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

Florence Mae "Flora" Pequegnat

Female 1882 - 1952  (70 years)


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  • Name Florence Mae "Flora" Pequegnat 
    Born 8 Jun 1882  , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1886  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Religion 1891  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Baptist 
    Adopted Bef 1901  [1
    Name Flora Pequegnat 
    Name Florence Mae "Flora" Lightheart 
    Occupation 1901  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Tailoress 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-86096P 
    Died 23 Aug 1952  [2, 3
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I86096  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Leon Gustove Pequegnat,   b. 22 May 1858, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1939, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Louisa Becker,   b. 17 Jul 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1927, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1883  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F22333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isaac Lightheart,   b. 2 May 1882, Beachville, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1962, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Lillian L. "Lorrie" Lightheart,   b. 1904,   d. 1979  (Age 75 years)
     2. Gladys Lightheart,   b. 1920,   d. 3 Jan 2000, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F34328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lightheart, -- Florence Mae, was born in England, April 19, 1882; passed away Aug. 23, 1952; aged 70 y. 4 m. 4 d. She was a real Christian, a member of the Baptist Church, and formerly an effective worker with children. She is survived by her husband, 4 daughters (Lorrie-Mrs. Harry Sandys, Buffalo, N. Y.; Mae-Mrs. Norman Cowan, Zurich, Ont.; Emma-Mrs. Wilford Schmitt, London, Ont.; and Gladys-Mrs. Clifford Cressman, Kitchener, Ont.). Funeral services were at the First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Ont., in charge of C. F. Derstine.a


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record Newspaper 24 Aug 1952

  • Sources 
    1. [S307] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1901, New Hamburg (Village) E-1 Page 1.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), 24 Aug 1952 - Obituary of Florence Mae Pequegnat.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Lightheart/ mother/ Florence M./ 1882-1952/ Father/ Isaac W./ 1882-1962/ on that bright Immortal shore/ we shall meet to part no more

    4. [S699] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1891, Section 1 Page 14.

    5. [S699] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1891.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), July 26, 1883.
      July 12, 1883 Leon Pequeguat and Louise Becker, both of New Hamburg, were married in New Dundee by Pastor E. Gr├╝tzner.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 26 Jul 1883.
      July 12, 1883 Leon Pequegnat & Louise Becker, both of New Hamburg, were married in New Dundee by Pastor E. Gr tzner.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jun 1882 - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1886 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1891 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tailoress - 1901 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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