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Henry Richard Playtner / Ploethner

Male 1864 - 1943  (78 years)


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  • Name Henry Richard Playtner / Ploethner 
    Born 18 Dec 1864  Preston, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1881  Kincardine, Bruce County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    age 21, Kincardine, Bruce South, Ontario living with family of jeweler Edward Fox 
    Census 1921  King Street, Preston, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1923  16 Peter Street, Kitchener, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Henry Playtner lived here from about 1923 until his death in 1943.  
    Residence 1935  16 Peter Street, Kitchener, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1940  16 Peter Street, Kitchener, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Sep 1943  Kitchener, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old Preston Cemetery, Cambridge (Preston) Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I03562  All
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2013 

    Father August Ploethner,   b. 13 Jan 1823, Neustadt, Sachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1900, Preston, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Martha Christine Heise,   b. 18 Jun 1836, Mülhausen, Thuringen, Königreich, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1916, Preston, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 12 May 1856  Waterloo Township, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Dec 1864 - Preston, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - age 21, Kincardine, Bruce South, Ontario living with family of jeweler Edward Fox - 1881 - Kincardine, Bruce County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1921 - King Street, Preston, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Henry Playtner lived here from about 1923 until his death in 1943. - 1923 - 16 Peter Street, Kitchener, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - 16 Peter Street, Kitchener, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - 16 Peter Street, Kitchener, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Sep 1943 - Kitchener, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Preston Cemetery, Cambridge (Preston) Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Henry Playtner
    Henry Playtner
    Henry Playtner
    Henry Playtner
    Caption reads Professor H.R. Playtner preparing lobster with Jerry Smith's daughters watching. Prof. Playtner was Jerry Smith's horology professor.
    Henry Richard Playtner
    Henry Richard Playtner
    Henry Richard Playtner founded the Canadian Horological Institute in 1890 at Toronto, Ontario and became world famous for the contributions that he and his students made to the field of horology.
    16 Peter Street, Kitchener, Ontario
    16 Peter Street, Kitchener, Ontario
    Henry Playtner purchased this home when he retired in 1923. He lived here until his death in 1943.

    Headstones
    PLAYTNER, Henry
    PLAYTNER, Henry

    Histories
    Canadian Horological Institute
    Canadian Horological Institute
    Obituary of Henry R. Playtner
    Obituary of Henry R. Playtner




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