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Magdalena Cassel[1, 2]
Female 1859 - 1940


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  • Birth  1 Aug 1859  New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender  Female 
    Religion  1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Misfortune  1940 
    accident fell down stairs 
    Name  Lena Cassel 
    Name  Lennah G. Cassel 
    Name  Magdalena Knarr 
    Eby ID Number  00021-1573.5 
    Died  5 Jan 1940  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Detweiler Mennonite Cemetery, Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I48514  Generations
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2017 

    Father  Rev. Nathan B. Cassel,   b. 21 Aug 1833, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1913 
    Mother  Nancy Gehman,   b. 20 Feb 1836, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1870 
    Family ID  F2803  Group Sheet

    Family  Martin Knarr,   b. 6 Sep 1854, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1928, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Mar 1879  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Ephraim Knarr,   b. 1881, , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961
    Family ID  F12616  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • 1871 - Lena Cassel was staying with David Gehman.

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      Mrs. Magdalena Knarr


      NEW DUNDEE:\emdash Two weeks from the day that she fell down the cellar steps at her home in this village and suffered a fractured hip. Mrs. Magdalena Knarr widow of the late Martin Knarr, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Friday, Jan. 5, in her 8lst year. A life-long resident of this district the deceased was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Cassel and was born on Aug. 1, 1859. Following her marriage to Martin Knarr they farmed in Blenheim township for many years and retired to the village 24 years ago where her husband died in 192S. Surviving are: one son, Ephriam of New Dundee; one brother, Henry Cassel of Goshen, Ind., four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. The late Mrs. Knarr was a member of the Detweiler Mennonite Church at Roseville at which place the funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon following a service at the family residence at 2 o'clock. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery.


      Waterloo Chronicle 12 Jan 1940 pg 3

  • 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..., 386.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Ida Quehl Born: Tavistock Age: 25 Father: Philip Quehl Mother: Charlotte Halberstadt Born: abt 1879 Spouse: Ephraim Knarr Age: 22 born: Waterloo Father: Martin Knarr Mother: Madgalena Kassel married 30 Mar 1904 married: Waterloo

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Martin Knorr Born: Berlin Age: 24 Father: John Knorr Mother: Elizabeth Knorr Born: abt 1855 Spouse: Magdalena Kassel Age: 20 born: New Dundee Father: Nelson Kassel Mother: Nancy Kassel married 4 Mar 1879 married: Waterloo City

    4. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 37.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1 Aug 1859 - New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Mar 1879 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jan 1940 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Detweiler Mennonite Cemetery, Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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