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

Maria Elizabeth "Mary" Becker[1, 2]

Female 1857 - 1941  (83 years)


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  • Name Maria Elizabeth "Mary" Becker 
    Born 17 Aug 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Birth 17 Aug 1858 
    Name Maria Elizabeth "Mary" Kress 
    Name Mary Becker 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1876  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1921  95 College St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1941  95 College St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-32749P 
    Died 31 Jan 1941  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Buried Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Person ID I32749  Generations
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 

    Father John Becker,   b. 12 Jul 1811, Nieder-Ofleiden, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Zinkann,   b. 9 Oct 1817, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1906, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1840  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F19451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Friedrich "Frederick" Kress,   b. 17 Aug 1854, New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1925, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1876  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Children 
     1. Clara Catharina Kress,   b. 14 Jul 1877, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1878, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. William Philip "Philip" Kress,   b. 21 Jan 1879, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1946  (Age 67 years)
     3. Wilhelmina "Minnie" Kress,   b. 12 Dec 1882, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Pauline Catherine Kress,   b. 22 Mar 1885, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alfred Walter Kress,   b. 15 Apr 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Cora Louise Kress,   b. 29 Apr 1889, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Frieda Kress,   b. 20 Sep 1893, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Arthur Kress,   b. 12 Feb 1898, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Harold Armand Kress,   b. 9 Aug 1899, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1977, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F8523  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 9 Nov 1876.
      05 Nov 1876 By Pastor Wurster in Preston, Friedrich Kress of Berlin was married to Maria Becker of Waterloo Township.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 18478-04.
      William P. Kress, 25, Occ. Manufacturer, b. Berlin, Res. Same, son of Fred Kress and Mary Becker, married Nellie Seymour, 28, b. Bolton Ont, Res. Berlin, daughter of William Seymour and Sarah Stuart, Witn: Alton H. Heller, Berlin and Olive Graybell, Waterloo, 25 May 1904 at Berlin

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-6 Page 1.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 010999-76.
      Frederick KRESS, 23, stone cutter, New York, Berlin Waterloo Co.., s/o Jacob & Christina married Maria BECKER, 19, Waterloo Twp, Waterloo Twp, d/o John & Elizabeth, witn Jacob & Caroline WURSTER both of Preston, 5 November 1876 in Preston

    5. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div 35 Page 9.

    6. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 24 Page 14.

    7. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 15.

    8. [S894] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861, Sect. 7 Page 52.

    9. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/84957909.

    10. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Mary Kress
      Gender:Male
      Age:83
      Birth Date:20 Aug 1857
      Birth Place:Canada
      Death Date:31 Jan 1941
      Death Place:95 College St., Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
      Father:John Becker
      Mother:Elizabeth Zinkan
      Spouse:Frederick Kress
      Buried St. Peters
      Informant: Harold Kress 95 College

    11. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      Marriages By Rev'd F. W. Bindemann, Minister Of The German Evangelical Protestant Church
      John Becker, Farmer, To Elisabeth Zinkan, Both Of Wilmot. Wit. John Zinkan, Carpenter And Jacob Gin. Gerich, Both Of Wilmot.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1857 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1876 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1876 - Preston (Cambridge), 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 MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - 95 College St., 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 MapsResidence - 1941 - 95 College St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jan 1941 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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