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

Menno Wilfong

Male 1862 - 1950  (87 years)


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  • Name Menno Wilfong 
    Born 13 Oct 1862  Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Servant 
    Residence 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Wool House 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Laborer, Mill 
    Residence 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Residence 1937  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-96202 
    Died 3 Feb 1950  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Saint James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I96202  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Michael Wilfong,   b. 6 Dec 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1906  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Mary Krohn,   b. 20 Jun 1837, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1908  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 5 Jul 1859  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F3702  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Matilda Uttley,   b. 28 Feb 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1935, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Children 
     1. Frank Wilfong,   b. 14 Sep 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Charles Elmer Wilfong,   b. 24 Mar 1892, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Matilda Delina "Tillie" Wilfong,   b. 10 Mar 1894, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1986  (Age 91 years)
     4. Burton Jonathan Wilfong,   b. 28 May 1897, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1905, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     5. Myrtle Annette Wilfong,   b. 25 Jan 1905, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1966, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     6. Robert Wilfong,   b. 1907,   d. 1907  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F24814  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Wilfong,Menno-0001.jpg
    Wilfong,Menno-0001.jpg
    Menno Wilfong, Annie Uttley, Myrtle and Charles Wilfong, probably at a funeral

  • Notes 
    • Menno Wilfong, 87, of 42 Church St., Elmira, died Monday night at K-W Hospital. Born Oct. 13, 1862 at Doon, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Wilfong. He came to Elmira at the age of 21 and worked for Jonathan Uttley, general merchant, until Mr. Uttley died. Mr. Wilfong retired 27 years ago. He was a member of Wesley United Church. Surviving are two sons, Frank of Toronto, Charles of Long Branch; two daughters, Mrs. Ernest (Tillie) Watson and Myrtle, both of Elmira. Also surviving are two brothers, Dilmos of Waterloo, Archie of Flint, Mich., a sister, Mrs. Otto Schedler of Kitchener, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Two sons predeceased him. His wife, the former Annie Uttley, died in February, 1935. The funeral service will be held at the Driesinger Funeral Parlor Thursday (today) at 2 p.m. with burial in Elmira Cemetery. Rev. W. M. B. Metcalfe of Wesley United Church will officiate.

      \iElmira Signet 9 Feb 1950

  • Sources 
    1. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira pg 4.

    2. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 5.

    3. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 20.

    4. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Menno Wilfong - 9 Feb 1950.

    5. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 48 Pg. 8.

    6. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 27.

    7. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Nelson Wilfong - 27 Apr 1937.

    8. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Michael Wildfang aged 23 of Waterloo Twp. born Waterloo Twp. son of Jonathan Wildfang and Cathr. Levegood. married 5 Jul 1859 to Mary Krohn aged 20 of Waterloo Twp. born Germany daughter of Christ. Krohn and Maria Kabo.

    9. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 12 July 1859.
      5 July 1859 By the Rev. F. W. Bindemann, at Berlin on the 5th inst., Michal Wildfang to Mary Prohn, of Waterloo.

    10. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 1 Page 8.

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Wildfong Michael, 23, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Jonathan & Catherine (Levengood), married 5 July 1859 Mary Krohn, 20, res. Waterloo, b. Germany, daughter of Christian & Maria (Kabo)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Oct 1862 - Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Servant - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wool House - 1901 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Mill - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1937 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Feb 1950 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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