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

Cora Isabella Gingrich

Female 1907 - 2000  (92 years)


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  • Name Cora Isabella Gingrich 
    Born 9 Jun 1907  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Cora Isabella Groh 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-386773 
    Died 9 Jan 2000  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I386773  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2020 

    Father Enoch S. Gingrich,   b. 8 Mar 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Witmer,   b. 8 Nov 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1967, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1896  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F5401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Harold David Groh,   b. 22 Nov 1900, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1981, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1929  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F261938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • GROH, Cora (Gingrich)

      Peacefully, at Fairview Mennonite Home, on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, in her 93rd year. Cora, beloved wife of Harold, who predeceased her on September 17, 1981. Cora was born June 9, 1907, the middle of 12 children of Enoch Gingrich and Rebecca (Witmer). She grew up on the old Sherk farm, near the Pioneer Tower. An older brother, Cecil and three younger brothers, Arthur and his wife Marie, Clayton, Wayne and his wife Justine survive her. She is also survived by a sister-in-law, Mildred Groh of Ottawa. Loving mother of David and Mary of Iowa, Mary Groh of Scarborough, Ruth and George Wiens of Kingston, Elizabeth and Rudy of Kitchener, John and Arlene of Waterloo and Deborah Groh and Stephen Bishop of Toronto. Cora leaves 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Cora was predeceased by two daughters, Eleanor and Joan and by a son-in-law, Glen Rudy. Mrs. Groh was a school teacher and pursued this profession both before and several times during her marriage. Cora and Harold married on June 29, 1929 and settled in Kingston, where their first child was born. Harold's subsequent activities as a minister, school teacher and administrator took them to Toronto, Chatham, Vineland, London, England and various places in Waterloo County. On retirement, they settled in Kitchener and attended First Mennonite Church. Cora is remembered by many people associated with the Toronto Mennonite Mission, by former teachers and students at Rockway Mennonite Collegiate, by members of the Wanner and Bloomingdale Mennonite Churches, international students and colleges associated with the London Mennonite Centre and many others privileged to meet her during her active life. Cora's family would like to thank, Fairview Mennonite Home, for providing 20 years of excellent care. The faintly will receive friends at the Fairview Mennonite Home, on Tuesday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.in. Following a private committal service, a memorial service will be held at First Mennonite Church on Wednesday. Jan. 12, 2000 at 2: 30 p.m.

      The Record 10 Jan 2000 pg B3

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      Groh.- Cora Gingrich, 92, Cambridge, Ont., died Jan. 9. Spouse: Harold Groh (deceased). Parents: Enoch and Rebecca Witmer Gingrich (deceased). Survivors: children David, Mary, Ruth Wiens, Elizabeth Rudy, John, Deborah; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Jan. 12 at First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Ont.1a


      The Mennonite, February 8, 2000, pages 12-13, Vol. 3, No. 6.

  • Sources 
    1. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 12.

    2. [S789] News - the Mennonite, Death Notice of Cora Isabel Gingrich - February 8, 2000, pages 12-13, Vol. 3, No. 6.

    3. [S2858] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, Birth Certificate 047914 (1907).
      Name:Cora Isabella Gingerich Date of Birth:9 Jun 1907 Gender:Female Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Enoch Gingerich Mother's name:Rebecca Witmer

    4. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      GROH/ Rev. Harold D. GROH/ 1900-1981/ his wife/ Cora I. GINGRICH/ 1907-2000/ I am the resurrection and the life/

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 1, 1961.
      Obituary of Enoch Gingerich

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 14638-97.
      Enoch GINGRICH, 25, farmer, Waterloo twp., same, s/o Jacob & Elizabeth, married Rebecca WITMER, 21, Wilmot twp., Waterloo twp., d/o Isaac & Leah, witn: Dilman GINGRICH & Leah WITMER, both of Waterloo twp., 29 Dec 1896 at Wilmot twp (Mennonite)

    7. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 024113 (1929).

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jun 1907 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Jun 1929 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jan 2000 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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