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

Bishop Lewis S. Weber

Male 1894 - 1963  (69 years)


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  • Name Lewis S. Weber 
    Prefix Bishop 
    Born 8 Oct 1894  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer Son 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-23764 
    Died 20 Nov 1963  Scottdale, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I23764  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Joseph S. Weber,   b. 4 Mar 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1949, near, Didsbury, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Shantz,   b. 12 Dec 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1899, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1884  [5
    Family ID F4738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edna Bowman,   b. 21 May 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1922  [4
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F38865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Oct 1894 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1911 - 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 MapsDied - 20 Nov 1963 - Scottdale, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Weber, Lewis S., son of Joseph and Mary Ann (Schantz) Weber, was born near Waterloo, Ont., Oct. 8, 1894; died at his home in Scottdale, Pa., Nov. 20, 1963; aged 69 y. 1 m. 12 d. In 1918, after graduating from Goshen College Academy, he was ordained to the ministry and served in rural mission work at Almira, Ont. In 1922 he was married to Edna Bowman, who survives. They took charge of the work at the Mennonite Gospel Mission in Toronto, where he served for over nine years. During this time he also continued his academic training. He was a graduate of Goshen College, McMasters University, and Toronto Bible College. He also attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary at Ft. Worth, Texas. Surviving, besides his wife, are 6 brothers (Byron, Allen, Joseph, Newton, Orphen, and Orval) and 3 sisters (Hannah-Mrs. Herbert Snyder, Violet-Mrs. Leonard Snyder, and Beulah-Mrs. Delton Schmidt). From 1931 to 1949, the Webers served as missionaries in Argentina, Bro. Weber serving as pastor, editor, and as professor in the Mennonite Bible College. He was a member of the Executive Committee of a Confederation of Evangelical Churches in Argentina for a number of years. In 1944 he was ordained to the office of bish-op by the election of the church in Argentina. He has written several books for youth and on mission work in Argentina. From 1950 to 1961 he was engaged in editorial and translation work at the Mennonite Publishing House, Scottdale. He was also editor of the Allegheny Conference News from 1957 to 1963. He was a member of the Market Street Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 22, in charge of A. J. Metzler and Gerald Studer.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LVI, Number 48 - December 10, 1963 - pages 1085, 1086.

  • Sources 
    1. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, ON WATERLOO (North/Nord) (#121) Subdistrict: Waterloo C-3 Page 15.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 15.

    3. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 page 2.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 10, 1963 - Obituary of Lewis S. Weber.

    5. [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..., 602.