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

Charles Frederick William "Carl" Gmelin

Male 1871 - 1940  (68 years)


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  • Name Charles Frederick William "Carl" Gmelin 
    Born 13 Dec 1871  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Name Carl Fred "Charles" Gmelin 
    Name Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Gmelin 
    Occupation 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Not Given 
    Religion 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Stove Moulder 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-89046 
    Died 20 Jan 1940  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: Cause: Paralytic Stroke 
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I89046  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Philip John "John" Gmelin,   b. CALC 18 Sep 1847, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1899, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Bresch,   b. 12 Oct 1844, Dettwiller, Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1928, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1870  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F250084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clara Boos,   b. 14 Nov 1871, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1944, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1896  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eloydia May Gmelin,   b. 11 May 1897, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962  (Age 64 years)
     2. Carl John Andrew Gmelin,   b. 9 Jan 1905, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1907, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     3. Georgina Dorothy Gmelin,   b. 19 Sep 1908, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1997, Meaford, St. Vincent Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Allen Stewart Gmelin,   b. 17 Aug 1910, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1991, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F23051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Carl Frederic Gmelin

      Suffering a paralytic stroke on Thursday of last week, Carl Frederic Gmelin, a life-long resident of Preston, passed away on Saturday night at his home 357 Fountain street. The late Carl Gremlin was born in Preston and was in his 69th year. For over 50 years he was a faithful employee at Clare Bros. foundry and was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. He was also affiliated with the Canadian Order of Foresters. A lover of flowers, deceased won many prizes with his garden and exhibits and in his earlier years was interested in musical circles, taking an active interest in the bands of those days. He was also interested in sports and up to several years ago was an ardent curler. The surviving relatives are, his wife (Clara Boos); two daughters, Mrs. L. Harlock and Mrs. Herbert Johnston, of Preston; one son, Allan, of Preston; and one sister, Mrs. A. E. Ratz, also of Preston.

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 2.

    2. [S297] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1881, Page 41.

    3. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 3.

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Charles Frederick Gruelin Date of Birth:13 Dec 1871 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:John Philip Gruelin Mother's name:Elizabeth Bresch

    5. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In Loving Memory/ Carl Gmelin/ Dec. 13, 1871/ Jan. 20, 1940/ Thy Will Be Done.

    6. [S105] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1871, Pg 10.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), July 21, 1870.
      July 17, 1870 Elisabeth Presch and John Gmelin, both of Preston

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:John Gouchie Age:23 Birth Date:abt 1847 Birth Place:Baden Waterloo County Marriage Date:17 Jul 1870 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:C Henry Gmelin Caroline Gmelin Gouchie Mother:Gouchie Spouse:Elizabeth Presch Spouse's Age:24 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1846 Spouse Birth Place:Dehereleir Elson France Spouse Father:Presch Spouse Mother:Presch

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Dec 1871 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Not Given - 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 MapsMarried - 22 Jun 1896 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Stove Moulder - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Paralytic Stroke - 20 Jan 1940 - 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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