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

Laura M. Dahmer

Female 1887 - 1970  (83 years)


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  • Name Laura M. Dahmer 
    Born 24 Jul 1887  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Laura M. Stroh 
    Name Loretta Dahmer 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1911  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1921  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-163484 
    Died 2 Aug 1970  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Conestogo, Woolwich, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I163484  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Henry H. Dahmer,   b. 10 Oct 1861, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Susannah Hesse,   b. 5 May 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 30 Dec 1879  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F13950  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Melvin C. Stroh,   b. 6 Jun 1885, Lexington (Waterloo City), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1973, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1908  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Leola Stroh,   b. 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2006  (Age < 97 years)
     2. Marjorie Stroh,   b. 1909, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elva Stroh,   b. Jul 1909, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Marjory Stroh,   b. Sep 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2006  (Age ~ 95 years)
     5. Harold Stroh,   b. 1911, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2006  (Age < 94 years)
     6. Roy Stroh,   b. 1916, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Roy M. Stroh,   b. 1 Feb 1917, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 2006, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     8. Carl Stroh,   b. 1919, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2006  (Age < 86 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F165556  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Melvin C. Stroh - By Record by Correspondent

      Conestogo - Mrs. Melvin C. Stroh of Conestogo died at K-W Hospital Sunday following a short illness. She was 83.

      Born in Conestoga, July 24, 1887, she was the former Laura Dahmer, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry D. Dahmer. Mrs. Stroh was a life-long member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and a charter member of the Lutheran Church Women.

      Surviving are her husband, whom she married at Conestoga Feb. 19, 1908; three sons, Harold and Roy of Conestogo, and Carl of Regina, Sask.; two daughters, Mrs. Leola Rueffer, Kitchener, and Mrs. Jack (Marjorie) Mooney, Corbetton, Ont., nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

      Four brothers and one sister predeceased her.

      The body will be at the Dreisinger Funeral Parlor, Elmira, until Wednesday noon when a private service will be held. A public memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Conestoga. Rev, Harold Brill will officiate.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record Aug 4 1970 pg 27

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-2 Page 6.

    2. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 14 page 12.

    3. [S353] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran CC#4592 Conestogo Internet Link.
      Stroh/ Melvin C./ 1885-1973/ Laura M./ 1887-1970/ In Loving Memory

    4. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Div. 2 Page 23.

    5. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist.. 13 Page 15.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Henry H Dahmer Born: Conestogo Age: 18 Father: John Dahmer Mother: Margaretha Dahmer Born: abt 1861 Spouse: Susanna Hess Age: 19 born: Waterloo Father: William Hess Mother: Dorothea Hess married 30 Dec 1879 married: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jul 1887 - Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Feb 1908 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1921 - Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Aug 1970 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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