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Eli Good[1, 2]
Male 1861 - 1934


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  • Birth  21 Jan 1861  Nithburg, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender  Male 
    Religion  1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation  1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation  1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion  1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation  1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation  1911  Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion  1911  Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Misfortune  1934 
    killed by horse kick 
    Eby ID Number  00041-3259.2 
    Died  11 Feb 1934  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 10
    Cause: kicked by horse 
    Buried  Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID  I8986  Generations
    Last Modified  15 Mar 2017 

    Father  Jonas Good,   b. 1 May 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1919 
    Mother  Elizabeth Snyder,   b. 4 Feb 1837, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1912, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  6 Mar 1860  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2606  Group Sheet

    Family  Nancy Cressman,   b. 23 Feb 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1943, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Oct 1883  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Malinda Good,   b. 20 Nov 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1933, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ervin Good,   b. 21 Apr 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Amos C. Good,   b. 25 Feb 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1972, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Jonas C. Good,   b. 5 Jun 1890, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1969, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah Good,   b. 11 Jun 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1892
     6. Anna Good,   b. 17 Jun 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1982, Near, Drake, , Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Elizabeth Good,   b. 18 Jun 1895, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1966, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Almeta Good,   b. 26 Jun 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1997, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Elmer Good,   b. 27 Feb 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Eli Good,   b. 21 Mar 1902, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Moses C. Good,   b. 22 Jan 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1993, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Joseph C. Good,   b. 22 Jan 1907, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 2004, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F61  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Good.-Eli Good was born at Nithburg, Ont., Jan. 21, 1861; died at the K. W. Hospital on Feb. 11, 1934, after suffering for six weeks from injuries and shock received from being kicked by a horse while engaged in helping with the evening chores; aged 73 y. 21 d. In 1883 he was united in marriage to Nancy Cressman, which union was blessed with 13 children, 5 of whom died in infancy. The oldest daughter (Malinda-Mrs. Simon Brubacher) died last July. Surviving him are his loving wife, 4 sons, (Amos, Jonas, Moses and Joseph), 3 daughters (Annie, Lizzie, and Almeta), 23 grandchildren, 3 brothers, and 1 sister besides a host of relatives and friends. In 1904 he was ordained to the office of deacon, in which office he faithfully served until death. Funeral services were held Feb.14 at the home by Moses Roth and at the Geiger Mennonite Church by the brethren Moses Shantz and Manasseh Hallman. His body was laid to await the resurrection in the adjoining cemetery1a

      1a\bGospel Herald - Vol. XXVI, No. 48 - March 1, 1934, page 1022, 1023

  • 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..., 502.

    2. [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..., 706.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 20.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012428-83.
      Eli GOOD, 22, farmer, Woolwich Twp, Wilmot Twp, s/o Jonas & Elisabeth married Nancy CRESSMAN, 21, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o Amos & Anna, witn: Jonas (blurry) GOOD & Amos CRESSMAN both of Wilmot Twp, 9 October 1883 in Wilmot.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 47.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 1, 1934 - Obituary of Eli Good.

    7. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 5.

    8. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 10.

    9. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 58.

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 1, 1943 - Obituary of Nancy Good.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 21 Jan 1861 - Nithburg, Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Oct 1883 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: kicked by horse - 11 Feb 1934 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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