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

Margaretha "Margaret" Shoeltz[1]

Female 1816 - 1898  (82 years)


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  • Name Margaretha "Margaret" Shoeltz 
    Born 24 May 1816  , Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Margaretha "Margaret" Schedewitz 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-54476 
    Died 29 Aug 1898  Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I54476  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2020 

    Family Conrad Schedewitz,   b. 25 Jan 1819, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1904, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Children 
     1. John Schedewitz,   b. 13 Oct 1843, , Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1922, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Simon Schedewitz,   b. 21 Jan 1855, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1927, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F14071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Schedewitz, wife of Conrad Schedewitz, who lives with his son Simon about 4 miles west of Elmira. She too was of German birth, and experienced the hardships of pioneer life in the backwoods. She had been in good health for her age until about a week before her death, when she got inflammation of the lungs which caused her death. For the last eight years she was able to read, day or night without spectacles. Deceased leaves a sorrowing husband and two sons besides many grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She reached the ripe old age of about 83 years.


      THE ELMIRA ADVERTISER September 1, 1898

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Simon Schedewitz Born: Woolwich Age: 23 Father: Conrad Schedewitz Mother: Margaretha Schedewitz Born: abt 1855 Spouse: Elizabeth Zinkann Age: 23 born: Germany Father: Conrad Zinkann Mother: Elizabeth Zinkann married 31 Mar 1878 married: Waterloo

    2. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 16.

    3. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      [Broken stone, Partly in the ground - 1990 Transcription] Hier Ruhet In Herrn/ Selig Enschlafen/ Anna Maria Shoeltz/ Ehefrau Von Conrad Schedewitz/ Geb. 24 Mai 1816/ In Gross Darmstadt/ Gest. 2 Aug. 1898/ [German verse] [Illegible, August 2008]

    4. [S956] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Advertiser, "Obituary of Mrs. Schedewitz," 1 Sep 1898.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Aug 1898 - Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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