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

Rebecca Musselman[1, 2]

Female 1865 - 1934  (69 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Musselman 
    Born 11 Feb 1865  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Rebecca Lichty 
    Name Rebecca Shantz 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1921  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00083-4501 
    Died 28 Sep 1934  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Person ID I14015  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Joseph Musselman,   b. 1 Dec 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1923  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Gingerich,   b. 15 Aug 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1871, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1860  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Family ID F3818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Daniel Lichty,   b. 10 Feb 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1897, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1887  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Oliver Lichty,   b. 30 Aug 1888, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1933  (Age 45 years)
     2. Mary Ann Lichty,   b. 25 Nov 1889, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1925, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     3. Lovina Lichty,   b. Abt 1890, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Selina Lichty,   b. 28 Mar 1898, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2828  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elias S. Shantz,   b. 11 Sep 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1937, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1900  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Lovina Shantz,   b. Jun 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Selina Shantz,   b. Mar 1898, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Viola Shantz,   b. 13 Apr 1901, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1984, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Irvin Shantz,   b. 29 May 1902, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Seleda Shantz,   b. 19 Jul 1903, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1986  (Age 83 years)
     6. Edna Shantz,   b. 13 Dec 1905, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Luida Shantz,   b. Jul 1908, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1954, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F5899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Rebecca Musselman, "was born February 11th, 1865. She is married to Daniel Lichty."


      The Biographical History of Waterloo Township

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      Shantz. - Rebecca Musselman, wife of Bro. Elias Shantz, was born at Floradale, Ont. Lately she lived at Bloomingdale. She was seriously ill for three weeks, and then passed over Sept. 28, at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital; aged 69 y. 7 m. 14 d. She was a faithful mother and sister in the Church at Bloomingdale, and was widely known and respected in the community at large. Her quiet Christian dignity and demeanor will live on, in many lives. She was survived by her husband, 2 sons (Clayton of Waterloo; Irvin of Bloomingdale) and 7 daughters (Mrs. Horace Hallman, Williamsburg; Mrs. Roy Snyder, Waterloo; Mrs. Albert Schmidt, Kitchener; Mrs. Samuel Cressman, Blair; Mrs. Wellington Weber, Elmira; Mrs. Eugene Kraft, Kitchener; Mrs. Harold Gimble, Freeport). Three children predeceased her. She is also survived by her mother (Mrs. Joseph Musselman, Elmira), 2 sisters, 5 brothers and 43 grandchildren. The funeral services were conducted at the Snyder Mennonite Church, Bloomingdale, by Brethren H. W. Stevanus and C. F. Derstine. Text, "If I go." John 14: 3.


      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXVII, No. 31 - November 1, 1934 - pages 675,676

  • 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..., 131.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 879.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Rebecca Musselman Born: Woolwich Age: 23 Father: Joseph Musselman Mother: Rebecca Musselman Born: abt 1864 Spouse: Daniel Lichty Age: 37 born: Woolwich Father: David Lichty Mother: Rebecca Lichty married 22 Nov 1887

    4. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 33.

    5. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 17.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, November 1, 1934 - Obituary of Rebecca Musselman.

    7. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Div. 2 Page 29.

    8. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, BloomingdalePage 3.

    9. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      In Memory of/ Elais (sic) Shantz/ 1867-1937/ Rebecca Musselman/ His Beloved Wife/ 1865-1934/ Until the day break/ Shantz

    10. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Joseph Musselman aged 22, res Woolwich born Waterloo Twp. son fo Frederick Musselman and Nancy Erb. marriet 28 Feb 1860 to Rebecca Gingerich aged 18 res Woolwich Twp born Woolwich Twp. daughter of Jacob Gingerich and Maria Burkhard.

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Joseph Musselman, 22, res. Woolwich, b. Waterloo, son of Frederick and Nancy (Erb), married 28 Feb 1860 Rebecca Gingrich, 18, res. Woolwich, b. Woolwich, daughter of Jacob and Maria (Burkhard)

    12. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Elias Shantz Born: Woolwich Age: 32 Father: Menno Shantz Mother: Elizabeth Sinder Born: abt 1868 Spouse: Rebecca Lichty Age: 35 born: Woolwich Father: Joseph Musselman Mother: Rebecca Gingrich married 18 Feb 1900

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Feb 1865 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Nov 1887 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Feb 1900 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Sep 1934 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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