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

John K. Kennel

Male 1872 - 1960  (87 years)


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  • Name John K. Kennel 
    Born 24 Nov 1872  Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-108817 
    Died 21 Jan 1960  [2
    Person ID I108817  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Joseph Kennel,   b. 1840, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Rosina G. Kuepfer,   b. 1837, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1921, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F22653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Lichti,   b. 29 Sep 1881, Near, Wayland, Henry Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1938, Geneva, Fillmore, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1915  Shickley, Fillmore, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F21097  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catharine L. Lichti,   b. 29 Oct 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1911, Shickley, Fillmore, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1896  Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F32369  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Kennel, John K., son of Joseph and Rosina (Kipfer) Kennel, was born in Perth Co., Ont., Nov. 24, 1872; died at the Milford (Nebr.) Rest Home, Jan. 21, 1960; aged 87 y. 1 m. 27 d. He lived near Shickley, Nebr., since 1904 until five years before his death, when he went to the Milford Rest Home. On Nov. 11, 1896, he was married to Katie Lichti at Longmont, Colo., by Joseph Schlegel. They had one daughter (Rosa Meta--Mrs. William Saltzman, Limon, Colo.). His wife died on March 5, 1911. On Feb. 2, 1915, he was married to Mary Lichti at Shickley by Peter Kennel, Sr. They had 3 children (John Christian, who died in infancy; Donald, Pocatello, Idaho; and Beatrice--Mrs. Sam Gross, Shickley, Nebr.). He also leaves 17 grandchildren, 36 great- grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren. He was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church.

      Gospel Herald - February 23, 1960 - Vol. LIII, No.8 - page 175, 176

  • Sources 
    1. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 4 Page 9.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 23, 1960 - Obituary of John K. Kennel.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Joseph Kennel Born: France Res: North Easthope Township Age: 21 Father: John Mother: Anna Born: 1841 Spouse: Rosine Kinzfer Age: 22 born: France Res: North Easthope Township Born: 1840 Father: Andrew Mother: Leti married 30 Sep 1862 county: Waterloo

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 17, 1921 - Obituary of Rosina Kipfer.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 6, 1911 - Obituary of Katie Lichti.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Nov 1872 - Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Nov 1896 - Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Feb 1915 - Shickley, Fillmore, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
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