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

James Laing Grobe

Male 1893 - 1970  (77 years)


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  • Name James Laing Grobe 
    Born 29 Jul 1893  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer, Woolen Mill 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Residence 1951  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1970  338 Laurel St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-351357 
    Died 4 Aug 1970  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I351357  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father Charles Christian Grobe,   b. 12 Jul 1863, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1914, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Eagle,   b. 12 Jul 1862, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1951, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1883  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Family ID F252632  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ida May Brethauer,   b. 4 Dec 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1912  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. George Grobe,   b. 21 Feb 1917, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1994, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Evelyn Grobe
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F251705  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jul 1893 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Woolen Mill - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Aug 1912 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1951 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Aug 1970 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • James L. Grobe

      PRESTON, James Laing Grobe of 338 Laurel St., died today, at South Waterloo Hospital. He was 77. Born in Preston, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Grobe and had been a resident of the town all his life. He worked 50 years for George Pattinson Co. He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. His wife, the former Ida Brethauer predeceased him. Surviving are one son, George, RR 2, Breslau; one daughter, Mrs. Harry (Evelyn) Schroeder, Preston; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The body will be at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, after 2 p.m., Wednesday, where the funeral and committal services will be conducted Thursday, at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Preston cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 4 Aug 1970 pg 27

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 26.

    2. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 37.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 Aug 1893.
      29 Jul 1893 The wife of C. Grobe, in Preston, a son.

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:James Laing Grobe Date of Birth:29 Jul 1893 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Charles Grobe Mother's name:Elizabeth Eagle

    5. [S793] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), "obituary of Elizabeth Grobe," 22 Oct 1951.

    6. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Grobe/ James L. Grobe/ 1893 ?1970/ His Beloved Wife/ Ida M. Brethauer/ 1893 ?1954/ Until We Meet Again./ [Footstone] Mother.

    7. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 12129 (1883), Charles Grobe-Elizabeth Eagle.
      Charles G. Grube?, 20, Farmer, Preston Ont., Waterloo Twp., s/o John and Sophia, Married Elizabeth Eagle, 21, Puslinch, Hespeler, d/o James and Emily, Witn: John W. and Malinda M. Parks of Hespeler, 22 March 1883 At Hespeler

    8. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 29.

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Charles G Grufe Marriage Date:22 Mar 1883 Marriage Place:Hespeler, Ontario, Canada Spouse:Elizabeth Eagle

    10. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:James L Grobe Age:19 Birth Date:abt 1893 Marriage Date14 Aug 1912 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Charles Grobe Mother:Lizzie Eagel Spouse:Ida M Brethauer Spouse's Age:18 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1894 Spouse Father: Abraham Brethauer Spouse Mother:Augusta Gielow