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

Samuel Litwiller

Male 1881 - 1955  (74 years)


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  • Name Samuel Litwiller 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Born 16 Jan 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer Son 
    Occupation 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-125039 
    Died 27 Nov 1955  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I125039  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Rev. Christian Litwiller,   b. 13 Sep 1848, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1924, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary Miller,   b. 13 Dec 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1921, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 27 Sep 1870  [6
    Family ID F30996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Veronica Schrag,   b. 12 Sep 1882, Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1940, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1906  [4
    Children 
     1. Lorena Litwiller,   b. Dec 1906, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F188032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Litwiller, Samuel, of Kitchener, Ont., was born Jan. 16, 1881; died Nov. 27, 1955, at the K & W Hospital following a lengthy illness at the age of 74 y. 10 m. 11 d. Born in St. Agatha, he was a son of the late Christian Litwiller and Maria Miller. Jan. 1, 1906, he was united in marriage to Veronica Schrag, who predeceased him Nov. 29, 1940. He was a member of First Mennonite Church. He is survived by two sons (Manasseh of Wisconsin and Melvin of Toronto), 4 daughters (Laurene-Mrs. Wellesley, Carnahan, of New Lowell, Ont.; Phoebe-Mrs. Gordon Sanders, and Madelene-Mrs. Arno Hartwig of Kitchener; and Velma-Mrs. Stanley Schweitzer of Rummelhardt), one brother (David of Preston), one sister (Mrs. Moses Jantzi of Baden), and 4 granddaughters. Two brothers and 4 sisters predeceased him. Funeral at First Mennonite Church, conducted by C. F. Derstine. Theme: "The Living Will Lay It to Heart."

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLIX , Number 1 - January 3, 1956-page 23, 24

  • Sources 
    1. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 8.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 13.

    3. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 7.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Samuel Litwiler - January 3, 1956-page 23, 24.

    5. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 7.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 6, 1921 - Obituary of Maria Miller.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jan 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Nov 1955 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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