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

Dora Sidonia Debus

Female 1900 - 1943  (42 years)


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  • Name Dora Sidonia Debus 
    Born 4 Jun 1900  Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/243105998/ 
    Misfortune suicide by drowning in basement cistern 
    Name Dora Sidonia Appel 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-148318 
    Died 16 Jan 1943  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: suicide by drowning and anxiety neuvosis in basement cistern 
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I148318  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Warden - Reeve Frederick "Fred" Debus,   b. 2 Jul 1870, Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1957  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Kern,   b. 1874, Fullarton Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1965, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1897  Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F60901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lloyd Edwin Appel,   b. 23 Dec 1899, Zurich, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1968, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F36725  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. L. E. Appel

      By Chronicle Correspondent)

      NEW HAMBURG. - Dora Sidona Apppel, wife of ex-Councillor L. E. Appel, died suddenly at her home on Waterloo street Saturday evening. She was the only daughter of ex-Reeve Frederick and Mrs. Bebus of this village and was born in Tavistock on June 4, 1900. In November, 1938, at Stratford, she married L. E. Appel. She had been ill for some time.

      She had been prominent in women's lawn bowling circles here for years, holding the office of secretary until last year.

      She leaves to mourn besides her parents and husband, one brother, Lloyd, at home.

      Waterloo Chronicle, 22 Jan 1943, p. 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Dora Sidonia Debus
      Gender:Female
      Birth Date:4 Jun 1900
      Birth Place: East Zorra, Oxford North, Ontario, Canada
      Father:Frederick Debus
      Mother:Elizabeth Kern

    2. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      NameDora Appel
      Maiden Name[Debus]
      GenderFemale
      Age42
      Birth Date4 Jun 1900
      Birth PlaceOntario
      Death Date16 Jan 1943
      Death PlaceNew Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
      FatherFred Delus
      MotherElizabeth Delus
      SpouseLoyd Appel
      Cause" suicide by drowning and anxiety neuvosis in basement cistern
      Certificate Number037180

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Frederick Dubus
      Sex: Male
      Age: 27
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1870 "Ellis?
      Occ: miller Tavistock
      Father's Name: Henry Debus
      Mother's Name: Elizabeth Buker
      Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Kern
      Spouse's Sex: Female
      Spouse's Age: 23
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1874 Fullarton
      Res: Fullarton
      Spouse's Father's Name: Adam Kern
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Johanna Millman
      Marriage Date: 12 Oct 1897
      Marriage Place: Stratford, , Ontario, Canada

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jun 1900 - Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: suicide by drowning and anxiety neuvosis in basement cistern - 16 Jan 1943 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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