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

Elizabeth Bucheit

Female 1826 - 1904  (78 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Bucheit 
    Born 15 Aug 1826  Rhenish, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1846  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration 1846  New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Elizabeth Leyes 
    Name Lizzie 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    RC 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-47730 
    Died 9 Sep 1904  Mishawaka, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Mishawaka, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I47730  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Family Wilhelm "William" Leyes,   b. 15 Oct 1820, , Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1908, Mishawaka, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Children 
     1. Catharina "Katy" Leyes,   b. 10 Dec 1845, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1914, , St. Joseph Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Elizabeth Leyes,   b. 7 Aug 1848, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1926, Mishawaka, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. George Leyes,   b. 20 Oct 1852, Williamsburg, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1927, , Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Anna Maria "Mary" Leyes,   b. 9 Jan 1855, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925, , St. Joseph Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. John Joseph Leyes,   b. 14 Apr 1857, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1925, South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Magdalena "Lena" Leyes,   b. 16 Apr 1859, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1937, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     7. William Leyes,   b. 14 Jun 1861, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1918, South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     8. Wilhelmine Leyes,   b. 18 Aug 1863, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1940, Mishawaka, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     9. Anna Leyes,   b. 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Peter M. Leyes,   b. 10 Jan 1869, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1908, South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     11. Louise Joseph Leyes,   b. 7 Apr 1872, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1943, South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F12323  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The death took place on Friday, Sept. 9. at Michawaka, Ind., of Mrs. Wm. Leyes, a former resident of Wellesley Village. The deceased was born in Rhenish, Bavaria, Germany, in August, 1826. In 1846 she emigrated with her husband to New York, where they resided nearly 10 years. In 1859 they came to Wellesley village, Waterloo Co. Here they lived over 45 years, after which they moved to St. Clements. At the close of 1902 they sold out and went to Michawaka, where nearly all their children are residing. She leaves a sorrowing husband, 84 years old, 5 sons, 6 daughters, 45 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren.-Berlin News Record.

      Wellesley Maple Leaf, September 29, 1904


      Obituary is supplied by the Wellesley Township Heritage and Historical Society Click here to go to their website.

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-2 Page 17.

    2. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 3 Page 17.

    3. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 19.

    4. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, S., America, N., County, S., & Cemetery, S. (1826). Elizabetha Bucheit Leyes (1826-1904) - Find A.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 26 March 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/74562234/elizabetha-leyes.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1846 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1846 - New York City, New York, USA. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - RC - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Sep 1904 - Mishawaka, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Mishawaka, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States Link to Google Earth
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