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

John Streicher

Male 1852 - 1940  (87 years)


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  • Name John Streicher 
    Born 2 Dec 1852  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-34737 
    Died 10 Nov 1940  South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I34737  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Leonhard Streicher,   b. 5 Feb 1812, of, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1900  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Barbara Kennel,   b. 15 Jun 1820, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1900  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 3 Aug 1845  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F25655  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Leah Lebold,   b. Abt 1855, Of, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1917  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 5 Jan 1890  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Solomon Streicher
     2. Ezra Streicher
     3. David Streicher,   b. 22 Aug 1898, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1981, Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F9239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Magdalena Bender,   b. 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1889, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1875  [1
    Children 
     1. Barbara Streicher
     2. Solomon Streicher,   b. 1876, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1964  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F27581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Dec 1852 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jan 1890 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Nov 1940 - South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • STREICHER. - John, son of Leonhard and Barbara Streicher, was born in Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Co., Ont., on Dec. 2, 1852. In his youth he accepted Christ as his Saviour and was a lifelong member of the Amish Mennonite Church. On June 13, 1875, he was married to Magdalena Bender of Wilmot. To this union were born 2 children, 1 son and one daughter, Barbara, who predeceased him in her early childhood. They lived in matrimony 14 years. His wife died on April 5, 1889. On Jan. 5, 1890 he was married to Leah Lebold of Wilmot. To this union 3 sons were born, of whom 1 died in infancy. They lived in matrimony 27 years until the death of his wife on Aug. 14, 1917. Since then he has lived as a widower for more than 23 years. He passed away at his home in South Easthope, Perth Co., on Sunday, Nov. 10, 1940 at the ripe old age of 87 y. 11 m. 9 d. He leaves to mourn his demise, 3 sons, Solomon and Ezra of South Easthope, David of East Zorra, 3 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. The funeral was conducted at the Amish Mennonite Church near Poole, Ont.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXIV, No . 14 - July 3, 1941, page 295

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 3, 1941 - Obituary of John Streicher.

    2. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 3 Page 22.

    3. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Reverend John Oesch Minister of the Society of Mennonites Wilmot report 52.
      Lienhard Streiger, to Barbara Kennel, both of Wilmot. 3 Aug. 1845. Wit. Rudolph Roth and Joseph Leiss.