Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Austin Sylvester Zehr

Male 1916 - 2008  (92 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Austin Sylvester Zehr was born 4 Jul 1916, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada (son of Emmanuel B. Zehr and Emma Brenneman); died 27 Nov 2008, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.

    Austin married Helena Gingerich 31 Dec 1939. Helena (daughter of Moses Gingerich and Magdalena Gerber) was born 19 Feb 1914, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 27 Aug 2015, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Emmanuel B. Zehr was born 26 Nov 1893, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada (son of Christian I. Zehr and Elizabeth Bender); died 14 Oct 1968, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.

    Emmanuel married Emma Brenneman 23 Sep 1915. Emma (daughter of Henry K. Brenneman and Catherine Oesch) was born 13 Feb 1895, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 26 Mar 1979, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Emma Brenneman was born 13 Feb 1895, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada (daughter of Henry K. Brenneman and Catherine Oesch); died 26 Mar 1979, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. 1. Austin Sylvester Zehr was born 4 Jul 1916, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 27 Nov 2008, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    2. Dorothy Ellen Zehr was born 23 Mar 1930; died 14 Apr 2009, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Rushes Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Christian I. Zehr was born 30 Apr 1866, , Canada (son of Joseph L. Zehr and Lydia Iutzi); died 24 Feb 1952; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.

    Christian — Elizabeth Bender. Elizabeth (daughter of Christian B. Bender and Catharine Honderich) was born 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Elizabeth Bender was born 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Christian B. Bender and Catharine Honderich); died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. Simon B. Zehr was born 17 Oct 1886, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 2 Feb 1956; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    2. Joseph B. Zehr was born 6 Mar 1889; died 15 Dec 1965; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    3. 2. Emmanuel B. Zehr was born 26 Nov 1893, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 14 Oct 1968, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    4. Clayton Zehr was born 1904, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

  3. 6.  Henry K. Brenneman was born 11 Mar 1868, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Peter S. Brenneman and Catherine Kuepfer); died 26 Apr 1938, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.

    Henry — Catherine Oesch. Catherine (daughter of Menno Oesch and Susannah C. Meyer) was born 20 Feb 1869, , Ontario, Canada; died 9 Aug 1907, , Ontario, Canada; was buried , Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Catherine Oesch was born 20 Feb 1869, , Ontario, Canada (daughter of Menno Oesch and Susannah C. Meyer); died 9 Aug 1907, , Ontario, Canada; was buried , Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Susanna Brenneman was born 20 Nov 1890; died 6 Nov 1965, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    2. Elmer Brenneman was born 10 Feb 1893, , Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 28 Oct 1935, Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario; was buried , Poole Mennonite Cemetery, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario.
    3. 3. Emma Brenneman was born 13 Feb 1895, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 26 Mar 1979, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    4. Rudolph "Rudy" Brenneman was born 6 Dec 1902, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 14 Jun 1977, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Joseph L. Zehr was born 10 Oct 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Joseph B. Zehr and Maria L. Lichti); died 24 Jun 1912; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.

    Joseph married Lydia Iutzi 19 Feb 1865, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Lydia (daughter of George Jutzi and Catherine Miller) was born 3 Nov 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 20 Sep 1939; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Lydia Iutzi was born 3 Nov 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of George Jutzi and Catherine Miller); died 20 Sep 1939; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. 4. Christian I. Zehr was born 30 Apr 1866, , Canada; died 24 Feb 1952; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.

  3. 10.  Christian B. Bender was born CALC 2 Apr 1820, , Hesse, Germany (son of Jacob Bender and Magdalena "Lena" Brenneman); died 5 Sep 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.

    Christian married Catharine Honderich 15 Dec 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Catharine (daughter of Christian Honderich and Margareth S. Gingerich) was born 2 Apr 1829, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Jun 1916, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Catharine Honderich was born 2 Apr 1829, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Christian Honderich and Margareth S. Gingerich); died 7 Jun 1916, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    Children:
    1. Maria "Mary" Bender was born 16 Jul 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Mar 1921, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Poole West Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Poole, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.
    2. John H. Bender was born 5 Aug 1849, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 27 Apr 1934, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    3. Christian H. Bender was born 26 May 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Catherine Bender was born 1854, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Jacob H. Bender was born 26 Mar 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    6. Daniel H. Bender was born 26 Mar 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 4 Jun 1942; was buried , Edgecombe Amish Cemetery (formerly 7th Line), Mornington Township, Perth Co., Ontario.
    7. Magdalena Bender was born 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    8. Martha Bender was born 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Joseph H. Bender was born 20 Aug 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    10. 5. Elizabeth Bender was born 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    11. Barbara Bender was born 22 Jul 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    12. Lydia Bender was born 14 Jul 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 26 Apr 1964, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.

  5. 12.  Peter S. Brenneman was born 5 Oct 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Daniel Brenneman and Catherine Sommer); died 1 Apr 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Peter married Catherine Kuepfer 19 Feb 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Catherine (daughter of Jacob S. Kuepfer and Mary Lichti) was born 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Catherine Kuepfer was born 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Jacob S. Kuepfer and Mary Lichti); died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. Leah Brenneman was born 1861, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. 6. Henry K. Brenneman was born 11 Mar 1868, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 26 Apr 1938, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    3. Catherine Brenneman was born 29 Oct 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Mary Brenneman was born Sep 1870, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

  7. 14.  Menno Oesch was born 30 Dec 1836, , Ontario, Canada (son of Bishop Johannes "John" Oesch and Barbara Schultz); died 3 Dec 1910, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada.

    Menno married Susannah C. Meyer 7 Feb 1864, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Susannah (daughter of Jacob Meyer and Catherine Charpis) was born 19 Sep 1848, , Alsace Lorraine, France; died 23 Apr 1905, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Susannah C. Meyer was born 19 Sep 1848, , Alsace Lorraine, France (daughter of Jacob Meyer and Catherine Charpis); died 23 Apr 1905, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. 7. Catherine Oesch was born 20 Feb 1869, , Ontario, Canada; died 9 Aug 1907, , Ontario, Canada; was buried , Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.