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

Rudolph "Rudy" Kropf

Male 1880 - 1929  (49 years)


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  • Name Rudolph "Rudy" Kropf 
    Born 22 Jun 1880  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Name Rudy Kropp 
    Religion 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Amish 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-109236 
    Died 6 Dec 1929  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I109236  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    Father Joel N. Kropf,   b. 31 Oct 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1896, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Veronica Roth,   b. 29 Jul 1853, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1925, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1873  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F27830  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine S. Lichti,   b. 5 Nov 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1963, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Children 
     1. Aaron Kropf,   b. 14 Feb 1903, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1967, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Elmina Kropf,   b. 16 Oct 1905, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1966, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. Barbara Kropf,   b. Aug 1907, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 2000, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years)
     4. Lorne Kropf,   b. 15 Jan 1910, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1994, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Clayton Kropf,   b. 12 Mar 1915, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1967, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     6. Wilfred Kropf,   b. 12 Dec 1917, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1960, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     7. Arleatha Kropf,   b. 13 Mar 1921, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 2014, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F21010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Baden, Dec. 7 - Rudolph Kropf, 59, died at his home, Erb road, St. Agatha, last evening. Deceased, a farmer, was born in Wellesley. He was a member of the St. Agatha Mennonite church. Surviving are his widow, four sons, Aaron of Waterloo, Lorne of Erbsville, Clayton and Wilfred at home, three daughters, Mrs. Milton Boshart of Bridgeport, Mrs. Irvin Litwiller of St. Agatha and Arleatha at home; three brothers, Christ,David and John; four sisters, Mrs. Christ Litwiller, Annie, Mattie and Lydia. Funeral services will be held on Friday morning at 10 a.m. from the residence to St. Agatha A.M. church with internment in the adjoining cemetery.


      Kitchener Daily Record, December 7, 1939

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 15.

    2. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 4 Page 24.

    3. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 9 Page 2.

    4. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Rudolph Kropf - December 7, 1939.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 25, 1964 - Obituary of Catherin S. LIchti.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012970-73.
      Joel Kropp, 22, occ. Yeoman, b. Wilmot Twp, res. Wilmot Twp, son of Henry and Anna married Veronica Roth, 19, b. Wellesley Twp, res. Wellesley Twp, daughter of Christian and Catherine, witnessed by: Joseph Leis of Wellesley Twp, Joseph L. Lichty and Christian Wagler both of Wilmot Twp, 18 March 1873 in Wellesley Twp

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jun 1880 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Dec 1929 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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