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

Menno K. Leis[1]

Male 1859 - 1942  (83 years)


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  • Name Menno K. Leis 
    Born 24 Apr 1859  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lot 14 Con. 1 (Wellesley) Wellesley Township 
    Religion 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Labourer 
    Occupation 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Laborer Woolen Mill 
    Religion 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-107951 
    Died 6 Oct 1942  [4
    Buried Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I107951  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Joseph Leis,   b. 9 Feb 1817, , Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1896, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Catherina "Catherine" Kennel,   b. 15 Jul 1825, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1903, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1844  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    Family ID F18030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Magdalena G. Brenneman,   b. 18 May 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age < 44 years) 
    Children 
     1. Laura Leis,   b. 9 Oct 1886, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1956  (Age 69 years)
     2. Moses Leis,   b. 25 Feb 1888, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927  (Age 38 years)
     3. Nancy Leis,   b. 27 Jun 1891, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F13445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Veronica Schwartzentruber,   b. 18 May 1856, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1922  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1895  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Nancy Leis,   b. Jun 1893, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Milton Leis,   b. 29 Aug 1896, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F31333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Menno Leis Born: Wellesley Age: 24 Father: Joseph Leis Mother: Catherina Leis Born: abt 1861 Spouse: Magdalena Brenneman Age: 21 born: Wilmot Father: John Brenneman Mother: Barbara Brenneman married 1 Dec 1885 married: Waterloo, Wilmot

    2. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-6 Page 16.

    3. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 3 Page 21.

    4. [S520] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Maple View Amish Mennonite CC#4532 Internet Link.
      Menno Leis/ Born/ April 14 1859/ Died/ Oct 6 1942/ Aged 83 years/ 5 months/ 18 days/ Rest in peace

    5. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 11.

    6. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 2.

    7. [S2534] aaaWellesley Township 1871, Section 4 Page 2.

    8. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Sect. 16 Page 103.

    9. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, August 1, 1896 - Obituary of Joseph Leis.

    10. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd John Oesch, Wilmot report 37.
      Joseph Leiss, to Catharine Kennel, both of Wilmot. 1 Mar. 1844. Rev. Oesch. Wit. John Gerber and John Yantzy.

    11. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Menno Leis Born: Wellesley Age: 35 Father: Joseph Leis Mother: Catherine Leis Born: abt 1860 Spouse: Veronica Schwartzentruber Age: 37 born: S Easthope Father: Jacob Schwartzentruber Mother: Catherine Schwartzentruber married 3 Jan 1895 married: Oxford, East Zorra

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Apr 1859 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lot 14 Con. 1 (Wellesley) Wellesley Township - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jan 1895 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer Woolen Mill - 1911 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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