Waterloo Region Generations
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Amos A. Kipfer

Male 1892 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Amos A. Kipfer 
    Born Oct 1892  Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Laborer Farm 
    Religion 1911  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer, own farm 
    Religion 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1970  Marilla, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-163733 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I163733  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Nicholas G. Kipfer,   b. Abt 1870, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1903  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Albrecht,   b. 28 Aug 1871, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1932  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1893  [3
    Family ID F40724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rebecca Lichti,   b. 6 Jan 1893, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1958  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 21 Aug 1913 
    Children 
     1. Nelson Kipfer,   b. 5 Sep 1914, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lorena Kipfer,   b. 1915, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Laurane L. Kipfer,   b. 20 Jan 1917,   d. 3 Feb 2000, Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Rita Kipfer,   b. 21 Mar 1918, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Aman Kipfer,   b. 1919, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Amos Kipfer,   b. 24 May 1920
     7. Melvin Kipfer
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F36914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Vera K. Shantz,   b. 18 Feb 1920 
    Married 5 Jan 1959 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F54930  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Oct 1892 - Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer Farm - 1911 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, own farm - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1970 - Marilla, Erie, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Kipfer.- Amos A., son of Nicklaus and Magdalena (Albrecht) Kipfer, was born at Milverton, Ont, Oct. 31, 1892; died on Sept. 17, 1989; aged 96. On Aug. 21, 1913, he was married to Rebecca Lichti, who died on Sept. 3, 1958. On Jan. 5, 1959, he was married to Vera Shantz, who survives. Also surviving are 4 sons (Nelson, Amos, Melvin, and Joseph), 4 daughters (Laurane Erb, Reta Schmidt, Rebecca Bontrager, and Aurelia Beachy), 29 grandchildren, 67 great-grandchildren, 7 great-greatgrandchildren, one brother (Cyranius), and 4 sisters (Laura Litwiller, Melinda Hostettler, Freda Zehr, and Gertrude Leis). He was a member of Tourist Mennonite Church, Sarasota, Fla., where a memorial service was held. Funeral services were held at Alden (N.Y.) Mennonite Church on Sept. 20 in charge of Tom Beachy and Jim Beachy, grandsons of the deceased; interment in the County Line Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 82, Number 42 - October 17, 1989, page 742.

  • Sources 
    1. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 10 Page 4.

    2. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub Dist. 9 Page 1.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Lena Kipfer - 1 Sep 1932.