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Female 1831 - 1909


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  • Birth  18 May 1831  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Nancy Christophel 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-36594 
    Died  23 Feb 1909  Near Cullom, Livingston, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I36594  Generations
    Last Modified  29 Aug 2017 

    Family  Jacob Christophel,   b. 1820, , Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1900, Cullom, Livingston, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1856  , Elkhart Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Daniel Christophel,   b. 1857, , Elkhart Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Enos Christophel,   b. 1859, , Elkhart Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1909
     3. Christian Christophel,   b. 1861, , Elkhart Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Sarah Christophel,   b. 1865, , Elkhart Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Christophel,   b. 1866, , Elkhart Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elias Christophel,   b. 1868, , Elkhart Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Susanna Christophel,   b. 1870, , Elkhart Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Samuel Christophel,   b. 1872, , Elkhart Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Salome Christophel,   b. 1874, , Elkhart Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F10294  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Christophel - Nancy Christophel was born in Berlin, Canada, May 18, 1831; died at the home of her daughter, wife of Chester Wenger, near Cullom, Ill., Feb. 23, 1909; aged 77 y. 9 m. 5 d. When a girl she moved with her parents to Ohio and in the year 1856 she was married to Jacob Christophel and moved on a farm in Elkhart Co., Ind. To this union were born 9 children: Daniel, of White Cloud, Mich., Enos, who preceded her to the spirit world, Christian of Narcross, Minn., Sarah Bullard, Elkhart, Ind. Susie Reedy, of Tuleta, Tex., Samuel, of Middleton, Pa., Mary Koerner, Elias and Salome Wenger of Cullom, Ill. In 1896 she and her husband came to Cullom, Ill., to live with their children, where her husband died Aug. 8, 1900. The deceased was a member of the Mennonite Church since her youth. She enjoyed good health until about a year ago, when she had an attack of heart failure from which time she gradually grew weaker. She bore her affliction patiently and longed to be at rest. Funeral services were conducted by A. H. Leaman of Chicago. Text, Prov. 3:17.

      "Leaf by leaf the roses fall,
      Drop by drop the spring runs dry;
      One by one beyond recall,
      Loved ones say farewell and die,
      But the roses will bloom again
      And the springs will gush anew,
      So in Eden's fairer clime,
      Brighter scenes we soon shall view." 1a

      1a
      Gospel Herald - Vol. I, No. 50 - March 13, 1909

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 13, 1909 - Obituary of Nancy Christophel.

    2. [S255] Census - Indiana - 1880, Middlebury, Elkhart, Indiana Film 1254275 Page Number 258B.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 18 May 1831 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1856 - , Elkhart Co., Indiana Link to Google Earth
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