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Bishop Moses Roth[1, 2]
Male 1898 - 1978


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  • Prefix  Bishop 
    Birth  1 Feb 1898  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1943  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Bishop 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-68698 
    Died  24 Dec 1978  [3
    Buried  Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I68698  Generations
    Last Modified  22 Aug 2013 

    Father  Rudolph Roth,   b. 10 Dec 1868, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1943, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lovina Z. Hostetler,   b. 7 Aug 1873, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1927, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Mar 1892 
    Family ID  F3678  Group Sheet

    Family  Barbara Martin,   b. Apr 1901, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1978 
    Married  7 Feb 1923  [3
    Children 
     1. Gladys Roth
    Last Modified  2 Dec 2008 
    Family ID  F5825  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1 Feb 1898 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bishop - 1943 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • ROTH, Moses, son of the late Rudolph and Lavina (Hostetler) Roth, was born in Oxford Co., Ont., on Feb. 1, 1898, died on Dec. 24, 1978, after a brief illness; aged 80 years. On Feb. 7, 1923, he was married to Barbara Martin, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter (Gladys) and one sister (LaVina - Mrs. Irvin Shantz). He was preceded in death by one sister (Elizabeth - Mrs. Elmon Shantz), 3 brothers (Arthur, Harry, and Wilfrid). He was ordained to the ministry in 1931 and as bishop in 1937 and was active in various church capacities and in mission outreach. Funeral services were held in the New Hamburg Conservative Mennonite Church, in charge of Elmer Grove and Alvin Baker; interment in the Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery. 1a

      1aGOSPEL HERALD - Volume 72, Number 5 - January 30, 1979, page 94

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, (Goshen Indiana, The Mennonite Church USA Archives, 1999), Volume 78, Number 45 - November 5, 1985, pages 780, 782 Obituary of Hannah Martin.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, (Goshen Indiana, The Mennonite Church USA Archives, 1999), May 19, 1927 - Obituary of Lavina Roth.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, (Goshen Indiana, The Mennonite Church USA Archives, 1999), January 30, 1979 - Obituary of Moses Roth.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, (Goshen Indiana, The Mennonite Church USA Archives, 1999), March 25, 1943 - Obituary of Rudolph Roth.