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

Lydia Jane Underwood[1, 2]

Female 1869 - 1935  (66 years)


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  • Name Lydia Jane Underwood 
    Born 13 Jun 1869  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Jane Thomas 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    United Brethren 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00121-7510.1 
    Died 14 Oct 1935  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20288  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Benjamin Underwood,   b. 17 Dec 1840, Yardley Hastings, , Northampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Matilda Brighton,   b. 3 Jul 1842, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1871  (Age < 28 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F21943  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elijah Snyder Thomas,   b. 8 Oct 1861, Rosendale, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1957, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 4 May 1886  Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Warren Thomas,   b. 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jane Thomas,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Warren Ross Thomas,   b. 28 Jan 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jezebel Hannah Elizabeth "Jessie" Thomas,   b. 12 Jul 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Russell Arthur Thomas,   b. 3 Nov 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Harold Thomas Thomas,   b. 12 Feb 1894, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Arnott David Thomas Thomas,   b. 28 Sep 1899, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Agnes Gladys "Aggie" Thomas,   b. 29 Jan 1902, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1924  (Age > 23 years)
     9. George William Thomas,   b. 10 Sep 1905, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Maizie Blanche Thomas,   b. 25 Mar 1908, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1988  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5046  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • THOMAS. -- Lydia Jane Thomas was born on June 13, 1869, at Breslau, Ont.; died Oct. 14, 1935, at Kitchener, Ont., Hospital; aged 66 y. 4 m. She was married to Elijah Thomas on May 4, 1886. She leaves her sorrowing husband, 4 sons, and 2 daughters: Warren, Russel, Arnott of Kitchener; Harold of Waterloo; Mrs. Albert Moeser of Kitchener; and Mrs. Albert Geis of Bridgeport. One son predeceased her in infancy. She also leaves 28 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 1 brother (Edward Underwood of Bridgeport), and 1 sister (Mrs. Geo. Lichty of Wellesley). She was a member of the First Mennonite Church, and will be missed in the church, home, and community. Funeral services were conducted by Brethren C. F. Derstine and Jonas Snyder

      Gospel HeralD - Vol. XXVIII, No. 32 - November 7, 1935, pp. 686--688

  • 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..., 536.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Elijah Snyder Thomas.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-2 Page 3.

    4. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 41 Page 3.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Lydia Jane Thomas - November 7, 1935.

    6. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Section 1 page 38.

    7. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Benjamin Underwood, 22, res. Wellesley Twp., b. England, s/o Samuel Underwood & Ann married 13 Jan 1863 to Mathilde Brighton, 20y, res. Berlin b. Waterloo Twp., d/o John Brighton & Emma Wilson. Wit: Thomas Battley of Wilmot

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 15 Jan 1863.
      Married 13 Jan 1863 Benjamin Underwood of Wellesley was married to Mathilde of Berlin.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jun 1869 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 May 1886 - Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Oct 1935 - 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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