Lissie Hespeler

ID # 6879, (1839-1920)
FatherJacob Hespeler (1811-1881)
MotherElise (Lissie) Diehl (1817-1881)
BirthLissie Hespeler was born on 5 November 1839. 
MarriageShe married Ward Hamilton Bowlby on 10 April 1861 at Hespeler, Waterloo Co., Canada West.
The marriage of Ward Hamilton Bowlby and Lissie Hespeler took place on 10 April, 1861. This has not been found in the county marriage register, however, but in the Berliner Journal, extracted (and translated from German, where necessary) by staff in the Kitchener Public Library. Provision for these was made some years ago by the Waterloo Wellington branch of the Ontario Genealgical Society.

The marriage notice appears in the 11th April, 1861, edition of the Berliner Journal and tells that Ward Hamilton Bowlby, who holds an M.A. and is an advocate of the newspaper, married Lissie Hespeler, the oldest daughter of Jakob Hespeler, at the home of the bride's father in Hespeler. The marriage was conducted by Rev. E. R. Stimson.
 
DeathShe died on 11 January 1920 at Queens Hotel, Toronto, York Co., at age 80. 
BurialShe was buried at Sec. H., Mausoleum, Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener. 
NoteDeath reg. 001036-20 Toronto, York Co.
Lissie Bowlby died January 11, 1920, at the Queens Hotel. Widow. Age 79. Born Canada. Residence at place of death 2 years. Burial Kitchener. Physician A. W. Millar. Informant may be the same, but illegile.

Lissie and Ward are entombed in the mausoleum in Section H of Mount Hope Cemetery in Kitchener, at the time of their deaths only recently known as Berlin where Ward had been in residence since at least the time of the 1861 census. Per a transcription of their entombment in the mausoleum by the Waterloo Region branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, only their initials appear on their containers.

As of the time of the 1861 census, Lissie Hespeler was with her parents in Hespeler, Waterloo County, Canada West. 

Child of Lissie Hespeler and Ward Hamilton Bowlby

Last Edited17 Mar 2019