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

Elisabeth F. Schweitzer

Female 1843 - 1932  (89 years)


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  • Name Elisabeth F. Schweitzer 
    Born 14 Sep 1843  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Elisabeth F. Geisel 
    Residence 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1863  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-55562 
    Died 17 Sep 1932  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I55562  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father Johann Philip Schweitzer,   b. CALC 4 Apr 1811, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1876  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Magdalena H. Frey,   b. 1812, , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F20681  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Johannes "John" Geisel,   b. 6 Sep 1840, Reimenrod, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1917, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 11 Aug 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Geisel,   b. 18 Feb 1865, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1934, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. George S. Geisel,   b. 14 Feb 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John S. Geisel,   b. 20 Sep 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1962, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     4. Henry S. Geisel,   b. 18 Jul 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1964, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     5. Catherine Geisel,   b. 30 Sep 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1965, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     6. Magdalena Geisel,   b. 20 Nov 1873, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1957, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Margaret Geisel,   b. 12 Nov 1875, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1977, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)
     8. Mary S. Geisel,   b. 31 Jul 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 70 years)
     9. Lavina Geisel,   b. 31 Aug 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1979, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F14387  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • Mrs. John Geisel, Sr.

      After a long life of nearly ninety years, there died on Saturday, September 17, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Noah W. Reist in Woolwich, Mrs. Elizabeth Geisel, Sr., of Woolwich Township. Mrs. Geisel was born on September 14, 1843, in Wellesley Township, the daughter of Philip Schweitzer and his wife, Magdalena Frey. She was married to John Geisel on August 11th, 1863. This union was blessed with eleven children, two having died in infancy. There are left to mourn the loss of a faithful Christian mother, three sons and six daughters, namely, Mrs. Herman Geisel, George Geisel, John Geisel, Henry Geisel, Mrs. William Witter of Kitchener, Mrs. J. Baumann of Caledonia, Mich., Mrs. N. W. Reist, Mrs. Jacob Aberle and Mrs. John Schmermund, also twenty-nine grandchildren, twenty-four great-children, one sister, Mrs. G. Reichenbach of Pandora, Ohio, and one brother, Conrad Schweitzer of Kitchener.

      Since the death of her husband in 1917, Mrs. Geisel made her home with her daughters. She died on Saturday, September 17th, surrounded by her children, aged eighty-nine years and two days.

      The funeral was held on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 2 o'clock p.m., from the home to St. Paul's church, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Elmira Cemetery. Rev. F. Malinsky, the family pastor officiated. The pall-bearers were grandson, Albert Geisel, Theophiel Geisel, Edward Geisel, Norman Geisel, Hilbert Reist and Leslie Aberle. Relatives from a distance included Mrs. J. Baumann and daughter of Caledonia, Mich., Mr. and Mrs. Enoch Basinger, Mr. and Mrs. J. Diller, Mrs. Gottlieb Reichenbach of Pandora, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Eisenbach and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Eisenbach , also of Pandora, Ohio, and others from Kitchener, Waterloo and Lexington.

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 8.

    2. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 72.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Geisel Birth Place: Germany RESIDENCE: Woolwich Township Age: 22 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841 Father Name: John Spouse Name: Elizabeth Schweitzer Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844 Spouse Birth Place: Woolwich Township Spouse Residence: Woolwich Township Spouse Father Name: Philip Spouse Mother Name: Magdalene Frey Marriage Date: 11 Aug 1863 Marriage County: Waterloo

    4. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 13.

    5. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 4, Pg. 107.

    6. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 72.

    7. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/94658707/elisabeth-geisel.

    8. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of John Geisel - 20 Dec 1917.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Sep 1843 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Aug 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 1932 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, 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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