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

Peter E. Leis

Male 1893 - 1966  (72 years)


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  • Name Peter E. Leis 
    Born 20 Sep 1893  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership Maple View Amish Mennonite Church, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/50175625 
    Occupation 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farm Laborer 
    Residence 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Dyer, Woolen Mill 
    Residence 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-51928 
    Died 25 Jul 1966  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Maple View Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I51928  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Daniel K. Leis,   b. 9 Aug 1863, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1939, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Magdalina "Mattie" Erb,   b. 27 Mar 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 13 Feb 1888  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F13402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Veronica K. Leis,   b. 12 Oct 1897, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1993, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1916  [4
    Children 
     1. Nelson Edward Leis
     2. Ralph Albert Leis,   b. 1922, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1995, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Mervin Peter Leis
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F34693  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Fannie,   b. 1897, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Nelson Leis,   b. 1919, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F239439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Leis, Peter, son of Daniel and Magdalena (Erb) Leis, was born in Wellesley Twp., Ont., Sept. 20, 1893; died at the K-W Hospital, July 25, 1966; aged 72 y. 10 m. 5 d. On Oct. 10, 1916, he was married to Fanny Leis, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Nelson, Ralph, and Mervin), 6 grandchildren, one brother (Christian), and one sister (Sarah - Mrs. Aaron Jantzi). Two brothers, one sister, and 2 grandchildren preceded him in death. He was a member of the Maple View Church, where funeral services were held July 28, conducted by Steve Gerber and Alvin Leis.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LIX, Number 36 - September 13, 1966 - page 827

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      In Loving Memory [verse] In Memory of Peter E. Leis beloved husband of Veronica Leis Born September 20th, 1893 Died July 25th, 1966 Aged 72 years, 10 months and 5 days The Service The late Mr. Leis is resting at the Futher Bros. Funeral Home, Wellesley, until noon on Thursday, July 28th, 1966, when removal will be made to the Maple View Mennonite Church for service at 2:30 p.m. Interment Maple View Mennonite Cemetery

      Funeral Card

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-6 Page 12.

    2. [S520] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Maple View Amish Mennonite CC#4532 Internet Link.
      Leis/ Father/ Peter E. Leis/ 1893-1966/ Mother/ Veronica K./ Leis/ 1897 - / The Lord is my shepherd

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

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Peter Leis - September 13, 1966 - page 827.

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

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Daniel Leis Born: Wellesley Age: 25 Est. Birth: abt 1863 Father: Joseph Leis Mother: Catharina Leis married Magdalena Erb Age:: 18 Est. Birth: abt 1870 Born: Wellesley Father: Christian Erb Mother: Maria Erb married 13 Nov 1888 Marriage Place: Waterloo, Wellesley

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1893 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Maple View Amish Mennonite Church, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1911 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Dyer, Woolen Mill - 1921 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jul 1966 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple View Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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