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

Elizabeth Wagler

Female 1871 - 1957  (85 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Wagler 
    Born 24 Mar 1871  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Schwartzentruber 
    Religion 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-116753 
    Died 19 Feb 1957  [1
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I116753  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    Father Joseph S. Wagler,   b. 9 Dec 1841, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1912, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Mary Schwartzentruber,   b. 20 Jun 1844, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1930, Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1866  , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F162431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian Schwartzentruber,   b. 30 Oct 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1957  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1906  [1, 4
    Children 
     1. Solomon Schwartzentruber,   b. Sep 1907, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973  (Age ~ 65 years)
     2. Rev. Elmer Schwartzentruber,   b. 17 Apr 1909, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 2006, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F41787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Schwartzentruber, Elizabeth, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Wagler, was born in East Zorra Twp., March 24, 1871; passed away after a comparatively short illness, Feb. 19, 1957, at the home of her son Elmer; aged 85 y. 10m. 26 d. She accepted Christ as her Saviour in her youth and united with the Amish Mennonite Church, to which faith she remained faithful all her life. On Feb. 15, 1906, she was united in marriage to Christian Schwartzentruber, who survived her by less than two months. (His obituary appears above). Surviving are 2 sons (Elmer, Baden, and Solomon, Petersburg), 8 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild, and one brother (Joseph). Two brothers and one sister preceded her in death. Funeral services were held at the St. Agatha Church on Feb. 23 in charge of Ben Gingerich, Orland Gingerich, Peter Nafziger, and Moses Jantzi, with burial in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume L, Number 22 - May 28, 1957-page 526

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      District Couple To Observe 50th Wedding Anniversary

      Mr. and Mrs. Christian Schwartzentruber will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary o n February 15th, and will be at home to their friends on Sunday afternoon and evening, Feb. 12th, on the homestead at the home of Solomon Schwartzentruber, 1 mile west of Petersburg.


      Both Mr. and Mrs. Schwartzentruber are in fairly good health. The former is 90 years old, and his wife will be 85 in March. They were married Feb. 15, 1906, by the late Jacob Lichti, pastor of Wellesley Amish Mennonite Church.

      Mr. Schwartzentruber was born in Wilmot township near Petersburg, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Chris tian Schwartzentruber. He has one brother living, John Schwartzentruber, of Petersburg. Mrs. Schwartzentruber is the former Elizabeth Wagler, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wagler of Wellesley township and she has one brother living, Joseph S. Wagler, of Wellesley.


      Mr. and Mrs. Schwartzentruber have two sons, Solomon, on the homestead; and Elmer of near New Hamburg. They also have seven
      grandchildren

      New Hamburg Independent 10 Feb 1956

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Elizabeth Wagler - May 28, 1957.

    2. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 6.

    3. [S35] Vit - ON, Perth - Marriage Register of Perth County 1858-1869.
      Joseph Wagler Birth Place: France Residence: East Zorra Township Age: 25 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841 Father Name: Joseph Mother Name: Elisabeth Sommer Spouse Name: Mary Schwartzentruber Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843 Spouse Birth Place: South Easthope Township Spouse residence: South Easthope Township Spouse Father Name: Jacob Spouse Mother Name: Cath Roth Marriage Date: 23 Oct 1866 Marriage County: Perth

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Christian Schwartzentruber - May 28, 1957-page 526.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Mar 1871 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., 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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