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

Mary Elizabeth Fretz

Female 1869 - 1945  (76 years)


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  • Name Mary Elizabeth Fretz 
    Born 3 May 1869  Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Elizabeth Wambold 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-204728 
    Died 27 Oct 1945  [2
    Buried Wideman Mennonite Cemetery, Markham, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I204728  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family Rev. Isaac Albert Wambold,   b. 6 Nov 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1954, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1896  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Ruth Wambold,   b. 29 Dec 1897, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1985  (Age 87 years)
     2. Leslie Roy Wambold,   b. 19 Aug 1899, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1949, Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F189075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 May 1869 - Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • WAMBOLD. - Mary Elizabeth (Fretz) Wambold was born in Markham Twp., York Co., Ont., May 3, 1869; departed this life Oct. 27, 1945; aged 76 y. 5 m. 24 d. In 1892 she was converted during the first revival meetings held b Bro. J. S. Coffman at the Wideman Mennonite Church. She took an active interest in the work of the Sunday school and young people,s meeting. On Dec. 9, 1896, she was married to Isaac A. Wambold and moved to Breslau, where he had charge (with others) of the Cressman congregation. They labored together here for fifteen years and the moved to Markham, where they resided since. She had not been in very good health for many years and was confined to her bed for the last ten months of her life. She leaves her bereaved husband, one son, one daughter, and 5 grandchildren. She was patient in her suffering but longed to be with the Lord. Among the last words to be understood were, "Beneath are the everlasting arms." Funeral services were held Oct. 31, at the home by Emerson McDowell and at the church by Aaron Grove and Moses Roth. Interment was made in the cemetery adjoining the church.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXVIII, No . 35 - November 30, 1945 page 670, 671

  • Sources 
    1. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 11.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Mary Elizabeth Fretz Wambold - November 30, 1945 page 670, 671.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Isaac Wambold - 15 Feb 1954 pg 5.