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

Elizabeth F. "Lizzie" Diefenbacher

Female 1908 - 1997  (88 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth F. "Lizzie" Diefenbacher 
    Born 8 Apr 1908  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth F. "Lizzie" Wideman 
    Name Lizzie Diefenbacher 
    Name Lizzie Diefenbacker 
    Religion 1911  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-162267 
    Died 18 Mar 1997  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Cause: stroke 
    Buried Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I162267  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Leo Allen Diefenbacher,   b. 16 Jun 1883, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1930  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Rachel Frey,   b. 26 Feb 1882, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1947  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1905  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F161980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George H. Wideman,   b. 1909, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1988  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 4 Jan 1933  [4
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Wideman
     2. Ruby Wideman
     3. James George Wideman
     4. Carol Elizabeth Wideman
     5. Erma Wideman
     6. Harold Wideman,   b. 1936,   d. 30 Aug 2009  (Age 73 years)
     7. Rev. Clare Wideman,   b. 1938,   d. 29 May 2009  (Age 71 years)
     8. James George "Jim" Wideman,   b. Abt 1938,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Edgar D. Wideman,   b. 1943, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2000, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F46136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Apr 1908 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: stroke - 18 Mar 1997 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Wideman, Elizabeth Diefenbacher, 88, Elmira, Ont. Born: Apr. 8, 1908, to Leo and Rachel Diefenbacher. Died: Mar. 18,1997 , Kitchener, Ont., of a stroke. Survivors - children: Dorothy SittIer, Ruby Weber, Harold, Clare, James, Edgar, Carol Ringer, Erma Martin; sisters: Melvina Gingrich, Ida Weber; 22 grandchildren, 18 greatgrandchildren. Predeceased by: George Wideman (husband). Funeral: Mar. 21, Hawkesville Mennonite Church, by Don Penner. Burial: Hawkesville Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 90, Number 15 - April 15, 1997, page 14, 15

  • Sources 
    1. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Hawkesville Div 8 Page 9.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Elizabeth Diefenbacher Wideman - April 15, 1997, page 14, 15.

    3. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub Dist 8 Page 11.

    4. [S120] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Hawkesville Union CC#4529 Waterloo Region Branch, OGS.
      Wideman/ George/ Wideman 1909-1988/ Elizabeth/ Diefenbacher/ 1908-1997/ married Jan. 4, 1933/ Always remembered

    5. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 19722 (1906), Diefenbacher-Frey.
      Leo Diefenbacher, 22, Farmer, Wellesley, Wellesley, son of Christian Diefenbacher & Elizabeth Kester married Rachel Frey, 23, Peel, Peel, daughter of Martin Frey & Anna Bowman, Witn: Tobias & Joseph S. Martin Both of Woolwich, 12 December 1905 in Woolwich