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

Melinda S. Stroh[1]

Female 1875 - 1962  (86 years)


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  • Name Melinda S. Stroh 
    Born 6 Dec 1875  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Melinda S. Ritter 
    Name Melinda S. Ritter 
    Name Melinda Stroh 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-115837P 
    Died 1962  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Buried St. James Lutheran Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Person ID I115837  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2020 

    Father Jacob Oscar Stroh,   b. 21 Aug 1843, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1928, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Maria "Mary" Steffler,   b. 30 Dec 1847, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1924, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 19 Aug 1867  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F14067  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Jacob Stroh,   b. CA 1843,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F265594  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Daniel K. Ritter,   b. 12 Dec 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1951, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
     1. Lester W. Ritter,   b. 17 Aug 1897, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 50 years)
     2. Cranson Ritter,   b. 31 Jul 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Clayton Ritter,   b. Apr 1903, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Percival S. "Percy" Ritter,   b. 13 Apr 1905, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1991  (Age 86 years)
     5. Harry H. Ritter,   b. Apr 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1987, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
     6. Mabel Ritter,   b. Feb 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Edgar Ritter,   b. 26 Apr 1912, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F14533  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Daniel Ritter,   b. CA 1867,   d. 1951  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Children 
     1. Cranson Ritter,   b. 31 Jul 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Clayton Ritter,   b. Apr 1903, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Percival S. "Percy" Ritter,   b. 13 Apr 1905, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1991  (Age 86 years)
     4. Harry H. Ritter,   b. Apr 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1987, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
     5. Mabel Ritter,   b. Feb 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lester Ritter,   d. 1948
     7. Edgar Ritter,   b. 26 Apr 1912, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F265595  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Melinda Ritter - by Record Staff Writer - ELMIRA - Mrs. Melinda Ritter, 86, of 35 Water St., Elmira, died at her home Monday after a brief illness. A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Stroh, she was born in Woolwich Township, Dec. 6, 1875. Her husband, Daniel, died in 1951. She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Elmira. Surviving are four sons, Cranson, Clayton, Percy and Harry, all of Elmira; one daughter, Mrs. Harley (Mabel) Stahlbaum of Elmira; one brother, Henry of Elmira and one grandson and two great-grandchildren. Two sons, two brothers and two sisters also predeceased her. The body will be at the Dreisinger Funeral Parlor, Elmira, until Thursday noon when removal will be made to St. James Church, for the funeral at 3 p.m. Burial will be in St. James Lutheran Cemetery, St. Jacobs. Rev. Harry Baetz will officiate.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Harry H. Ritter - 1987.

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-5 Page 7.

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

    4. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 10.

    5. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Woolwich Twp. 1921 Sub Dist. 14 Page 5.

    6. [S448] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. James Lutheran St. Jacobs CC#4590 Internet Link.
      Ritter
      A. Lester W. Ritter/ 1897-1948
      B. Mother/ Melinda Stroh/ 1875-1962/ father/ Daniel K. Ritter/ 1867-1951
      C. Edgar Ritter/ 1912-1957

    7. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Melinda Stroh - Ritter.

    8. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 16 Page 4.

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Jacob Stroh Born: Woolwich Res: Woolwich Age: 21 Father: Conrad Stroh Mother: Oswalda Born: 1846 Spouse: Maria Staffler Age: 21 born: Woolwich Res: Woolwich Born: 1846 Father: Lorenz Staffler Mother: B. married 19 Aug 1867 county: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Dec 1875 - 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 MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1962 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. James Lutheran Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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