Leila Christina Weber
b. 2 January 1873, d. 2 December 1963
- Father: William Weber b. March 1849, d. circa 6 July 1900
- Mother: Margaret Stahle b. circa 10 September 1854, d. 15 August 1912
- Leila Christina Weber was born on 2 January 1873 in New York.
- William Weber and Margaret Stahle appeared in the 4 April 1881 census of Canada in Niagara Town, Lincoln County, Ontario, Canada. Other members of the household included Leila Christina Weber, Emma Weber, Helena Weber, William Weber and Frederick S. Weber.
- William Weber and Margaret Stahle appeared in the New York state census of 16 February 1892 in Niagara, Niagara County, New York. Other members of the household included Leila Christina Weber, Emma Weber, William Weber, Frederick S. Weber, Charles August Weber, Viola Margaret Weber and Mollie Elizabeth Weber.
- William Weber and Margaret Stahle appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York. Other members of the household included Leila Christina Weber, Emma Weber, Charles August Weber, Viola Margaret Weber and Mollie Elizabeth Weber.
- She was working in a box factory, according the 1900 census.
- The following appeared on 9 October 1908 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: A very pleasant gathering was that at the home of Mrs. Margaret Weber of Willow avenue, on Wednesday, when occurred the reunion of the family of Mrs. Ursula Stahle. The only drawback of the full enjoyment of the occasion was the absence of two of Mrs. Stahle's sons, the eldest, Mr. Conrad Stahle of Cleveland avenue, being seriously ill. The house was beautifully decorated with ferns and flowers, the color scheme throughout the entire house being red and green. The time passed most pleasantly in meeting and greeting relatives and friends, old and new, many of whom met for the first time. A most bountiful dinner was served, after which Mrs. Daniel Behe sang several beautiful solos, and Miss Ursula Stahle rendered some instrumental music. Among the out-of-town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. James Hollenbeck and daughter Hazel, of Lockport; Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Behe, of Gasport; Mrs. Herman Gaertner and Miss Edna Williams, of Petersburg, Mich; Mrs. John Cleghorn and son Robert, of Cuba; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fitzgerald and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Weber and daughter, of Buffalo.
Many of those attending the reunion appear in the accompanying photograph.
- Margaret Stahle appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 729 Willow Avenue. Other members of the household included Leila Christina Weber, Viola Margaret Weber and Mollie Elizabeth Weber.
- She was a trimmer in a paper box factory, according to the 1910 census.
- The following appeared on 15 August 1912 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: [Died] In this city, Thursday, August 15, 1912, Mrs. Margaret Weber, aged 57 years, 5 months, 11 days, at the family residence, 729 Willow avenue. She is survived by four daughters, Emma of Brooklyn, N. Y; Leila, Viola and Mollie, all of this city; two sons, Frederick of Buffalo, N. Y., and Charles of this city. Funeral will be held from the residence Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock and from the German Zion Lutheran Church at 2:30 o'clock, the Rev. Mr. Brezing officiating. Burial Oakwood Cemetery.
- The following appeared on 10 April 1913 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: Mrs. Ursula Stahle, 83 years old, a charter member of Zion Lutheran Church and a member of the German Frauen, died last evening at the home of her niece, Miss Lillian Weber, No. 729 Willow avenue. Mrs. Stahle was born in Germany and came here when only 20 years old. She is survived by a son, Conrad, who lives in Cleveland avenue and three daughters, Mrs. J. S. Hollenbeck of Lockport, Mrs. Gaetner of Petersburg, Michigan and Mrs. John Kreghorn of Black Creek, N. Y. Funeral arrangements later.
Note: Miss Leila Weber of 729 Willow Avenue was a granddaughter of Ursula Walter Stahle. Other misspellings spellings should be corrected to "Gaertner" and "Cleghorn."
- The following appeared on 20 March 1929 in the Buffalo Courier-Express: [Died] In Kenmore, N. Y., March 19, 1929, Frederick S., beloved husband of Mathilda Bremer Weber; father of Grace Alma Weber; brother of Charles A., Leila C. Weber, Mrs. J. Ross, Mrs. M. Greenwald, Mrs. E. Lammert of Niagara Falls, N. Y. Funeral from the family residence, 150 Somerton avenue, Kenmore, N. Y., Friday afternoon at 2:30. Friends are invited to attend. Deceased was a member of Silver Lodge, No. 757, F. & A. M. of Silver Creek, N. Y. Burial under the auspices of Silver Lodge, F. & A. M.
- Max Frederick Greenwald and Viola Margaret Weber appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 9102 Pine Avenue. Other members of the household included Leila Christina Weber, Ruth E. Greenwald, Max Frederick Greenwald Jr. and Mulvina (?)
- She was a cook in a restaurant, according to the 1930 census.
- The following appeared on 28 September 1953 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: [Died] At Memorial Hospital, Sept. 28, 1953, Charles A. Weber of 4939 Rapids Blvd., father of Charles T. Weber, brother of Leila Weber, Emma Weber Ross, Viola Weber Greenwald and Molly Weber Lammerts. Funeral from the residence, Thursday morning at 9 o'clock and at St. Theresa's Church at 9:30. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
- The SSDI lists New York as the last residence of record of Leila Christina Weber.
- Leila Christina Weber died on 2 December 1963 at age 90 in Niagara Falls, New York, at 729 Willow Avenue at the home of her sister.
- The following appeared on 3 December 1963 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: Miss Leila C. Weber, 90, a descendant of a pioneer family in Niagara Falls, died Monday (Dec. 2, 1963) at the home of her sister, Mrs. Emma Ross, 729 Willow Ave., where she resided.
She was born in Youngstown and lived in this area all of her life.
Her grandparents came from Germany and settled in Niagara Falls during the early 1800's. They were charter members of Zion Lutheran Church.
In addition to Mrs. Ross, two other sisters survive. They are Mrs. Viola Greenwald, and Mrs. Mollie Lammerts, both of Niagara Falls.
The funeral service will be conducted Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Otto Redanz Funeral home, by Rev. Paul Swank, pastor of Zion Lutheran Church.
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
- She was interred at Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
- Last Edited: 11 Feb 2014