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

Minnie Schmiedendorf

Female 1891 - 1975  (84 years)


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  • Name Minnie Schmiedendorf 
    Born 2 Oct 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Minnie Main 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-349842 
    Died 8 Dec 1975  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 10 Dec 1975  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I349842  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Frederick Theodore Christian "Fritz" Schmiedendorf,   b. 28 Feb 1866, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1919, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Nancy Wismer,   b. 11 Apr 1872, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1969, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1890  Rodney, Aldborough Twp., Elgin Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F250572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Herman Ernest Main,   b. 16 Oct 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1921  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Robert Main
     2. Ruth Main
     3. Edna Main
     4. Ernest William Main,   b. 18 Sep 1921, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1922, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F251137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • MAIN, Mrs. Minnie

      Of 627 Garden St., Cambridge (Preston), at the South Waterloo Memorial Hospital, Monday, Dec. 8, 1975, Minnie Schmiedendorf, beloved wife of the late Herman Main and dear father of Robert of Brampton, Ruth (Mrs. Robert Gordon) of Cambridge (Galt), and Edna (Mrs. Herbert Spencer) of Cambridge (Preston), in her 85th year. Mrs. Main was born in Preston, and had lived there all her life; a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church; survived by two brothers, Fred of Cambridge, and John of Alberta; five sisters, Mrs. Rose (Kirkbride) and Mrs. Mary Leland of Cleveland, Ohio, Miss Elizabeth Schmiedendorf Cambridge (Galt), Isabele (Mrs. Henry Hurst) of Virginia, Edna (Mrs. Simeon Hurst) of Elora; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren. Resting at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Rd., Preston, for funeral service Wednesday, at 1 p.m. Interment Preston cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 8 Dec 1975 pg 33

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Minnie Shmidendorf Date of Birth:2 Oct 1891 Gender:Female Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Frederick Shmidendorf Mother's name:Nancy Wismer

    2. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Herman E. Main/ 1894 - 1955/ His Wife/ Minnie Schmiedendorf/ 1891 - 1975/ At Rest.

    3. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 44.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Frederick Schmeidendorf Age: 24 Birth Date: abt 1866 Birth Place: Germany Marriage Date: 25 Dec 1890 Marriage County or District: Elgin Father: John Schmeidendorf Mother: Mary Rhode Spouse: Nancy Wismer Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1871 Spouse Father: Daniel Wismer Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Cover


    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Herman Ernest Main Age:26 Birth Date:abt 1895 Birth Place:Kilekcale Ontario Marriage Date:8 Feb 1921 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:John Gilbert Main Mother:Catherine Hagedorn Main Spouse:Minnie Schmiedendorf Spouse's Age:29 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1892 Spouse Birth Place:Preston Ontario Spouse Father:Frederick Christina Schmiedendorf Spouse Mother:Nancy Wismer Schmiedendorf

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Oct 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Feb 1921 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Dec 1975 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Dec 1975 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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