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

Mary Albrecht

Female 1883 - 1956  (73 years)


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  • Name Mary Albrecht 
    Born 24 May 1883  Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Leis 
    Religion 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-164517P 
    Died 8 Sep 1956  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I164517  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John Hammer Albrecht,   b. 12 Aug 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1928, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Mary Erb Steckly,   b. 8 Dec 1866,   d. 6 Jun 1898  (Age 31 years) 
    Family ID F41810  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph L. Leis,   b. 21 Mar 1876, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1903 
    Children 
     1. Verna Leis
     2. Wilma Leis
     3. Clara Leis,   b. Oct 1903, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1995  (Age ~ 92 years)
     4. Katherine "Katie" Leis,   b. Mar 1906, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1999  (Age ~ 92 years)
     5. Marion Leis,   b. Sep 1909, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Alice Leis,   b. 1911, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1975, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     7. Alma Leis,   b. 1911, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1975  (Age < 63 years)
     8. Florence Leis,   b. 1915, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F162420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 May 1883 - Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Sep 1956 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Leis, Mary, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John H. Albrecht, was born in Elma Twp., on May 24, 1883; passed away at the K-W Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., on Sept. 8, 1956; aged 73 y. 3 m. 14 d. On Jan. 8, 1903, she was united in marriage to Joseph L. Leis, who preceded her in death on April 8, 1949. She was a member of the First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Ont. She is survived by 8 daughters (Clara-Mrs. Enos Steinman, Baden, Ont.; Catherine-Mrs. Aaron Jehr, Wellesley; Marion-Mrs. Arthur Freund, Kitchener; Alma-Mrs. William Paddon, Guelph; Alice-Mrs. John Hendry; Florence-Mrs. Walter Schack; Verna-Mrs. John Wynosky; Wilma-Mrs. Clifford Schiedel, all of Kitchener), 4 brothers (George, Kingwood; Joel, Tavistock; Christian and Menno, New Dundee), 3 sisters (Mrs. Christian Lebold and Mrs. Daniel Erb, Wellesley, and Mrs. Ezra Boshart, Milverton), 27 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son and one daughter. Services and burial at the First Mennonite Church in charge of C. F. Derstine.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLIX , Number 40 - October 2, 1956 - page 959, 960

  • Sources 
    1. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 10.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Mary Albrecht Leis - October 2, 1956.

    3. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub District 11 Page 6.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In loving memory of/ Joseph L. Leis/ 1876-1949/ Mary Albrecht/ his wife/ 1883-1956/ resting in peace