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

Catherine Grosz

Female 1841 - 1926  (84 years)


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  • Name Catherine Grosz 
    Born 17 Jun 1841  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Catherine Gross 
    Name Catherine Kennedy 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    U. Brothers 
    Residence 1920  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-31583 
    Died 21 May 1926  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I31583  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Adam Gross,   b. 1802, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catherine Eberhard,   b. 1812, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F229490  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Kennedy,   b. Apr 1835, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1925, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. John Frederick Kennedy,   b. 30 Oct 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1941, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Anthony Kennedy,   b. 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1948, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Caroline Kennedy,   b. 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Addison Kennedy,   b. 15 Feb 1871, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1932, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. Catherine Kennedy,   b. 28 Feb 1875, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1937, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. Emma Kennedy,   b. 15 Sep 1876, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1958, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     7. Jemima Kennedy,   b. 18 Oct 1878, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1951, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F10219  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • WAS RESIDENT OF ELMIRA 30 YEARS
      Mrs. Catharine Kennedy, Aged 83, Succumbs to Short Illness; Funeral Held on Tuesday
      Following an illness of about three weeks there passed away at Elmira on Friday, May 21, Catharine Grosz, widow of the late William Kennedy, aged 85 years. The late Mrs. Kennedy was born in Germany in 1841 and came to this country at the age of five years. The family settled near Waterloo, and she attended school there. In 1861 she was married to William Kennedy and they remained at Waterloo for nine years then moving to Peel Township where they spent almost 30 years. In 1897 they came to Elmira where their remaining years were passed. Her husband predeceased her about a year ago.
      Of a family of nine children, seven survive. They are John of Kitchener, Anthony, Addison, Kate, Jemina, Maggie of Elmira and Emma (Mrs. C. W. Schreider) of Kitchener. The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon from her late residence, 57 King street to the Presbyterian church where services were conducted by Dr. McAvoy. Interment took place in the Elmira Union cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, div 3 pg 121.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      William Kennedy Born: Ontario Res: Waterloo Age: 24 Father: John Mother: Sarah Stevens Born: 1837 Spouse: Catherine Gross Age: 20 born: Germany Res: Waterloo Born: 1841 Father: Adam Mother: Cath Eberhart married 5 Nov 1861 county: Waterloo

    3. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 25.

    4. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      K/ William Kennedy/ Died Feb. 28, 1925/ Aged 90 Years./ Catharine Grosz/ His Wife/ Died May 21, 1926/ Aged 86 Years./ Kennedy

    5. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Catherine Kennedy - 23 Sep 1937.

    6. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    7. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 8 Nov 1861.
      By the Rev. Mr. Bindeman, at Berlin - Kennedy - Gross: Nov. 5: Mr. Wm. Kennedy, to Miss Catharine Gross, of Waterloo Township.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jun 1841 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - U. Brothers - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 May 1926 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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