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

William Roos[1, 2, 3]

Male 1842 - 1922  (79 years)

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  • Name William Roos 
    Born 18 Apr 1842  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Brewer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Clerk 
    Residence 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1867  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence 1868  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Miller 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Lutheran 
    Employment 1873  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Geo. Randall and Company 
    Occupation 1873  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Merchant 
    Residence 1873  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Merchant 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lutheran 
    Possessions 1883  9 Queen Street North, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Randall and Roos (a wholesale grocery firm) 
    • The building is long demolished
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Wholesaler 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Presbyterian 
    Committee Membership 1897  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jubilee Celebration Executive 
    Kitchener,JublieeCelebrationExecutive-busyberlin1897.jpg
    Kitchener,JublieeCelebrationExecutive-busyberlin1897.jpg
    Jubilee Celebration Executive 1897 - From: Busy Berlin Jubilee Souvenir 1897, published by Berlin News-Record
    Residence 1897  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Kitchener,Roos,William-residence-busyberlin1897.jpg
    Kitchener,Roos,William-residence-busyberlin1897.jpg
    "Bon Accord" residence of William Roos - From: Busy Berlin Jubilee Souvenir 1897, published by Berlin News-Record
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Wholesale 
    Business Ownership 1906  66 Queen Street South, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Randall and Roos Wholesale Groceries and Liquors 
    • 66 Queen St. today stands in stark contrast to the proud picture and advertisement that appeared in 1906 in the book Berlin Today. This picture depicts the owners of the Randall and Roos Wholesale Groceries and Liquors standing in front of their recently constructed building. The business was originally located in the Arhen's Block.
    Interesting brewer, business, building 
    Residence 1906  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    From' Berlin Today 1806-1906
    From" Berlin Today 1806-1906
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Merchant, Groceries 
    Residence 1911  116 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    116 Queen St N., Kitchener
    116 Queen St N., Kitchener
    Official souvenir of the celebration of cityhood, July 17th 1912
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Income 
    Residence 1921  116 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-97969 
    Died 19 Mar 1922  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I97969  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father Michael Roos,   b. CALC 16 Jul 1811, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1853, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Mother Catherine Bernhardt,   b. 24 Oct 1816, Aberhorfer, Alsace Lorraine, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1898, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F250687  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Davidson,   b. 5 Dec 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1928  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1873  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 13
    Children 
     1. Florence Katherine Roos,   b. 22 Dec 1873, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1938  (Age 64 years)
     2. Irvine K. Roos,   b. 22 Feb 1876, Columbiana, Columbiana, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Margaret Roos,   b. 25 Dec 1878, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ethel E. Roos,   b. 30 Jun 1881, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F25231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Julia A. Rothwell,   b. 1842, , Wexford Co, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1868, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 1867  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F31463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 Jan 1873.
      15 Jan 1873 By Reverend J. F. Dickie in Berlin, William Roos, of the Firm Geo. Randall and Co., Waterloo Village, was married to Elisabeth, youngest daughter of George Davidson, Esquire of Berlin, Upper Canada.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 20 Aug 1868.
      Julia Roos died 15 Aug 1868 in Greenbush, Berlin, wife of William, 26 yrs.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012952-73.
      William Roos, 30, occ. Merchant, b. Canada, res. Waterloo Village, Widower, son of Michael Roos and Catharine Barnhardt married Elizabeth Davidson, 25, b. Canada, res. Berlin, daughter of George Davidson and Margaret Garden, witnessed by: Louise Beck of Baden and Robert Davidson of Guelph, 15 January 1873 in Berlin

    4. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 1.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 12.

    6. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-4 Page 4.

    7. [S302] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1881, Waterloo Village 1881 Div. 2 Page 30.

    8. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      Roos/ William Roos/ beloved husband of/ Elizabeth Davidson/ born April 18th 1842/ died March 19th 1922

    9. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 38 Page 6.

    10. [S1473] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1861, Div. 1 Page 7.

    11. [S1885] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1861, Waterloo 1861 Dist. 2 Page 14.

    12. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 25 Page 5.

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

    14. [S2658] aaaaWaterloo Village 1871, Sect. 2 Page 17.

    15. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      William Roos, 26, res. Waterloo village, married (no date) 1867 Julia Rothwell, 24, res. Berlin

    16. [S118] News - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo - Waterloo Chronicle, 20 Aug 1868.
      Roos, Julia died 15 Aug 1868 At Greenbush, Berlin, wife of Wm. Roos, aged 26 years.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Apr 1842 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Brewer - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1867 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1867 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Miller - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployment - Geo. Randall and Company - 1873 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1873 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1873 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jan 1873 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1881 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1881 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - Randall and Roos (a wholesale grocery firm) - 1883 - 9 Queen Street North, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wholesaler - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCommittee Membership - Jubilee Celebration Executive - 1897 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1897 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wholesale - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness Ownership - Randall and Roos Wholesale Groceries and Liquors - 1906 - 66 Queen Street South, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1906 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant, Groceries - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - 116 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - 116 Queen St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Mar 1922 - 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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