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Dorothea E. "Dora" Ebert[1]
Female 1832 - 1920


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  • Occupation  1811  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Income 
    Birth  14 Jun 1832  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender  Female 
    Immigration  1851  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration  1856  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Immigration  1857  [2
    Religion  1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Evangelical 
    Religion  1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    House of Industry and Refuge  1920  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Name  Dorothea E. "Dora" Lips 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-29655 
    Died  29 Aug 1920  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Cause: old age 
    Buried  Wilmot Centre (Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID  I29655  Generations
    Last Modified  24 May 2018 

    Family  Carl "Charles" Lips,   b. 30 Apr 1834, , Mecklinburg Schwerin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1897, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Lips,   b. 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901
     2. Conrad Lips,   b. 13 Dec 1860, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939
     3. Caroline Lips,   b. 29 Oct 1862, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Charles E. Lips,   b. 27 Jan 1867, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1921
     5. George Lips,   b. 1868, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F7827  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Died - The death took place at Kitchener last Saturday of Mrs. Lips, mother of Mr. Conrad Lips, of this town, at the age of 88 years. Deceased was a native of Germany and came to this country many years ago. She resided for many years at Wilmot Centre and for some time in Wellesley. She was a faithful member of the Evangelical church at Wilmot Centre. Her remains were brought here on Sunday and the funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon to the Evangelical church and interment took place in the Wilmot Centre cemetery, where her husband, who passed away many years ago, lies buried. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. Mr. Brand. The deceased is survived by one son and one daughter besides several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

      New Hamburg Independent, September 3, 1920

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11843-1882.
      Moses R Shantz Born: Waterloo Age: 31 Father: Samuel Shantz Mother: Rebecca Shantz Born: abt 1851 Spouse: Caroline Lips Spouse's Age: 20 born: Wellesley Father: Charles Lips Mother: Doratha Lips married 8 Oct 1882

    2. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 16.

    3. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-6 Page 15.

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 53.

    5. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 12.

    6. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 22 Reg. Number in Admittance Record Book: 2158.
      Mrs. Lips Died: 29 Aug 1920 Aged 89 Cause: Old Age Comment and Remarks: Ed Lippert Buried by Son

    7. [S245] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Wilmot Centre (Geiger) Mennonite Cemetery CC#4558.
      [Front] Dorthea/ EBERT/ Ehefrau Von/ Carl/ LIPS/ Gest 29 Aug 1920/ Alter/ 88 Jah 2 M/ 15 Tag/
      [Back] Zum Andenken An/ Carl LIPS/ Gestorben/ Den 19ten Februar/ 1897/ Alter 68 Jahren/ 2Mon 19 Tag/ [verse]/

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 14 Jun 1832 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1851 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1856 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1920 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age - 29 Aug 1920 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Centre (Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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