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

Lydia Kropf

Female 1894 - 1950  (55 years)


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  • Name Lydia Kropf 
    Born 24 Dec 1894  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Leis 
    Occupation 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer Kitting Mill 
    Religion 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1917  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-144322 
    Died 17 Sep 1950  [4
    Person ID I144322  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Joel N. Kropf,   b. 31 Oct 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1896, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Veronica Roth,   b. 29 Jul 1853, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1925, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1873  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27830  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Moses Leis,   b. 25 Feb 1888, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1917  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Melvin Leis,   b. 10 Apr 1920,   d. 24 Aug 2005, Fergus, Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Moses K. Leis,   b. 4 Oct 1927, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 2005, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F36126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Lydia Leis

      Wellesley, Sept. 18 - Mrs. Lydia Leis, 55 widow of Moses B. Leis, died at her home here yesterday after a year's illness. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joel Kropf, she was born at Wellesley on Dec. 22, 1894. Mrs. Leis was a member of Maple View Amish-Mennonite Church. Her husband predeceased her in 1927. Surviving are two sons, Melvin and Moses, Wellesley; two brothers, John Kropf, Strathroy and David Kropf, Kitchener; three sisters, Mrs. Christian Litweiler, New Hamburg; Mattie and Annie, Wellesley; and four grandchildren. The body is resting at the residence where a private service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. A public funeral will beheld inn Maple View Church at 3p.m. Bishopp Samuel Schultz and Rev. Moses Roth will officiate. Internment will be in the cemetery adjoining the church.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, September 18, 1950

  • Sources 
    1. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 33341 (1895), Lydia Kropf.
      Lydia Kropf Date of Birth: 24 Dec 1894 Gender: Female Birth County: Waterloo Father's Name: Joel Kropf (labourer of Wellesley) Mother's Name: Veronica Roth

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 19919 (1917), Moses Leis-Lydia Kropf.
      Lydia Kropf (res. Wellesley) Birth Place: Wellesley Age: 22 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1895 Father Name: Joel Kropf Mother Name: Veronica Roth Spouse Name: Moses Leis (occ. farmer of Wellesley) Spouse's Age: 29 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888 Spouse Birth Place: Wellesley Spouse Father Name: Menno Leis Spouse Mother Name: Magdaline Brenneman Marriage Date: 25 Apr 1917 Marriage Place: Waterloo, Wellesley

    3. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 6.

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Lydia Leis - September 18, 1950.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Dec 1894 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1917 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Apr 1917 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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