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

Joseph K. Leis, Jr.[1]

Male 1852 - 1938  (86 years)


Personal Information    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Joseph K. Leis 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 12 Dec 1852  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Lot 14 Con. 1 (Wellesley) Wellesley Township 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer, own farm 
    Religion 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-51580 
    Died 26 Dec 1938  [5
    Buried Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I51580  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Joseph Leis,   b. 9 Feb 1817, , Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1896, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Catherina "Catherine" Kennel,   b. 15 Jul 1825, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1903, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1844  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Family ID F18030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine L. Roth,   b. 5 Feb 1855, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1896, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1876  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Solomon R. Leis,   b. 31 Dec 1876, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1964  (Age 87 years)
     2. Rudolph Leis,   b. 26 Mar 1878, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1947, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Catherine Leis,   b. 14 Feb 1880, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1945  (Age 65 years)
     4. Anna "Nancy" Leis,   b. 9 Aug 1882, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1962  (Age 80 years)
     5. Magdelena R. "Mattie" Leis,   b. 14 Dec 1884, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Veronica "Fanny" Leis,   b. 31 Jul 1887, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1966, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Lydia Leis,   b. 31 Jan 1890, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1974, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     8. Joseph R. Leis,   b. 16 Jan 1894, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1975  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F12966  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Magdalena Schwartzentruber,   b. 29 Nov 1872, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1951, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. John S. Leis,   b. 4 Jul 1903, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1977, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Ida S. Leis,   b. Jul 1905, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Edith Leis,   b. 20 Jul 1905, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1986  (Age 80 years)
     4. Sydney S. Leis,   b. Mar 1907, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1981, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     5. Elmer S. Leis,   b. Dec 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F13323  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Rudolph Leis Born: 26 Mar 1878 County: Waterloo Father: Joseph Leis Junr. Mother: Catherine Leis

    2. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-6 Page 6.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Joseph Leis Born: Canada Age: 23 Father: Joseph Leis Mother: Catharina Leis Born: abt 1853 Spouse: Catharina Roth Age: 21 born: Canada Father: Christian Roth Mother: Catherine Roth married 14 Mar 1876 Wellesley

    4. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 4 Page 26.

    5. [S520] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Maple View Amish Mennonite CC#4532 Internet Link.
      Leis/ In loving memory of/ Joseph Leis/ 1852-1938/ Magdalena Schwartzentruber/ His beloved wife/ 1872-1951/ Rest in peace

    6. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 5.

    7. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 2.

    8. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub District 11 Page 10.

    9. [S2534] aaaWellesley Township 1871, Section 4 Page 2.

    10. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, August 1, 1896 - Obituary of Joseph Leis.

    11. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd John Oesch, Wilmot report 37.
      Joseph Leiss, to Catharine Kennel, both of Wilmot. 1 Mar. 1844. Rev. Oesch. Wit. John Gerber and John Yantzy.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Dec 1852 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lot 14 Con. 1 (Wellesley) Wellesley Township - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Mar 1876 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth