Waterloo Region Generations
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Madelena Shoemaker

Female 1894 - 1985  (91 years)


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  • Name Madelena Shoemaker 
    Born 2 Oct 1894  Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Madelena Gingrich 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-24088 
    Died 17 Nov 1985  [2
    Buried North Woolwich Mennonite Meeting House Cemetery, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I24088  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Ephraim S. Shoemaker,   b. 7 Apr 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1933  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Veronica Wideman,   b. 15 Oct 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1945  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1892  [3
    Family ID F1547  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Seranus M. Gingrich,   b. 4 Jul 1897, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1971, RR1, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1922  , Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Melinda Gingrich,   b. 28 Nov 1923, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 2015, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Omer Gingrich,   b. 25 Dec 1925,   d. 15 Sep 2006  (Age 80 years)
     3. Elvina S. Gingrich,   b. 16 Jul 1927,   d. 4 Sep 2017  (Age 90 years)
     4. Sarah Gingrich,   b. 31 Dec 1931,   d. 31 Dec 1931  (Age 0 years)
     5. Ion S. Gingrich,   b. 9 Oct 1933,   d. 15 Feb 2017, RR1, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F29945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at her home, RR 1, Elmira, at the age of 92 years. Dear sister of Ion Gingrich of RR 1, Elmira, and Elvina (Mrs. Laverne) Martin of RR 2, Wallenstein. Also remembered by her nephews and nieces and their families. She was predeceased by her parents Seranus and Magdalena (Shoemaker) Gingrich, a sister in infancy, brother Omer and Ellen Gingrich, brother-in-law Laverne Martin and sister-in-law Viola Gingrich. Visitation will be on Saturday, December 12 from 1-5 p.m. and Sunday, December 13 from 1-5 p.m. at the family home, 1166 Upper Woolwich Place, RR 1, Elmira. A family service will be held at the home on Monday, December 14 at 9 a.m., then to North Woolwich Mennonite Meeting House for burial and public service. Arrangements entrusted to the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira

  • Sources 
    1. [S263] Census - ON, Wellington, Pilkington - 1901, Pilkington J-2 Page 4.

    2. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, N., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, N. (1894). Magdalena Shoemaker Gingrich (1894-1985) - Find A.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 25 April 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/24535822/magdalena-gingrich.

    3. [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..., 459.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Oct 1894 - Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Dec 1922 - , Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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