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

Solomon R. Gerber

Male 1879 - 1959  (79 years)


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  • Name Solomon R. Gerber 
    Born 14 Oct 1879  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer Son 
    Occupation 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-80097 
    Died 28 Feb 1959  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I80097  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Christian O. Gerber,   b. 28 Oct 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1928, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Ann "Annie" Reschly,   b. 8 May 1850, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1930, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F30994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Laura Leis,   b. 9 Oct 1886, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 69 years) 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Gerber
     2. Elmer Gerber,   b. Oct 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1986, Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
     3. Clara Gerber,   b. 1908, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908  (Age 0 years)
     4. Emma L. Gerber,   b. 11 Aug 1909, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1993  (Age 84 years)
     5. Esther Gerber,   b. Apr 1911, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Laura Gerber,   b. 1912, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1996  (Age 84 years)
     7. Amos L. Gerber,   b. 1913, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1985, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     8. Solomon L. Gerber,   b. 1915, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2001  (Age 86 years)
     9. Ohmer Gerber,   b. 1916, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 2007, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     10. Elmina L. Gerber,   b. 1920, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 2003, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     11. Moses L. Gerber,   b. 10 Sep 1921, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 2014  (Age 92 years)
     12. Alvin Gerber,   b. 1923, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F41487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SOLOMON GERBER Solomon R. Gerber, Wellesley, died suddenly at his home Saturday night, February 28th. Born in Wilmot township, October 14th, 1879, he was a son of the late Christian Gerber and the former Annie Reschly. He was a member of the Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church. Mr. Gerber farmed in Wilmot township until he retired to Wellesley in 1944. His wife, the former Laura Leis, died in 1956. Surviving are five sons, Elmer and Ohmar, Wellesley; Amos and Solomon, both of R.R. 1, Millbank, and Moses, R.R. 1, Wellesley; five daughters, Mrs. Nicholas (Emma) Schmidt, Millbank; Mrs. David (Esther) Schwartz, R.R. 1, Millbank; Mrs. Ralph (Sarah) Leis, Wellesley; ;Mrs. Alvin (Emily) Jantzi, Wellesley; two brothers, Daniel, R.R. 1, Bamburg, and Christian, of Kingwood; one sister, Mrs. Daniel (Nancy) Erb, Wellesley; 42 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. The remains rested at the family home, Wellesley, where service was held today (Wednesday) at 1: 30 p.m., followed by a memorial service at Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church, at 2: 00 p.m. Bishop Samuel Roth officiated. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 28 Feb 1959

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 11.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 29.

    3. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 11.

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Solomon R. Gerber - 28 Feb 1959.

    5. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 54.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Oct 1879 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Feb 1959 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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