Person:Jacob Heer (1)

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Jacob Heer
b.20 May 1853 Germany
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Name Jacob Heer
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 May 1853 Germany
Immigration[1] 1872 Canada
Marriage 4 Feb 1877 Berlin (now Kitchener), Waterloo County, Ontario, Canadato Catharine Ringler
Death[2] 16 May 1929 Kitchener, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Burial[2][3] 19 May 1929 Waterloo County, Ontario, CanadaMartin's Mennonite Cemetery
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Ontario, Waterloo County, Woolwich Twp, in Canada. 1901 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada).

    Jacob Heer, born 20 May 1853 (age 47) in Germany, immigrated to Canada in 1872, farm lab.
    wife: Catherine Heer, born Dec 31 1853 (age 47) in O[ntario]
    daughter: Lucinda Heer, born Apr 23 1892 (age 8) in O[ntario]
    daughter: Wilhelmina Heer, born May 1 1896 (age 4) in O[ntario]
    son: Simon Heer, born July 26 1893 (age 7) in O[ntario]
    all Mennonite

  2. 2.0 2.1 Waterloo County, Waterloo Twp, 1929, registration #035732, in Ontario, Canada. Ontario Deaths,1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Archives of Ontario).

    Jacob Heer, widowed
    date of death: May 16th 1929
    age: 75 yrs. 11 mos. 25 dys.
    born: Germany May 20, 1853
    occupation: laborer on farm
    father: Michael Heer, born in Germany
    mother: Horst, born in Germany
    burial: May 19, 1929, Martins Cemetery
    cause of death: haemorrhage from stomach

  3. Martin's Mennonite Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada, in Find A Grave.

    Transcription from photo of gravestone:
    'Zum Undenten an Jacob Heer
    geb. 20 Mai 1853
    gest. 16 Mai 1929
    Alter 75 Jahre 11 M. 26 T.'
    Translation:
    In memory of Jacob Heer
    born 20 May 1853
    died 16 May 1929
    aged 75 years, 11 months, 26 days

  4.   Waterloo County, 1877, registration #011116, in Ontario, Canada. Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1801-1928. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Archives of Ontario).

    his name: Jacob Heer
    age: 23
    residence: Wilmot
    birthplace: Germany
    marital status: bachelor
    occupation: farmer
    parents: Michael & Barbara Heer
    her name: Catharina Ringler
    age: 23
    residence: Wilmot
    birthplace: Canada
    marital status: single
    parents: Albert & Catharine Ringler
    date and place of marriage: 4th February 1877 at Berlin
    religious denomination of bridegroom: Mennonite
    religious denomination of bride: Mennonite

  5.   Ontario, Waterloo County, Wilmot Twp, in Canada. 1881 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada).

    Jacob Hare, age 27, born in German, labourer
    Cathrine Hare, age 27, born in O[ntario]
    Lizzie Hare, age 3, born in O[ntario]
    Cathrine Hare, age 7/12, born in Sept in O[ntario]
    all Mennonite

  6.   Ontario, Waterloo County, Wilmot Twp, in Canada. 1891 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada).

    Jacob Heer, age 38, born in Germany (both parents born in Germany), farmer
    wife: Cathrine Heer, age 37, born in Ontario (father born in Ontario, mother born in Germany)
    daughter: Elizabeth Heer, age 12, born in Ontario
    daughter: Cathrine Heer, age 10, born in Ontario
    son: John Heer, age 8, born in Ontario
    son: William Heer, age 6, born in Ontario
    daughter: Barbara Heer, age 4, born in Ontario
    daughter: Magdalena Heer, age 3, born in Ontario
    daughter: Lidia Heer, age 2, born in Ontario
    son: Albert Heer, age 3/12, born in Ontario
    domestic: Antony Guitterdo, age 20, born in Ontario, farm labourer
    all Mennonite except Antony, who is R.C.

  7.   Ontario, Waterloo County, Waterloo Twp, in Canada. 1911 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada).

    Jacob Heer, born May 1853 (age 58) in Ontario, ditcher
    wife: Catherine Heer, born Dec 1853 (age 57) in Ontario
    son: Simon Heer, born June 1875 (age 16) in Ontario, printer
    son: Clarence Heer, born Dec 1906 (age 4) in Ontario
    all Mennonite

    Clarence is more likely to be a grandson than a son (possibly an illegitimate son of a daughter, raised as their son).