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Jacob Axt[1]
Male 1879 - 1960


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  • Birth  12 Jan 1879  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender  Male 
    Religion  1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation  1910  Guernsey, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Occupation  1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Trucker, Gravel Truck 
    Religion  1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence  1921  28 Pequegnat Ave., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number  00110-6662.3 
    Died  25 Jun 1960  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried  Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I19175  Generations
    Last Modified  15 Mar 2017 

    Father  Andrew Axt,   b. 28 Jan 1850, Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1923, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  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 
    Family ID  F4900  Group Sheet

    Family  Livia Cressman,   b. 15 Mar 1878, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co. Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1967, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Feb 1910  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Russel Arnold Axt,   b. 1911, Guernsey, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 2002, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Irene Axt,   b. 1912, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Luella Elona Axt,   b. 1915, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 2002, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Lillian Axt,   b. 1916, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 2003, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Andrew Ralph Axt,   b. 1 Feb 1918, Guernsey, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1979, Petersburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F5991  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Axt, Jacob, son of Andrew and Catherine (Shantz) Axt, was born Jan. 12, 1879, in Wilmot Twp., Ont.; died June 25, 1960, at Kitchener, Ont.; aged 81 y. 5 m. 13 d. He was married to Livia Cressman, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons and 4 daughters (Russel, Andrew, Luella, Irene, Alice--Mrs. Henry Gingerich, and Lillian--Mrs. Stanley Bowman), one brother (Elam), 2 sisters (Mrs. H. W. Bean and Matilda), and 4 grandchildren. He was a member of the Shantz Church, where funeral services were held June 29, in charge of L. H. Witmer and C. C. Cressman.1a

      1aGospel Herald - July 19, 1960 - Vol LIII Number 28, Page 639, 640

  • 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. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566.
      Axt / Jacob Axt / 1879-1960 / His beloved wife / Livia Cressman / We shall all be changed /

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 32030-1879 Jacob Axt.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 19, 1960 - Obituary of Jacob Axt.

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

    6. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 21617 (1910), Axt-Cressman..
      Jacob Axt, 31, Farmer, Guernsey Saskatchewan, S/O Andrew Axt & Catherine Shantz Married Livia Cressman, 31, New Hamburg, D/O Daniel E. Cressman & Hannah Shantz, Witn: Elam Axt Of Baden & Ada Cressman Of New Hamburg, 16 February 1910 In New Hamburg

    7. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 27 Page 3.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 12 Jan 1879 - 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 - 1910 - Guernsey, Saskatchewan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Feb 1910 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Trucker, Gravel Truck - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jun 1960 - Kitchener, 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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