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

Wilhelmina "Minnie" Stockfish

Female 1860 - 1937  (76 years)


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  • Name Wilhelmina "Minnie" Stockfish 
    Born 19 Sep 1860  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Mine W. Stockfish 
    Name Minnie Stockfish 
    Name Wilhelmina "Minnie" Schaaf 
    Residence 1880  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-94908 
    Died 16 Apr 1937  Imlay City, Lapeer, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: stroke 
    Person ID I94908  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father August Stockfish,   b. Abt 1830, of, Waterloo Twp., Region of Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catherine,   b. Abt 1830, of, Waterloo Twp., Region of Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F10095  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Andrew Schaaf,   b. 8 Feb 1857, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 21 Mar 1880  [3
    Children 
     1. Annie Schaaf,   b. 23 Dec 1881, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Anna Schaaf,   b. 1881, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ephraim Schaaf,   b. 1 Mar 1884, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1948, Imlay City, Lapeer, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Norman Schaaf,   b. 7 Jul 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Edith Schaaf,   b. 12 Oct 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Allan Schaaf,   b. 9 May 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Edward Schaaf,   b. 2 Aug 1893, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Emma Schaaf,   b. 9 Sep 1895, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F24564  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Sep 1860 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: stroke - 16 Apr 1937 - Imlay City, Lapeer, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Schaaf.-Wilhelminia Stockfisch, wife of Andrew Schaaf, was born Sept. 19, 1860, in Waterloo, Out.; died at her home near Imlay City, Mich., April 16, 1937; aged 76 y. 6 m. 27 d. At the age of 20 she became a member of the Mennonite Church and continued a faithful member throughout her long and peaceful life. On March 21, 1880, she was united in marriage to Andrew Schaaf, with whom she shared .the joys and sorrows of life for 57 years and who remains to mourn his loss. To this union were born 10 children. Three died in infancy, those surviving are: Mrs. Oliver Wilson of Snover, Mrs. Clarence Walton, Mrs. M. G. Ropp and Ephraim of Imlay City, Allen and Edward of Flint, and Norman of Pigeon. Besides these, 36 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 3 brothers (Simon, George and John of Ontario), and a host of relatives and friends mourn her departure. She spent her days actively engaged in her home duties and retired on the evening of April 15 in apparently good health. A stroke caused her sudden death. Funeral services were held April 18 at the funeral home at Imlay City, conducted by Bro. Peter Ropp. Text (her favorite choice), Psa. 18: 6

      Gospel Herald, May 6, 1937 - Vol. XXX, No.6 - page 127

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 11.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Andreas Schaaf (farmer of Kitchener) b. Germany Age: 23 born abt 1857, Mennonite father: George Schaaf mother: Kathaline Schaaf married Wilhelmina Stockfish (resident of Waterloo Twp) Age:: 19 born abt 1861 b. Waterloo father: Angust Stockfish mother: Catharine Stockfish married 21 Mar 1880 Marriage Place: Waterloo Township

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 6, 1937 - Wilhelminia Stockfisch.

    4. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 30.