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

Leah Gingerich[1, 2]

Female 1891 - 1950  (59 years)


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  • Name Leah Gingerich 
    Born 5 May 1891  Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Snyder 
    Residence 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00039-3210.5 
    Died 10 Jun 1950  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I6072  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2020 

    Father Moses M. Gingerich,   b. 15 May 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1931  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Bauman,   b. 18 Sep 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1944, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1884  [2
    Family ID F1860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edwin W. M. Snyder,   b. 31 Oct 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1947  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1911  [6
    Children 
     1. Minerva Snyder,   b. 1818, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Cleason G. Snyder,   b. 11 Dec 1912, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1985, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Nelson Snyder,   b. 1913, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Nelson G. Snyder,   b. 17 Apr 1914, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1993, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Erma G. Snyder,   b. Abt 1915,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Roy Snyder,   b. 23 Oct 1915, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 2015  (Age 99 years)
     7. Minerva G. Snyder,   b. 1918,   d. 20 Jan 2003, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     8. Orville G. Snyder,   b. 1926,   d. 1963  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F29472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Snyder. --- Leah, daughter of the late Mt. And Mrs. Moses Gingrich, of Floradale, Ont., was born May 5, 1891; died in the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., June 10, 1950; aged 59 y. 1 m. 5 d. On Dec. 5 , 1911, she was married to Edwin W. M. Snyder, who predeceased her on April 27, 1947. They farmed in Waterloo Twp. Surviving are 5 sons and 2 daughters (Cleason, Nelson, Roy, Minerva-Mrs. Roy Brubacher, Erma, Orville, and Joseph), 10 grandchildren, 4 brothers (Ozias, Elmira, Ont.; Amos, Waterloo, Ont.; Eli, Floradale, Ont; and Nelson, Elmira), one half brother (Seranus Shantz, Guernsey, Sask.), and 2 sisters (Mrs. Henry Brubacher of Elmira; and Mrs. Seranus Martin, of Floradale). One daughter (Vera) and one son (Lorne) died in infancy. She was in poor health for a few months before the Lord called her home. She united with the Mennonite Church in her youth and remained faithful until death. Funeral services were conducted at the St. Jacobs Mennonite Church on June 14 by Roy S. Koch, assisted by O. D. Snider, of Elmira. Interment was made in the Conestoga Cemetery at Three Bridges.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLIII, Number 28 - July 11, 1950 ----- page 702, 703

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 698.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 90.

    3. [S171] Census - ON, Wellington, Peel - 1901, Peel I-2 Page 5.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 11, 1950 - Obituary of Leah Gingrich.

    5. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sud District 3 - Lexington 1921 Page 18.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 20, 1947 - Obituary of Edwin Snyder.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 May 1891 - Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jun 1950 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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