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

Ezra W. Geiger[1]

Male 1870 - 1950  (80 years)


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  • Name Ezra W. Geiger 
    Born 18 Jun 1870  Zurich, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    New Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00038-3069.5 
    Died 5 Jul 1950  [3, 5
    Cause: accident in the hayfield 
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I12169  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father David Geiger,   b. 9 Nov 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary A. Winters,   b. 10 Feb 1838, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Nov 1859  [8
    Family ID F3392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Heckedon,   b. 4 May 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1960  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1893  [3
    Children 
     1. Mabel May Geiger,   b. 22 Dec 1894, Washington, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1979, Zurich, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. John Irvin H. Geiger,   b. 24 Oct 1897, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1958, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. Ida Lucinda Geiger,   b. 22 Nov 1899, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Arthur Geiger,   b. Mar 1904, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Gordon Geiger,   b. Apr 1910, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F6404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsReligion - New Mennonite - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1901 - South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Geiger. --- Ezra W. Geiger, was born in Zurich, Ont., June 18, 1870; died suddenly as a result of an accident in the hayfield July 5, 1950; aged 80 y. 17 d. On June 22, 1893, he was married to Mary Ann Heckendorn, who remains. Also surviving are 5 children (Mabel-Mrs. William Gossman, Dashwood; Irvin, at home; Ida-Mrs. Clarence Snyder, Kitchener, Ont.; Arthur, Detroit, Mich.; Gordon, at home), 15 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and one brother (David, of Galt, Ont.). Over fifty years ago he united with the Mennonite Church at Roseville. Funeral services were held July 7 at his late home and at the Cressman Mennonite Church. Burial was made in the cemetery adjoining the church. Oscar Burkholder officiated. Text: I Sam. 20: 3.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLIII, Number 30 - July 25, 1950 --- page 750, 751.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 676.

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 14 Household Number 63.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Ezra Geiger - July 25, 1950.

    4. [S399] Census - ON, Brant, South Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (South/Sud) E-2 Page 3.

    5. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Geiger / In loving memory of / Ezra W.Geiger / June 18,1870-July 5,1950 / his wife / Maryann Heckendorn / May 4,1867-Sept.5,1960 / At rest / Father Mother

    6. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 14.

    7. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 10.

    8. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 32.