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

Philip Lein[1, 2]

Male 1860 - 1937  (77 years)


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  • Name Philip Lein 
    Born 29 Jan 1860  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/93489972 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Teamster 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Miller, Flour Mill 
    Residence 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-96672 
    Died 23 Aug 1937  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 10
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I96672  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father John Lein,   b. 17 Jun 1823, , Hessia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1908, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Catherine Brechibiehl,   b. 1 Dec 1831, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1906, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1848  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F6969  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Howlett,   b. 25 Jul 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1923, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Children 
     1. Harvey Lein,   b. 6 May 1887, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lloyd Lein,   b. 5 Jul 1889, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1953, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Levina Lottie Lein,   b. 26 Jan 1892, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1973, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Elizabeth Mary Ann "Bessie" Lein,   b. 2 Jun 1893, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1937, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     5. Clarence Howard Lynn "Clare" Lein,   b. 31 May 1896, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1960, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Carlyle Lein,   b. 16 Jul 1898, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1941, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F24921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Philip Lein

      A well known and respected citizen of the town, Philip Lein, passed away at his home, King street, Elmira, on Monday in his 78th year. He had been ailing for about two years.

      Mr. Lein was born in the Township of Woolwich, being a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. Lein and after his marriage to Sarah Howlett in 1886 came to Elmira to reside. His wife died a number of years ago. Mr. Lein was a member of St. James' Lutheran church.

      Surviving members of the family are three sons, Carlyle, Clarence and Lloyd, all of Toronto and Miss Lottie Lein at home. There are also two sisters, Mrs. Louis Doerfler and Mrs. David Hollinger, Elmira.

      The funeral, which was private, took place from the Dreisinger Funeral Chapel on Wednesday afternoon to the Elmira cemetery. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. L. H. Kalbfleisch, assisted by Rev. G. D. Little.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 11 Jun 1896.
      31 May 1896 The wife of Philip Lein, in Elmira, a son.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 15 Jun 1893.
      02 Jun 1893 The wife of Philip Lein, near Elmira, a daughter.

    3. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 13.

    4. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 16.

    5. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 49 Pg. 15.

    6. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 41648 (1937), Philip Lein.
      Philip Lein event date: 23 Aug 1937 event place: Elmira, , Ontario age:77 estimated birth year:1860 father:John Lein mother: Catherin Brechbill

    7. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Div pg 19.

    8. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 14.

    9. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 2 Page 19.

    10. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/93489972.

    11. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner report 120.
      John Cini?, to Catharine Brichhill. 20 Feb. 1848

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jan 1860 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teamster - 1901 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Miller, Flour Mill - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Aug 1937 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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