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

Veronica K. Leis

Female 1897 - 1993  (95 years)


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  • Name Veronica K. Leis 
    Born 12 Oct 1897  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/50175792 
    Name Fannie Leis 
    Name Veronica K. Leis 
    Residence 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-52454 
    Died 31 Mar 1993  Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Maple View Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I52454  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Jacob Leis,   b. 15 Jul 1865, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1941, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Lizzie" Kennel,   b. 20 Nov 1869, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1944, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1890  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F13515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peter E. Leis,   b. 20 Sep 1893, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1966, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1916  [7
    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

  • Notes 
    • Leis.- Veronica "Fannie," 95, Wellesley, Ont. Born: Oct. 13, 1897, Wellesley Twp., Ont., to Jacob and Elizabeth Kennell Leis. Died: March 31, 1993, Tavistock, Ont., of heart failure. Survivors-sons: Nelson, Ralph, Mervin; sister: Mattie Bast; 7 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Peter Leis (husband). Funeral and burial: April 2, Mapleview Mennonite Church, by Victor Dorsch and Steve Gerber.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 86, Number 17 - April 27, 1993, page 15.

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-6 page 22.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Veronica Leis Born: 12 Oct 1897 County: Waterloo Father: Jacob Leis Mother: Lizzie Kennel

    3. [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

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

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Veronica "Fannie" Leis - April 27, 1993, page 15.

    6. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012250-90.
      Jacob Leis, 24, occ. Farmer, b. Wellesley, res. same, son of Joseph and Catharina Leis, married Lizzie Kennel, 20, b. Mornington Township, res. North Easthope, daughter of Joseph and Rosa Kennel, Witness(es) Christian Zehr, (?) and Jacob Schrag, Wellesley Township, 1 June 1890 at Wellesley Township

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Oct 1897 - 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 MapsDied - 31 Mar 1993 - Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, 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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