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

Abraham S. Lichti

Male 1875 - 1940  (65 years)


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  • Name Abraham S. Lichti 
    Born 12 May 1875  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Name Abram Lichti 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-120067 
    Died 16 Jun 1940  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I120067  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Nicolaus E. Lichti,   b. 27 Mar 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Barbara S. Schmidt,   b. 8 Sep 1840, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1929, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1865  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F27228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Roth,   b. 23 Mar 1871, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1953  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1895  [5
    Children 
     1. Daniel Lichti,   b. 10 Sep 1896, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1973, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Selma Lichti,   b. Abt 1901,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F20986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lichti. --- Abraham, son of the late Nicolaus and Barbara (Schmidt) Lichti, was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., May 12, 1875. In his youth he accepted Christ as his Saviour and became a member of the Wilmot A. M. Congregation, later transferring to the East Zorra congregation, where he was a member till called to his reward. On Dec. 10, 1895, he was joined in matrimony to Sister Magdalena Roth of East Zorra, which union was blessed with 1 son and 1 daughter, together with 1 adopted daughter. He died June 16, 1940, at the home of his son in New Hamburg, Ont.; aged 65 y. 1 m. 4 d. Surviving are his sorrowing companion, son (Daniel) and daughter (Mrs. Simon Roth), both of New Hamburg, and Mrs. Irma Brozio of Kitchener, Ont.; also 9 grandchildren, 1 brother (Noah of Southeasthope), 4 sisters (Barbara, wife of David Gascho; Mary, wife of Christ Erb, Waterloo; Catherine, widow of Rudy Kropf; Rachel, wife of Moses Moyer, Wilmot). Services were conducted at the home by Bro. Peter Nafziger of St. Agatha, and at the East Zorra A. M. Church by home ministers, Brethren J. R. Bender, Menno Kipfer and D. S. Jutzi. Interment in adjoining cemetery.
      ---J. R. B

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXIII, No 17 - July 25, 1940 --- page 382, 383, 384

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 13.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 48.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Abraham Lichti - July 25, 1940.

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Nicholas Lichty b. Waterloo Co. res: Waterloo Co. Age: 22 born abt 1843 father: Nicholas Lichty mother: Ana married Barbara Smith Age:: 24 born abt 1841 b. Waterloo Co. Spouse res: Waterloo Co. father: John Smith mother: Barbara married 21 Mar 1865 county: Waterloo

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Magdlena Lichti - June 16, 1953 --- page 581, 582.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 May 1875 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Jun 1940 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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