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Magdalena Levagood[1]
Female 1840 - 1931


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  • Birth  7 Dec 1840  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender  Female 
    Residence  1857  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Religion  1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Religion  1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Residence  1901  Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Religion  1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Misfortune  1931  Floradale, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    killed by fall in kitchen 
    Name  Magdalena Gabel 
    Name  Magdalena Loewegood 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-77667 
    Died  12 Aug 1931  Floradale, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I77667  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Mar 2017 

    Father  George Levagood,   b. 1796, , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sophia E. Herner,   b. 18 Jul 1802, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F20375  Group Sheet

    Family  John Gabel,   b. 23 Jun 1836, Kreis, Alsfeld, Hessen Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924, Floradale, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Oct 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. David Gabel,   b. 1858, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lydia Gabel,   b. 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Magdalena Gabel,   b. 1865, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Ann Gabel,   b. 1867, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Catherine Gabel,   b. Sep 1870, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lovina Barbara Gabel,   b. 15 Aug 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1960
     7. Edward Gabel,   b. 23 Dec 1878, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Isabella Gabel,   b. 12 Feb 1880, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Alexander Gabel,   b. 16 Mar 1882, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F6431  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Death Caused By Fall In Kitchen

      Jar Proves Fatal to Mrs. Magdalena Gabel, Age 91 Years, Of Floradale

      Floradale, August 12 - A fall on the kitchen floor caused the death of one of Floradale's oldest residents last night, in the person of Magdalena Levagood, widow of John Gabel aged 91 years.
      Dr. J.W. McQuibban of Elmira, who was summoned immediately after the accident, stated that the fall jarred Mrs. Gabel's heart and caused her death. The late Mrs. Gabel was born near New Dundee on December 7, 1840, the second youngest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George C. Levagood. On October 27, 1857, she married John Gabel and for 40 year resided on a farm near New Dundee, later moving to Glenallan where they farmed for 21 years. Some 13 years ago they purchased the Peter Bowman farm near this village and it was there here [sic] death occurred. She was predeceased by her husband five years ago and seven children also predeceased her. Surviving are five children, Mrs. Verner Huss, Petersburg, Miss Lavina Gabel at home; Edward Gabel of Battlebend, Alta., Mrs. Charles Gowing of Glenallan and Alex Gabel of Hamilton. Twenty-two grandchildren and 45 great grandchildren also survive.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12409-83.
      Manassee WEBER, 24, farmer, Waterloo twp., same, s/o Noah WEBER & Elizabeth KOLB, married Lydia GABEL, 21, Wilmot, same, d/o John GABEL & Magdalena LEVENGOOD, witn: David (or Daniel) GABEL of Wilmot & Emilie TRUSSLER of Waterloo twp., 16 Jan 1883 at New Dundee

    2. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 7.

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 42.

    4. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 52.

    5. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 10.

    6. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist. 16 Page 9.

    7. [S171] Census - ON, Wellington, Peel - 1901, Div 2 pg 1.

    8. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      John Göbel, carpenter of Wilmot married 27 Oct 1857 in Waterloo Twp by banns to Magdalena Loewegood of Wilmot, wit: Samuel Loewegood of Wilmot & Philipp Loewegood of Wilmot

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 7 Dec 1840 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1857 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Oct 1857 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - killed by fall in kitchen - 1931 - Floradale, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Aug 1931 - Floradale, 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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