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Lydia Roi

Lydia Roi

Female 1893 - 1954  (60 years)

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  • Name Lydia Roi 
    Born 5 Sep 1893  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Brenneman 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-56020 
    Died 5 Jul 1954  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I56020  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Christian Roi,   b. 20 May 1859, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1932, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Lydia Brenneman,   b. 7 Apr 1856, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1929, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1886  South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F40751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Solomon Brenneman,   b. 4 Jan 1891, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1951  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1915  [1
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F41986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Sep 1893 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jul 1954 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Solomon Brenneman and Lydia Roi
    Solomon Brenneman and Lydia Roi
    from Helen Brenneman 2011

  • Notes 
    • Brenneman, Lydia, daughter of Christian and Lydia Roi, was born in East Zorra, Ont., Sept. 5, 1893; passed away at the home of her daughter and son-in-law near Baden, July 5, 1954; aged 60 y. 10 m. In her youth she accepted Christ as her Saviour and was a member of the East Zorra A. M. Church, remaining faithful to the end. On Dec. 30, 1915, she was united in marriage to Solomon Brenneman, who preceded her in death April 8, 1951. This union was blessed with 4 children (Dorothy-Mrs. Clayton Wagler, of Baden; Archie, of Tavistock; Jerry and Earl, of Baden). Also surviving are 4 grandchildren, 3 brothers (Emerson, of Woodstock; Simon and Norman of Tavistock), and many other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted at the East Zorra Church by Daniel Wagler and Henry Yantzi, with burial in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLVII , Number 34 - August 24, 1954 --- page 814, 815

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Lydia Brenneman - August 24, 1954.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 23, 1929 - Obituary of Lydia Brenneman.

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 9545 (1886), Roe-Brenneman.
      Lydia Brennemanm residence East Zorra, Birth Place: South Easthope Age: 29 Estimated birth year: abt 1857 Father Name: Jacob Brenneman Mother Name: Lydia Brenneman Spouse Name: Christian Roe, farmer East Zorra, Spouse's Age: 26 Spouse Birth Place: East Zorra Spouse Father Name: Lewis Roe Spouse Mother Name: Magdelene Roe Marriage Date: 25 Mar 1886 Marriage Location: Perth, South Easthope