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

William H. Rudy[1, 2, 3]

Male 1864 - 1947  (83 years)


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  • Name William H. Rudy 
    Born 24 Apr 1864  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer 
    Residence 1921  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00097-5463 
    Died 6 Sep 1947  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 13
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 13
    Person ID I1045  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    Father Benjamin Rudy,   b. 13 Oct 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1890, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Hoffman,   b. 20 Apr 1844, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 15, 16
    Family ID F343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel Reist,   b. 17 Aug 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1938, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1890  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 18
    Children 
     1. Mary Etta Rudy, II,   b. 28 Apr 1892, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1962, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Jacob Rudy,   b. 9 Mar 1894, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1988, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     3. Martha Ellen Rudy,   b. 12 Jan 1896, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1958, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Rachel Ann Rudy,   b. 8 May 1898, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1984  (Age 85 years)
     5. Sarah Ann Rudy,   b. 8 May 1898, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1976, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Omar R. Rudy,   b. 9 Sep 1900, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     7. Abner R. Rudy,   b. Oct 1903, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1998, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years)
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Rudy, "was born April 24th, 1864. He is married to Rachel Reist. He resides in Woolwich Township, on a farm on town line opposite that of Christian B. Snyder, near Martin Mennonite Meeting House. Their family consists of two children".

      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      Rudy.--William, son of the late Benjamin Rudy, was born in Wellesley Twp., Ont., April 24, 1864; died Sept. 8, 1947; aged 83 y. 4 m. 14 d. He was married to Rachel Reist; she preceded him in death in February, 1938. Surviving are 3 sons (Jacob, Waterloo, Ont.; Omar, Westmontrose, Ont.; and Abner, New Hamburg, Ont.), 4 daughters (Mary--Mrs. E. Bechtel, Mannheim, Ont.; Martha--Mrs. Harry Thaler, Centerville, Ont.; Rachel--Mrs. Percy Snyder, Mannheim, Ont.; and Sarah--Mrs. Almer Scheidel, Kitchener, Ont.), one brother (Jeremiah, Waterloo, Ont.), and 2 sisters (Mrs. Simeon Gingerich, Kitchener, Ont.; and Mrs. Lucy Blodgett, Rochester, N.Y.). He was a faithful, punctual church-goer and taught his family to worship God. Funeral services were conducted Sept. 10 by Howard W. Stevanus at the Waterloo Mennonite Church

      Gospel Herald - Volume XL, Number 37 - December 9, 1947 -- page 799

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      Centreville, Sept. 8: - A well-known farmer in the Centreville area for many years and a member of the Waterloo Mennonite Church, William Rudy, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Almer Schiedel, 66 Homewood Ave., Kitchener, Saturday,after a brief illness. He was 83.

      Born in Wellesley Tp. on April 23, 1864, he was the son of the late Mr.and Mrs. Benjamin Rudy. Mr. Rudy's wife, Mrs. Rachel (Reist) Rudy predeceased him in Feb. 1938. He is survived by three sons, Jacob, Waterloo; Omar, West Montrose and Abner, New Hamburg; also four daughters, Mrs. Eden Bechtel and Mrs. Percy Snyder, both of Mannheim; Mrs. Harry Thaler, Centreville and Mrs. AlmerSchiedel, Kitchener. Mr. Rudy is also survived by one brother, Jeremiah, Waterloo; two sisters, Mrs. Simeon Gingrich, Kitchener and Mrs. Lucy Blodgett of Rochester, N.Y....."

      Kitchener Daily Record 8 Sep 1947

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 210.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 166.

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Mary Etta Rudy - Bechtel.

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 12.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12177-90.

    6. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, ON WATERLOO (North/Nord) (#121) Subdistrict: Waterloo C-3 Page 12.

    7. [S155] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Erb Street Mennonite CC#4512 Internet Link.
      Rudy / William Rudy / 1864-1947 / Rachel Reist / his beloved wife / 1862-1938 / at rest

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 9, 1947 - Obituary of William Rudy.

    9. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 1 Page 46.

    10. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 54.

    11. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 11.

    12. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, BloomingdalePage 2.

    13. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of William Rudy - 8 Sep 1947.

    14. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Div 1 Pg 46.
      Peter GREYERBIEHL M M 29 German Ontario Farmer Roman Catholic
      Margaretha GREYERBIEHL F M 24 German Ontario Roman Catholic

    15. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Benjamin Rudy, aged 25 res Woolwich born Woolwich son fo Daniel Rudy and Barbara Rotenburg married 2 Nov 1862 to Mary Ann Hoffman, aged 18 res. Woolwich Twp. born Waterloo Twp. daughter of Jacob Hoffman and Ellen Hamlin.

    16. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Rudy Benjamin, 25, Woolwich, Woolwich, son of Daniel and Barbara (Rosenberger), married 2 Nov 1862 Mary An Hoffman, 18, Woolwich, Waterloo, daughter of Jacob and Ellen (Hamlin)

    17. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12177-90.
      12177-90, (Waterloo Co..), William RUDY, 26, Woolwich, Wellesley, farmer, s/o Mary Ann [HOFFMAN] & Benjamin RUDY, married Rachel REIST, 27, Woolwich, Wellesley, d/o Rachel [HAEBERLE] & Jacob REIST, witn: Louisa SCHULZ, Elmira & A. Erasmus SCHULZ, Elmira, on 14 December 1890, at Elmira

    18. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Rachel Reist - March 3, 1938.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Apr 1864 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Dec 1890 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1921 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Sep 1947 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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