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

John S. Leis

Male 1903 - 1977  (73 years)


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  • Name John S. Leis 
    Born 4 Jul 1903  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer, at home 
    Residence 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1951  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1970  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-8594 
    Died 21 Feb 1977  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I8594  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    Father Joseph K. Leis, Jr.,   b. 12 Dec 1852, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1938  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Schwartzentruber,   b. 29 Nov 1872, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1951, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F13323  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine L. Wagler,   b. 4 Oct 1903, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1975  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1927  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Erma Mae Leis
     2. Florence Sarah Leis
     3. Catherine Magdelena Leis,   b. 16 Jun 1929, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 2007, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Rev. Vernon Roy Leis,   b. 23 Nov 1933, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1994, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Ralph Joseph Leis,   b. 1942,   d. 21 Apr 1998, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F36320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Leis.- John, son of Joseph and Magdalene Schwartzentruber, was born in Wellesley Twp., Ont., July 4, 1903; died at Couts' Pavilion, Kitchener, Feb. 21, 1977; aged 73 y. On Feb. 23, 1927, he was married to Catherine Wagler, who preceded him in death on Oct. 24, 1975. Surviving are one son (Vernon), 3 daughters (Catherine) Bartman, Erma Steinmann, and (Florence) McFarlane, 2 brothers (Sidney and Elmer), and one sister (Edith). He was a member of Steinmann Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Feb. 24, in charge of Elmer Schwartzentruber and Vernon Zehr; interment in adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 70, Number 12 - March 22, 1977, pages 253, 254.

  • Sources 
    1. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 5.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 22, 1977 - Obituary of John Leis.

    3. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub District 11 Page 10.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 18, 1951 - Obituary of Magdalena Schwartzentruber.

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. John Dietz - 24 Aug 1970.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jul 1903 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, at home - 1921 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Feb 1927 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1951 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1970 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Feb 1977 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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