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

Titus L. Kolb[1]

Male 1874 - 1949  (74 years)


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  • Name Titus L. Kolb 
    Born 7 Nov 1874  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Interesting accident, story 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer, Farm 
    Religion 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1948  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Misfortune 2 Oct 1949  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    accident 
    Eby ID Number 00068-4126 
    Died 2 Oct 1949  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I14136  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Deacon Jacob Ziegler Kolb,   b. 12 Apr 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1919  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Maria Bowman,   b. 8 Dec 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1921, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 5 Jul 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F2282  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Priscilla Shantz,   b. 24 Dec 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1985, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1906  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Leda May Kolb,   b. 17 May 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 2003, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     2. Myrtle Leona Kolb,   b. 1 Jul 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 2001  (Age 90 years)
     3. Charlea Lorraine Kolb,   b. 16 Sep 1915, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 2009  (Age 93 years)
     4. Esther Lois Kolb,   b. 1918, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 2014, Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     5. Jacob Harvey "Harvey' Kolb,   b. 1921,   d. 2 Feb 2010, Aylmer, Eigin Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     6. Elizabeth Gertrude Kolb,   b. 1925,   d. 10 Oct 2007, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F3849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Nov 1874 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Nov 1906 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer, Farm - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1948 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - accident - 2 Oct 1949 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Oct 1949 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Titus L. Kolb, "was born November 7th, 1874. At present he is home on the farm."

      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.].

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      Titus L. Kolb was born in Waterloo Twp., Ont., Nov. 7, 1874; passed away at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, Oct. 2, 1949; aged 74 y. 10 m. 25 d. Death resulted from an accident. He was the last surviving member of the Jacob Z. Kolb family and was a member of the First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Ont., most of his life. He served as chorister for the church and Sunday school from the time he was sixteen. He was deeply interested in the welfare of the church and gave unstintingly of his time. On Nov. 28, 1906, he was united in marriage to Priscilla Shantz at Haysville, Ont. Surviving besides his wife are one son (J. Harvey, Kitchener, Ont.), 5 daughters (Leda and Gertrude, at home; Myrtle - Mrs. Gordon Liechty, Berne, Ind.; Charlea - Mrs. Howard Snyder, of Kitchener; and Esther - Mrs. Charles V. Hess, Goshen, Ind.), and 8 grandchildren. Funeral and burial services were conducted Oct. 5 at the First Mennonite Church in Kitchener by C. F. Derstine, assisted by S. F. Coffman, John H. Hess, and Oscar Burkholder.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLII, Number 42 - October 18, 1949 - pages 1038, 1039

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 115.

    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..., 858.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 10.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Titus L Kolb Born: Waterloo Age: 32 Father: Jacob Z Kolb Mother: Maria Bowman Kolb Born: abt 1874 Spouse: Priscilla Shantz Age: 23 born: Wilmot Father: Solomon Shantz Mother: Mary Ann Hostetler Shantz married 28 Nov 1906

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Kolb / Titus L. Kolb / 1874-1949 / his wife / Priscilla Shantz / 1882-1985 / singing a new song

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 20.

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

    8. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 15.

    9. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 2.

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 24, 1948 - Obituary of Elias B. Kolb.

    11. [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..., 857.

    12. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Jacob Kolb, farmer of Waterloo Twp, married 5 Jul 1857 in Waterloo Twp by banns to Maria Baumann of Waterloo Twp. wit: Samuel Betzner & Lea Baumann

    13. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, September 15, 1921 - Obituary of Maria Bowman Kolb.