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Rev. John Nicholas Muenzinger
Male 1824 - 1899


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  • Prefix  Rev. 
    Birth  1824  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Name  John Nicholas Münzinger 
    Occupation  1899  [1
    retired minister 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-34560 
    Died  26 Mar 1899  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Cause: influenza 
    Buried  Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I34560  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Aug 2017 

    Family  Maria Apolonia Schassberger,   b. 3 Jan 1824, Rothenberg od der Tauber, , Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Barbara E. Munzinger,   b. 1847, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1915, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F32172  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • St. Peters Lutheran Church Zurich, Ontario

      In 1860 the Canada Synod was a conference of the Pittsburg Synod. In the minutes of the Pittsburg Synod, 1861 it is stated, "Immediately after the adjournment of Synod the Rev. J .N. Muenzinger was commissioned by the mission committee to the charge of the Hay Mission, Canada West. A few weeks afterward he was duly installed as pastor of the German Lutheran Church in Zurich by the brethren Hengerer and Koessmann." In the same minutes read, "St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Zurich, Hay Township is of wood, plainly but neatly built, dedicated on the 12th of August, 1860." This first church was located on Lot 34 of what is now John Street near the corner of Edward Street. The first burial, a child (Elizabeth Hill), took place on August 15, 1860. The first wedding (August Rauh and Catherine Burkholder) was performed on March 5th, 1861. The first class of 22 young people was confirmed on April 7th, 1861.1a

      1ahttp://www.stpeterslutheranchurch.ca/history.html 2015

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      History of St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, North Easthope

      ..On July 5, 1869, the cornerstone was laid by Pastor Muenzinger. It contained a New Testament, Catechism, Hymn Book and some old coins. A history of the church was also read and placed in the cornerstone. Pastors Hengerer, Spring and Kassman assisted in the ceremony.

      ..On Nov. 28, a call was extended to Pastor Muenzinger of Philipsburg, signed by forty members. He became the first pastor and served the congregation from 1870-1874. The first Holy Communion was celebrated on December 26, 1869 by fifty-one communicants. ....Rev. Muenzinger resigned in February 1874. A call was sent to Rev. Spring of New Hamburg. He was installed in 1874 and served the congregation until 1876.

      ...The Sunday School was organized in 1869 under the guidance of Pastor John Muenzinger. Very little is recorded of the work of the Sunday School during the early years. Sunday School.2a

      2ahttp://www.stjamesneh.ca/uploads/2/9/4/4/2944617/anniversary100.pdf

  • Sources 
    1. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 26252 (1899), John Nicholas Monsinger..
      John Nicholas Monsinger, b. 26 Mar 1899 Wellesley Village, aged 75, retired minister, b. Germany, cause: influenza

    2. [S118] News - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo - Waterloo Chronicle, 30 Mar 1899.
      Muenzinger, Pastor J. N. 26 Mar 1899 At Wellesley, aged 75 years and 26 days.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1824 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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