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

George Amasa "Amasa" Strohm[1]

Male 1889 - 1923  (33 years)


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  • Name George Amasa "Amasa" Strohm 
    Born 8 Oct 1889  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Name Amasa G. Strohm 
    Name George Amsey Strome 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Upholsterer, Upholstering Factory 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number 00120-7468.5 
    Died 9 Feb 1923  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I191756  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 

    Father Jeremiah M. Strome,   b. 27 Feb 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Lizzie" Peppler,   b. 1 Feb 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1928, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 1882 
    Family ID F5111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • UNTIMELY DEATH OF LATE AMASA STROHM

      POPULAR YOUNG MAN IS VICTIM OF PNEUMONIA - IMPRESSIVE FUNERAL

      A popular you resident of Elmira passed away last Friday In the person of Mr. George Amasa Strohm, aged thirty-three years. He was ill less than a week having worked as usual on the Saturday preceding. Attacked by the influenza, he developed an acute case of pleural pneumonia and though he made a heroic fight, be succumbed in a few days.

      The late Mr. Strohm was born is Kitchener, but came here when four years of age following the death of his father, the late Jeremiah Strohm. He has resided here ever since with the exception of short period spent out West and again In Waterloo.

      He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Henry Heipel of Elmira. as well as by his step-father Mr. Heipel. four sisters and two brothers are also left as follows: Mrs. Jacob Conrad of Elmira, Mrs. E. G. Shierholts of Kitchener Mrs. O. Hollinger of Elmira, and Miss Permilda Heipel of Elmira; Mr. Clarence Strohm of Detroit and M. Cecil Heipel of Elmira.

      The funeral of the late Mr. Strohm was very largely attended on Sunday afternoon, the church being filled to capacity with friends from far and near. A very impressive sermon was delivered by Rev. J. Strempfer. The flowers were numerous and most beautiful and are as follows:-

      A large Pillow from the Family.
      A large Wheel from the I.O.O.F.
      A large Star from the Elmira Rubber Factory.
      A large wheel from the Elmira Rubber Factory Shoe Department.
      A large Cross from Mrs. E. S. Beisel, Mrs. George Miller and Mrs. Lichty
      A Spray from Mr. and Mrs, Menno Strohm and family of Kitchener.
      A Spray from the Misses Miller.
      A Spray from Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Oswald. Kitchener
      A Spray from Mr. Oscar Weichel.
      A Spray from Miss Marie Oppertshauser.

      The pallbearers were: Mr. Walter Hollinger, Mr. Reuben Cleghorn, Mr. Oscar Wahl, Mr. Alvin Brubacher, Mr. Floyd Moyer and Mr. Albert Kehl.

      Relatives from a distance who attended the funeral, were: Mrs. Frank, Van Deventer of Hamilton, Mr. Clarence Strohm of Detroit; Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Schierholtz, Miss Helen Schierholtz and Master Vernon Schierholtz and Mrs. Edward Class, all of Kitchener; Miss Sylvia Miller, of Waterloo; Mr. Ian Kneutzweiser and Mr. H. Hahn of Linwood: Mr. and Mrs. George Kehl of Listowel and Mrs. Herbert Snyder of Heidelberg.

  • 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..., 529.

    2. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 46 Pg. 7.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Oct 1889 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Upholsterer, Upholstering Factory - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Feb 1923 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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