Waterloo Region Generations
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Christine Israel

Female 1832 - 1865  (32 years)


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  • Name Christine Israel 
    Born 10 Feb 1832  [1
    Gender Female 
    Birth 16 Feb 1832  Dettwiller, Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Misfortune 1865 
    suicide 
    Name Christine Sherington 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-93268 
    Died 12 Jan 1865  Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 15 Jan 1865  Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I93268  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2022 

    Father Jean Jaques Jacob Israel,   b. 1792, Dettwiller, Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Marie Christine Hoffer,   b. 5 Oct 1792, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1874, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1818  Dettwiller, Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24883  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Sherington,   b. 1817, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905  (Age 88 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Sherington,   b. 1851, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Henry Sherington,   b. 1862, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Frederick Sherington,   b. 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F25012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SHERRINGTON - In the vicinity of the small village of Strasborg, in the County of Waterloo, a melancholy case of suicide occurred recently. The victim was a woman named Sherrington who had been for some time in a melancholy state of mind, and was seldom on this account left alone. On the day the direful deed was committed, her husband, thinking she seemed in remarkably good spirits, left her alone, but on returning and missing her, he searched the house, but failing to find her, went to the barn where, to his intense horror, he saw the body of his wife suspended lifeless by a rope attached to a windlass used for weighing hay. The husband immediately cut the rope, hoping that life was not extinct, but was soon convinced that there was no room for hope

      Hamilton Spectator 1 Feb 1865

  • Sources 
    1. [S100] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Strassburg - Strassburg Evangelical Lutheran.
      Sherrington, Christine nee Israel. Born: Feb 10 1832 in Dettweiler in Elsass in France. Died: Jan 12 1865 in Strassburg. Buried: Jan 15. Rev. J. Leonard Raw.

    2. [S136] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Weber Mennonite CC#5426 Internet Link.
      Zum andenken an/ Christina Shirrington (sic)/ Gattin von/ Thomas Shirrington/ Tochter von/ Jakob und Christina Israel/ geboren Dettweiler Elsass/ am 10 (ten) Februar A.D. 1832/ gestorben den/ 12 (ten) Jan'r A.D. 1865/ Alter 32 Jahre 11 Monate/ 2 Tag/ German verse

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 22.

    4. [S2099] Archives départmentales du Bas-Rhin, Dettwiller, "Actes de Naissance pour 1832" ("Births for 1832"), No. 9.
      Partial approximate translation (from French): ... Christine Israel, born the sixteenth of February, one thousand eight hundred thirty-two, at eleven hours in the morning, daughter of Jacques Israel, age thirty-six years, ... and of Christine Hoffer, age thirty-six years ...

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 16 Feb 1832 - Dettwiller, Alsace Lorraine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jan 1865 - Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Jan 1865 - Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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