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Mary Albrecht
Female 1883 - 1956


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  • Birth  24 May 1883  Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Mary Leis 
    Religion  1911  Wellesley Village, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Religion  1921  Wellesley Village, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-164517P 
    Died  8 Sep 1956  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried  First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID  I164517  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  John H. Albrecht,   b. Aug 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Mary Steckly,   b. Abt 1862,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F41810  Group Sheet

    Family  Joseph L. Leis,   b. 21 Mar 1876, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1903 
    Children 
     1. Verna Leis
     2. Wilma Leis
     3. Clara Leis,   b. Oct 1903, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Katherine "Katie" Leis,   b. Mar 1906, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1999
     5. Marion Leis,   b. Sep 1909, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Alice Leis,   b. 1911, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1975, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Alma Leis,   b. 1911, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1975
     8. Florence Leis,   b. 1915, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F162420  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Leis, Mary, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John H. Albrecht, was born in Elma Twp., on May 24, 1883; passed away at the K-W Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., on Sept. 8, 1956; aged 73 y. 3 m. 14 d. On Jan. 8, 1903, she was united in marriage to Joseph L. Leis, who preceded her in death on April 8, 1949. She was a member of the First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Ont. She is survived by 8 daughters (Clara-Mrs. Enos Steinman, Baden, Ont.; Catherine-Mrs. Aaron Jehr, Wellesley; Marion-Mrs. Arthur Freund, Kitchener; Alma-Mrs. William Paddon, Guelph; Alice-Mrs. John Hendry; Florence-Mrs. Walter Schack; Verna-Mrs. John Wynosky; Wilma-Mrs. Clifford Schiedel, all of Kitchener), 4 brothers (George, Kingwood; Joel, Tavistock; Christian and Menno, New Dundee), 3 sisters (Mrs. Christian Lebold and Mrs. Daniel Erb, Wellesley, and Mrs. Ezra Boshart, Milverton), 27 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son and one daughter. Services and burial at the First Mennonite Church in charge of C. F. Derstine.1a

      1aGospel Herald - Volume XLIX , Number 40 - October 2, 1956 - page 959, 960

  • Sources 
    1. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 10.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Mary Albrecht Leis - October 2, 1956.

    3. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub District 11 Page 6.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In loving memory of/ Joseph L. Leis/ 1876-1949/ Mary Albrecht/ his wife/ 1883-1956/ resting in peace

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 24 May 1883 - Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Wellesley Village, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Wellesley Village, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Sep 1956 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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