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Albert K. Dunke

Albert K. Dunke

Male 1865 - 1923  (57 years)

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  • Name Albert K. Dunke 
    Born 30 Aug 1865  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Name A. K. Dunke 
    Residence 1887  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Dry Goods Merchant 
    Religion 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Commercial Traveller 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Traveller 
    Religion 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Methodist 
    Residence 1916  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-96006P 
    Died 4 Aug 1923  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I96006  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Henry Dunke,   b. 1842, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1916, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Klinck,   b. 1843, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1930, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F6746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah B. Breimer,   b. 10 Feb 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1951, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 30 Aug 1887  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Henry "Harry" Dunke,   b. 1 Jul 1889, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1896, Elmira Agricultural Works Co. Limited, Elmira, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     2. William Floyd "Floyd" Dunke,   b. 17 Dec 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Carl Dunke,   b. 13 Aug 1897, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Lorraine Dunke,   b. 2 Apr 1899, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F24775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Albert K. Dunke 1903
    Albert K. Dunke 1903

  • Notes 
    • Mr. A. K. Dunke, although he has disposed of his commercial interests in Elmira, is still a resident here. He travels for the Star White Wear Co., of Berlin, and is one of the most successful salesmen on the road. He is a son of Mr. Hy. Dunke and was formerly a partner in the business of H. Duke & Co., general merchants.

      Enterprising Elmira Souvenir, An historical, descriptive, and illustrated Book of the Village of Elmira, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada, published by George Klinck, 1903.

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      ALB. K. DUNKE BURIED HERE
      REMAINS OF FORMER ELMIRA MAN BROUGHT HERE FOR BURIAL
      The death occurred on Saturday morning at 28 Mountview avenue, Toronto, of Albert K. Dunke aged 58 years. Mr. Dunke was a salesman and during the past years had travelled for the Kroeller Davenport Company of Stratford. He leaves a wife, two sons Floyd and Carl and one daughter Lorraine (Mrs. W. Wallace Robinson) of 117 KIngswood road, Toronto, three sisters, Mrs. A. W. Feick, Kitchener, Mrs. Clara Ratz, Toronto and Mrs. Middleton of Chicago. Mr. Dunke's aged mother also survives and is still a resident of Elmira.
      The remains were brought to Elmira and were interred in the family plot in the Union Cemetery on Monday afternoon. Rev. W. J. Zimmerman, of Sebringville, a former pastor of Elmira Evanelical church, conducted the funeral services.

  • Sources 
    1. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 21.

    2. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 44.

    3. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 49 Pg. 21.

    4. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 19.

    5. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 33.

    6. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      Dunke/ Albert K. Dunke/ 1865 - 1923/ His Beloved Wife/ Sarah B. Breimer/ 1865 - 1951/ [Back] Dunke

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 8 Sep 1887.
      30 Aug 1887 Sarah Breimer and Albert Dunke, both of Elmira, were married by Pastor A.R. Schultz, Elmira.

    8. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      DUNKE, WILLIAM FLOYD Rank: SPR Regimental number(s): 797641 Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2741 - 10 Date of Birth: 17/12/1894 Elmira

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Dunke b. Germany res: Woolwich Township Age: 21 born abt 1842 father: Peter mother: Salome Strohl married Elizabeth Klink Age:: 19 born abt 1844 b. Woolwich Township Spouse res: Woolwich Township father: Nicolus mother: Phe Christman married 8 Sep 1863 county: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Aug 1865 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1887 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Aug 1887 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Dry Goods Merchant - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Commercial Traveller - 1901 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Traveller - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1916 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Aug 1923 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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