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

Florence Mae "Flora" Pequegnat[1]

Female 1882 - 1952  (70 years)


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  • Name Florence Mae "Flora" Pequegnat 
    Born 8 Jun 1882  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1886  , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1891  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Baptist 
    Adopted Bef 1901  [2
    Name Flora Pequegnat 
    Name Florence Mae "Flora" Lightheart 
    Occupation 1901  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Tailoress 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-86096P 
    Died 23 Aug 1952  [3, 4, 6
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Person ID I86096  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Reeve Leon Gustove Pequegnat,   b. 22 May 1858, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1939, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., 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, Wilmot Twp., 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  [9, 10, 11
    Family ID F22333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isaac Wesley Lightheart,   b. 2 May 1882, Beachville, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada 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) 
    Married 16 Dec 1903  Russell, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. May Lydia Lightheart,   b. 1906, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lillian Laureen "Lorrie" Lightheart,   b. Nov 1904,   d. 1979  (Age ~ 74 years)
     3. 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 7 Apr 2024 
    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. [S3108] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 045806-26.
      Norman James Cowan, 21, occ. Bookkeeper, b. Palmerston, res. Detroit Michigan, son of Isaac Lightheart (Sic) (B. Ontario) & Lottie May Darch married May Lydia Lightheart, 19, b. New Hamburg, res. New Hamburg, daughter of Isaac Lightheart (B. Ontario) & Florence Pequegnat, Witn: Laurine Lightheart & Grace Pequegnat Both of New Hamburg, 24 December 1926 in New Hamburg.

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

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

    4. [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

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

    6. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, F., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, F. (1882). Florence Mae “Lorrie” Pequegnat Lightheart... Retrieved 13 August 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/210849631/florence-mae-lightheart.

    7. [S2211] Detroit, Michigan, U.S., Border Crossings and Passenger and Crew Lists, 1905-1963.
      Name:Florence Lightheart
      Age:61
      Birth Date:19 Apr 1882
      Birth Place:England
      Arrival Date:11 May 1943
      Arrival Place:Detroit, Michigan, USA

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

    9. [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. Grützner.

    10. [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.

    11. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012272-83.
      Leo G. Pequegnat, 25, occ. Watch Maker, b. Switzerland, res. New Hamburg, son of Ulysse and Francoise, married Louise Becker, 18, b. Wilmot Twp., res. New Hamburg, daughter of Jacob and Katarina, Witnessed by Paul and George Pequegnat, both of Berlin, 12 July 1883 at New Hamburg

    12. [S2641] Manitoba, Marriage Index, 1881-1937.
      Name:Isaac Lightheart
      Gender:Male
      Marriage Date:16 Dec 1903
      Marriage Place:Russell, Manitoba, Canada
      Spouse:Florence Piqueguat

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jun 1882 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1886 - , Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Baptist - 1891 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tailoress - 1901 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Dec 1903 - Russell, , Manitoba, 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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