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

Lydia Buerge[1]

Female 1857 - 1938  (81 years)


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  • Name Lydia Buerge 
    Born 14 Feb 1857  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-107099 
    Died 15 Mar 1938  [1
    Buried Mitchel Cemetery, near, Jasper, Jasper, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I107099  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Christian Buerge,   b. 28 Feb 1829, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Magdalen Iutzi,   b. 1830, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 4 May 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F15256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Merril - Lydia Buerge was born in Ontario, Canada, Feb. 14, 1857; died March 15, 1938; aged 81 y. 1 m. 1 d. She moved with her parents to Reed City, Mich., at the age of twelve years, and to a farm near Jasper, Mo., when a young woman. She became a member of the Mennonite Church some twenty years ago. She was married to George Merril in October, 1932, who passed away a little more than four months ago. She leaves 2 sisters (Bessie Buerge and Mrs. Jacob Scott), 4 nephews, and 2 nieces Funeral services were conducted at the Baptist Church at Jasper, Mo., by E.J. Bekery of Oronogo, Mo. Text, Psa. 116;15. Burial in Mitchel Cemetery four miles east of Jasper.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXI, No. 3 - April 21, 1938, Page 62, 63

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, The Obituary of Elizabeth Buerge - March 30, 1944.

    2. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      Christian BERGI, to Magdalen, IULZY, both of Wilmot. 4 May 1852. Rev. ROTH. Wit. Peter BOSHARD and Peter LILWILLER [or LITWILLER].

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Feb 1857 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mitchel Cemetery, near, Jasper, Jasper, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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