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

Sarah Bedford[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1860 - 1926  (65 years)


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  • Name Sarah Bedford 
    Born 12 Dec 1860  Kidderminster, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1868  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Immigration 1870  , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Name Sarah Seibert 
    Residence 1878  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    United Bretheren 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Methodist 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Christian Science 
    Eby ID Number 00109-6514.1 
    Died 23 Oct 1926  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 12
    Buried Bridgeport Free Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 12
    Person ID I22088  Generations
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2022 

    Father Charles Bedford, Sr.,   b. 29 Aug 1831, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1921, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Leah Bull,   b. 23 Jan 1836, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1926, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Family ID F5166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Franklin E. "Frank" Seibert,   b. 29 May 1857, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1920, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1878  West Montrose, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Alice Elizabeth Seibert,   b. 18 Jan 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1925, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     2. Oliver Levi Seibert,   b. 18 Mar 1881, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1944  (Age 63 years)
     3. Mabel Leah Clarissa Seibert,   b. 15 Jun 1882, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Lucille Gertrude "Lucy" Seibert,   b. 19 Nov 1884, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     5. Albert Jeremiah Seibert,   b. 9 Oct 1885, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. David Edison "Edison" Seibert,   b. 2 Jan 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Franklin Bedford "Butch" Seibert,   b. 26 Mar 1888, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1932, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     8. Nelson Thomas Seibert,   b. 1 Sep 1889, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Shannon Herbert "Herbert" Seibert,   b. 23 Mar 1892, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Clarence Charles Seibert,   b. 24 Sep 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973  (Age 78 years)
     11. Gordon Seibert,   b. 29 Apr 1897, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Florence Agnes Seibert,   b. 3 Jun 1897, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1971, La Grange, Cook, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     13. Verlie M. "Veryl" Seibert,   b. 4 Nov 1898, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Marguerite Lillian Seibert,   b. 23 Sep 1900, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     15. William Findlay Seibert,   b. 26 Mar 1902, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     16. Dorothy Elner Seibert,   b. 23 Nov 1903, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F5334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Sarah Seibert

      The death of Mrs. Sarah Seibert occurred on Saturday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Earl S. Hill, 49 West Avenue South, Hamilton, following an illness of six months. Mrs. Seibert aged 67 years. She was born in Kitterminster, Staffordshire, England, in the year 1859, and came to the United States at the age of nine. After living there for a short time, she came to Canada and lived on the farm at the head of Lancaster St. Hill Street is situated on part of the farm. In 1878 she was married to the late Franklin Seibert, who predeceased her in 1920. There were sixteen children born to this union, two of whom, Gordon and William, died I their infancy. The late Mrs. William Gabel, who died in May 1925, was also a daughter. The late Mrs. Seibert was possessed of a genial disposition and was beloved by a wide circle of friends and acquaintances who deeply mourn her passing. She is survived by seven sons, Oliver, Edwin, Franklin, Nelson and Clarence of this city, Albert of Detroit, Mich., and Shannon of Hamilton, and six daughters, Mrs. Frank Matthews, 105 South Cedar St., Mrs. Herbert Martin, matron of the Old People's Home, Mrs. Roy Van Buren of Waterdown, N.Y., Mrs. E.S. Hill, Hamilton, Miss Marguerite of Hamilton, and Miss Dorothy of this city. The funeral will be held from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Matthews, 105 South Cedar Street, on Tuesday at 2 o'clock where services will be conducted to the Bridgeport cemetery where interment will be made.

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 370.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Lucy Gertrude Seibert Age: 27 Father: Franklin Seibert Mother: Sarah Bedford Born: abt 1884 Spouse: Herbert Washington Martin Age: 30 Father: George Martin Mother: Eliza Eagle married 23 Aug 1911

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Leah Bull - Bedford.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 019029-05.
      Francis Matthews, 24, Occ. Machinist, b. Acton, Res. Berlin, son of Edward & Elizabeth married Mabel L. Seibert, 23, Berlin, Berlin, daughter of Frank Seibert & Sarah Bedford, Witn Osmond D. Matthews & Allie Seibert Both of Berlin, 7 September 1905 in Berlin.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011038-78 Franklin Seibert & Sarah Bedford.
      Franklin SEIBERT, 21, carpenter, Bridgeport, Bridgeport, s/o Jacob & Elizabeth married Sarah BEDFORD, 18, England, Berlin, d/o Charles & Leah, witn: Thomas BEDFORD & Mary GIMBLE of Waterloo, 1 September 1878 in West Montrose.

    6. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-6 Page 8.

    7. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div 13, Page 17.

    8. [S208] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Bridgeport Free CC#5428 Frank SEIBERT / 1858 - 1920 / Sarah BEDFORD / his wife / 1860 - 1926 / at rest / SEIBERT.

    9. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div. 2 Pg. 41.

    10. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 34 Page 5.

    11. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 2 Page 33.

    12. [S3172] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/128562132.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Dec 1860 - Kidderminster, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1868 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1870 - , Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1878 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Sep 1878 - West Montrose, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Bretheren - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Christian Science - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Oct 1926 - Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bridgeport Free Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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