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

Louisa Umbach[1, 2]

Female 1864 - 1953  (89 years)


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  • Name Louisa Umbach 
    Born 30 Nov 1864  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Louisa Schaefer 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Baptist 
    Residence 1882  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Baptist 
    Residence 1933  22 William St., Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1953  35 William St., Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-56371 
    Died 10 Dec 1953  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Person ID I56371  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Conrad Joshua Umbach,   b. 26 Apr 1824, Monzelfeld, , Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1906, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Maria Catherina Elisabetha "Mary Reichert,   b. 8 May 1825, Eschelbronn, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1893, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 28 May 1849  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F14550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Henry Schaefer,   b. 26 Jul 1859, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1929, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1882  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary Schaefer,   b. 7 Nov 1883, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1957, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Helma Anne Schaefer,   b. 13 Aug 1885, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1968, Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Lizzie Schaefer,   b. 12 Nov 1887, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1983, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     4. Clara Schaefer,   b. CALC 6 Nov 1889, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1891, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     5. Amelia Schaefer,   b. 18 Nov 1891, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1970, Lexington, Sanilac, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Alina Schaefer,   b. 21 Apr 1894, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Alma Schaefer,   b. 21 Apr 1894, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973  (Age 78 years)
     8. Milford Schaefer,   b. 23 Mar 1897, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Lillian May Schaefer,   b. 16 May 1899, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1917, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     10. Oliver J. Schafer,   b. 1 Jun 1901, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1907, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     11. Alvin Peter Schaefer,   b. 1 Jun 1901, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1974, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     12. Harold Schaefer,   b. 18 Mar 1904, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1990  (Age 85 years)
     13. John Lorne Schaefer,   b. 1 Mar 1906, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1979, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     14. Esther R. Schaefer,   b. Jun 1910, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1992  (Age ~ 81 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F14564  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Louisa Schaefer

      Mrs. Louisa Schaefer, 89, 35 William street, the last member of her family, died Thursday, December 10, at her home. She had been an invalid five years after she fractured her hip.

      A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Umbach, she married John H, Schaefer who died in 1929.

      Surviving are three sons, Alvin and Harold, both of Elmira; John of Kitchener; and seven daughters, Mrs. Alfred (Mary) Mogk, Floradale; Mrs. John (Helma) Kellar, Elmira; Miss Elizabeth Schaefer, at home; Mrs. Edwin (Amelia) Kinsley, Michigan, Mrs. William (Alma) Herchenratter, Kitchener; Mrs. William (Gladys) Hughes, Toronto; and Mrs. Elmer (Esther) Ogram, Wallenstein, and 36 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Two sons, two daughters, three grandchildren, four sisters and five brothers predeceased her.

      Funeral was held at Evangelical U.B. Church, Elmira, Sunday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. C.B. Heckendorn and Rev. Clayton Wilhelm officiating. Burial was in Elmira Cemetery. The body was resting at Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 25 Jan 1883.
      Dec. 25, 1882 John H. Schäfer and Louisa Umbach, both of Woolwich, were married in Woolwich by Preacher J. H. Meyers.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 19059-1905.
      Alfred Mogk, 27, Occ. Farmer, b. Woolwich, Res. of Woolwich, son of John Mogk & Elizabeth Grosz, married Mary Schaefer, 22, b. Woolwich, Res. of Woolwich, daughter of John H. Schafer & Louisa Umbach, Witn: John Mogk & Elizabeth Mogk, Both of Woolwich, On 24 December 1905, at Elmira

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-5 Page 9.

    4. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 61.

    5. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 1.

    6. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 48 Pg. 10.

    7. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      In Loving Memory/ John H. Schaefer/ 1859 - 1928/ Louisa Umbach/ His Beloved Wife/ 1864 - 1953/ Schaefer./ [A] Father/ [B] Mother/ [C] S [2 corner lot marker stones]

    8. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/95397408/louisa-schaefer.

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Conrad Umbach, 25, labourer of Woolwich, married 28 May 1849 Greenbush by banns to Maria Reichard, 24, of Woolwich, wit: Philip Reichard - turner of Woowich & Joseph Umbach - farmer of Woolwich

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Nov 1864 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Baptist - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1882 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1882 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Baptist - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Dec 1953 - 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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