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

Orval Wirsching

Male 1893 - 1920  (27 years)


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  • Name Orval Wirsching 
    Born 29 Apr 1893  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Misfortune killed in industrial accident 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Salesman, ? Store 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-88611 
    Died 30 Apr 1920  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Cause: Accidental Fracture of Skull 
    Buried 4 May 1920  Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I88611  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father Edward Wirsching,   b. 12 Jan 1863, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1922, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Margaret White,   b. 5 May 1868, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940  (Age 71 years) 
    Married Apr 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F22958  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martina O. Gehl,   b. 10 Nov 1894, , Ogemaw Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1974, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1917  West Branch, Ogemaw, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William O. Wirsching,   b. 1920,   d. 1967  (Age 47 years)
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F253154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Orville Wirsching

      The funeral of the late Orville Wirsching, who died as a result of injuries received Friday night, at the Crown Furniture building, will be held tomorrow morning. Public service will be held in the Roman Catholic church at 9.30.

      The Chronicle-Telegraph 6 May 1920 pg 8

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-1 Page 14.

    2. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 28.

    3. [S2858] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 035352 (1893).
      Name:Orfern Wirsching Date of Birth:29 Apr 1893 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Edward Wirsching Mother's name:Maggie White

    4. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 038306 (1920).
      Name:Orville Wirsching Gender:Male Age:27 Birth Date:abt 1893 Birth Place:Preston, Ontario Death Date:30 Apr 1920 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    5. [S2489] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - St. Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery Internet Link.
      [North] Wirsching/ Martina O. Gehl/ Beloved Wife/ 1894 - 1974/ Orval Wirsching/ 1893 - 1920/ William O. Wirsching/ Beloved Son/ 1920 - 1967/ Requiescat In Pace/ [A] Son/ [B] Mother/ [C] Father/ [South] Wirsching/ Edward Wirsching/ 1864 - 1922/ Margaret White/ His Wife/ 1868 - 1940/ May They Rest In Peace/ [A] Mother/ [B] Father.

    6. [S1138] News - ON, Waterloo, Galt - Galt Evening Reporter, Obituary of Edward Wirsching - December 6, 1922, page 4.

    7. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 012134 (1892).
      Name:Edward Wirsching Age:28 Birth Year:abt 1864 Birth Place:Preston Marriage Date:27 Apr 1892 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Charles Wirsching Mother:Margaret Schweitzer Spouse:Margaret White

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Apr 1893 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Salesman, ? Store - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Apr 1917 - West Branch, Ogemaw, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Accidental Fracture of Skull - 30 Apr 1920 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 May 1920 - Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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