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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Noah Leis: Birth: 5 JUN 1845. Death: 21 AUG 1930

  2. John Leis: Birth: 1846. Death: 1920

  3. Magdalena Leis: Birth: 1848.

  4. Christian Leis: Birth: 1850.

  5. Joseph Leis: Birth: 1852. Death: 1938

  6. David Leis: Birth: 1855.

  7. Catherine Leis: Birth: 1856.

  8. Mary Leis: Birth: 1857.

  9. Menno Leis: Birth: 24 APR 1859. Death: 6 OCT 1942

  10. Barbara Leis: Birth: ABT. 1861 in Wellesley Twp, Waterloo Co, Ontario. Death: UNKNOWN

  11. Daniel Leis: Birth: 9 AUG 1863. Death: 21 DEC 1939

  12. Jacob Leis: Birth: 1865. Death: 1941

  13. Veronica Leis: Birth: 1867. Death: 1939


Notes
a. Note:   Herald of Truth, Vol. XXXIII, No. 15, August 1, 1896, page 236, 237, 238 LEIS.-Joseph Leis of near Wellesley, Waterloo Co., Ont., was born in Bavaria on the 9th of February 1817 and died on the 6th of July 1896, aged 79 years, 4 months and 27 days. He came to this country in his youth. He was married to Catherine Kennel. They lived in matrimony 52 years, 3 months and 17 days. He leaves his sorrowing widow, nine sons and four daughters and forty-three grandchildren. He lived in the house which he erected in the primeval forests of "Upper Canada" fifty-two years ago and his was the first death that occurred in the house. He was a faithful member of the Old Amish branch of the church, and died of paralysis and the infirmities of old age. A large concourse of friends followed his remains to the Wellesley graveyard on the 9th. Funeral services by Christian Gascho, Christian Zehr and John Gascho.


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