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

Jacob Zeller[1, 2, 3]

Male 1813 - 1886  (73 years)


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  • Name Jacob Zeller 
    Born 24 Feb 1813  Rhein Bajerin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Name Jakob Zeller 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number 00138-8386 
    Died 20 May 1886  Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 7, 8
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I1320  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Johann Philip "Philip" Zeller,   b. 2 Feb 1791, Rhein Bajerin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1854, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Glueck,   b. 10 Jan 1792, Rhein Bajerin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1844, St. Catharines, Welland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Family ID F432  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Schiedel,   b. 21 Nov 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1909  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1849  [1, 9
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Zeller,   b. 19 Jan 1850, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1915, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Noah Zeller,   b. 12 Oct 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1914  (Age 62 years)
     3. Jacob Zeller,   b. 7 Oct 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     4. Sarah Zeller,   b. 9 Mar 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938  (Age 81 years)
     5. Anna Zeller,   b. 21 Mar 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Joseph Zeller,   b. 5 May 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Susannah Zeller,   b. 14 Nov 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Philip Zeller,   b. 19 Sep 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Rachel Zeller,   b. 20 Aug 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Hannah Zeller,   b. 16 Jul 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Simeon Zeller,   b. 23 Nov 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F433  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Jacob Zeller, "the eldest in the family, was born February 24th, 1813. On June 19th, 1849, he was married to Catherine, daughter of Martin and Susannah (Reis) Schiedel. She was born November 21st, 1825. After their marriage they moved on the south half of the old "Cressman Farm," a little more than a mile south of Breslau where they resided until his death which took place May 20th, 1886. His widow resides in Breslau. Their family consists of eleven children"1

      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 692.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 597.

    3. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 251.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    5. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Zum Andenken an / Jacob Zeller / geb. 24 Feb. 1813 / gest. 20 Mai 1886 / Alt. 73 Jah. 2 Mo. 26 Ta. / [verse]

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 50.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 27 May 1886.
      May 20, 1886 Jakob Zeller died near Breslau at age of approximately 74 years.

    8. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 7.

    9. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 7 Page 47.