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

Elias H. Rudy[1]

Male 1882 - 1945  (62 years)


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  • Name Elias H. Rudy 
    Born 13 Jun 1882  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Factory Employee 
    Residence 1945  63 Church St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00097-5475 
    Died 21 Feb 1945  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: heart attack 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I1061  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    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  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Shantz,   b. 9 Feb 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1954, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1918  [9
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F6512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elias Rudy, "was born June 13th, 1882. He resides with his uncle, Menno E. Shantz, at Petersburg, Ontario."

      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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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      Elias H. Rudy, 62, died suddenly today at his home, 63 Church St., as a result of a heart attack. He had been suffering from a heart condition for a number of years. Born June 13, 1882 near Bamberg, he was a s/o the late Mr. and Mrs.Benjamin Rudy. As a young man he went to the Canadian West where he established a retail hardware business at Guernsey, Sask. In 1918 he married Mary Ann Shantz, who survives. The late Mr. Rudy returned to the Kitchener area in 1926 and had resided here until the time of his death.He was engaged in the upholstery trade. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three brothers, William of Centreville, Jeremiah of Waterloo, Josiah of Melville, Sask., and by four sisters, Mrs. Noah Snyder of Preston, Mrs. Ellen Porn of Redland, Cal., Mrs. Simeon Gingerich of Waterloo and Mrs. John Blodgett of Rochester,N.Y. Three sisters predeceased him....First Mennonite Cemetery.

      Kitchener Daily Record 21 Feb 1945

  • 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..., 211.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 6.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Rudy / Elias H Rudy / 1882-1945 / Maryann Shantz / his wife / 1882-1954 / in silence we remember

    4. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Elias Rudy - 21 Feb 1945.

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    6. [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.

    7. [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.

    8. [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)

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Mary Ann Rudy - August 24, 1954.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jun 1882 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Factory Employee - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1945 - 63 Church St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart attack - 21 Feb 1945 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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