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

Clayton Alexander Scherer

Male 1889 - 1951  (61 years)


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  • Name Clayton Alexander Scherer 
    Born 26 Sep 1889  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Machinist, Foundry 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-90000 
    Died 17 Sep 1951  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 19 Sep 1951  Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I90000  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Daniel Scherer,   b. 2 Mar 1846, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Ernestina Fleischhauer,   b. 26 Apr 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1884  North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F23287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Emilia Mitchell,   b. 20 Apr 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1976, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1912  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Doris Elizabeth Scherer,   b. 30 Mar 1913, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1991, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Roy Walter Scherer,   b. 11 Mar 1917, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1993, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F43833  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Sep 1889 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist, Foundry - 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 MapsMarried - 26 Nov 1912 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 1951 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Sep 1951 - Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Clayton Scherer

      PRESTON, Sept. 17 - Clayton Alexander Scherer, a resident of Preston for many years, died early today at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener at the age of 61. He had been ailing for the past year and confined to hospital for 10 weeks. Born in Waterloo, Mr. Scherer came to Preston as a youth and resided here since that time. A machinist by trade, he was employed by Preston Woodworking Machinery and Eastern Steel Products, during the past few years. For 22 years prior to that he was a bread delivery salesman in Preston and in that work formed a large circle of friends. He was keenly interested in sports. A member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, he was also a member of Preston Cambridge Lodge, 1.O.O.F. Surviving are his wife. the former Mary Mitchell; three sons, Carl and Roy of Preston and Frank of Galt, two daughters, Mrs. Harold (Doris) Bartholomew and Mrs. Edward (Marjorie) MacDonald of Preston: a sister. Mrs. Walter Ruppel, Preston and a brother, Fred Scherer of Dayton, Ohio. Seven grandchildren also survive. The body is resting at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home, where the funeral will be held Wednesday, at 2.30 p.m., with interment in the Preston cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 17 Sep 1951 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 20.

    2. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 20.

    3. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 4 Page 12.

    4. [S356] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Parklawn CC#4504 Internet Link .
      Clayton A. Scherer/ Sept. 26, 1889 - Sept. 17, 1951/ His Wife/ Mary E. Mitchell/ Apr. 20, 1889 - Nov. 4, 1976.

    5. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 9121 (1884), Daniel Scherer-Ernestine Scherer.
      Daniel Scherer, joiner of Waterloo, widower Birth Place: Germany Age: 38 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846 Father Name: Wiliam Scherer Mother Name: Elizabeth Scherer, residence Waterloo, Spouse Name: Ernestine Fleischhauer Spouse's Age: 34 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1850 Spouse Birth Place: Wilmot Spouse Father Name: Peter Fleischhauer Spouse Mother Name: Catharine Fleischhauer Marriage Date: 16 Apr 1884 Marriage Place: Perth, North Easthope

    6. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 020089 (1912).
      Name:Clayton Alex Scherer Age:23 Birth Year:abt 1889 Marriage Date:26 Nov 1912 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Daniel Scherer Mother:Ernstine Flerschhaner Spouse:Mary Mitchell