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

Elsie Biehn[1, 2, 3]

Female 1879 - 1947  (67 years)


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  • Name Elsie Biehn 
    Born 18 Dec 1879  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Elsie Toman 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00008-1037.2 
    Died 29 Sep 1947  Humboldt, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Buried Sharon Mennonite Cemetery, Guernsey, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I15661  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Abraham Biehn,   b. 5 Jan 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1927, Near, Guernsey, , Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary Cressman,   b. 20 Aug 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1932, Near Guernsey, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1879  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 7, 9
    Family ID F45  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Manasseh Toman,   b. 20 Sep 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1960, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1902  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Willard Hedley Toman,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Gertrude Toman,   b. 2 Feb 1903, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1929, Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     3. Mary Elizabeth Toman,   b. 4 Jan 1904, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1964, Lanigan, , Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. Loretta Elsie Toman,   b. 1 Mar 1910,   d. 18 Nov 1981  (Age 71 years)
     5. Clarence Earl Toman,   b. 29 Jul 1915, Guernsey, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 2003  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F12629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Toman.-Elsie Biehn was born at Freeport, Ont., Dec. 18, 1879: died at the Humboldt Hospital on Sept. 29, 1947; aged 67 y. 9 m. 11 d. On March 26, 1902 she was married to Manassa Toman. In 1905 they moved to Guernsey, Sask. Surviving are 2 sons (Clarence, of Guernsey; and Willard, Waterloo, Ont.), 2 daughters (Mary-Mrs. Allen Cressman, and Loretta-Mrs. Wesley Shantz, both of Guernsey), and 12 grandchildren. Two daughters (Vera and Gertrude) predeceased her. Funeral services were held at the home and at the Sharon Mennonite Church, in charge of Dan Schlabach and Stanley Shantz. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XL, Number 33 - November 11, 1947, pages 718, 719

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 264.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 499.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Gertrude Toman - Feb. 2, 1903.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-3 Page 2.

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 47.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, November 11, 1947 - Obituary of Elsie Biehn.

    7. [S2575] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 3 Page 4.

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 6, 1960 - Obituary of Manassa Toman.

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 010824-79.
      010824-79 (Waterloo Co.) Abraham BIEHN, 29, farmer, Waterloo Twp, Waterloo Twp, s/o Aaron & Hannah married Mary CRESSMAN, 21, Waterloo Twp, Waterloo
      Twp, d/o Isaac & Barbara, witn: Ephraim CRESSMAN & Hannah BIEHN both of Waterloo Twp, 4 February 1879 in the Twp of Waterloo.

    10. [S79] Marriage Invitation - Leone Sherk Collection.
      Biehn, Elsie & Manassa Toman - Marriage invite 1902.jpg
      Biehn, Elsie & Manassa Toman - Marriage invite 1902.jpg


  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Dec 1879 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Mar 1902 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Sep 1947 - Humboldt, , Saskatchewan, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sharon Mennonite Cemetery, Guernsey, Saskatchewan Link to Google Earth
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