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Abraham S. Frey[1]
Male 1877 - 1893


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  • Birth  19 Jan 1877  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Interesting Life Story  accident 
    Religion  1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Misfortune  1893 
    Accident - killed in wagon accident 
    Name  Abram Frey 
    Eby ID Number  00106-6201.3 
    Died  1 Jul 1893  Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Cause: accident 
    Buried  Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I22341  Generations
    Last Modified  3 Jan 2019 

    Father  John S. Frey,   b. 16 Jan 1847, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1907 
    Mother  Magdalena Snyder,   b. 4 May 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1915 
    Married  21 Jan 1875 
    Family ID  F5360  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Abram Frey, "Was accidentally killed by a runaway team."

      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin : as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      FREY - On the 1st of July 1893, near Breslau, Waterloo Co., Ont., very suddenly, Abram, second son of Bro. John Frey, aged 16 years, 5 months and 13 days. Abram was bringing a mowing machine from another farm, having fastened the machine to the back of a light wagon. As he was closing a gate through which he had just passed the team started and he, running forward, and trying to get on his hold gave way and he fell back, the wheel of the mower passing over his head killing him instantly. He was buried on the 4th at the Snyder M.H. Many friends and neighbors assembled to sympathize with the deeply bereaved family. Funeral services by Elias Weber at the house and at the M.H. by Moses Bowman from 2 Kings 4:18 and D. Wismer from Ps. 90:12


      Herald of Truth , Vol. XXX, No. 14, July 15, 1893 - Page 230, 231

  • 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..., 321.

    2. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Vol. XXX, No. 14, July 15, 1893 - Page 230, 231.

    3. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Waterloo N. Twp. 1881 Page 12.

    4. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      [Front/West] In memory of Abraham/ Son/ of/ John/ and/ Magd/ Frey/ Killed by Accident/ July 1st/ 1893/ Aged 16 Y'rs, 5M./ & 13 Days./ Sleep brother dear and take your rest/ God called you home, he thought it best/ We lov'd him yet no tongue can tell/ How much we loved him and how well/ God lov'd him too and he thought best/ To take him home with him to rest.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 19 Jan 1877 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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