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

Sylva Elmina Weber[1]

Female 1878 - 1952  (74 years)


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  • Name Sylva Elmina Weber 
    Born 10 Jan 1878  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Sylva Elmina Gischler 
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00127-7953.3 
    Died 26 Feb 1952 
    Buried White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt, Onondaga Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18736  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Louis Sylvanus Weber,   b. 22 Mar 1853, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1934, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Emma Knechtel,   b. 24 Nov 1856, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1926, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 6 May 1875  Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F4780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Abel Dipp Gischler,   b. 3 May 1873, Frielingen, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1952, Syracuse, Onondaga Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 14 May 1902  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F44327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Gishler Dies; Retired Pastor's Wife

      MRS. SYLVIA WEBER GISHLER, wife of the Rev. Abel D. Gishler, retired Syracuse clergyman, died today at her home, 107 Landon av. Mr. Gishler was former pastor of the old Immanuel Evangelical Church in S. Townsend st.

      Born Jan. 10, 1878, in Heidelberg, Ont., Mrs. Gishler was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis S. Weber. She studied in Ontario schools and also at the St. Catherine's Ladies' College at St. Catherine's, Ont.

      SHE WAS married May 14, 1902, to Mr. Gisher, who accepted a call to the First Evangelical Congregation in Canada. Later he served in Buffalo, and then Syracuse.

      Mrs. Gishler was widely acclaimed for her social service work, and had served the City Missionary Society from 1929 to 1932, which carries on work supported by 65 churches of Syracuse and vicinity.

      Surviving, besides her husband, are a brother, Lewis A. Weber of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; three daughters, Mrs. Wayland Buck of Syracuse, Mrs. Ralph A. Philorook of Aurora, and Mrs. John Glasemire of Buffalo; two sons, W. Stewart Gishler of Buffalo, and the Rev. Lewis Gishler, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Muncie, Ind., and eight grandchildren.

      Services will be conducted in the Elmer E. Price funeral home at 2: 30 P.M. Friday by the Rev. Michael Salmon, pastor of the First Evangelical Church, and the Rev. Dr. L. Ernest Otter of Furman Methodist Church. Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt. Friends may call from 7 to 9 P.M. tomorrow and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Thursday.

      Syracuse, New York The Herald-Journal newspaper Tuesday, February 26, 1952 Page 12, Columns 3 and 4

  • 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..., 618.

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-7 Page 7.

    3. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 34.

    4. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 6 Page 7.

    5. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of L. S. Weber.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jan 1878 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 May 1902 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt, Onondaga Co., New York Link to Google Earth
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