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

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Schweitzer

Female 1852 - 1946  (94 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth "Lizzie" Schweitzer 
    Born 1 Aug 1852  Sebringville, Ellice Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth "Lizzie" Israel 
    Name Lizzie Schweitzer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Evangelical Methodist 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Methodist 
    Residence 1923  19 Mill St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-147022 
    Died 21 Dec 1946  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I147022  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Jacob Schweitzer,   b. 25 Jul 1814, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Catharina Weber,   b. CALC 8 May 1819, , Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1888, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Family ID F30112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Michael Israel,   b. 13 Apr 1848, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1923, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1872  Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Allan Israel,   b. 29 Jun 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Clara Israel,   b. 9 Feb 1877, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1948, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Mary Ann Israel,   b. 18 Aug 1878, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Margaret "Maggie" Israel,   b. 18 Jun 1883, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1984  (Age 100 years)
     5. Albert Vernon Israel,   b. 15 Feb 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F36782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Israel - One of Kitchener's oldest residents, Mrs. Elizabeth Israel, 94, died at her residence 19 Mill St., Saturday. The daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Schweitzer, she was born at Sebringville, Aug. 1, 1852, and was a member of the Zion Evangelical Church and the Ladies' Aid Society. Her husband, Michael Israel, died 23 years ago. Surviving are two sons, Allen, Stockton, Man., and Vernin, Winnipeg, Man.; three daughters, Mrs. David Schmitt, and Mrs. Reuben Weber, Kitchener, Mrs. Ezra Becker, Williamsburg, one sister, Mrs. Isaac Lautenschlager, Toronto, and 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. The remains are resting at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home where the funeral service will be held Tuesday at 3: 30 p.m. Interment will be made in the Mt. Hope Cemetery. Rev. E. E. Hallman will officiate.

      Kitchener Daily Record Dec 23 1946 pg 15

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 6.
      Incorrectly listed her name was Margaret

    2. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 3 Page 27.

    3. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 26.

    4. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      East: In memory of/ Michael Israel/ born 1848, died 1923/ At rest/ Elizabeth Schweitzer/ his beloved wife/ born 1852, died 1946/ Israel/
      (A) Reuben/
      West: Reuben Weber/ 1879-1955/ Maggie Weber/ 1883-1984/ Israel/

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Aug 1852 - Sebringville, Ellice Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jan 1872 - Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical Methodist - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1923 - 19 Mill St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Dec 1946 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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