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

Leah Kraft

Female Cal 1856 - 1931  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Leah Kraft 
    Born CALC 29 Jun 1856  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Pfeiffer 
    Religion 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-350484 
    Died 14 Jan 1931  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Cause: Cerebral Haemorrhage 
    Buried 17 Jan 1931  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I350484  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Family Philip Pfeiffer,   b. CALC 13 Sep 1850, Albany, Albany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1927, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 21 May 1877  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Children 
     1. William John Pfeiffer,   b. 5 Mar 1878, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1932, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. Alvina W. Pfeiffer,   b. 21 May 1880, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1933, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     3. Charles Frederick Pfeiffer,   b. 7 Aug 1882, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age 82 years)
     4. Herbert Dilman Pfeiffer,   b. 23 Jan 1885, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age 71 years)
     5. Ida Pfeiffer,   b. 1887, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mynetta Pfeiffer,   b. 7 May 1894, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1986  (Age 91 years)
     7. Margaretha Esther "Margaret Pfeiffer,   b. 7 Aug 1896,   d. Mar 1989  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F251377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Leah Kraft Pfeiffer

      Death came unexpectedly at her home on Queen street yesterday afternoon to Leah Kraft, relict of the late Philip Pfeiffer, when she succumed to a stroke. Desceased was born 75 years ago in, Kitchener and upon her marriage to Mr. Pfeiffer at the ago of 21, came to Preston where she has resided ever since. In religion Mrs. Pfeiffer was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. Surviving are nine children, 10 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and two brothers. The children are Mrs. W. Richards of Detroit, Mrs. William Laurison of Ypsilanti, Michigan, Mrs. Victor Norlich of Montreal, Mrs. M. Hummel and Miss Frieda Pfeiffer, all of town and brothers Dilman Kraft, town and August Kraft of Kitchener. Funeral services will be conducted from her late residence on Queen street, Saturday afternoon at four o'clock by Rev. W. H. Knauff, with Interment in Preston Cemetery.

      Kitchener Daily Record 15 Jan 1931 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 24.

    2. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Pfeiffer/ Philip/ 1850 - 1927/ Leah Kraft/ 1956 - 1931/ Their Sons/ Charles F./ 1882 - 1965/ Herbert D./ 1885 - 1957.. [4 Footstones] Philip/ Leah/ Charles/ Herbert.

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Leah Pfeiffer Gender:Female Birth Year:abt 1907 Birth Place:Kitchener, Ontario Age at Death:24 Death Date:Jan 1931 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Leah Kraft Age:21 Birth Date:abt 1856 Birth Place:Canada Marriage Date:21 May 1877 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Leonhardt Kraft Mother:Katharina Kraft Spouse:Philip Pfeiffer Spouse's Age:27 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1850 Spouse Birth Place:United States Spouse Father:Leonhardt Pfeiffer Spouse Mother:Catharine Pfeiffer

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 29 Jun 1856 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 May 1877 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Cerebral Haemorrhage - 14 Jan 1931 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Jan 1931 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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