Leah <I>Rudy</I> Martin

Leah Rudy Martin

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Death 31 Oct 1931 (aged 76)
Burial Woolwich Township, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Memorial ID 46610997 · View Source
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Born Feb. 1856 according to 1901 census.

Born Aug. 1855 according to 1911 census.

Born Aug. 8, 1855 according to death record.

Born Aug 8, 1855 according to obituary below.
Born Aug 8, 1854 according to gravemarker. The problem with 1854 is that it throws the accumulated age off even further that it already is.


Gospel Herald - Vol. XXIV, No. 34 - November 19, 1931 - pp. 750, 751 Martin.-Leah Rudy was born Aug. 8, 1855, in Waterloo Co., Ont.; died Oct. 31, 1931; aged 76 y. 2 m. 23 d. On Jan. 31, 1875, she was united in marriage to Henry P. Martin who predeceased her about seven years ago. To this union were born 14 children, 8 of whom are still living. They are as follows: Lydia (Mrs. Noah Sittler near Hawksville with whom she resided), Menno, Christian, Jonathan, Susanna (Mrs. Samuel O. Stauffer), Maryann (Mrs. Joseph Gingrich), Nancy, Leah (Mrs. Norman Gingrich). There also survive 1 brother (Daniel Rudy), 31 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. On Apr. 22, 1929, she suffered from a stroke, from which time on she was confined to her bed. Although she was blind and almost helpless she never complained. The last few months she suffered much pain but bore it patiently till the end. She was a member of the Mennonite Church, having accepted Christ in her youth, and remained faithful, having a desire to go and be with those already gone before. Funeral services conducted at the home by Henry Bauman and at Conestoga Riverside Church by Henry Bauman and Jesse Bauman. Texts, II Cor. 4:17, 18; I Cor. 3:11-15. Burial in adjoining cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Karen Tober
  • Originally Created by: Allan Dettweiler
  • Added: 12 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46610997
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leah Rudy Martin (8 Aug 1855–31 Oct 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46610997, citing Conestogo Old Order Mennonite Cemetery, Woolwich Township, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Karen Tober (contributor 46901145) .