Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Joseph L. Leis

Male 1876 - 1949  (73 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Joseph L. Leis was born 21 Mar 1876, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Christian K. Leis and Catherine Lichty); died 8 Apr 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Joseph married Mary Albrecht 1903. Mary (daughter of John Hammer Albrecht and Mary Erb Steckly) was born 24 May 1883, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario; died 8 Sep 1956, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Verna Leis
    2. Wilma Leis
    3. Clara Leis was born Oct 1903, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Nov 1995; was buried , Pioneer Park Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Katherine "Katie" Leis was born Mar 1906, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1999; was buried , Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Marion Leis was born Sep 1909, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    6. Alice Leis was born 1911, , Ontario, Canada; died 1 Apr 1975, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Alma Leis was born 1911, , Ontario, Canada; died Bef 1975.
    8. Florence Leis was born 1915, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Christian K. Leis was born 27 Sep 1850, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Joseph Leis and Catherina "Catherine" Kennel); died 25 Oct 1918, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Christian — Catherine Lichty. Catherine (daughter of Preacher Joseph L. Lichti and Magdalena Farni) was born 16 Jan 1855, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Catherine Lichty was born 16 Jan 1855, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Preacher Joseph L. Lichti and Magdalena Farni); died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. 1. Joseph L. Leis was born 21 Mar 1876, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 8 Apr 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Simon Leis was born 8 Mar 1878, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. David Leis was born 1 Jul 1881, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Sarah Leis was born 8 Aug 1884, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Christian L. Leis was born 29 Oct 1887, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Dec 1928; was buried , Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada.
    6. Amos Leis was born 2 Jul 1892, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 28 Oct 1967, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Catherine L. Leis was born 29 Oct 1898, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1987; was buried , Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Joseph Leis was born 9 Feb 1817, , Bavaria, Germany; died 6 Jul 1896, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Joseph married Catherina "Catherine" Kennel 1 Mar 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Catherina (daughter of Christian Kennel and Magdalena "Mattie" Jantzi) was born 15 Jul 1825, , Alsace Lorraine, France; died 12 Nov 1903, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Catherina "Catherine" Kennel was born 15 Jul 1825, , Alsace Lorraine, France (daughter of Christian Kennel and Magdalena "Mattie" Jantzi); died 12 Nov 1903, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Noah Leis was born 5 Jan 1845, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Aug 1930; was buried , Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada.
    2. John K. Leis was born 13 Oct 1846, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 5 Nov 1920; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Magdalena Leis was born 30 Aug 1848, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. 2. Christian K. Leis was born 27 Sep 1850, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 25 Oct 1918, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Joseph K. Leis, Jr. was born 12 Dec 1852, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 26 Dec 1938; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. David Leis was born 24 Apr 1855, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Mar 1921, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Catherine Leis was born 3 Mar 1857, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Mar 1932, Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Maple View Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Menno K. Leis was born 24 Apr 1859, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Oct 1942; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Barbara Leis was born 17 Mar 1861, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 27 May 1928; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Daniel K. Leis was born 9 Aug 1863, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Dec 1939, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Jacob Leis was born 15 Jul 1865, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 5 Dec 1941, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    12. Veronica Leis was born 8 Jul 1867, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 15 Sep 1938, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    13. Solomon Leis was born 3 Jun 1869, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

  3. 6.  Preacher Joseph L. Lichti was born 14 Jan 1824, , Alsace Lorraine, France (son of Christian Lichti and Magdalena Litwiller); died 18 Jun 1890, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Joseph married Magdalena Farni 13 Apr 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Magdalena was born 13 Apr 1828, , Alsace Lorraine, France; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Magdalena Farni was born 13 Apr 1828, , Alsace Lorraine, France; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Barbara F. Lichti was born 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Magdalena "Lena" Lichty was born 15 Oct 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 May 1925, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario; was buried , Poole Mennonite Cemetery, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario.
    3. Mary F. Lichti was born 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Sep 1894; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    4. 3. Catherine Lichty was born 16 Jan 1855, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Christian F. Lichty was born 3 Aug 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Nov 1937.
    6. Joseph F. Lichti was born 26 Aug 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Peter F. Lichti was born 7 Nov 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    8. John F. Lichty was born 28 Mar 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 2 Jun 1932; was buried , Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Jacob F. Lichti was born 21 Oct 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 May 1944; was buried , Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 4

  1. 10.  Christian Kennel was born 1798, , Alsace Lorraine, France; died Bef 1881.

    Christian — Magdalena "Mattie" Jantzi. Magdalena (daughter of Christian G. Jantzi and Anne Farny) was born 1800, , Alsace Lorraine, France; died 25 Feb 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 11.  Magdalena "Mattie" Jantzi was born 1800, , Alsace Lorraine, France (daughter of Christian G. Jantzi and Anne Farny); died 25 Feb 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. 5. Catherina "Catherine" Kennel was born 15 Jul 1825, , Alsace Lorraine, France; died 12 Nov 1903, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Christian E. Kennel was born 31 Mar 1827, , Alsace Lorraine, France; died 16 Apr 1909, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Michael Kennel was born 1831, , New York State, USA; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Ann Kennel was born 1836, , New York State, USA; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Ann J. "Annie" Kennel was born 19 Mar 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Jun 1910, Oliver, Huron, Michigan; was buried , Pigeon River Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA.
    6. Mary Kennel was born 27 Aug 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 20 Dec 1906; was buried , Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Joseph Kennel was born 24 Aug 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    8. Clarinda Kennel was born 1844, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Veronica "Frances" Kennel was born 24 Apr 1846, , Ontario, Canada; died 22 May 1914; was buried , Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Daniel Kennel was born 12 Mar 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    11. Susanna Kennel was born 1861, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

  3. 12.  Christian Lichti was born 1791, , France (son of Johannes F. "John" Lichti and Magdalena Joder); died Yes, date unknown.

    Christian — Magdalena Litwiller. Magdalena was born 1791, , France; died Bef 1871. [Group Sheet]


  4. 13.  Magdalena Litwiller was born 1791, , France; died Bef 1871.
    Children:
    1. Johannes L. "John" Lichti was born CALC 24 Apr 1817, , Alsace Lorraine, France; died 16 Jan 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Maria L. Lichti was born 1819, , Alsace Lorraine, France; died 1900; was buried , Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. 6. Preacher Joseph L. Lichti was born 14 Jan 1824, , Alsace Lorraine, France; died 18 Jun 1890, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Catharine Lichti was born 1 Feb 1826, , France; died 24 Oct 1910, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Magdalena L. Lichti was born 20 Dec 1827, , Ontario, Canada; died 27 Jan 1893.
    6. Barbara Lichti was born 1831, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    7. Veronica "Frany" Lichti was born 10 Sep 1833, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 13 Mar 1907, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.