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

Rev. Simon Laschinger Umbach[1, 2]

Male 1849 - 1913  (63 years)


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  • Name Simon Laschinger Umbach 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 28 Aug 1849  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Evangelical 
    Occupation 1877  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    clergyman 
    Occupation 1880  Campden, Lincoln County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Reverend 
    Occupation 1881  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Minister 
    Occupation 1883  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Preacher 
    Occupation 1891  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Clergyman 
    Residence 1891  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-126879 
    Died 21 Aug 1913  Elberfeld, , Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Buried Naperville Cemetery, Naperville, DuPage, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Person ID I126879  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Father Johann Gottlieb "John" Umbach,   b. CALC 2 May 1797, Großgartach, Großgartach, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Katharine Christine Lachsinger,   b. 14 Aug 1804, Meimsheim, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1832  Mönchzell, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F11083  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Schweitzer,   b. CALC 10 Sep 1853, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1883, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married 23 Apr 1877  North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Catharine Umbach,   b. 1867, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Albert Edwin Umbach,   b. 18 May 1878, Clinton, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1880, Campden, Lincoln County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. Edward Milton Umbach,   b. 23 Apr 1883, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1962, Elizabethton, Carter, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F31369  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • S. L. UMBACH DIES IN GERMANY

      Word was received here last Monday of the death of Rev. S. L. Umbach of this city, at the Deaconess Hospital, Elberfeld, Germany, on August 21st, 1913, after an operation. His son, Rev. E. M. Umbach, was with him at the time and will accompany the body back to Naperville where burial will be made. Passage was taken from Liverpool on August 26th, and the steamer is due at Boston on Thursday. This will probably allow arrival in Naperville on Saturday or Sunday.

      The Naperville Clarion 3 Sep 1913

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      Simon also married Rose who is buried in Naperville Cemetery, Naperville, Illinois

      Cemetery Stone: Top: ROSE Face: WIFE OF REV. S. L. UMBACH OCT. 15, 1856 [death date is buried]

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      "b-28 Aug 1849 Upper Woolwich twshp. d-21 Aug 1913 at Elberfeld Germany. Buried at Naperville Illinois U. S, A. 3 sep 1913. Was also a minister. Marr-Sarah Schweitzer, dau Nicholas and Mary Schweitzer, b-N. Easthope Perth County Ont. Can. d-1883 and buried Lingelbauch cmty. New Hamburg Hwy. Marr- 23 Apr 1877. Stationed in New Hamburg from 1872-1873 also Hespeler,

      Simon was a minister for the Evangelical faith. Stationed New Hamburg from 1872-1873 also Hespeler, Berlin, Campden, Strassburg - minister for Zion church, Berlin. Went to Plainfield Illinois then moved to Naperville abt 1870-spoke, springbok school house.

      Marie Rose Meck dau John and Dorothy Meck. She was born in Sandusky Ohio U. S. A. married at Naperville 13 Aug 1891. she died Naperville abt 1896 leaving one son Paul-b-Nov 1896 d- 1897 20 mar. Simon and Sarah had - Albert Edwin-b-May 1878-d-1880, Campden, Ont. (near Niagara Falls) Edward Milton b-Apr 1883, Hespeler Ont. Edward Milton marr-Mary Edna Good dau Isaac and Mary Good of Kansas U. S. A. at Chicago. U. S. A. They had son Robert. Simon was made a professor and taught at Naperville.

      Zion Evangelical (United ) church 100 year anniversary book. page 43-Simon L Umbach mentioned as giving the Eulogy for a preacher who had died. ministers were only allowed to preach two years in any station which was why the Umbachs are not mentioned more frequently. page 48-Simon and Joseph mentioned, Simon as preacher in charge of the conference. 1874-1875 page 48- claims Simons wife died around 1874-1875-cannot substantiate."

      Lorne Umbach

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 6 May 1880.
      Apr. 26, 1880 A son of the Rev. Simon L. Umbach died in Campden, Lincoln County, at age of 2 years

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 May 1883.
      06 May 1883 Sarah Umbach, wife of Preacher S. L. Umbach, died in Berlin at age of 29 years, 7 months & 26 days

    3. [S299] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1881, Page 24.

    4. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 4, Pg. 113.

    5. [S1980] Cemetery - Illinois, Dupage, Naperville - Naperville Cemetery.
      Top: FATHER Face: REV. SIMON L. UMBACH AUG. 28, 1849 AUG. 21, 1913

    6. [S699] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1891, Section 1 Page 39.

    7. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Sect. 9 Page 84.

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Simon L Umbach
      Sex: Male
      Age: 27
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1850 Woolwich Twp
      Occ: clergyman - Waterloo Tp.
      Father's Name: John Umbach
      Mother's Name: Catharine Umbach
      Spouse's Name: Sarah Schweitzer
      Spouse's Sex: Female
      Spouse's Age: 23
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1854 North Easthope Tp.
      Res: North Easthope Tp.
      Spouse's Father's Name: Nicholas Schweitzer
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary Schweitzer
      Marriage Date: 24 Apr 1877
      Marriage Place: North Easthope Twp.,Perth, Ontario, Canada

    9. [S3172] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39226770/simon-laschinger-umbach.

    10. [S2586] Baden, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1502-1985.
      Name:Johann Gottlieb Umbach
      Gender:männlich (Male)
      Event Type:Heirat (Marriage)
      Marriage Date:23 Sep 1832
      Marriage Place:Mönchzell, Baden (Baden-Württemberg), Preußen (Germany)
      Father:Gottlieb Umbach
      Mother:Carolina Umbach
      Spouse:Catharina Laschinger
      Father:Conrad Laschinger
      Mother:Barbara Laschinger
      Parish as it Appears:Münchzell
      Page Number:18;19

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Aug 1849 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - clergyman - 1877 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Apr 1877 - North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Minister - 1881 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Preacher - 1883 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clergyman - 1891 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1891 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Aug 1913 - Elberfeld, , Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Naperville Cemetery, Naperville, DuPage, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
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