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Elam Axt[1]
Male 1888 - 1974


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  • Birth  21 Dec 1888  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  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation  1911  Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Laborer, Farm 
    Religion  1911  Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number  00110-6662.7 
    Died  9 Jan 1974  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried  Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I19179  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  Olivia Snyder,   b. 27 Mar 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1959 
    Married  3 Sep 1911  [5, 8
    Children 
     1. Olive Axt
    Family ID  F7270  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Axt, Elam, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Axt, was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., Dec. 21, 1888; died at the South Waterloo Memorial Hospital, Cambridge, Ont., Jan. 9, 1974; aged 86 y. 19 d. On Sept. 3, 1911, he was married to Olivia Snyder, who preceded him in death on Apr. 6, 1959. Surviving are one daughter (Olive-Mrs. Edward Good) and 3 grandchildren. He was a member of the Shantz Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Jan. 12, in charge of J. Lester Kehl and Leslie Witmer; interment in the Shantz Mennonite Cemetery.1a

      1aGospel Herald - Volume 67, Number 6 - February 5, 1974, page 126

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

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 5, 1974 Elam Axt.

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

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

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Olivia Axt - April 28, 1959-page 406, 407, 408.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 21 Dec 1888 - 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 - Laborer, Farm - 1911 - Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jan 1974 - Cambridge, 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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