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Edna Melinda Schmiedendorf

Female 1913 - 1982  (69 years)


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  • Name Edna Melinda Schmiedendorf 
    Born 10 Jan 1913  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Edna Melinda Hurst 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-353550 
    Died 1 Nov 1982  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I353550  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  [4, 5
    Family ID F250572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Simeon W. Hurst,   b. 29 Apr 1913, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 2014, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1939  [1
    Children 
     1. Nancy Hurst
     2. Mary Hurst
     3. Elwood Hurst
     4. Ruth Hurst
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F45677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Hurst.- Edna, daughter of Frederick and Nancy Schmiedindorf, was born in Preston, Ont., Jan. 10, 1913; died at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Nov. 1, 1982; aged 69 y. On Dec. 27, 1939, she was married to Simeon Hurst, who survives. Also surviving are one son (Ellwood), 3 daughters (Nancy Ann Hurst, Mary-Mrs. Harvey Frey and Ruth-Mrs. David Rice), 4 grandchildren, 2 brothers (Fred and John), and 4 sisters (Elizabeth, Rose Kirkbride, Mary Leland, and Isabel Hurst). She was preceded in death by an infant son, Daniel, in 1946. Edna and her husband served as missionaries in East Africa for 25 years. She was a member of Bethel Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at Preston Mennonite Church, in charge of Gerry Vanderworp and Donald R. Jacobs.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 75, Number 52 -December 28, 1982, page 901.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Edna Hurst - December 28, 1982, page 901.

    2. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Hurst / Simeon W. / Hurst / 1913- / Edna M. Schmiedendorf / 1913-1982 / Tukutendereza Yesu / glory be to Jesus

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Edna Melinda Schmiedendorf Date of Birth:10 Jan 1913 Gender:Female Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Fred Schmiedendorf Mother's name:Nancy Wismer

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

    5. [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


  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jan 1913 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Nov 1982 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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