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Andrew Axt[1]
Male 1850 - 1923


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  • Birth  28 Jan 1850  Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  1855  , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Immigration  1858  , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Name  Andres Axt  [13
    Religion  1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Baptist 
    Naturalization  1867  , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation  1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farm Servant 
    Occupation  1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Laborer 
    Religion  1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    No Religion 
    Religion  1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Reg. Baptist 
    Occupation  1888  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    farmer 
    Naturalization  1891  [3
    Occupation  1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion  1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation  1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation  1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion  1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number  00110-6662.1 
    Died  7 Jul 1923  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 7
    Cause: cancer of the bladder (several years), Uraemic convulsions (sudden) 
    Buried  Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Person ID  I19173  Generations
    Last Modified  10 Jul 2017 

    Father  John Axt,   b. 15 Jun 1821, Of, Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1868, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Catharina Diebel,   b. 14 Nov 1825, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1912, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F7268  Group Sheet

    Family  Catharine Shantz,   b. 6 Nov 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1942 
    Married  25 Dec 1873  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 6
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Axt,   b. 14 May 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934
     2. Jacob Axt,   b. 12 Jan 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1960, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Matilda Axt,   b. 22 Nov 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1963
     4. Margaret Axt,   b. 14 Jun 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1972, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Hannah Axt,   b. 5 May 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1889
     6. Elam Axt,   b. 21 Dec 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1974, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F4900  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Andrew Axt was born Jan. 28, 1850 in Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany; came to Canada with his parents when four years of age; was married to Kathrine Shantz, Dec. 25, 1873. This union was blessed with 2 sons and 4 daughters. One daughter died in infancy. He died near Baden, Ont., July 7, 1923; aged 73y. 5m. 9d. He leaves a deeply bereaved widow, 5 children, 21 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; also 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Funeral services were conducted by Orphen Wismer and Mannassah Hallman. Text, II Cor. 5:1. Interment in Shantz Cemetery. May God comfort the bereaved family. "All is over. Hands are folded, O'er a quiet and peaceful breast; All is over, pain is ended, Now dear father is at rest.1a

      1aGospel Herald - Volume XVI, Number 18 - August 2, 1923

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 391.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 8.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 8.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 2, 1923 Obituary of Andrw Axt.

    5. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 34844-1923 Andrew Axt.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 009895-74 Andrew Axt and Catherine Shantz.
      Andrew AXT, 24, farmer, Hessia Darmstadt Germany, Wilmot Twp, s/o John AXT & Catharine DIEBEL married Catharine SHANTZ, 29, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o Jonas SHANTZ & Hannah SNYDER, witn: Michael & Eliza MENGER both of New Hamburg, 25 December 1873 in Wilmot Twp

    7. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566.
      In / Loving memory / of / Andrew Axt / Died July 7, 1923 / Aged 73 Years / Catharine Shantz / his wife / Died Oct. 8, 1942 / Aged 97 years / Gone but not forgotten / Axt /

    8. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 1.

    9. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 4 Page 13.

    10. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 82.

    11. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 37.

    12. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Dist. 9 Page 92.

    13. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 37123-1884 Margretha Axt.

    14. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 36770-1888 Elam Axt.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 28 Jan 1850 - Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1855 - , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1858 - , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 1867 - , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Servant - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - No Religion - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Reg. Baptist - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1873 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1888 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cancer of the bladder (several years), Uraemic convulsions (sudden) - 7 Jul 1923 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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