Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 1.121 (s.c.)

Title: Valentine Doerbecker fonds

Dates of creation: 1841, 1866

Physical description: 1 cm. of textual records

Biographical sketch: Valentine Doerbecker (1820-1908) emigrated from Germany in 1841. He owned a farm in the St. Jacobs area, after living previously in Hamilton, North Easthope, and Elmira. He was a member of the Evangelical Association.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated to the Archives in the 1990s.

Scope and contents: The fonds consists of a passport and a will.

Notes: Original archival description created in the 1990s by Sam Steiner.

  1. Passport at time of immigration, 1841
  2. Probate of will of John K. Forler, 1866
  3. Codicil (in German) to above will.


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