JOSEPH WAECHTER (b.
Bernie was the eldest of four to Leo Victor Waechter (b. 1893) and Josephine Irene Huber (b. 1891) while living in Canton, Stark Co., Ohio.
Leo was born to Charles Augustus "Charlie" Waechter (b. 1863) and Elizabeth M. "Lizzie" Schuler (b. 1867). Charlie was born in Canton, Stark Co. Ohio at about the age of 4 on McKinley Ave North, just 8 years after his father Joseph came back from the "gold rush". He lived his entire life in Canton. Elizabeth was born in Dover, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio and came to Canton with 2 sisters when she was about 16 years old and worked as a domestic for one of the attorneys (family) in Canton. There she and Charles met and in 1888 and soon thereafter were married in St Peter Roman Catholic Church on Eighth St and Cleveland Ave and " lived happily ever after" Incidentally - they lived all of their married life in the same house at 930 High Avenue in Canton.
Provided by Maryln Ginty via e-mail on 04/26/03 the daughter of Joseph and Loretta (Joseph was a brother of my G-Grandfather Leo, making Maryln my first cousin).
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