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

Emmanuel B. Zehr

Male 1893 - 1968  (74 years)


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  • Name Emmanuel B. Zehr 
    Born 26 Nov 1893  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-137849 
    Died 14 Oct 1968  Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I137849  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Father Christian I. Zehr,   b. 30 Apr 1866,   d. 24 Feb 1952  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Bender,   b. 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F42001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Brenneman,   b. 13 Feb 1895, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1979, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1915 
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Ellen Zehr,   b. 23 Mar 1930,   d. 14 Apr 2009, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F57263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Zehr.- Emanuel B., son of Christian I. and Elizabeth (Bender) Zehr, was born in East Zorra Twp., Ont., Nov. 26. 1893; died at Tavistock, Ont., of a heart attack, Oct. 14, 1968; aged 74 y. 10 m. 18 d. On Sept. 23, 1915, he was married to Emma Brenneman, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Austin, Edward, and Elmer), 3 daughters (Elizabeth-Mrs. Amos Zehr, Ada- Mrs. Oliver Yantzi, and Dorothy-Mrs. Orval Lichty), 22 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He was a member of the Tavistock Church. Funeral services were held at the East Zorra Church, Oct. 17, with Wilmer R. Martin, Henry Yantzi, and Daniel Wagler officiating; interment in East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LXI, Number 44 - November 5, 1968, pages 1008

  • Sources 
    1. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, E., America, N., Municipality, O., Zorra-Tavistock, E., & Cemetery, E. (1893). Emanuel B Zehr (1893-1968) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 22 June 2019, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/35509821.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Nov 1893 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Oct 1968 - Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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