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Alvin Matties Wurm

Alvin Matties Wurm

Male 1894 - 1968  (74 years)

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  • Name Alvin Matties Wurm  [1
    Born 31 Mar 1894  Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1901  Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1911  Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1916  947 18th Street, Detroit, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1921  Lot S 1/2 Lot 9 Conc 2, Tuckersmith Township, Huron South, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1935  RR #3, Exeter, Huron County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 17 Jul 1968  [2
    Buried Exeter Public Cemetery, Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I07301  All
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2015 

    Father Ludwich "Louis" Henry Wurm,   b. 24 Dec 1863, Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1946  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Rupp,   b. 12 Nov 1869, St. Jacob's, Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1922, Lot 19, Conc 11, Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1890  St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Zurich, Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F1800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Alvina Isabelle Clark,   b. 3 Aug 1895, Usborne Township, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1952  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1915  by Rev. John Richardson at the Manse, Kippen, Huron County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Type: Presbyterian 
    Notes 
    • At the time of their marriage, Alvin lived in the village of Hensall, Huron County, Ontario and Margaret lived in Tuckersmith Township, Huron County, Ontario. The couple considered relocating to Detroit, Michigan several times. Alvin travelled there in 1914, the year before their marriage. In 1916 the couple lived at 947 18th Street, Detroit, Michigan. Second son, Edgar, was born in Detroit in 1917.

      In 1927, Alvin applied applied for visa to return to Michigan - destination was the residence of sister, Luella Gossman in Port Huron, Michigan.

      The family settled on a farm in the Exeter - Hensall area of Ontario. In the 1940s they sold the property and moved to the town of Exeter.

      Occupations that Alvin pursued included farmer, harness maker, and machinist.
    Children 
     1. Emma Mabel Wurm,   b. 1915, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1983  (Age 68 years)
     2. Edgar Louis Wurm,   b. 25 Apr 1917, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1990  (Age 72 years)
     3. Clara GRACE Wurm,   b. 16 Apr 1919, Tuckersmith Township, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1996  (Age 77 years)
     4. Living Wurm
     5. Living Wurm
     6. Harold Alvin Wurm,   b. 8 May 1923, Tuckersmith Township, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1991  (Age 68 years)
     7. Living Wurm,   b. Hensall, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Gerald Albert Wurm,   b. 30 Mar 1930, Hensall, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 2014, Exeter, Huron County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     9. Melvin Stuart Wurm,   b. 16 Feb 1938,   d. 22 Feb 2004, South Huron Hospital, Exeter, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Photos
    Family of Alvin Wurm and Margaret Clark 1940
    Family of Alvin Wurm and Margaret Clark 1940
    Back row: Living, Edgar, Grace, Living, Harold, Emma

    Front row: Alvin, Living, Gerald, Melvin and Margaret
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2007 
    Family ID F1801  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Mar 1894 - Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1901 - Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1911 - Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1916 - 947 18th Street, Detroit, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Exeter Public Cemetery, Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Alvin Wurm and Margaret Clark
    Alvin Wurm and Margaret Clark
    Wedding Photo June 23, 1915
    Alvin Wurm
    Alvin Wurm

    Documents
    Marriage record of Alvin Wurm and Margaret Clark
    Marriage record of Alvin Wurm and Margaret Clark
    Birth record of Alvin Wurm
    Birth record of Alvin Wurm

  • Notes 
    • Alvin used to travel to the Kitchener area anually to visit Lloyd Wurm. Lloyd had two sisters that lived in London, Vera (George Falls) and Ethel (Max Roit). Lloyd would come up to visit the sisters in London and eventually moved to London himself. Ethel and Max would come up from London to visit Alvin and Margaret at their farm.




  • Sources 
    1. [S111017] Private.

    2. [S066974] "Wurm Family Tree" compiled by Helma A. (Wurm) Mill 1987.

    3. [S067478] The Wurm Story -- 1801 to the Present, by Robert P. Reid.




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