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Margaretha[1]
Female 1816 - 1898


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  • Birth  1816  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Margaretha Schedewitz 
    Religion  1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-54476 
    Died  Aug 1898  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I54476  Generations
    Last Modified  15 Mar 2017 

    Family  Conrad Schedewitz,   b. 25 Jan 1819, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1904, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Schedewitz,   b. 13 Oct 1843, , Hessen Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1922, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Simon Schedewitz,   b. 21 Jan 1855, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F14071  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Schedewitz, wife of Conrad Schedewitz, who lives with his son Simon about 4 miles west of Elmira. She too was of German birth, and experienced the hardships of pioneer life in the backwoods. She had been in good health for her age until about a week before her death, when she got inflammation of the lungs which caused her death. For the last eight years she was able to read, day or night without spectacles. Deceased leaves a sorrowing husband and two sons besides many grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She reached the ripe old age of about 83 years.1a

      1aTHE ELMIRA ADVERTISER September 1, 1898

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Simon Schedewitz Born: Woolwich Age: 23 Father: Conrad Schedewitz Mother: Margaretha Schedewitz Born: abt 1855 Spouse: Elizabeth Zinkann Age: 23 born: Germany Father: Conrad Zinkann Mother: Elizabeth Zinkann married 31 Mar 1878 married: Waterloo

    2. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 16.

    3. [S956] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Advertiser, "Obituary of Mrs. Schedewitz," 1 Sep 1898..

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1816 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aug 1898 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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