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

Sylvester Jacob Nelson Kanmacher

Male 1896 - 1960  (64 years)


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  • Name Sylvester Jacob Nelson Kanmacher 
    Born 24 Jun 1896  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1960  41 Hamilton St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-88629 
    Died 26 Sep 1960  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I88629  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Jacob Kanmacher,   b. 5 Jul 1867, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1928, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Wilhelmina Emma "Emma" Albrecht,   b. 4 Jun 1866, Sullivan Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1910, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1894  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F14265  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hilda Lillian Canning,   b. 1905, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1997, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F55012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Agnes May Jones,   b. 11 May 1897, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1944, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1923  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Gordon Sylvester Kanmacher,   b. 17 Jan 1929, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 2012, Southampton, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F250634  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jun 1896 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jul 1923 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Sep 1960 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Sylvester Kanmacher

      PRESTON, Sylvester J. Kanmacher, 41 Hamilton St., Preston, died yesterday afternoon, at South Waterloo Memorial Hospital, Galt. He had been in poor health for sometime. Mr. Kanmacher was born in Preston and had spent all his life in town. He was an accountant at Eastern Steel Products, Ltd., for a number of years. He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church and was also a member of the church council. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kanmacher. Surviving are his wife, the former Hilda Canning, one son, Gordon of Preston, one brother Harold of Preston, and one sister, Mrs. David (Myrtle) Steven, of Beamsville. Three grandchildren. The body will be at the Stager-Barthel Funeral Home, until Thursday noon, when removal will be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, for the funeral, at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Preston cemetery. Rev. J. S. Dauphinee of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, will officiate.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 27 Sep 1960 pg 7

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

    2. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 25.

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Sylvester Jacob Nelson Kannacher Date of Birth: 24 Jun 1896 Gender: Male Birth Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name: Jacob Kannacher Mother's name: Emma Albrecht

    4. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Sylvester J./ Kanmacher/ 1896 - 1960.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Emma Albrecht Born: Conestoga Ont Age: 28 Father: Edward Albrecht Mother: Caroline Albrecht Born: abt 1866 Spouse: Jacob Kannemacher Age: 27 born: Preston Ontario Father: Frederick Kannemacher Mother: Catherine Kannemacher married 25 Aug 1894 married: Waterloo

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Jacob Kannemacher Age:27 Birth Date:abt 1867 Birth Place:Preston Ontario Marriage Date:25 Aug 1894 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Frederick Kannemacher Mother:Catherine Kannemacher Spouse:Emma Albrecht Spouse's Age:28 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1866 Spouse Birth Place:Conestoga Ont Spouse Father:Edward Albrecht Spouse Mother:Caroline Albrecht

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Sylvester Jacob Nelson Kanmacker Age: 27 Birth Date: abt 1896 Birth Place: Preston Marriage Date: 16 Jul 1923 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Jacob Kanmacker Mother: Emma Albrecht Spouse: Agnes May Jones Spouse's Age: 26 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1897 Spouse Birth Place: Galt Spouse Father: Ernest William Jones Spouse Mother: Margaret Donohue Registration district: Waterloo