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

Jacob O. Dreisinger[1]

Male 1860 - 1942  (81 years)


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  • Name Jacob O. Dreisinger 
    Born 3 Oct 1860  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Name Jake Dreisinger 
    Name Jakob O  [9
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer, Farm 
    Religion 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1940  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-23419 
    Died 12 May 1942  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 11
    Buried St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I23419  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Jacob Dreisinger,   b. 25 Jun 1829, , Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1914, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Eva Oswald,   b. 21 Oct 1834, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1917, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 11 Oct 1853  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Family ID F31530  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane Shoemaker,   b. 30 Jun 1865, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954  (Age 88 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elvina Dreisinger,   b. Jul 1896, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962  (Age ~ 65 years)
     2. Dora E. Dreisinger,   b. 10 Jul 1896, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Alvina Dreisinger,   b. 26 Jul 1896, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Allen Dreisinger,   b. 10 Oct 1898, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Amelia S. Dreisinger,   b. Apr 1901, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1991  (Age ~ 89 years)
     6. Irwin Dreisinger,   b. Jun 1904, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age ~ 51 years)
     7. Jacob S. Dreisinger,   b. Apr 1906, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5673  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Louisa Ries,   b. CALC 13 Dec 1864, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1891, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years) 
    Children 
     1. Edwin Dreisinger,   b. 15 May 1888, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1965, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Emanuel Dreisinger,   b. 25 Dec 1890, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5674  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob O. Dreisinger died Tuesday in Elmira, at 7: 05 p.m. He was the son of the late Mr. Jacob Dreisinger and his wife, nee Eva Oswald, and reached the age of 81 years, 7 months and nine days. He was a life-long resident of Elmira and community. He lived on a farm east of Elmira for 48 years, moving to Elmira 12 years ago. He was a life-long member of St. James' Lutheran Church and a former member of St. James' Choir. In 1887 he entered into the estate of matrimony with Louisa Ries, who predeceased him in 1891. This union was blessed with two children. In 1895 he was married to Jane Shoemaker, who survives. This union was blessed with five children. He leaves to mourn his loss his beloved wife and five sons and two daughters, namely, Edwin Dreisinger, Elmira; Emanuel Dreisinger, Toronto; Elvina Dreisinger, Elmira; Allen Dreisinger, Elmira; Mrs. Wm. Brubacher, Elmira; Ervin Dreisinger, Elmira and Jacob Dreisinger, Waterloo. Nine grandchildren and two sisters and one brother, namely Mrs. Wm. Brox, Elmira; Mrs. Fred Hecktus, Stratford; Mr. Wm. Dreisinger, Elmira. One week ago he was stricken with a paralytic stroke to which he succumbed on Tuesday. The funeral will be conducted on Friday afternoon by Rev. L. H. Kalbfleisch with a short service at the residence of the deceased at 2: 00 p.m., followed by a service in St. James' church. Burial will be made in St. James' cemetery.


      Elmira Signet, May, 1942

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      Jacob O. Dreisinger
      Elmira, May 13. - Jacob O. Dreisinger, aged 81 years, died yesterday at his home, 12 James Street. The late Mr. Dreisinger had been in good health until one week ago when he suffered a stroke. Born in Woolwich Township, he was a son of the late Jacob Dreisinger and Eva Oswald and had been a township resident until 12 years ago when he moved to Elmira. For 48 years he operated a farm just east of the town. Deceased was a lifelong member of St. James Lutheran Church, and a member of that choir for many years. His first wife, the former Louise Ries, predeceased him 51 years ago and in 1985 he was married to Jane Shoemaker who survives. Also surviving are five sons, Edwin of Elmira, Emmanuel of Toronto, Allen and Ervin of Elmira and Jacob of Waterloo; two daughters Miss Alvina Dreisinger, at home and Amelia, Mrs. William Brubacher of Elmira. Nine grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. William Brox of Elmira, and Mrs. Fred Hecktus of Stratford, and one brother William of Elmira, also survive. The funeral will be held on Friday afternoon, with a short service at his late residence at two o'clock, followed by a service at St. James' Church. Rev. L. H. Kalbfleisch will officiate. The body is at the Dreisinger Funeral Home until 11 o'clock tomorrow, morning. Burial will be made in St. James' Cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 13 May 1942

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Joseph Shoemaker.
      Shoemaker, -- Joseph, was born on the Shoemaker homestead Feb. 10, 1862, and resided there until death, April 15, 1951; aged 89 y. 3 m. 5 d. Death was caused by Various physical disorders. In March, 1886, he married Eliza Burkhardt, who died in November, 1916. To this union were born 2 sons (Israel, living on the home farm, and Edwin, who died at birth). In December, 1919, he was united in marriage to Lovina Snider, who died in May, 1930. In his early manhood he united with the Mennonite Church and later became a charter member of the Floradale Mennonite Church where he remained a faithful member until death. The three and one-half years he regularly attended the Bethel Mennonite Church. He leaves to mourn 1 son and daughter-in-law, 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 3 sisters (Jane-Mrs. Jake Dreisinger, Elmira, Ont.; Katie-Mrs. Dilman Brubacher, St. Jacobs, Ont.; and Rachel-Mrs. Noah Lichty, Floradale, Ont.), and many relatives and friends. Services were held at the Floradale Mennonite Church May 17, in charge of Newton L. Gingrich, assisted by O. D. Snider and Rufus Yutzi. Burial was made in the North Woolrich Cemetery.

    2. [S199] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. James Lutheran Elmira CC#2800 Internet Link.
      Jacob O. DREISINGER/ 1860 - 1942/ Louisa RIES/ his wife/ 1864 - 1891/ Jane SHOEMAKER/ his wife/ 1865 - 1954/ DREISINGER

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 8.

    4. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 12.

    5. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 21.

    6. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 11.

    7. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), May 1942 - Obituary of Jacob O. Dreisinger.

    8. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist. 15 Page 5.

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 6 Aug 1896.
      27 Jul 1896 The wife of Jakob O. Dreisinger, in Woolwich, a daughter.

    10. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), 29 Aug 1940 - Obituary of John Dreisinger.

    11. [S978] Funeral Home Records - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Dreisinger, Jacob O. Dreisinger - Burial Records.
      died 12 May 1942

    12. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Jacob DrĂ¿singer, farmer of Woolwich married 11 Oct 1853 in Greenbush by banns to Eva Oswald of Woolwich. wit: Michael Oswald Jr. of Woolwich & John DrĂ¿singer of Woolwich

    13. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), July 30, 1914 - Obituary of Jacob Dreisinger.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Oct 1860 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, Farm - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1921 - Woolwich 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 - 12 May 1942 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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