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Elma E. Bachert
Female 1901 - 1982


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  • Birth  11 Mar 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Elma E. Witmer 
    Religion  1911  Petersburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-76421 
    Died  4 Feb 1982  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I76421  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  Gideon Bachert,   b. 5 Dec 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Magdalena Eby,   b. 3 May 1872, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1964 
    Family ID  F19989  Group Sheet

    Family  Leslie H. Witmer,   b. 2 Sep 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  20 Jul 1925  [3
    Children 
     1. June Frances Witmer,   b. 28 Mar 1930, , Norfolk Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 2008, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F35661  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Witmer, Elma, daughter of Gideon and Magdalena (Eby) Bachert, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont. Mar. 11, 1901; died at Kitchener, Ont., Feb. 4, 1982; aged 80 y. On July 20, 1925, she was married to Leslie Witmer, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter (June-Mrs. Lester Martin), one foster son (Arnold Philippian), 3 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, one brother (Albert), and 2 sisters (Nellie and Elsie-Mrs. Wilfred Schmidt). She was a member of Shantz Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Feb. 7, in charge of Ed Kauffman and Gerald Schwartzentruber; interment in Shantz Church Cemetery.1a

      1aGOSPEL HERALD - Volume 75, Number 10 - March 9, 1982 - pp 173, 174

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-3 Page 4.

    2. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 9.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Elma E. Bachert - March 9, 1982 - pp 173, 174.

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 11 Mar 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Petersburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Feb 1982 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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