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

Leah Weber[1, 2]

Female 1874 - 1944  (70 years)


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  • Name Leah Weber 
    Born 5 Mar 1874  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Schmitt 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00127-7900.5 
    Died 14 Aug 1944  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18482  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Levi M. Weber,   b. 14 Mar 1850, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1923, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Susannah U. Bowman,   b. 8 Sep 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1920, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Family ID F2091  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Moses H. Schmitt,   b. 13 Aug 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1947, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1902 
    Children 
     1. Naomi May Schmitt,   b. 24 Oct 1903, Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1988, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Leighton W. Schmitt,   b. 27 Mar 1905, Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1995, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Lloyd Elmer Schmitt,   b. 17 Mar 1913, of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F6306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Schmitt.-Leah B., daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Levi Weber, was born at Freeport, Ont., March 5, 1874; died suddenly Aug. 18, 1944; at her home near Rosebank, Ont.; aged 70 y. 5 m. 13 d. In her late teens she accepted Christ during the revival meetings conducted by the late J. S. Coffman at Kitchener, and remained faithful until the end. On Feb. 26, 1902, she was united in marriage to Moses H. Schmitt at Carstairs, Alta. To this union were born 4 sons and one daughter. Two sons died in infancy. She leaves to mourn her departure her sorrowing husband, 2 sons (Lloyd, Rosebank; Leighton, Petersburg), one daughter (Naomi-Mrs. Ozias Gingrich, Elmira), 10 grandchildren, 3 brothers (Jeremiah, Guernsey, Sask.; Abram, Tofield, Alta.; Burton, Lockport, N.Y.), and one sister (Susie-Mrs. S. S. Shantz, Markham), besides many other relatives and friends. She was a very devoted wife and mother, and will be greatly missed by all. Funeral services were in charge of her pastor, Bro. C. F. Derstine. Theme: "The homegoing of Believers." Brethren M. Hallman, J. B. Martin, and Isaac Miller assisted in the services.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXVII, No . 22 - September 1, 1944, page 439, 440

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 608.

    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..., 80.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, September 1, 1944 - Obituary of Leah Weber.

    4. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 5 Page 11.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 13, 1948 - Obituary of Moses H. Schmitt.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Mar 1874 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Aug 1944 - North Dumfries Twp., 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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