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

Oscar Gingrich

Male 1897 - 1957  (60 years)


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  • Name Oscar Gingrich 
    Born 26 Aug 1897  Ubly, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, 258th Overaeas Railway Construction Battlion, Service #751580 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Corporal, 118th Battalion / 256th Battalion 
    Residence , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-30758 
    Died 30 Dec 1957  [1, 4
    Cause: heart attack 
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I30758  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Henry Gingerich,   b. 18 Apr 1870, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1964, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Leah Heckendorn,   b. 10 Aug 1868, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1896  Moorefield, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F6927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Linean Cressman,   b. 21 Nov 1899, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1987, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1926  [4
    Children 
     1. Evelyn Blanche Gingrich
     2. Carol Elizabeth Gingrich
     3. Wanda Elaine Gingrich
     4. Barbara Ann Gingrich
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F36632  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Aug 1897 - Ubly, Huron, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - , Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Gingrich, Oscar, son of the late Leah (Heckendorn) Gingrich, was born in Ubly, Mich., Aug. 26, 1897; died suddenly of a heart attack Dec. 30, 1957; aged 60 y. 4 m. 4 d. He was married to Linean Cressman, June 23, 1926, at Breslau, Ont. Surviving are his wife, 4 daughters (Evelyn and Carol-Mrs. Clifford Schott, Kitchener, Ont.; Wanda-Mrs. Nevin Gingerich, New Hamburg, Ont.; and Barbara Ann, at home), his father one brother (Menno Gingrich, Redlands, Calif.), one sister (Mrs. Margeret Bechtel, Kitchener, Ont.), and 4 grandchildren. He was a member of the Erb Street Mennonite Church, Waterloo, Ont., until his death. Funeral services were conducted at the Erb Street Church, Jan. 2, in charge of J. B. Martin. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LI, Number 3 - January 21, 1958-page 70, 71

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Oscar Gingrich - January 21, 1958-page 70, 71.

    2. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    3. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Linean Cressman - February 2, 1988, page 84, 86 .

    5. [S18] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration index (needs checking to original registration), 013151-1896.