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

Jessie Mary Rathe

Female 1891 - 1978  (86 years)


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  • Name Jessie Mary Rathe 
    Born 6 Oct 1891  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Jessie Mary Schmidt 
    Residence William St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-195137 
    Died 13 Jan 1978  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried 15 Jan 1978  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I195137  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2022 

    Father Louis Ignace Rathe,   b. 9 Dec 1861, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1965, Terrebonne, , Qu├ębec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 103 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Bessie" Anderson,   b. CALC 21 Dec 1864, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1936, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 3 May 1886  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F186773  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Allen Schmidt,   b. 27 Jan 1890, Paisley, Elderslie Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1968, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 20 May 1920  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. John Thomas Schmidt,   b. 1923, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 2005, Strathmore, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Robert Alfred "Bummer" Schmidt,   b. 1924, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1968, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     3. James William Schmidt,   b. 1 Aug 1927, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F39306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. John A. Schmidt of Ayr passed away in St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, on Friday, January 13th. She was in her 87th year. Born in the home on William Street, Ayr, in which she lived most of her life, the former Jessie Mary Rathe was a daughter of the late Louis I. Rathe and Elizabeth Anderson. She received her schooling in Ayr. In 1921 she married John A. Schmidt, proprietor of the Ayr News. She was a Presbyterian. Mrs. Schmidt was predeceased her husband in January, 1968; a son Robert A. Schmidt in April, 1968; a grandson Thomas R. Schmidt in August, 1973; also brothers Louis and Thomas Rathe. Surviving are two sons John T. of Calgary and James W. of Ayr; eleven grandchildren and three great -grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. George (Irene) Stanton and Miss Mary Rathe, both of Ayr. Funeral and committal services were conducted Sunday by Rev. D. E. Willis of Ayr at Coutts Funeral Home, Galt. Interment in Ayr Cemetery.

      The Ayr News 18 Jan 1978 pg 9

  • Sources 
    1. [S1282] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1911, p 6.

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Schmidt/ Robert Alfred/ Schmidt/ 1924 - 1968/ John Allen/ Schmidt/ 1890 1968/ his wife/ Jessie Mary/ Rathe/ 1891 -1978/ till We Meet AgaIn

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Jessie Mary Rathe Date of Birth: 6 Oct 1891 Gender: Female Birth Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name: Louis Rathe Mother's name: Bessie Anderson

    4. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Schmidt/ Robert Alfred/ Schmidt/ 1924 - 1968/ John Allen/ Schmidt/ 1890 1968/ John Thomas Schmidt/ 1923 - 2005/ his wife/ Jessie Mary/ Rathe/ 1891 -1978/ till We Meet AgaIn

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Louis Squace Rathe Age: 23 Birth Date: abt 1863 Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec Marriage Date: 3 May 1886 Marriage County or District: York Father: Louis Iquace Rathe Mother: Mary Rathe Spouse: Elizabeth Anderson Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1865 Spouse Birth Place: Ayr Waterloo Co Spouse Father: Thos Muir Anderson Spouse Mother: Janet Anderson

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Jessie M Rathe Age: 28 Birth Date: abt 1892 Birth Place: Ayr Marriage Date: 20 May 1920 Marriage County or District: Brant Father: Louis Rathe Mother: Elizabeth Anderson Spouse: John A Schmitt Spouse's Age: 30 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1890 Spouse Birth Place: Paisley Spouse Father: James Schmitt Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Fink

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Oct 1891 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - William St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 May 1920 - Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jan 1978 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Jan 1978 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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