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

Rev. Ernest Magnus Gishler[1]

Male 1869 - 1960  (90 years)


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  • Name Ernest Magnus Gishler 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 28 Dec 1869  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Name Ernst Magnus Gischler 
    Occupation 1901  Arnprior, Renfrew Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    minister 
    Residence 1960  19 Park Ave., Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-91989 
    Died 18 Oct 1960  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried 21 Oct 1960  Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I91989  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Werner Gischler,   b. Abt 1840, of, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Anna Elise "Mary" Dipp,   b. 1834, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F25699  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Werner Gishler,   b. CA 1839,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F256108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emma Oetzel,   b. 11 Nov 1872, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Jul 1901  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Ruth Gishler,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Paul Gishler,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ruth Bernice Gishler,   b. 18 Jul 1902, Pembroke, Pembroke Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981  (Age 78 years)
     4. Dr. Paul Ernest Gishler,   b. 30 Jul 1904, Golden Lake, Wilberforce Twp, Renfrew Cty, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1992, Edmonton, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Esther Freda Gishler,   b. 4 Jan 1907, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1986, Nelson, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. Margaret Marie Gischler,   b. 18 Sep 1910,   d. 25 Nov 1910  (Age 0 years)
     7. Melba Emma Gishler,   b. 7 Jan 1913, Shakespeare, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 2012, Port Perry, Reach Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F25682  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Caroline May Murat,   b. 25 May 1880, Mildmay, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1968, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1931 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F51439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Carolina Murat,   b. CA 1869,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1931 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F256110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Rev. Ernest M. Gishler age 90, died at his late residence 19 Park Ave., Elmira on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Born December 28, 1869, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Werner Gishler. He graduated from the Theological Seminary, Naperville, Ill., in 1898 as a minister and served his first charge at Parry Sound Ont. After 46 years in the active ministry he retired after his last charge at Neudorf, Saskatchewan and took up residence at Elmira. He was a faithful and active member of Zion Evangelical U.B. Church, Elmira. In 1901 he married the former Emma Oetzel of Waterloo and she predeceased him in 1928. In 1931 he married the former Carolina Murat who survives. Three daughters: Miss Ruth Gishler, RN, New York City, Mrs. W. (Esther) Young of Nelson, B.C., Mrs. W.A. (Melba) McKay of Pickering. One son Paul of Edmonton, 8 grandchildren survive. One brother, Rev. Abel Gishler, of Syracuse, N.Y., predeceased him 1954. Remains at the Dreisinger Funeral Parlour until Thursday noon when removal will be made to the Evangelical Church for memorial service on Friday afternoon at 2: 30. Burial will take place in the Elmira Cemetery. Rev. J.W. Siebert and Rev. E. E. Hallman, Conference Superintendent will officiate.

      Unidentified Newspaper Source 18 Oct 1960

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Caroline May Murat - Gischler - 10 apr 1968, pg 2.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 017144-01.
      Ernst Magnus GISCHLER, 31, minister, Germany, Arnprior, s/o Werner GISCHLER & Maria DIPP married Emma OETZEL, 28, New Hamburg, Waterloo, d/o Jacob OETZEL & Augusta SCHLEGEL, witn: Andrew OETZEL & Matilda WAGNER both of Waterloo, 17 July 1901 in Waterloo

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Ernest M. Gishler - 18 Oct 1960.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Dec 1869 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - minister - 1901 - Arnprior, Renfrew Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jul 1901 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1960 - 19 Park Ave., Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Oct 1960 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Oct 1960 - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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