep 1850, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1943, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1883  Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 11
    Children 
     1. Elenora Starr,   b. 1876, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Rosina Starr,   b. 1884, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Rosalia Maggie Starr,   b. 5 Dec 1884, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 61 years)
     4. Mary Lucy "Lucy" Starr,   b. 6 Dec 1886, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1888, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. Margaret Starr,   b. 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Margaretha Teresa "Margaret" "Maggie" Starr,   b. 2 Mar 1889, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Helena Johanna "Ellen" "Ella" Starr,   b. 5 Mar 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1979, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     8. Bertha Catherine Starr,   b. 23 Aug 1898, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Louisa Elizabeth Starr,   b. 19 Jan 1901, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F22852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Sep 1858 - Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Catholic - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Oct 1883 - Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: stroke - 1 Jan 1951 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Theresa Starr

      PRESTON, Jan. 2. Well known Preston resident for 54 years, Theresa Adam, widow of Adam Starr, died at her home, 1246 King St., at 6: 30, last night, at the age of 92 years. Mrs. Starr had been ailing for several months. She suffered a stroke yesterday, from which she failed to recover. Born in Maryhill, she resided there until coming to Preston. She had formed a large circle of friends. A member of St. Clement's RC. Church, she was a member of the Catholic Women's League, Altar Society and the League of the Sacred Heart. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. L. (Bertha) Roserough, of Geneva, Ohio; Mrs. R. A. (Ella) Pugsley of Preston and Mrs. E. (Louise) Phaneuf of Wallaceburg; three sisters, Mrs. Charles Schmidt and Mrs. William Ott of Kitchener and Mrs. M. Brohman, or West Montrose. Eleven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren also survive. Her husband predeceased her, seven years ago. Two daughters, Mrs. Charles Sherwood of Akron. Ohio, and Mrs. John Mulholland, Preston, predeceased her, in 1927 and 194B. The body is resting at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home, where the funeral will be held Thursday, with requiem high mass at St. Clement's RC. Church, at 9 p.m., interment will be in the, R.C. cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 2 Jan 1951 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Rosalia Maggie Starr Born: 5 Dec 1884 County: Waterloo, Maryhill Father: Adam Starr (blacksmith of New Germany) Mother: Theresia Adam

    2. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div 2, Page 61.

    3. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-1 Page 6.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Thereasa Adam Born: CO Waterloo Age: 25 Father: Ignace Adam Mother: Rosalia Hauss Born: abt 1858 Spouse: Adam Stöehr Age: 29 born: CO Waterloo Father: Ambrose Stöehr Mother: Rosalia Affholder married 23 Oct 1883 married: Waterloo, New Germany

    5. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 1 Page 23.

    6. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 5.

    7. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 8 Page 62.

    8. [S2489] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - St. Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery Internet Link.
      In Memory Of/ Adam Starr/ 1850 - 1943/ Theresa Adam/ His Beloved Wife/ 1858 - 1951/ R.I.P.

    9. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Waterloo Township, Sect. 1 Page 22.

    10. [S91] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Maryhill - St. Boniface Roman Catholic [found cited on various sources on the internet and family histories].
      Ignatus Adam, 25, s/o Joseph & Magdalena Thoman of Alsace married 24 Nov 1857 to Rosalia Haus d/o Hieronimus & Maria Anna Schwoob of Alsace, witnesses: Frederick Erlinger & Theresia Haus

    11. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 012334 (1883).
      Name:Thereasa Adam Age:25 Birth Year:abt 1858 Birth Place:Waterloo County Marriage Date:23 Oct 1883 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Ignace Adam Mother:Rosalia Hauss Spouse:Adam Stæchr