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Titus L. Kolb[1]
Male 1874 - 1949


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  • Birth  7 Nov 1874  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender  Male 
    Religion  1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation  1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion  1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation  1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation  1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion  1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation  1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer, Farm 
    Religion  1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence  1948  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Misfortune  2 Oct 1949  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    accident 
    Eby ID Number  00068-4126 
    Died  2 Oct 1949  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried  First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I14136  Generations
    Last Modified  29 Aug 2017 

    Father  Deacon Jacob Ziegler Kolb,   b. 12 Apr 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1919 
    Mother  Maria Bowman,   b. 8 Dec 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1921, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Jul 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2282  Group Sheet

    Family  Priscilla Shantz,   b. 24 Dec 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1985, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Nov 1906  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Leda May Kolb,   b. 17 May 1908, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 2003, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Myrtle Leona Kolb,   b. 1 Jul 1910, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 2001
     3. Charlea Lorraine Kolb,   b. 16 Sep 1915, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 2009
     4. Esther Lois Kolb,   b. 1918, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 2014, Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jacob Harvey "Harvey' Kolb,   b. 1921,   d. 2 Feb 2010, Aylmer, Eigin Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Elizabeth Gertrude Kolb,   b. 1925,   d. 10 Oct 2007, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F3849  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Titus L. Kolb, "was born November 7th, 1874. At present he is home on the farm."1a

      1aBiographical History of Waterloo by Ezra Eby

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      Titus L. Kolb was born in Waterloo Twp., Ont., Nov. 7, 1874; passed away at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, Oct. 2, 1949; aged 74 y. 10 m. 25 d. Death resulted from an accident. He was the last surviving member of the Jacob Z. Kolb family and was a member of the First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Ont., most of his life. He served as chorister for the church and Sunday school from the time he was sixteen. He was deeply interested in the welfare of the church and gave unstintingly of his time. On Nov. 28, 1906, he was united in marriage to Priscilla Shantz at Haysville, Ont. Surviving besides his wife are one son (J. Harvey, Kitchener, Ont.), 5 daughters (Leda and Gertrude, at home; Myrtle - Mrs. Gordon Liechty, Berne, Ind.; Charlea - Mrs. Howard Snyder, of Kitchener; and Esther - Mrs. Charles V. Hess, Goshen, Ind.), and 8 grandchildren. Funeral and burial services were conducted Oct. 5 at the First Mennonite Church in Kitchener by C. F. Derstine, assisted by S. F. Coffman, John H. Hess, and Oscar Burkholder.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLII, Number 42 - October 18, 1949 - pages 1038, 1039

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 115.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 858.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 10.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Titus L Kolb Born: Waterloo Age: 32 Father: Jacob Z Kolb Mother: Maria Bowman Kolb Born: abt 1874 Spouse: Priscilla Shantz Age: 23 born: Wilmot Father: Solomon Shantz Mother: Mary Ann Hostetler Shantz married 28 Nov 1906

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Kolb / Titus L. Kolb / 1874-1949 / his wife / Priscilla Shantz / 1882-1985 / singing a new song

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 20.

    7. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 5.

    8. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 15.

    9. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 2.

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 24, 1948 - Obituary of Elias B. Kolb.

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 7 Nov 1874 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Nov 1906 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, Farm - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1948 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - accident - 2 Oct 1949 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Oct 1949 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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