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Mena Wahn

Mena Wahn[1, 2]

Female 1851 - 1942  (90 years)

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  • Name Mena Wahn 
    Born 20 Sep 1851  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14685376 
    Name Mena Roos 
    Name Minnie Wahn 
    Residence 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-90520 
    Died 25 Mar 1942  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Person ID I90520  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Valentine Wahn,   b. CALC 8 Oct 1822, Obsaula, Obbornhofen, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1883, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Johanna Christina Goldschmidt,   b. CALC 4 Jul 1830, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1925, Neustadt, Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1848  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F18342  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward Roos,   b. 1847, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1914, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1870  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Children 
     1. Estella Roos,   b. 12 Feb 1871, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959  (Age 87 years)
     2. Edgar Roos,   b. 16 Feb 1874, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875  (Age 0 years)
     3. Norman Edgar "Edgar" Roos,   b. 16 Feb 1874, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1935, South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. Mabel Roos,   b. 8 Mar 1876, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924  (Age 47 years)
     5. Minnie Wahn Roos,   b. 19 Sep 1883, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1964  (Age 80 years)
     6. Rolena Violet Roos,   b. Nov 1889, Fredonia, Chautauqua, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1981, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F24070  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Dies In 92nd Year

      Mrs. Mena Roos, widow of the late Edward Roos, passed away early Wednesday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Geo. B.Hathaway, Henry Street, at the advanced age of 91 years. Deceased was born in Preston on September 20, 1851, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Valentine Wahn, and following her marriage in 1870, she resided in Stratford, Kitchener, Elmira and New Hamburg. After the death of her husband, 28 years ago, the late Mrs. Roos lived most of the time with her daughter, Mrs. Hathaway, where, during her last illness, which extended over a period of a year and a half, she received the tenderest of care. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. (Dr.) F. H. Kalbfleisch and Mrs. C. H. Boehmer, Kitchener, and Mrs. Hathaway, New Hamburg. There are also six grandchildren and one great grandchild. A daughter and two sons predeceased her and a grandchild, Miss Carla Boehmer, of Kitchener, passed away on Feb. 22, last. The funeral will take place this Friday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock from the residence of Mr. Hathaway to the Preston Cemetery for interment. Rev. W. J. Hisey, New Hamburg, will be in charge of the service.

      New Hamburg Independent, March 20, 1942

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Rolena Violet Ros - Hathaway - Jun 4 1981 pg 25.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 019007-05.
      Carl Harry Boehmer, 28, Occ. Traveller, b. Berlin, Res. Berlin, son of Charles Boehmer, & Angelina Weaver married Minnie Wahn Roos, 22, Occ. Nurse, b. Galt, Res. Berlin, daughter of Ed Roos & Mina Wahn, Witn A.E. Erb & Ida R. Kuntz Both of Berlin 24 October 1905 in Berlin.

    3. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In memory of/ Mena WAHN/ wife of/ Edward ROOS/ 1850 - 1942.

    4. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 1 Page 45.

    5. [S105] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1871, Pg 27.

    6. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 33 Pg. 5.

    7. [S1473] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1861, Div. 3 Page 31.

    8. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Flat Marker In Front Of Monument] In Memory Of/ Mena Wahn/ Wife Of/ Edward Roos/ 1850 - 1942.

    9. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner report 120.
      Valentin Wahn, to Johann Goldschmidt. 15 Mar. 1848

    10. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Edward Roos Age: 23 Birth Date: abt 1847 Birth Place: Preston Marriage Date: 27 Apr 1870 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father:Charles Roos Mother:Elizabeth Roos Spouse:Mena Wahn Spouse's Age:19 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1851 Spouse Birth Place:Preston Spouse Father:Valentine Wahn Spouse Mother:Hannah Wahn

    11. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 4 May 1870.
      Wahn, Mena married 27 Apr 1870 to Edward Roos At Preston, by Rev. M. McKenzie. Bride, second daughter of Valentine Wahn. All of Preston.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1851 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Apr 1870 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Mar 1942 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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