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

Martin Dechert

Male 1855 - 1944  (88 years)


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  • Name Martin Dechert 
    Born 29 Nov 1855  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1871  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Machinist 
    Religion 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1899  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    carpenter 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cabinet Maker 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cabinet Maker, Furniture 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-88831 
    Died 1944  [6
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I88831  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John Dechert,   b. CALC 12 Feb 1828, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1892, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Katharina "Catherine" Ewald,   b. 12 Jan 1829, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1916, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F31910  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Ann Miller,   b. 22 Oct 1869, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1899  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Milton Carl Dechert,   b. 3 Jan 1901, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1994  (Age 93 years)
     2. Irvin Dechert,   b. Jan 1902, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Clarence Martin Dechert,   b. 19 Dec 1903, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1955, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     4. Earl Anthony Miller Dechert,   b. 19 Jun 1906, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979  (Age 72 years)
     5. Dorothy May Dechert,   b. 26 Aug 1910, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1993, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F23006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaretha "Margaret" Stunn,   b. CALC 8 Nov 1859, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1898, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 30 Mar 1880  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Children 
     1. Lavina Christina Deckert,   b. 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lovina Christina Dechert,   b. 22 Dec 1880, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1941  (Age 60 years)
     3. Rosie Deckert,   b. 1882, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Rosina "Rosa" Dechert,   b. 14 Sep 1882, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969  (Age 86 years)
     5. Henry John Dechert,   b. 27 May 1884, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Maude Margaretha Dechert,   b. 24 Sep 1895, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1926, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F50496  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Nov 1855 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Mar 1880 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1899 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Oct 1899 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cabinet Maker - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cabinet Maker, Furniture - 1911 - 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 MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-1 Page 18.

    2. [S105] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1871, Pg. 57.

    3. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 19.

    4. [S1473] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1861, Div. 2 Page 13.

    5. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 47.

    6. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Front] Maude Dechert/ Marshall/ 1895 - 1926/ Rosina Thomson/ 1882 - 1969/ Dechert/ [Rebekah Lodge Marker]/ [Footstones] Father/ Mother/ Maude/ Mother/ Rosina./ [Righst Side] Martin Dechert/ 1855 - 1944/ His Wife/ Sarah Miller/ 1869 - 1958./ [Left Side] In Memory Of/ Margaretha Stunn/ Wife Of/ Martin Dechert/ Died/ Sept. 27, 1898/ Aged 38 Years/ 10 Mos. & 19 Dys./ Jesus Has Called The Mother Home/ Her Flesh Lies Mouldering In The Tomb/ God Grant Her Offspring May Be Blessed/ And Meet Her In Eternal Rest.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 15674-1899.
      Martin Dechert, 43, Widower, Carpenter, res. Preston, b. Same, son of John and Katherine, married Sarah Ann Mueller, 30, b. Conestoga, res. Berlin, daughter of John and Elizabeth, Witnesses Were Valentine Weber of Preston and Mary E. Mueller of Conestoga, Oct. 29, 1899 at Preston

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      John DECHERT, to Catharine EWALD. 13 June 1852. Rev. WUNDERLICH. Wit. Julius MEYERS