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

Catherina Jantzie

Female 1847 - 1936  (89 years)


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  • Name Catherina Jantzie 
    Born 7 Jul 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Catherina Litwiller 
    Name Catherine Yantzie 
    Name Katie Jantzi 
    Residence 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Amish 
    Residence 1868  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Amish 
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Amish 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-122160 
    Died 29 Dec 1936 
    Buried Saint Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I122160  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Father Michael Jantzi,   b. 10 Apr 1810, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1903, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Mother Maria Boshart,   b. 1814, , , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1853  (Age 39 years) 
    Family ID F22618  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Litwiller,   b. 25 Sep 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1927, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Litwiller,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Peter J. Litwiller,   b. 7 Apr 1869, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1930, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Catherine Littwiller,   b. 11 Jun 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959  (Age 82 years)
     4. John Littwiller,   b. 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F40833  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Litwiller.-Katherine (Jantzi) Litwiller was born near St. Agatha, Ont., July 7, 1847; died Dec. 29, 1936; aged 89 y. 5 m. 22 d. Early in life she accepted Christ as her Savior and remained faithful to the end. Death to her was only the gateway to eternal glory. Her's truly was a life of service and devotion to her Master. She was always ready to lend a helping hand to those around her as long as health permitted. On June 2, 1868, she was united in holy matrimony to Bro. John Litwiller. To this union were born 3 sons and 1 daughter. Michael died in infancy. Her husband preceded her Aug. 27, 1927. She lived in widowhood 9 y. 4 m. 2 d. She leaves 1 daughter (Katie- Mrs. Isaac Wagler)20 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers (Jacob of Atwood, Moses of Fergus), 2 sisters (Mrs. John B. Jutzi and Mrs. Jacob Gascho of Michigan); 1 sister, and 10 brothers having preceded her. Funeral services were conducted by Bro. Benjamin Gingerich from Psa. 90 at the house, by Bro. Peter Nafziger from Acts 9 :36-41, Bro. Moses 0. Jantzi from Psa. 123; also a word of testimony by Bro. Jacob H. Bender. Interment in adjoining cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 7.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 17.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Litwiller Birth Place: Wilmot Residence: Wilmot Age: 25 Father Name: Peter Litwiller Mother Name: Elisabeth Litwiller Spouse Name: Catherine Yantzie Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Birth Place: Wilmot Spouse residence: Wilmot Spouse Father Name: Michael Yantzie Spouse Mother Name: Maria Yantzie Marriage Date: 2 Jun 1868 Marriage County: Waterloo

    4. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Wilmot Twp. 1911 Div. 9 Page 11.

    5. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 4 Page 45.

    6. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div. 4 Page 10.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 60.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jul 1847 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Amish - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jun 1868 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Amish - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Amish - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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