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

Pierre Khlor "Peter" Kuenemann

Male 1812 - 1875  (62 years)


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  • Name Pierre Khlor "Peter" Kuenemann 
    Born 29 Aug 1812  Mortzwiller, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 26 Feb 1840  New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Pierre age 27; from Mortzwiller to New York, New York, 26 Feb 1840; a mason "with brother."
    Naturalization 1847  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    mason 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mason 
    Residence 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1861  Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-95178 
    Died 8 Mar 1875  Deemerton, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Saint Ignatius Roman Catholic Cemetery, Deemerton, Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I95178  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father Francois Pierre Kuenemann,   b. Abt 1781, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1852  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Anna Maria Glor,   b. 1781, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F24796  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Bohme Kaiser,   b. 1815, Dettwiller, Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886, Deemerton, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 6 May 1841  Saint Agatha Roman Catholic Church, St. Agatha, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Joseph Kaiser Kueneman,   b. 27 Jun 1842, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1918, Deemerton, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Alexander Kuenemann,   b. 14 Apr 1843, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1905, , Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Gregory Kuenemann,   b. 24 May 1845, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1912, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Carolina Maria Kuenemann,   b. 2 Aug 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1899, Deemerton, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     5. Mary Catherine Kuenemann,   b. 2 Aug 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1899  (Age 52 years)
     6. Leo Anthony Kuenemann,   b. 22 Jul 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Anna Maria Rosina Kuenemann,   b. 20 Mar 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1926, Portland, Clackamas, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F24795  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Will of Peter Kuenemann

      This is the last will and testament of one Peter Kuenemann of the Township of Carrick in the County of Bruce Parvince [Province] of Ontario [?] made the fifth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Seventy five as follows. Being of sound mind and memory, I give devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate on what kind and nature soever which I shall be possessed of or entitled to at the time of my decease unto my beloved wife and children as follows. I will devise and bequeath unto my beloved wife Elizabetha born Kaiser all my household furniture the thirds (?) or one third share of all Crops and fruits that may be yielded and derived on and out of the land Known as Lot twenty one in the ninth Concession of the aforesaid Township of Carrick during each and every year of her natural life, the one half of the Garden, one half of the house, suitable place in the barn to house her [?] of [?] share thirds and (?) share of Crops, suitable place in the stable for one Cow and a horse and sufficient wood (?) grown on the aforesaid lands suitably made for her stove or stoves and delivered to the house on said lands during her natural life or widowhood. [?] [?] if my said wife Elizabeth should after my death Contract another matrimony, she immediately shall lose and be destituted of all her right and claims of and to the aforesaid land and property as well as real and moveable (?) and of all use and benefit of them and shall only belong and fall to mu beloved children being [?] or equal shares. I give devise and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Caroline all my aforesaid land and appurtenances thereto belonging to occupy cultivate and enjoy the same as she has hitherto during the life or widowhood of my said wife Elizabeth of the thirds or one third share of all products and fruits that may be yielded and derived of on and out of said lands in each and every year during the life or widowhood of my said wife also the parts of the Garden House barn and stabling (?) and wood a aforesaid and to be left given and delivered to her. My said wife in each and every year during her natural life or widowhood whether be fully demanded or not. I also will and [?] that my aid daughter Caroline may have all of my farm implements and life stock [livestock] for the sum of two hundred and thirty dollars safe (meaning exempt from) and Except the Cow horse cutter and house generally used by me and the same shall belong to my said wife or widowhood And I further give Devise and bequeath after the death of my said wife all my real and personal property and effects unto my loved children. Caroline, Joseph, Alexander, Gregory and Rosina. so that Gregory shall received one hundred and fifty dollars more for one years labor than any other one of my said children [for] the [?] execution, administration and assigns to and for them and their one absolute use and benefit according to the nature and quality thereof (?) subject only to the payment of my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses and the charges of opening and [?] this my will. My son Alexander has already received fifty dollars as a part of his inheritance. And I appoint Peter Schneider, Joseph Emil, and Peter Heubschwerlon [Huebswerlen] all of the Township of Carrick yeomen Executors of this my will and charity (?) make all these wills.
      Signed sealed and published and [?] by the same Peter Kuenemann as for his last will and testament in presence of us who both [?] together at the same time in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have [?] subscribed our names as witnesses.

      Yn [yeoman, (?)] Anthony H Kaiser
      Yn (?) Peter Kueneman YN (?)
      Charles Schurter (?) [signed] County of Bruce |
      I Charles Schurter of the Township of Carrick


      To Wit | in the County of Bruce. gentlemen (?) make [?] [?] [?] that I was personally present and did see the last will and testament [?] a if [of?] which the [?] is the exact copy duly signed sealed and executed by Peter Kuenemann the same party [?]. that the same will and testament was executed at the Township of Carrick in the same County of Bruce. That I know the said Peter Kuenemann. that I am a [?] witness to the Last will and testament.

      Signed before me at the Town of Walkerton | Charles Schurter in the County of Bruce the 2nd day of [signed] april AD 1875.

  • Sources 
    1. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 4 Pg 1.

    2. [S1323] Vital Records - France, Haut-Rhin, Morschwiller-le-Bas - Civil Registration.
      Pierre G. Kuenneman was born 29 Aug 1812 son of Francois Pierre Kuenemann and Anna Maria Glor.

    3. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div. 4 Page 1.

    4. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, S., America, N., County, B., & Cemetery, S. (1812). Pierre “Peter” Kueneman (1812-1875) - Find A... Retrieved 5 August 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/176423022/pierre-kueneman.

    5. [S1326] Immigration - Emigrants from France (Haut Rhin Department) to America, Part 1: 1837-1844, pg 361.
      Pierre age 27; from Mortzwiller to New York, New York, 26 Feb 1840; a mason "with brother."

    6. [S1329] Naturalization - Upper Canada Naturalization Record 1828-1850, 1631550,1631551.
      Peter Kuenemann from Wilmot with "Date of the Expiration of the Seven Years' Residence" as June 1847. Theobald, his brother is listed with the same date which means he was the brother who came from Alsace with Peter.

    7. [S419] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot Twp - Roman Catholic minsters Lucas Caveng and Ruber Ebner.
      Peter Kuenemann & Eliz. b. Kaiser. Res: Wilmot Born: 2 Aug 1847 Name of Child Mary-Cath.

    8. [S1331] Census - ON, Bruce, Carrick - 1861, pg 51.

    9. [S591] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - St. Agatha Roman Catholic, pg 83.
      Peter Cunemann, son of Peter Cunemann and Anna Maria Glor, and Elisabetha Kayser, daughter of Antony Kayser and Elisabetha Bohme on 6 May 1841. Witnesses were Peter Tschirhardt and Joseph ________. The priest was Father Peter Schneider.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Aug 1812 - Mortzwiller, , Alsace, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 26 Feb 1840 - New York City, New York, USA. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 May 1841 - Saint Agatha Roman Catholic Church, St. Agatha, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 1847 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1847 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - mason - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mason - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1861 - Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Mar 1875 - Deemerton, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Ignatius Roman Catholic Cemetery, Deemerton, Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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