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

Laura Leis[1]

Female 1886 - 1956  (69 years)


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  • Name Laura Leis 
    Born 9 Oct 1886  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Laura Gerber 
    Residence 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-52122 
    Died 28 Feb 1956  [4, 5, 6
    Buried Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I52122  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Menno K. Leis,   b. 24 Apr 1859, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1942  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Magdalena G. Brenneman,   b. 18 May 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age < 44 years) 
    Family ID F13445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Solomon R. Gerber,   b. 14 Oct 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1959, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 4 Jan 1906  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Sarah Gerber
     2. Elmer Gerber,   b. 20 Oct 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1986, Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Clara Gerber,   b. 1908, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908  (Age 0 years)
     4. Emma L. Gerber,   b. 11 Aug 1909, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1993  (Age 84 years)
     5. Esther Gerber,   b. 30 Apr 1911, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 2002  (Age 90 years)
     6. Laura Gerber,   b. 1912, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1996, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     7. Amos L. Gerber,   b. 1913, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1985, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     8. Solomon L. Gerber,   b. 1915, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2001  (Age 86 years)
     9. Ohmer Gerber,   b. 17 Aug 1916, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 2007, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     10. Elmina L. Gerber,   b. 11 Mar 1920, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 2003, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     11. Moses L. Gerber,   b. 10 Sep 1921, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 2014  (Age 92 years)
     12. Alvin Gerber,   b. 17 Feb 1923, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1923  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F41487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S3108] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 019660-06.
      Solomon Gerber, 26, occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot Twp, res. Wilmot Twp, son of Christian Gerber and Anna Rechley married Laura Leis, 19, b. Wellesley Twp, res. Wellesley Twp, daughter Of Menno Leis and Mattie Brenneman, Witn: Christian Gerber of Wilmot Twp and Moses Leis of Wellesley Twp, 4 January 1906 in Wellesley Amish Mennonite Meeting House

    2. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-6 Page 16.

    3. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 11.

    4. [S533] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Internet Link.
      [Previous stone] Solomon R Gerber/ beloved husband of/ Laura Leis/ born Oct. 14, 1879/ died / Feb. 28, 1959/ aged 79 yrs/ 4 mon 14 days
      [New stone] Solomon R Gerber/ beloved husband/ of/ Laura Leis/ born Oct. 14 1879/ died Feb. 28 1959/ aged 79 years/ 4 mon & 14 days/ at rest

    5. [S533] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Internet Link.
      [Previous stone] Laura Leis/ beloved wife of/ Solomon Gerber/ born Oct.9th 1886/ died/ Oct.9th 1956/ age 70 yrs
      [New stone] Laura Leis/ beloved wife/ of/ Solomon Gerber/ born Oct. 9 1886/ died/ Oct. 8 1956/ age 69 years &/ 11 mon & 29 days/ at rest

    6. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Solomon R. Gerber - 28 Feb 1959.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Oct 1886 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jan 1906 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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