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

Lydia Heckedon[1]

Female 1869 - 1953  (83 years)


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  • Name Lydia Heckedon 
    Born 2 May 1869  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Sittler 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1940  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number 00050-3701.2 
    Died 20 Feb 1953  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I20403  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Christian Heckendorn,   b. 4 Jun 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1922  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Annie Bearinger,   b. 9 Sep 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1902  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 26 May 1868  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F2303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wesley Aaron Sittler,   b. 20 Aug 1874, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1954  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1896  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Selina Sitler,   b. 6 Dec 1897, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Norman Sitler,   b. 1 Nov 1899, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ida Sitler,   b. 16 Feb 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Irene Sitler,   b. 21 Nov 1902, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1995, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     5. Isaiah Sitler,   b. 1 Apr 1906, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Hannah Sittler,   b. 30 Sep 1908, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1974, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ELMIRA - Mrs. Wesley Sittler, 83, of 22 Riverside Dr., died today at the K-W Hospital after a short illness. The former Lydia Heckendorn, she was born May 2, 1869, in Waterloo Township, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Christian Heckendorn. She had resided in Elmira for the past 13 years. Surviving are her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Alfred (Irene) Martin, RR 1, Waterloo, and Mrs. Melvin (Hannah) Snyder, RR 2, Wallenstein; one son, Isaiah, Waterloo; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Two daughters and one son predeceased her. The funeral will be Sunday with private service at the residence at 2 p.m., thence to Martin's Mennonite Meeting House for a public service. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. The body will be at the Dreisinger funeral Parlor until Saturday noon when removal will be made to the residence.


      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 20 Feb 1953

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 783.

    2. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 13.

    4. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, ON WATERLOO (North/Nord) (#121) Subdistrict: Waterloo C-4 Page 13.

    5. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 3.

    6. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Wesley Sittler - 20 Feb 1953.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Christian Heckedorn Birth Place: Waterloo Township Residence: Waterloo Township Age: 24 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844 Father Name: Christian Heckedorn Mother Name: Polly Muller Spouse Name: Amy Behringer Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Township Spouse residence: Waterloo Township Spouse Father Name: David Behringer Spouse Mother Name: Catharina Lorenz Marriage Date: 26 May 1868 Marriage County: Waterloo

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 28 May 1868.
      Married 26 May 1868 By Rev. Kaessmann, Christian Heckedorn was married to Anna Behringer, both of Waterloo Township.

    9. [S18] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration index (needs checking to original registration).

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 May 1869 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Dec 1896 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Feb 1953 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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