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

Matilda Cober[1]

Female 1860 - 1928  (67 years)


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  • Name Matilda Cober 
    Born 9 Nov 1860  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Matilda Holm 
    Residence 1883  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Retired 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number 00025-1999 
    Died 1 Jul 1928  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 8
    Cause: Cerebral Hemorrhage 
    Buried 4 Jul 1928  Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I12895  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Jacob Cober,   b. 8 Jul 1815, Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1890, Puslinch, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Mary Groh,   b. 12 Oct 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1897  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F547  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cyrus Holm,   b. 1 Dec 1862, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1906, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1883  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Elton Lewis Holm,   b. 12 Dec 1885, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age 71 years)
     2. Isaac Alvin Holm,   b. 13 Jul 1886, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Hester Priscilla "Priscilla" Holm,   b. 31 Jan 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Salome Isabella "Isabella" Holm,   b. 7 Sep 1889, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1966, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Joseph Ruldan Lawrence "Ruldan" Holm,   b. 6 Jul 1891, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Claud Vernon Holm,   b. 4 Nov 1892, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Harold Ferdinand Holm,   b. 26 Apr 1894, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Earl Clare Holm,   b. 8 Feb 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Mabel Viola Holm,   b. 22 Aug 1898, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Pearl Lillian Holm,   b. 21 Oct 1900, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Gertrude Laurence Hahn,   b. 1 Nov 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Nov 1860 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1883 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1883 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cerebral Hemorrhage - 1 Jul 1928 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Jul 1928 - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Matilda Cober, "was born November 9th, 1860. She is married to Cyrus Holm, a farmer. They reside at Puslinch Lake and have a family of seven children."

      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      Mrs. Matilda HolmThe death occurred on Sunday, at the home of her son, Elton Holm, Hewitt street, of Mrs. Matilda Holm, in her 68th year, after a lingering illness. The deceased whose maiden name, was Matilda Cober and was born in Puslinch and had lived practically all her life in the district. Her husband, Siras Holm, predeceased her 23 years ago. She is survived by five sons, Elton and Alvin, of Preston; Ruldan of Witchekan, Sask., Claude of Yale, Mich., Earl of Hamilton, also five daughters, Miss Pearl Holm of Guelph, Mrs. Harry Higgins of Gooderich, Mich., Mrs Wallace Burrows of Eden Mills. The funeral will be held on Wednesday afternoon, from the residence of her son, on Hewitt street, to Wanner's cemetery.

      Kitchener Daily Record 3 Jul 1928 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 733.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 465.

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 6.

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 35165-1928 Matilda Cober.

    5. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      Matilda / Cober / wife of / Cyrus Holm / died / July 1st,1928 / in her 68th year

    6. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 8.

    7. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 12295 (1883), Holmes-Cober.
      Cyrus Holmes, 22, Yeoman, Puslinch Twp., Same, s/o Daniel and Esther, Married Matilda Cober, 23, Puslinch Twp., Same, d/o Jacob and Mary, Witn: Isaac C. Cober and Elizabeth Bechtel, both of Puslinch Twp., 25 Dec 1883 At Preston

    8. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Mrs. Matilda Holm - 3 Jul 1928 pg 3.

    9. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 10 Mar 1838:12.
      6 Mar 1838 Rev F.W. Bindeman m. Jacob Cober to Maria Groh, daughter of Johannes Groh, both of Waterloo Tp.