Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Lydia B. Wilhelm

Lydia B. Wilhelm[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1875 - 1929  (53 years)

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  • Name Lydia B. Wilhelm 
    Born 12 Jun 1875  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Family Photograph Andrew B. Groff and Lydia Wilhelm and baby Moses 
    • Image from Find A Grave submitted by Brian Lichty
    Groff,AndrewB.-LydiaB.Wilhelm-FindAGrave.jpg
    Groff,AndrewB.-LydiaB.Wilhelm-FindAGrave.jpg
    Name Lydia B. Groff 
    Religion 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00044-3364.9002 
    Died 11 Apr 1929  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Cause: an operation 
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Person ID I24637  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father John Sipple Wilhelm,   b. 3 Feb 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1938, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Louisa Grube,   b. 7 Sep 1850, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1945, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1871  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Family ID F17835  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Andrew B. Groff,   b. 9 Sep 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1911  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1898  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Moses Groff,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Eva Groff,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Groff,   b. 3 Feb 1899, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1920, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     4. Lea Groff,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Luella Groff,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Simon Graff,   b. Apr 1892, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mabel Groff,   b. 20 Mar 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Ida May Groff,   b. May 1901, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1989, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)
     9. Louisa S. Groff,   b. 24 May 1904, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 2000, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     10. Eliza Groff,   b. May 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Elsie Groff,   b. 22 May 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1991, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     12. Moses Groff,   b. Jun 1907, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1991, Durham, Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     13. Clayton Groff,   b. 1909, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909  (Age 0 years)
     14. Eva Salina Groff,   b. Nov 1909, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     15. Luella Groff,   b. Feb 1911, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F6192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Groff. - Lydia Groff, wife of the late Andrew Groff, died at her home in Baden, Ont., following an operation, April 17, 1929; aged 53 y. 10 m. 7 d. Her husband died July 15, 1911. She leaves to mourn her departure a family of eleven children, 7 sons and 4 daughters, besides an aged father and mother, 3 brothers, and 4 sisters. Funeral services were conducted by Mr. Emery, pastor of the Benton Street Baptist Church, Kitchener, Ont., April 19, 1929, at the A. M. church. Text, Rev. 1: 1-6. Interment in the Shantz cemetery.

      "Death has robbed us of our mother,
      Whom we loved and cherished dear,
      It was mother, yes, dear mother,
      Can we help but shed a tear?"

      Gospel Herald - Volume XXII, Number 5 - May 2, 1929 - page 112

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Elsie Groff - Snider - 1991.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Ida May Groff - Kaiser - 1989.

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Louise Groff - Jantzi.

    4. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Mabel Groff.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 014606-98.
      Andrew B. GROFF, 42, yeoman, Woolwich, Wilmot, widower, s/o John & Susannah married Lydia B. WILHELM, 24, Wilmot, Wilmot, d/o John & Levine, witn Elizabeth & Susie BOWMAN both of Berlin, 20 July 1898 in Berlin.

    6. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      In memory of / Lydia Wilhelm / wife of / Andrew Groff / Died Apr. 11, 1929 / Aged 53 Years / 10 Mos. 5 Dys. / At rest / Groff /

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Lydia B. Wilhelm - May 2, 1929.

    8. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 6.

    9. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 6.

    10. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Louise Grube Born: New Hamburg Age: 20 Father: Henry Grube Mother: Dena Grube Born: abt 1851 Spouse: John Wilhelm Age: 24 born: Wilmot Tp Father: Valentine Wilhelm Mother: Margaretha Wilhelm married 14 Feb 1871 married: East Zorra

    11. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of John S. Wilhelm.

    12. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Louise Grub - Wilhelm.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jun 1875 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jul 1898 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: an operation - 11 Apr 1929 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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