Waterloo Region Generations
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Ezra Boshart

Male 1896 - 1968  (72 years)


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  • Name Ezra Boshart 
    Born 1896  Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership Poole Mennonite Church, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-108592 
    Died 1 Nov 1968  Listowel, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Poole Mennonite Cemetery, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I108592  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Rev. Peter Boshart,   b. 14 May 1870, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1942, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Annie "Nancy" Schultz,   b. CA 1867,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 4 Oct 1892 
    Family ID F43673  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena "Mattie" Albrecht,   b. Oct 1899, Shakespeare, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1993, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mildred Boshart
     2. Norma Boshart
     3. Ralph Lavern Boshart,   b. 1931, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1983, RR2, Wellesley, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F45730  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1896 - Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Poole Mennonite Church, Mornington Twp., 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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  • Notes 
    • EZRA BOSHART Ezra Boshart, 72, of Pacific Ave., Milverton, died on Friday, Nov. 1, in Listowel Memorial Hospital.

      Born in Ellice Township, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Boshart. He was a machinist in Milverton most of his life. He was a member of the Poole Mennonite Church.

      Surviving are his wife, the former Magdelena Albrecht; one son, Ralph of R.R. 2, Wellesley; three daughters, Mrs. Ivan (Mildred) Ropp of R.R. 1, Wellesley; Mrs. Wesley (Marjorie) Steckley of Milverton; Mrs. Merlin (Norma) Lichty of R.R. 2, Wellesley; one brother, Emmanuel of Wellesley; one sister, Mrs. Menno (Salome) Erb of Wellesley.

      The body rested at the Futher Brothers funeral home, Wellesley, until Monday at 1 p.m. when removal was made to Poole Mennonite Church for service at 3 p.m. Pallbearers were Paul Boshart of Stratford, Peter Boshart of St. Thomas, Albert Erb of Wellesley, Dan Albrecht of New Hamburg, Delmar Erb of Millbank, John Albrecht of Kingwood. Burial was in the church cemetery.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 2 Nov 1968

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      Boshart, Ezra, son of the late Peter and Nancy (Schultz) Boshart, was born in Perth Co., Ont., Sept. 21, 1896; died in his car at Listowel, Ont., following a doctor's appointment, Nov. 1, 1968; aged 72 y. 1 m. 10 d. On Feb. 6, 1921, he was married to Magdalena Albrecht, who survives. Also surviving are one son (Ralph), 3 daughters (Mildred - Mrs. Ivan Ropp, Marjorie - Mrs. Wesley Steckly, and Norma - Mrs. Merlin Lichti), 14 grandchildren, one brother (Emmanuel), and one sister (Salome - Mrs. Menno Erb). He was a member of the Poole Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 4, with Herbert Schultz officiating.


      Gospel Herald - Volume LXII, Number 16 - April 22, 1969 - pages 379, 380

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      Milverton - Ezra Boshart, 72, Milverton, died Friday in Listowel. Born in Ellice Township, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Boshart. He was a machinist in Milverton most of his life. He was a member of Poole Mennonite Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Magdalena Albrecht; one son, Ralph, RR #2, Wellesley; Mrs. Wesley (Marjorie) Steckley, Milverton; Mrs. Merlin (Norma) Lichty, RR #2, Wellesley; one brother Emanuel, Wellesley; one sister Mrs. Menno (Salome) Erb, Wellesley. The body will be at the Futher Brothers funeral home, Wellesley, until Monday at 1 p.m. when removal will be made to Poole Mennonite Church for the service at 3 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Ezra Boshart - 2 Nov 1968.