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

Elmer Mayer[1]

Male 1902 - 1979  (77 years)


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  • Name Elmer Mayer 
    Born 6 Apr 1902  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Amish 
    Occupation 1926  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Residence 1979  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-136189 
    Died 12 May 1979  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: emphysema 
    Buried Saint Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I136189  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Moses Mayer,   b. 25 May 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1952  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Rachael Lichti,   b. 21 Dec 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1971, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1901  [4
    Family ID F20116  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine "Katie" Everatt,   b. 13 Jul 1905, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1926  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Children 
     1. Cecil Ray Mayer,   b. 26 Dec 1929,   d. 5 Oct 2015  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F41811  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mayer, Elmer, son of Moses and Rachel (Lichti) Mayer, was born at Baden, Ont., Apr. 6, 1902 ; died of emphysema at Kitchener, Ont., May 12, 1902[should read 1979]; aged 77 y. On June 23, 1926, he was married to Catharine Everatt, who died on Jan. 10, 1978. Surviving are one son (Cecil), 2 grandchildren, 2 brothers (Clarence and William), and 4 sisters (Adeline-Mrs. Simon Gingerich, Elmina-Mrs. Jerry Wismer, Mabel-Mrs. Elmer Streicher, and Viola-Mrs. William Gingerich). He was preceded in death by 3 brothers (Aaron, Allen, and Edgar). He was a member of St. Agatha Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on May 15, in charge of Nelson Martin and Elmer Schwartzentruber; interment in St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 72, Number 27 - July 3, 1979 --- page 542

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      MAYER, Elmer 1979
      Mayer, Elmer-On Saturday, May 12, 1979, at St. Mary's Hospital, Elmer Mayer, age 77 years, of Nithview, New Hamburg.
      Survived by his son, Cecil of Hanover; his two grandchildren, Timothy, at home, and Kathryn of Exeter; his four sisters and two brothers: Adeline (Mrs. Simon Gingerich) and Clarence Mayer, both of Lowville, N.Y., Elmina (Mrs. Jerry Wismer) of New Hamburg, Mabel (Mrs. Elmer Streicher) of Tavistock, William Mayer of New Hamburg and Viola (Mrs. William Gingerich) of Kitchener.
      Predeceased by his wife, the former Catherine Everatt on January 10, 1978; three brothers, Aaron, Allen and Edgar; his father, Moses Mayer and his mother, the former Rachel Lichti.
      He was a lifelong member of St. Agatha Mennonite Church.
      Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, until noon on Tuesday; then at St. Agatha Mennonite Church for the funeral service on Tuesday, at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Nelson Martin will conduct the service. Interment will be made in the adjoining cemetery.
      Expressions of sympathy may be shown by donations to the Mennonite Central Committee or Respiratory Research Foundation.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3108] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 046066-26.
      Elmer Mayer, 24, occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot, res. Wilmot, son of Moses Mayer and Rachel Lichti married Kattie Everett, 21, b. Wilmot, res. Wilmot, daughter of John Everett and Kattie Brunk, Witnessed by: Clarence Mayer and Joseph Everett Both of St. Agatha, 23 June 1926 in Wilmot

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Elmer Mayer - July 3, 1979.

    3. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 9 Page 2.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Rachel Mayer - August 3, 1971.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Catharine Everatt Mayer - February 14, 1978.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Apr 1902 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Amish - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1926 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jun 1926 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1979 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: emphysema - 12 May 1979 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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