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

Catharina Berge[1, 2, 3]

Female 1826 - 1920  (94 years)


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  • Name Catharina Berge 
    Born 10 Mar 1826  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Immigration 1890  Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Immigration 1915  Albany, Linn, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Name Catharina Boshart 
    Name Catherine Bergey 
    Residence Amish Mennonite  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-107925 
    Died 8 Dec 1920  Albany, Linn, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: bad cough and old age 
    Buried Riverside Cem, Albany, Linn, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I107925  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2022 

    Father Jacob Buerge,   b. 14 Feb 1785, , Berne, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1862, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Grieser,   b. 1796, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Family ID F40139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian E. Boshart,   b. 18 Oct 1818, , Upper, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1892, Milford, Seward, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 19 May 1844  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Catherine "Katie" Boshart,   b. 3 Nov 1846, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1942, Albany, Linn, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     2. Jacob Boshard,   b. 1850, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Magdalena Boshart,   b. 15 Nov 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1932, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. John Boshard,   b. 1852, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jacob B. Boshart,   b. 11 Dec 1850, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1936, Albany, Linn, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. Veronica Boshart,   b. 7 Dec 1854, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1919, , Linn Co., Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     7. Marie "Mary" Boshart,   b. 1856, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Leah Boshart,   b. 1861, Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Christian Boshart,   b. 1863, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Daniel Boshart,   b. 1866, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. David Boshart,   b. 1868, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F27575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Boshart.--Catherine Boshart (nee Berkey) was born Mar. 10, 1826, in Ontario; died Dec. 8, 1920, at the home of her daughter (Katie Koupher) near Albany, Oreg.; aged 94 y. 8 m. 28 d. She was united in marriage to Christian C. Boshart, May 19, 1844, in Ontario, living in matrimony more than 48 years. To this union were born 5 sons and 7 daughters. Her husband, 1 son, and 3 daughters preceded her in death. Those who remain are Jacob, Katie Keupher, Marie Brenneman, John, Daniel, Mattie Jantzi, and Leah Beilstine. In the year 1890, they moved from Ontario to Milford, Nebr., where her husband died in 1892. In 1915, she came with her daughter to Albany, Oreg. In her youth she accepted Christ and united with the Amish Mennonite Church and remained a faithful member until death. She had been ailing for some time, her death being caused by a bad cough and old age. She bore her afflictions patiently, often expressing her desire to be with Christ. She leaves 4 sons, 4 daughters, 41 grandchildren, 76 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services Dec. 11, 1920, conducted by Joseph Schrock, Dan Erb, and C. R. Gerig. Texts, Psa. 39, 103, 23. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, near Albany, Oreg.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XIII, Number 40 - December 30, 1920, page 791

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Name: William Beilstein Age: 28 res: Wilmot Tp. Place of Birth: Wilmot Tp. Names of Parents: Adam Beilstein & Elisa Dietz Name: Lea Boshart Age: 24 res: Wellesley Vil. Place of Birth: Wellesley Vil. Names of Parents: Christ. E. Boshart & Cathar. Bierke Name: Albert Beilstein res: Wellesley Vi. Name: Sophia Beilstein res: Berlin Date of Marriage: Jan. 4, 1887

    2. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011039-76.
      Daniel Brenneman, 23, occ. Farmer, b. Canada, res. Wilmot Twp, son of John & Magdalena Married Maria Boshart, 18, b. Canada, res. Wellesley Twp, daughter of Christian & Catharine, Witn Christian Zehr & Joseph L. Lichti Both of Wilmot Twp, 8 February 1876 at The Residence of Peter Yantzi in Wilmot Twp.

    3. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 9226-75.
      Jacob Jantzi, 26, occ. Farmer, b. Canada, res. Wilmot twp., s/o Johannes & Elizabeth, married Veronica Boszhart, 20, b. Canada, res. Wellesley twp., d/o Christian & Catherine, witn: Johannes Gerber & Christian Zehr, both of Wilmot twp., 22 June 1875 at res of Peter Jantzi

    4. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 3 Page 20.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 30, 1920 - Obituary of Catherine Boshart.

    6. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 4.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1826 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 May 1844 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1890 - Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1915 - Albany, Linn, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: bad cough and old age - 8 Dec 1920 - Albany, Linn, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cem, Albany, Linn, Oregon Link to Google Earth
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