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

Edwin D. Eidt

Male 1865 - 1953  (87 years)


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  • Name Edwin D. Eidt 
    Born 16 Aug 1865  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    illegible 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Teacher 
    Occupation 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Retail, General Store 
    Religion 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-79712 
    Died 1953  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Oetzel Evangelical Cemetery, Ratzburg, North Easthope Twp, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I79712  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father John Ludwig Eidt,   b. 8 Feb 1842, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Christine Doering,   b. 14 Sep 1840, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1927, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1864  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F30917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline Eidt,   b. 18 May 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1953, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1892 
    Children 
     1. Sydney Orlando Eidt,   b. 19 Jun 1893, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Vera Matilda Eidt,   b. 15 Nov 1895, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F20763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Edwin D. Eidt, well known and esteemed resident of New Hamburg, passed away suddenly at his home on Peel Street last Friday morning at the advanced age of 87 years.

      Mr. Eidt was born at Philipsburg, a son of the late Mr. And Mrs. John L. Eidt. He spent the greater part of his life at Philipsburg, where he taught school for 22 years and also owned the village store and was postmaster. He was a commissioner of the Wilmot Township municipal telephone system for 23 years. For 52 years he was choir leader at Oetzels Church. In 1892 he married the former Caroline Eidt, who died in 1945. He retired to New Hamburg in 1944 and was a member of Evangelical-United Brethren Church.

      One son, Sydney, at home survives. A daughter, Vera, died in 1934. He was also predeceased by two brothers and one sister. The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon with service at Zion Evangelical-United Brethren Church, conducted but the minister, Rev. M.E. Reuber, and interment was in Oetzels Cemetery, North Easthope.

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 4.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 43.

    3. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 4.

    4. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 5 Page 6.

    5. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 28.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Eidt b. Canada res: Wilmot Township Age: 22 born abt 1842 father: Ludwig mother: Margaret married Christina Doehring Age:: 28 born abt 1836 b. Ontario Spouse res: Wilmot Township father: Andrew mother: Elizabeth married 8 Nov 1864 county: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Aug 1865 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - illegible - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teacher - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Retail, General Store - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1953 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oetzel Evangelical Cemetery, Ratzburg, North Easthope Twp, Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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