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

Esther Bingeman[1]

Female Cal 1810 - 1892  (~ 81 years)

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  • Name Esther Bingeman 
    Born CALC 4 Oct 1810 
    Gender Female 
    Birth 30 Dec 1810  Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Name Esther Kraft 
    Name Hettie Bingeman 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00009-1047 
    Died 4 Jan 1892  Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    Cause: LaGrippe (two weeks) 
    Person ID I15711  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father John Bingeman,   b. 15 Mar 1783, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Hannah S. Bergey,   b. 16 Dec 1787, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1805  [10
    Family ID F1602  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George B. Kraft,   b. 15 Feb 1809, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1897, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1832  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Moses Kraft,   b. 23 May 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1907  (Age 74 years)
     2. Aaron Kraft,   b. 12 Jan 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1897  (Age 62 years)
     3. George Kraft,   b. 2 Nov 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. Magdalena Kraft,   b. 12 Oct 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1900  (Age 62 years)
     5. Johann B. "John Kraft,   b. 10 Apr 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Hannah Kraft,   b. 22 Dec 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. John B. Kraft, II,   b. 2 Apr 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1922, Nashville, Barry, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Esther Kraft,   b. 20 Nov 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. George B. Kraft,   b. 26 Jul 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Rev. Solomon B. Kraft,   b. 9 Dec 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1910, Batavia, Genesee, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     11. Elizabeth Kraft,   b. 17 Apr 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     12. Esther H. Kraft, II,   b. 20 Aug 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Noah Kraft,   b. 12 Feb 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Esther Bingeman
    Esther Bingeman
    owner Bruce Kraft

  • Notes 
    • Esther Bingeman, "was born December 30th, 1810. On April 10th, 1832, she married to George Kraft who was born February 15th, 1809. They resided two miles east of Bridgeport, Ontario, until 1886 when they moved to Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan, where she died January 4th, 1892. He is still living and quite well and active for a man of his age. To them were born thirteen children".


      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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      KRAFT - On the 4th of January, 1892, in Caledonia, Kent Co., Mich., of "Lagrippe," of which she suffered nearly two weeks, Sister Esther, (maiden name Bingeman), wife of Bro. George Kraft Sr., aged 81 years, three months and 4 days. She leaves a husband and 8 children to mourn their loss. She was born in Pottstown, Pa., from which place she emigrated to Canada, and about five years previous to her death they moved to Michigan. She died rejoicing in her Savior. Services by S. Sherk, Elder Straub and C. Wenger.


      Herald of Truth , Vol. XXIX, No. 3, February 1, 1892, Page 46

  • 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..., 863.

    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..., 267.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 100.

    4. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 1.

    5. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, February 1, 1892 - Obituary of Esther Bingeman.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 21 Jan 1892.
      Jan. 4, 1892 Esther Kraft, wife of George Kraft, nee Bingemann, died near Caledonia Station, Mich., at the advanced age of 81 years, 3 months & a few days.

    7. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 6 Page 35.

    8. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 4 Page 20.

    9. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 4.

    10. [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..., 266.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 30 Dec 1810 - Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - 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 MapsDied - Cause: LaGrippe (two weeks) - 4 Jan 1892 - Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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