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

Family: August Christian "Chris" Leiska / Catherine Elizabeth "Kate" Rittinger (F186852)

m. 13 May 1903


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  • Father | Male
    August Christian "Chris" Leiska

    Born  16 May 1876  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Nov 1940  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  20 Nov 1940  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  13 May 1903  [1, 2]  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father   
    Mother  Annie Leiskau | F41952 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Catherine Elizabeth "Kate" Rittinger

    Born  May 1883  , Lake Co. Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Dec 1945  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  31 Dec 1945  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Frederick William Rittinger | F20162 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Catherine Rothaermel | F20162 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Clayton Leiska

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    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 2 | Female
    Bertha Annie Leiska

    Born  11 Sep 1903  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Female
    Viola Leiska

    Born  15 Jan 1905  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    Private Arthur Jacob Benjamin Leiska

    Born  8 Nov 1908  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Jul 1964  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  1 Aug 1964  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Phyllis Maud Ellen Upton | F247832 
    Married     

    Child 5 | Male
    Clarence August Leiska

    Born  22 May 1912  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1969   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Helen Miller | F249102 
    Married     

    Child 6 | Female
    Edna Charlotte Leiska

    Born  1913   
    Died  16 Sep 1974  Strathroy, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Margaret Eleanor "Eleanor" Leiska

    Born  1925  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Dec 1976  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  21 Dec 1976  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Ernest Carl "Ernie" White | F247480 
    Married     

  • Sources 
    1. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate (1903), Leiskau-Rittinger.
      August Christian Leiskau, molder of Baden, Birth Place: Berlin Age: 27 Estimated birth year: abt 1876 Mother Name: Anna Leiskau Spouse Name: Katherine Elizabeth Rittinger, residence Baden, Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Birth Place: Lake Co Mich Spouse Father Name: Fred W Rittinger Spouse Mother Name: Katherine Rothermel Marriage Date: 13 May 1903 Marriage Location: Waterloo

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: August Christian Leiskan Age: 27 Birth Date: abt 1876 Birth Place: Berlin Marriage Date: 13 May 1903 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Mother: Anna Leiskan Spouse: Katherine Elizabeth Rittinger Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1883 Spouse Birth Place: Lake Co Mich Spouse Father: Fred W Rittinger Spouse Mother: Katherine Rothermel