Waterloo Region Generations
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Sarah Catherine Umbach

Female 1866 - 1950  (84 years)


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  • Name Sarah Catherine Umbach 
    Born 31 Jan 1866  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Sarah Catherine Becker 
    Residence 1881  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Evangelical Association 
    Residence 1885  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1901  Aldborough Twp., Elgin Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-125979 
    Died 6 Jun 1950  RR6, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I125979  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Rev. Joseph F. Umbach,   b. 1 Nov 1829, Münchzell, , Bayern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1911, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Lisetta" Menger,   b. 25 Jul 1834, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1906  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 1851  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F22284  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Emil Dahlman Becker,   b. 1864, Naumburg, Lewis, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1933, Arnprior, Renfrew Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 9 Mar 1885  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Esmerald Elizabeth "Essie" Becker,   b. 6 Aug 1885, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Rev. Charles Harrison "Harrison" Becker,   b. 5 Dec 1891, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969, Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F47714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Sarah C. Becker

      Mrs. Sarah C. Becker, 84, died on Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Johnstone, R.R. 6, Galt, after a brief illness. The former Sarah Umbach, a daughter of the late Rev. and Mrs. Joseph Umbach, she was born at New Hamburg, Jan. 31st, 1866. She was a member of Calvary Memorial Evangelical Church, Kitchener, the Ladies' Aid, Women's Society of World Service and the Women's Christian Temperance Union.

      Her husband, Rev. Emil D. Becker, a former resident of New Hamburg, died in November, 1933. Surviving are three sons, Harrison, of Glidden, Ia.; Gordon, of Hanover; Eldon, of Kitchener, and a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Essie) Johnstone, R.R. 6, Galt. Five grandchildren and a great-grandchild also survive.

      Funeral services will be held at Calvary Church Kitchener, on Friday afternoon and interment will take place in Union Cemetery, Elmira.

      New Hamburg Independent, June 9, 1950

  • Sources 
    1. [S250] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1871, Page 33.

    2. [S251] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1881, New Hamburg 1881 Page 48.

    3. [S322] Census - ON, Elgin, Aldborough - 1901, Page: 14 Family Number: 171.
      Emil D Becker 37 Ny
      Sarah C Becker 36 Ontario
      Essie L Becker 15 Ontario
      Harrison Becker 9 Ontario

    4. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/88210423/sarah-becker.

    5. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 11804 (1885), Becker-Umbach.
      Emil Becker, 19, occ. Tailor, b. Naremburgh USA, res. New Hamburg, son of Charles and Zorikina, Married Sarah Umbach, 18, b. Ontario, res. New Hamburg, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth, Wittness(es) - Elizabeth Umbach and Susannah Kenger, both of New Hamburg, 9 March 1885 at New Hamburg

    6. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages By Rev’d Solomon Weaver, Evangelical Association of North America, For 1851 #205.
      Joseph Umbach, 22, to Elisabeth Menger, 18 Witnesses: John Umbach Fand Conrad Umbach.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jan 1866 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical Association - 1881 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1885 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Mar 1885 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Aldborough Twp., Elgin Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jun 1950 - RR6, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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