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

Arthur Herbert Leslie Schaaf

Male 1891 - 1972  (81 years)


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  • Name Arthur Herbert Leslie Schaaf 
    Born 8 Jun 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Name Arthur Schaaf 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Son 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1921  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer, own farm 
    Residence 1921  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-157411 
    Died 28 Aug 1972  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Emanuel Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Petersburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I157411  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Henry R. Schaaf,   b. 22 Jun 1843, , Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1926, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Sophia Gaukel,   b. 10 Nov 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1871  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F18553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Wilhelmina Forler,   b. 3 Sep 1899, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1983, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1920  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Miriam A. Schaaf,   b. 1924,   d. 1986  (Age 62 years)
     2. Madeline I. C. Schaaf,   b. 18 Oct 1935,   d. 19 Feb 2013, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F45883  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SCHAAF, Arthur L. - At the K-W Hospital, Monday, Aug. 28, 1972, following a lengthy illness, Arthur Schaaf of Route 4, Kitchener, age, 81 years; a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Petersburg; he was a former Sunday school teacher and superintendent for 25 years, and a member of the church council for 25 years; a member of the Lutheran Laymen's League; served as school trustee for Elmdale Public School for 10 years; farmed in Petersburg all his life.

      Husband of Esther Forler; father of Mrs. Ernest (Miriam) Tallman, Route 4, Kitchener; Mrs. Calvin (Madelaine) Honderich, New Hamburg; eight grandchildren also survive; predeceased by two brothers and three sisters.

      Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener. Funeral service will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Petersburg, on Thursday at 3 p.m., with Rev. R. O. Mantynen officiating. Interment will be in Emmanuel Lutheran cemetery, Petersburg.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record Aug 29 1972 pg 25

  • Sources 
    1. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 5.

    2. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 9.

    3. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Erbsville Sub Dist 4 1921 Page 1.

    4. [S183] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Emmanuel Evangelical Petersburg CC#4556 Internet Link.
      SCHAAF/ Arthur L. SCHAAF/ 1891-1972/ his beloved wife/ Esther W. FORLER/ 1899-1983/ Asleep in Jesus

    5. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, E., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, E. (1891). Arthur Herbert Leslie Schaaf (1891-1972) - Find A... Retrieved 14 August 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/140471296/arthur-herbert_leslie-schaaf.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Sophie Gaukel Born: Canada Age: 22 Father: Jacob Gaukel Mother: Catharine Gaukel Born: abt 1849 Spouse: Hunrick Schaaf Age: 28 born: Hessen Darms,Germany Father: Heinrich Schaaf Mother: Christina Born Ruehl Schaaf married 17 Jan 1871

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 9 Feb 1871.
      Jan. 17, 1871 Heinrich Schaaf of Waterloo Tp. and Sophie Gaukel of Wilmot, by Rev. Dupbernell, Wellesley Village

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jun 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Son - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jun 1920 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, own farm - 1921 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1921 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Aug 1972 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Emanuel Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Petersburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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