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

Melvina Gehl[1, 2]

Female 1868 - 1921  (53 years)


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  • Name Melvina Gehl 
    Born 27 Jan 1868  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Melvina Shiry 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00100-5579.1 
    Died 25 Sep 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 7
    Cause: Bright's disease, diabetes 
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I10520  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Richard Gehl,   b. 16 Mar 1825, , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1909, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Rebecca B. Tohman,   b. 11 Apr 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1904  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1850  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 9, 10
    Richard Gehl & Rebecca Toman
    Richard Gehl & Rebecca Toman
    Family ID F3187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Menno Shiry,   b. 5 Apr 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1946, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. Harvey Shiry
     2. Harold Shiry,   b. 13 Jan 1892,   d. 5 Feb 1892  (Age 0 years)
     3. Ida Shiry,   b. 22 Jan 1894, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1953  (Age 58 years)
     4. Alfred Shiry,   b. 11 Nov 1896, Of, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1963  (Age 66 years)
     5. Herbert Shiry,   b. 27 May 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1988  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In/ Memoriam// Died/ At Riverbank, on Sunday, September 25th, 1921,/ Melvina Gehl/ beloved wife of Menno Shiry in her 54th year.// The Funeral/ Will take place on Wednesday, September/ 28th, at 2 p.m., from her late home at/ Riverbank to the Hagey Cemetery, Preston./ Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation


      Funeral Card

  • 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..., 228.

    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..., 538.

    3. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Menno Shiry/ 1865-1946/ Melvina Gehl/ beloved wife of/ Menno Shiry/ died Sept. 25, 1921/ in her 54th year/ Shiry

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-3 Page 11.

    5. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Melvina Shiry Death Date: 25 Sep 1921 Death Location: Waterloo Born: abt 1868 Birth Location: Waterloo

    6. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 3.

    7. [S184] Funeral Card - - Funeral Card Notices of Waterloo County from 1851 to 1980.
      Gehl Melvina - Funeral Card 1921.jpg
      Gehl Melvina - Funeral Card 1921.jpg


    8. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Richard Gehl, 25, farmer of Waterloo married 19 Mar 1850 in Greenbush bybanns to Rebecca Tomann, 21, of Waterloo, wit: George H. Clemmens - farmer of Waterloo & Samuel Tomann - farmer of Waterloo

    9. [S2575] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 3 Page 2.

    10. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 7 Page 46.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jan 1868 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Bright's disease, diabetes - 25 Sep 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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