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

Magdalena "Lena" Bauer

Female 1875 - 1950  (75 years)


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  • Name Magdalena "Lena" Bauer 
    Born 1875  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Lena Bauer 
    Name Magdalena "Lena" Gilles 
    Residence 722 Sherring St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-128378 
    Died 7 Apr 1950  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Cause: Heart Attack 
    Buried Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I128378  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Beatus Bauer,   b. 27 Nov 1840, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1915, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Sophia Neubauer,   b. 15 Jul 1850, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1917, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F23194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John William Gilles,   b. 31 Oct 1870, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1902  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Edward Gilles,   b. 1903,   d. 1907  (Age 4 years)
     2. Agnes Amelia Gilles,   b. 14 Feb 1911, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 30 years)
     3. Sister Frances Xavier,   d. Bef 2001
     4. Irene Gilles
     5. Dr. John W. Gilles,   d. Bef 2001
     6. Joseph Gilles
     7. Robert M. Gilles,   b. 29 Sep 1915, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 2001, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F14999  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. John Gilles

      PRESTON, April 10. Lifelong and well-known Preston resident, Magdalena Bauer, wife of John William Gilles, died in St. Marys Hospital, Kitchener, Friday morning, at the age of 74 years. Mrs. Gilles had been confined to hospital two weeks, returned home and suffered a heart attack. Born in Preston, Mrs. Gilles had resided here all her life. She was a member of St. Clement's R.C. Church and of the Altar Society. For the past four years she had made her home at 722 Sherring Street, prior to which she lived on the Gilles farm, at the foot of Wellington St., for many years. Surviving are her husband; two daughters, Sister Frances Xavier, of Waterloo and Mrs. Thomas Cowman, Blair; three sons, Dr. John W. Gilles, Jr., of Edmonton; Robert, at home and Joseph at Toronto University; one grandchild; six sisters, Mrs. Edward Dopp and Mrs. Edward Burgess, both of Preston; Mrs. Alex. Weber, Waterloo; Mrs. John Hoebsmann, Mrs. J. Connors and Miss Agnes Bauer, all of Toronto; a brother, Peter Bauer at Cruickston Park, Blair. Two children, Edward in 1907 in Preston and Agnes in 1943 at Preston, predeceased her. The funeral was held today, with solemn requiem high mass at St. Clement's R.C. Church, at 9 a.m. Interment was made in the R.C. Cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 10 Apr 1950 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S297] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1881, Page 44.

    2. [S406] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - St. Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery CC#4499 Internet Link .
      Gilles/ John/ 1870 - 1955/ Lena/ 1875 - 1950/ Edward/ 1903 - 1907/ Rest In Peace.

    3. [S2489] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - St. Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery Internet Link.
      [South] Gilles/ John/ 1870 - 1955/ Lena/ 1875 - 1950/ Edward/ 1903 - 1907/ Rest In Peace./
      [A] Edward/

    4. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate.
      Name:John Gillies Age:31 Birth Year:abt 1871 Birth Place:Preston Marriage Date:9 Sep 1902 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:William Gillies Mother:Veronica Gillies Spouse:Magdalena Bane

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1875 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Sep 1902 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Heart Attack - 7 Apr 1950 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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