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

Esther Lichty

Female 1839 - 1922  (83 years)


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  • Name Esther Lichty 
    Born 29 May 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Name Esther Ziegler 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1863  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00072-4255 
    Died 11 Sep 1922  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 12
    Cause: diabetes mellitus (some years) 
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9830  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Johannes Lichty,   b. 21 Jul 1793, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1878, near, Waterloo City, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Barbara Hoffman,   b. 30 Jun 1796, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1875, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1818  [13
    Family ID F634  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Aaron Ziegler,   b. 16 Dec 1829, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1885, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Children 
     1. John L. Ziegler,   b. 11 Oct 1865, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1936, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Aaron L. Ziegler,   b. 8 Oct 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Moses L. Ziegler,   b. 10 Sep 1868, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1938, Arran Township, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Benjamin L. Ziegler,   b. 25 Jul 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Menno L. Ziegler,   b. 1 May 1873, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ezra L. Ziegler,   b. 16 Nov 1875, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Lydia Ann L. Ziegler,   b. 11 Feb 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Henry L. Ziegler,   b. 23 Jun 1879, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1933  (Age 54 years)
     9. George Lichty Ziegler,   b. 28 Mar 1883, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1955, Parry Sound, Parry Sound District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 May 1839 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jan 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: diabetes mellitus (some years) - 11 Sep 1922 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Esther Lichty, "was born May 29th, 1839. On January 20th, 1863, she was married to Aaron Ziegler who was born December 16th, 1829. They resided on a farm about two miles south-west of Elmira where he died January 13th, 1885. After his deceased the widow disposed of the farm and moved to Elmira where she now resides. Her family consisted of nine children"



      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      FORMER ELMIRA WOMAN PASSES

      The death took place in Waterloo last Friday of Mrs. Aaron Ziegler, former resident of Elmira where many of her old friends have learned with deep regret of her passing. The late Mrs. Ziegler was age 83 years 3 months and for the past fourteen years has resided in Waterloo. She was born in the northern part of the county and has been a resident of the vicinity all her life. Her husband predeceased her 37 years ago. To mourn her death there are left 6 sons, John, Moses, Menno, Ezra, Henry and George. The later was formerly the manager of the Bank of Nova Scotia in Elmira and Ezra is at present connected with the Elmira Furniture Factory. Mr. Henry Ziegler of Floradale is well known in this district. Mrs. Chris. Hechendorn, of Elmira is a sister. The funeral took place from her late residence Victoria Street, Waterloo, on Monday afternoon at 1: 30 o-clock to the Erb Street Mennonite Church and cemetery.


      Elmira Signet Thurs. Sept. 14 1922

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 881.

    2. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 17.

    3. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 697.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 131.

    5. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Ester Ziegler Death Date: 8 Sep 1922 Death Location: Waterloo Born: abt 1839 Birth Location: Waterloo

    6. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 24.

    7. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 15.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Aaron Ziegler Birth Place: Waterloo RESIDENCE: Woolwich Township Age: 33 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830 Father Name: Jacob Mother Name: Sarah Spouse Name: Ester Lichte Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Spouse Residence: Waterloo Spouse Father Name: John Lichte Spouse Mother Name: Barbara Lichte Marriage Date: 20 Jan 1863 Marriage County: Waterloo

    9. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 44 Pg. 2.

    10. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Waterloo Township 1861 Div. 13 Page 92.

    11. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 42.

    12. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), FORMER ELMIRA WOMAN PASSES - Sept. 14 1922.

    13. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 877.