Waterloo Region Generations
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August Ferdinand "Ferdinand" "Fern" Badke[1]

Male 1848 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name August Ferdinand "Ferdinand" "Fern" Badke 
    Born 8 Sep 1848  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Nationality , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Immigration 1853  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Immigration 1858  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration 1864  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Name Ferdinand Badke 
    Naturalization 1865  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1875  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation CA 1884  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Member of Berlin Fire Department Rescue No. 1 
    13 members of the Berlin Fire Department, Rescue Number (No.) 1 crew.
    13 members of the Berlin Fire Department, Rescue Number (No.) 1 crew.
    Six men are seen standing in the backrow, five are seated on a settee (the man in the middle is wearing a badge), two are sitting on the floor in front - a sign between them reads "Rescue No. 1, Berlin." Most of the men are sporting impressive mustaches. A portrait of a vintage fire engine is hung on the back wall.

    Notes:
    The following individuals have been identified -
    Back row, left to right: Isaac Dickman, Daniel Boettger, Fern Badke, John Karn, [unidentified], [unidentified]
    Middle row, left to right: George Huck, Dennis Scharlach, Jacob Uhrig, Jacob Scharlach, Jacob Cook
    Front, left to right: August Hertel, Adam Dengis.



    The date 1884 is in dispute.

    Kitchener Public Library - Berlin Fire Department Rescue Number 1 members. (2019). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 16 November 2019, from https://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/3450945/data?n=13
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cabinet Maker 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    cabinet maker 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Carpenter, Factory 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Carpenter, Factory 
    Residence 1921  211 Wellington St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-95449 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I95449  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2021 

    Father Gottlieb Badke,   b. 1806, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Pahlfos,   b. Abt 1810, of, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1871  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Family ID F32347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Schill,   b. 28 Feb 1853, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1918, Barton Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1875  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Ida Badke,   b. 19 Dec 1876, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edgar Badke,   b. 1 Mar 1882, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962  (Age 79 years)
     3. Amelia Badke,   b. 9 Dec 1883, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elenora Badke,   b. 1 Oct 1886, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1937, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F24442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 2 Dec 1875.
      30 Nov 1875 By Pastor Sagehorn in Berlin, August Ferdinand Badke was married to Barbara Schill, both of Berlin.

    2. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, A-2 pg 10.

    3. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div 35 Page 1.

    4. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist 22 Page 10.

    5. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 2 Page 25.

    6. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, a-2 pg 10.

    7. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, a-1 pg 10.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Sep 1848 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNationality - - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1853 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1858 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1864 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 1865 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1875 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Nov 1875 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Member of Berlin Fire Department Rescue No. 1 - CA 1884 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cabinet Maker - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cabinet maker - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter, Factory - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter, Factory - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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