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

Lorne Johannes

Male 1902 - 1984  (81 years)

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  • Name Lorne Johannes 
    Born 3 Jul 1902  Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Died 18 May 1984  [1
    Hall of Fame - Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame 1999  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sports association founder 
    Hall of Fame - Waterloo Region Bef 2012  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Interesting sport, business 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-52908P 
    Buried Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I52908  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father George L. Johannes,   b. 16 Oct 1861, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1936, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Lydia Dabel,   b. 6 Jun 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1887  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F13657  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lois Emily Sherk,   b. Abt 1902,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F17158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jul 1902 - Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHall of Fame - Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame - Sports association founder - 1999 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHall of Fame - Waterloo Region - Bef 2012 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Lorne Johannes
    Lorne Johannes
    from Waterloo Region Hall of Fame

  • Notes 
    • LORNE JOHANNES 1902-1984

      Lorne Johannes was the youngest son of George Johannes, a blacksmith and the operator of the Blair general store. The family arrived in Blair in 1888 and Lorne Johannes was born on July 3, 1902. As a young man he followed his father into the blacksmith trade finally abandoning the business in 1926. He was the founder of the Blair Board of Trade and was instrumental in the cleanup and reorganization of the Blair Cemetery. He was the co-founder, with Dr. John Seaton, of both the Ontario Rural Softball Association in 1931, and the Ontario Rural Hockey Association. He is also remembered as the founder of the Blair Hornets softball team. Mr. Johannes worked for many years as the circulation manager of the Galt Evening Reporter and died on May 18, 1984. He is buried in Blair Cemetery.


      Cambridge Mosaic, Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.
      Lorne / Johannes / July 3, 1902 / May 18, 1984 / forever with the Lord

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Lorne Johannes Born: 3 Jul 1902 County: Waterloo Father: George Johannes Mother: Lydia Dabel

    3. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 14.

    4. [S220] Waterloo Region Hall of Fame Waterloo Region Hall of Fame.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      George Johannes Born: Preston Ont Age: 26 Father: Joachim Johannas Mother: Louisa Johannas Born: abt 1861 Spouse: Lydia Daebel Age: 19 born: Tp of Waterloo Father: John Daebel Mother: Sophia married 21 Dec 1887 married: Waterloo

    6. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 33.