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

Margaret Eleanor "Eleanor" Leiska

Female 1925 - 1976  (51 years)


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  • Name Margaret Eleanor "Eleanor" Leiska 
    Born 1925  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Margaret Eleanor "Eleanor" White 
    Residence 1976  Malone St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-337954 
    Died 19 Dec 1976  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 21 Dec 1976  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I337954  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 

    Father August Christian "Chris" Leiska,   b. 16 May 1876, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1940, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Catherine Elizabeth "Kate" Rittinger,   b. May 1883, , Lake Co. Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1945, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 13 May 1903  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F186852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ernest Carl "Ernie" White,   b. 1931, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 2004, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
     1. William White
     2. Barbara White
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F247480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Ernest White Passes

      A lifelong resident of Ayr, Mrs. Ernest White, Malone Street, passed away at Brantford General Hospital on Sunday, December 19th. She was in her 52nd year. The former Margaret Eleanor Leiska, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Chris Leiska who resided in Ayr. She attended school in Ayr, and was a member of Christ Anglican Church, Ayr. Surviving are her husband Ernest; a son William and daughter Barbara, both at home; and a brother Clayton Leiska of Grimsby. Predeceased by sisters Viola and Edna and brothers Clarence and Arthur. Funeral service was held Tuesday afternoon at the Wm. Kipp Funeral Home in Paris. Rev. Ian McAlpine of Christ Anglican Church, Ayr officiated. Interment in Ayr Cemetery.

      The Ayr News 23 Dec 1976 pg 21

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      White/ Ernest C./ 1931 - 2004/ Margaret E./ 1925 - 1976/ God Is Love [Back] White

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate (1903), Leiskau-Rittinger.
      August Christian Leiskau, molder of Baden, Birth Place: Berlin Age: 27 Estimated birth year: abt 1876 Mother Name: Anna Leiskau Spouse Name: Katherine Elizabeth Rittinger, residence Baden, Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Birth Place: Lake Co Mich Spouse Father Name: Fred W Rittinger Spouse Mother Name: Katherine Rothermel Marriage Date: 13 May 1903 Marriage Location: Waterloo

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: August Christian Leiskan Age: 27 Birth Date: abt 1876 Birth Place: Berlin Marriage Date: 13 May 1903 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Mother: Anna Leiskan Spouse: Katherine Elizabeth Rittinger Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1883 Spouse Birth Place: Lake Co Mich Spouse Father: Fred W Rittinger Spouse Mother: Katherine Rothermel

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1925 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1976 - Malone St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Dec 1976 - Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Dec 1976 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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