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

Adam Weichel[1, 2, 3]

Male 1845 - 1929  (83 years)


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  • Name Adam Weichel 
    Born 22 Apr 1845  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1850  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Immigration 1855  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Labourer 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Naturalization 1878  [4
    Occupation 1901  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Laborer, Coal Yard 
    Residence 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-97026 
    Died 1929  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, 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 I97026  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2021 

    Father George Weichel,   b. Abt 1815, Of, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Schaefer,   b. 20 May 1821, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Annie Hughes,   b. 6 May 1848, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
     1. Annie Elizabeth Weichel,   b. 19 Feb 1872, Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1937  (Age 65 years)
     2. Margaret Weichel,   b. 9 Nov 1874, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Kitty H. Weichel,   b. 1876, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960  (Age 84 years)
     4. Ella Mae Weichel,   b. 16 Nov 1879, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1962, Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. John H. Weichel,   b. Aug 1881, Wallenstein, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1965, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     6. Robert H. Weichel,   b. 8 May 1884, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Clark H. Weichel,   b. 11 Sep 1887, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Laura M. Weichel,   b. 2 Mar 1891, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F25004  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Laura M. Weichel,   b. 2 Mar 1891, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John H. Weichel,   b. Aug 1881, Wallenstein, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1965, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F267692  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Adam Weichel Is Called By Death
      Octogenarian Had Lived in Elmira District Practically All His Life
      Adam Weichel, a former resident of Elmira, passed away Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Annie Brechbill, Kitchener, in his 84th year. The late Mr. Weichel was a native of Hesson, Germany and came to this country when only eight years old. The family settled near Lexington, later removing to Elmira. He lived for a time in Elora and in 1871 married Anne Hughes, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hughes of Elora. They settled in Elmira, where Mrs. Weichel predeceased him in 1922. Mr. Weichel then made his home with his daughter, Mrs. W. D. Ludwig, untill a year ago when he moved to Kitchener.
      He is survived by five daughters and two sons: Mrs. Annie Brechbill and Mrs. Margaret Rathman, Kitchener; Mrs. Emerson Matthews, Glenallan; Mrs. Russell Smith, Indianapolis; Mrs. W. D. Ludwig, Elmira; John H. Weichel, Kitchener and Clarke, Toronto. Eighteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive as well as one half-sister, Mrs. H. Oppertshauser of Stoney Plain, Alta.
      The funeral was held on Wednesday afternoon from the home of Mrs. Brechbill. Rev. Mr. Sandercock conducted the services. Interment was made in Elmira Cemetery, the pallbearers being Philip Biechbill, Ralph Brechbill, Carl Matthews, Ray Matthews, John Ludwig and William Kells.

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, Annie Elizabeth Weickel 24158-1872.

    2. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of John H. Weichel - 12 May 1965, pg 10.

    3. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012414-95.
      August Rathmann, 30, occ. Foreman, b. Berlin, Ont., res. Same, son of Herman and Catherine, married Maggie Weichel, 21, b. Wellesley Township, res. Elmira, daughter of Adam and Anna, Witn: Hugo Rathman (Sic) of Berlin And Clara and Ella Weichel of Elmira, 30 April 1895 at Elmira

    4. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 19.

    5. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 58.

    6. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      Adam Weichel/ Born - 1845 Died - 1929/ His Wife/ Ann Hughes/ Born - 1848 Died - 1922.

    7. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 49 Pg. 1.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Apr 1845 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1850 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1855 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1901 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Coal Yard - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1929 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, 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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