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

Louis Gies[1]

Male 1874 - 1966  (91 years)


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  • Name Louis Gies 
    Born 26 Dec 1874  Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Retail, Harware 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1921  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer, own farm 
    Religion 1921  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-115071 
    Died 1966  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Zion Lutheran Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I115071  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Nicholaus Gies,   b. 16 Jun 1829, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1909, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Anna Eva Eisenbach,   b. 28 Jul 1838, Grebenau, Oberhessen, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1910  (Age 71 years) 
    Family ID F8126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine "Katie" Erb,   b. 1 Aug 1875, Blake, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 70 years) 
    Children 
     1. Herbert Leroy Gies,   b. 22 Jul 1899, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Gordon Gies,   b. 27 Mar 1902, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Madeline Elizabeth Gies,   b. Nov 1903, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Kenneth Gies,   b. Jul 1906, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Clara Gies,   b. 1914, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F22830  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Marie Schmeller,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F265177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Louis Gies Louis Gies, 91, of RR 3, Waterloo, died Saturday in St. Mary's Hospital. He was born in Floradale, son of the late Nicholaus Gies and Anna Eisenbach, and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, St. Agatha. After retiring as a steamfitter in 1920, he farmed in the Rummelhardt area. Surviving are his wife, the former Marie Schmeller, two sons, Herbert, Hamilton, and Kenneth, Kitchener; two daughters, Mrs. Ezra (Madeline) Brown,. Waterloo, and Mrs. Howard (Clara) Huehn, St. Catharines, seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. His first wife, the former Catherine Erb, predeceased him in 1946, and a son, Gordon, in 1962. Mr. Gies was the last. surviving member of a family of 12. The body is at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, Waterloo, where. service will be conducted in the chapel on Tuesday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Ernest Felker of Philipsburg. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran cemetery, St. Agatha.

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  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Gordon Gies.

    2. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-1 Page 4.

    3. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 50.

    4. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 39.

    5. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 5 Page 11.

    6. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Erbsville Sub Dist 4 1921 Page 2.

    7. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Louis Gies.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Dec 1874 - Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ? - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Retail, Harware - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, own farm - 1921 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1921 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1966 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion Lutheran Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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