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

Daniel Y. Zehr[1]

Male 1872 - 1934  (61 years)


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  • Name Daniel Y. Zehr 
    Born 2 Oct 1872  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-119480 
    Died 14 Mar 1934  [2, 3
    Buried 7th Line Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I119480  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Joseph C. Zehr,   b. 8 Sep 1822, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1915  (Age 92 years) 
    Mother Catherine "Katie" Yoder,   b. 7 Mar 1832, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1893, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Family ID F162153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Wagler,   b. 31 May 1875, Of, Millbank, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1939  (Age 63 years) 
    Children 
     1. Solomon W. Zehr,   b. 18 Sep 1896, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1979, Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Gideon Zehr,   b. 10 Oct 1899, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1959, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Fannie Zehr,   b. 25 Oct 1908, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970, RR1, Newton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Daniel W. Zehr,   b. 23 Jul 1919,   d. 17 Oct 2013, RR1, Newton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F29939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A daughter

      ALBRECHT, Bena (Mrs. Solomon)-
      Suddenly, at her residence, R.R. 1, Newton, on Saturday, Nov. 29, 1980, Bena Zehr, in her 69th year.
      Daughter of the late Daniel Y. Zehr and the former Maria Wagler. Lovingly remembered by her husband, Solomon; four sons, Henry of R.R. 1, Newton, David of R.R. 1, Milverton, Cornelius of R.R. 1, Millbank, Jonas of Newton; one daughter, Catherine (Mrs. Levi Streicher) of R.R. 2, Milverton; 28 grandchildren; two brothers, Cornelius and Daniel Zehr, both of R.R. 1, Newton. Predeceased by one son Tobias, January 20, 1976; three brothers and six sisters.
      Resting at her daughter's home, Mrs. Levi Streicher, 2 miles northwest of Milverton, on the 5th Line, after 2 p.m. today, until Wednesday, where funeral service will be held at 1 o'clock with Bishop Clarence Kuepfer officiating. Interment to follow in the 7th Line Amish Mennonite cemetery, Mornington township.

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), 22 Jan 1979 - Obituary of Solomon W. Zehr.

    2. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, 7., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, 7. (1872). Daniel Y. Zehr (1872-1934) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 6 August 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/94264306/daniel-y_-zehr.

    3. [S2382] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Wellesley Amish Mennonite 7th Line CC#6076, Dan Zehr/ Born 1871 - Died 1934.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Oct 1872 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - 7th Line Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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