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FISCHER 'UNDERGROUND RAILWAY'

During the years 1945-1948 our Donauschwaben were expelled from Hungary, Romania and Yugoslavia. Mr. and Mrs. Fischer of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada generously helped some of them to reach safer shores in North America. We honor their memory. Some of those families and individuals helped by Mr. and Mrs. Fischer are listed below:

        Fischer, Johann and Anna Maria - Kitchener
        Schmidt, Anna and children Katharina, Elisabeth and Johann - Kitchener
        Heil, Johann and Elisabeth and son Johann - Kitchener
        Appel, Johann and Margaret and daughters Elisabeth and Margaret - Kitchener
        Szierer, Henry and Elisabeth and daughter Elisabeth - Kitchener
        Szierer, Johann and Elisabeth and sons Johann and Heinrich - Kitchener
        Szierer, Margaret - Kitchener
        Tippel, Johann and Katharine, Irene, Maria and Johann - Kitchener
        Jusstus, Johann and Margaret, sons Johann and Heinrich - Tillsonburg
        Heil, Henry and Margaret and Henry and Margaret - Kitchener
        Ehl, Elisabeth and daughter Elisabeth and granddaughter Elisabeth - Kitchener
        Gehring, Johann and Anna Maria, sons Johann and Henry - Otterville
        Heiczerader, Johann and Heinrich - Kitchener
        Ellenberger, Elisabeth and son Henry - Delhi
        Heppenheimer, Heinrich and Magdalena - Kitchener
        Kehl, Magdalena and daughter Elisabeth - Kitchener
        Heppenheimer, Peter and Anna Maria, sons Peter and Johann - Kitchener
        Meissner, Heinrich and Elisabeth, sons Johann, Peter, Heinrich - British Columbia
        Welter, Philip and Anna Maria - Kitchener
        Steger, Konrad and Katharina, daughter Katharina and son Konrad - Kitchener
        Abel, Peter and Anna Maria, son Peter - Delhi

        Others:
        Faul, Peter and Anna Maria, son Joseph - Kitchener
        Stickl, Jakob and Elisabeth and son Joseph - Kitchener
        Ellenberger, Adam and Katharina and six children - Toronto
        Muth, Konrad - Delhi
        Steller, Joseph and Anna Maria and four daughters
        Krismanits, Konrad and Elisabeth and daughter Elisabeth - Aylmer
        Stickl, Heinrich and Margaret and three children - Delhi
        Tickl, Johann and Margaret and son Johann and daughter Margaret - Delhi
        Weil, Johann and Katharina, Johann, Valentine, Joseph and Edward - Delhi
        Knoch, Michael and Anna Maria, daughter Mary and son Michael - Kitchener
        Keller, Jakob and Anna Maria, Katharine, Jakob and Elisabeth - Kitchener
        Felder, Johann and Elisabeth, daughters Elisabeth and Katharine - Kitchener
        Schmidt, Johann and Elisabeth, Tibor, Irene and William - Kitchener
        Reinhardt, Konrad and Anna Maria, two daughters - Cambridge
        Ehl, Michael - Kitchener
        Simon, Adam and Anna Maria - Kitchener
        Schmidt, Konrad and Anna Maria - Kitchener
        Jorch, Heinrich and Elisabeth - Cambridge
        Mergel, Heinrich - Langton
        Anspach, Heinrich - Toronto
        Ehl, Konrad and Anna Maria and son Konrad - Delhi
        Ehl, Johann and Anna Maria and son Karl - Delhi
        Wiandt, Elias - Winnipeg
        Kildau, Konrad and Anna Maria - Hamilton
        Petz, Andreas and Margaret, daughters Elisabeth and Katharine - Hamilton
        Ferber, Andreas and Anna Maria, daughter Anna - Delhi
        Ferber, Katharina - Kitchener
        Ferber, Johann and Elisabeth and five sons - Kitchener
        Stickl, Elisabeth - Kitchener
        Felder, Joseph - Kitchener
        Rau, Johann and Margaret and son Johann - Hamilton