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

Herman Geisel

Male 1863 - 1955  (91 years)


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  • Name Herman Geisel 
    Born 12 Aug 1863  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership St. Pauls Lutheran Church, Elmira, Waterloo Region Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1887  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Immigration 1892  [2
    Naturalization 1894  [2
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1934  James St., Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-55841 
    Died 6 Mar 1955  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I55841  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Family 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) 
    Married 1 Nov 1887  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. George Albert Geisel,   b. 15 Sep 1889, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ida Geisel,   b. 3 Apr 1893, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F14445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ELMIRA-Herman Geisel, 91, died Sunday at the Elmira Private Hospital after ailing for several weeks. Born Aug. 12, 1863, in Germany, he was the last surviving member of his family. He came to Ontario from Germany at the age of 16 and lived in the Elmira district ever since. He retired from farming in 1919 and has lived in Elmira ever since. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Elmira. His wife, the former Elizabeth Geisel, predeceased him Dec. 31, 1934. Surviving are a son, Albert of Elmira, a daughter, Mrs. Albert (Eda) Ritter of RR 1, Elmira, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Dreisinger Funeral Parlor until Wednesday at 1 p.m. when removal will be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church for the service at 2: 30 p.m. Rev. Frank Malinsky will officiate. Burial will be in the Elmira Cemetery.


      Elmira Signet 10 Mar 1955

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 13.

    2. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 10.

    3. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Herman Geisel - 10 Mar 1955.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 Nov 1887.
      01 Nov 1887 Elisabeth Geisel and Herman Geisel, both of Woolwich, were married by Pastor Frosch in Elmira.

    5. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary Mrs. Herman Geisel - 3 Jan 1934.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1863 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - St. Pauls Lutheran Church, Elmira, Waterloo Region Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1887 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Nov 1887 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1934 - James St., Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Mar 1955 - Elmira, 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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