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Barbara Albrecht
Female 1873 - 1945


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  • Birth  1873  Elma Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Barbara Kropf 
    Residence  1897  Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-80896 
    Died  13 Jul 1945  , Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Poole Mennonite Cemetery, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I80896  Generations
    Last Modified  10 Jul 2017 

    Father  George Albrecht,   b. 5 May 1832, , Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1924, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Maria Hammer,   b. 1833, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1900 
    Family ID  F32957  Group Sheet

    Family  Simon Kropf,   b. 22 Nov 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1932 
    Married  28 Oct 1897  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Joseph Kropf,   b. 8 Aug 1898, Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1934, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lavina Kropf,   b. 13 Nov 1899, Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1963, London, Middlesex, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Clara A. Kropf,   b. 3 Dec 1900, Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1955, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Veronica "Fannie" Kropf,   b. 19 Jul 1902,   d. 1 Oct 1970
     5. Ezra Edward Kropf,   b. 29 Aug 1905, Topping, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1879, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Catharine A."Katie" Kropf,   b. 11 Sep 1906, Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1986, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Magdalena "Lena" Kropf,   b. 8 Oct 1910, Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977
     8. Alvin Kropf,   b. 1914, Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1975, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Barbara Maria Kropf,   d. 23 May 2000, Parry Sound, Parry Sound District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F36123  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Barbara Kropf

      Milverton, July 13 - The death of Mrs. Barbara Kropf of Waterloo, widow of Simon Kropf, occurred at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mrs. and Mrs. Noah Roby of near Millbank, yesterday, at the age of 71 years. Mrs. Kropf had enjoyed the best of health until four weeks ago. A daughter of the late George Albrecht and Mary Hammar, she was born in Ellice Township, June 12, 1874. On Oct. 28, 1897, she married Simon Kropf and they took up residence on a farm near Topping where they lived until moving to New Hamburg in 1926. During the past two years Mrs. Kropf has lived in Waterloo. She was a member of the Poole Amish Mennonite Church. Her husband predeceased her in 1932 and one son, Joseph, in 1933, and she is survived by three sons, Ezra, Alvin and Albert of Waterloo, and six daughters, Mrs. William (Lavina) Pauli, New Hamburg; Mrs. Noah (Fanny) Ruby, Millbank; Mrs. Herman (Clara) Kreuger, Mrs. Milton (Katie) Koehler and Mrs. Edward (Barbara) Oakley of Kitchener, and Mrs. Ivan (Lena) Bender of Woodstock. One sister, Mrs. Jacob Kuepfer of Tavistock, 25 grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive. Four brothers and three sisters predeceased her. The funeral will be held on Sunday with private service at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ruby, near Millbank at 1:30, followed by public service at Poole Amish Mennonite Church at 2:15. Internment will be made in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. Christian Schultz of Poole will conduct the services.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, July 14, 1945

  • Sources 
    1. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 11948 (1897), Simon Kropf-Barbara Albrecht..
      Simon Kropf (labourer of Wellesley) Birth Place: Wilmot Age: 21 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876 Father Name: Joel Kropf Mother Name: Veronica Roth Spouse Name: Barbara Albrecht (residence Ellice) Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1874 Spouse Birth Place: Elma Spouse Father Name: George Albrecht Spouse Mother Name: Mary Hammer Marriage Date: 28 Oct 1897 Marriage Place: Wellesley

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Barbara Kropf - July 14, 1945.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1873 - Elma Township, Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1897 - Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Oct 1897 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jul 1945 - , Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Poole Mennonite Cemetery, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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