Waterloo Region Generations
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Wilhelmina "Minnie" Rahn

Female 1881 - 1950  (68 years)


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  • Name Wilhelmina "Minnie" Rahn 
    Born 18 Jun 1881  Moltke, Grey County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Occupation 1900  Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    domestic 
    Religion 1901  Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1911  Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1948  640 Queen St. S., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Church Bef 1950  St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Name Wilhelmina "Minnie" Pfeffer 
    Name Wilhelmina "Minnie" Schaus 
    Residence 1950  116 Mill St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-150428 
    Died 26 Feb 1950  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Buried St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I150428  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Family 1 Philip N. Schaus,   b. 13 Jul 1874, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1924, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1900  , Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Katherine "Minnie" Schaus,   b. 23 Sep 1900, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969  (Age 68 years)
     2. Hilda Katharine Schaus,   b. 1901, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1950  (Age > 50 years)
     3. John Ludwig R. "Jack" Schaus,   b. 30 Jan 1905, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. John Garfield Schaus,   b. 4 Dec 1906, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age 50 years)
     5. Wilhelmina Schaus,   b. 19 Apr 1909, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Armand Charles Schaus,   b. 26 May 1912, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elmeta Catherine Schaus,   b. 19 Sep 1914, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1993, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F44870  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Henry Pfeffer,   b. 27 Apr 1870, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1948, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F49081  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Wilhelmina Pfeffer Mrs. Wilhelmina Pfeffer, 68. of 118 Mill St., died at her home yesterday following a brief illness. Born in Moltke she lived In Kitchener for 30 years. She attended St. Matthew's Lutheran Church. She was first married to Philip N. Schaus who predeceased her in 1924. In 1931 she married Henry Pfeffer who died in 1948.

      Surviving are three sons. John L.. Garfield and Armond Schaus of Kitchener; three stepsons, Clarence. Ezra and Edward Pfeffer of Kitchener; four daughters, Mrs. Clare (Eliza) Ziegler, Mrs. Carl (Hilda) Bindernagel and Mrs. Allred (Wilhelmina) Bindernagel of Kitchener and Mrs. Frank (Elmeta) Arnold of Hamilton; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Ezra (Lorraine) Voelzing of Kitchener.

      Six sisters, Mrs. Charles Kesselring and Mrs. William Lahn of Kitchener. Mrs. Philip V. Schaus and Mrs. Clayton Rahn of Hanover, Mrs. William Haase of Elmwood and Mrs. William Ludeman of Silver Creek, New York; 14 grandchildren.

      The body is resting at the Schreiter Sandrock Funeral Home where relatives are requested to meet prior to the funeral on Wednesday. A service will be held at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church at 2: 30 p.m., with Rev. Dr. John Schmieder officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 27 Feb 1950 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S499] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - St. Peters Lutheran CC#4509 Internet Link .
      Schaus/ Phillip N. Schaus/ 1874-1924/ at rest/ his beloved wife/ Wilhelmine Rahn/ 1881-1950

    2. [S1870] Census - ON, Grey, Normanby - 1911, District 74-21 pg 3.

    3. [S1749] Census - ON, Bruce, Carrick - 1901, Div 5 pg. 10.

    4. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 8963 (1881), Wilhelmina Rahn.
      Wilhelmine Rahn b. 18 Jun 1881 Normanby, d/o Karl Rahn (carpenter) & Catherine Hollinger

    5. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate (1900), Schaus-Rahn.
      Philipp N. Schaus 25, chessemaker of Normanby, b. Normanby, s/o Nicholas Schaus & Elisabeth Niergarth married Wilhelmina Rahn 18, domestic of Normanby b. Normanby, d/o Carl Rahn & B. Catharine Hollinger.

    6. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Wilhelmina Pfeffer - Kitchener-Waterloo Record 27 Feb 1950 pg 5.

    7. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), obituary of Henry Pfeffer - 29 Aug 1948.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jun 1881 - Moltke, Grey County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - domestic - 1900 - Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Feb 1900 - , Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1901 - Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1948 - 640 Queen St. S., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch - Bef 1950 - St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1950 - 116 Mill St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Feb 1950 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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