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

Allen Leo Diefenbacher

Male 1917 - 1991  (74 years)


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  • Name Allen Leo Diefenbacher 
    Born 6 Feb 1917  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1965  Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-128511 
    Died 8 Sep 1991  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: cancer 
    Buried Floradale Mennonite Cemetery, Floradale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I128511  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    Father Leo Allen Diefenbacher,   b. 16 Jun 1883, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1930  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Rachel Frey,   b. 26 Feb 1882, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1947  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1905  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F161980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Frey,   b. 10 Aug 1916, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1989, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1939  [5
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F28801  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Diefenbacher, Allen, 74. Born: Feb. 6, 1917, Waterloo County, Ont., to Leo and Rachel Diefenbacher. Died: Sept. 8, 1991, Kitchener, Ont., of cancer. Survivors-children: Clarence, Elsie, Marie, Newton; sisters: Elizabeth Wideman, Melvina Gingrich, Elmeda Bauman, Ida Weber; 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Barbara Frey (wife). Funeral and burial: Sept. 11, Floradale Mennonite Church, by Fred Redekop.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 85, Number 5 - February 4, 1992 - page 14

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Allen Diefenbacher - February 4, 1992 - page 14.

    2. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub Dist 8 Page 11.

    3. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Nancy Diefenbacher - Bauman - Mar 10 1965 pg 5.

    4. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 19722 (1906), Diefenbacher-Frey.
      Leo Diefenbacher, 22, Farmer, Wellesley, Wellesley, son of Christian Diefenbacher & Elizabeth Kester married Rachel Frey, 23, Peel, Peel, daughter of Martin Frey & Anna Bowman, Witn: Tobias & Joseph S. Martin Both of Woolwich, 12 December 1905 in Woolwich

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Barbara Frey - March 28, 1989, pages 227, 229, 230.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Feb 1917 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1965 - Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cancer - 8 Sep 1991 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Floradale Mennonite Cemetery, Floradale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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