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

John Weis

Male 1859 - 1932  (73 years)


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  • Name John Weis 
    Emigration 1852  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born 7 May 1859  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Waggon Maker 
    Residence 1886  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Wagoner 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Retired 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1911  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Carriage Maker 
    Religion 1911  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1921  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Wagon Maker 
    Religion 1921  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-118681 
    Died 30 Nov 1932  Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I118681  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father George John Weis,   b. 24 Mar 1832, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1906, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Gremm,   b. 11 Apr 1840, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1920, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1858  [7
    Family ID F29769  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Dippel,   b. Feb 1860, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 6 Jan 1886  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Violet Weis
     2. Edgar Frederick Weis,   b. 24 Jan 1887, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     3. Harvey Melvin Weis,   b. 26 Feb 1889, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1953, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Loretta Weis,   b. Oct 1893, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age ~ 71 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F168325  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Weis

      Heidelberg, Dec. 1. - After an illness of about five weeks, John Weis, life-long resident of Heidelberg, passed away last Wednesday afternoon in his 74th year. A wagon-maker by trade, Mr. Weis was well known throughout the district. He was born in Heidelberg.

      In 1886 he was married to Rebecca Dippel, daughter of the late Rev. D. and Mrs. Dippel, who survives, him with one son, Harvey, one daughter; Loretta, and one adopted daughter Violet, all of Kitchener. One son, Edgar, predeceased him fourteen years ago. One brother, George, and two sisters, Phillipine of Heidelberg, and Mrs. Fred Baetz, Kitchener, also survive with five grandchildren.

      The funeral was held on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from his late residence in Heidelberg to the Elmira Cemetery for burial.

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-7 Page 8.

    2. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div 4, Page 36.

    3. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 40.

    4. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div.. 18 Page 7.

    5. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 6 Page 12.

    6. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, SubDist. 17 Page 7.

    7. [S2723] aaaaaWoolwich Township 1861, Sect. 11 Page 103.

    8. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      Ihs/ In Loving Memory Of/ John Weis/ 1859 - 1932/ Rebecca Dippel/ His Beloved Wife/ 1860 - 1942/ Loretta Weis 1892 - 1965/ Weis.
      [A] W [2 corner lot marker stones - Right top & bottom]

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 14 Jan 1886.
      January 6, 1886 Rebecca Dippel & John Weis, both of Heidelberg, were married by Preacher Wm. Schmidt, in Berlin.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1852 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 May 1859 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Waggon Maker - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1886 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Jan 1886 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wagoner - 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 MapsRetired - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carriage Maker - 1911 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wagon Maker - 1921 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1921 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Nov 1932 - Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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