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

Benjamin Rosenberger[1]

Male 1875 - 1947  (71 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Rosenberger 
    Born 17 Jun 1875  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Name Ben Rosenberger 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1940  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number 00095-5375.8 
    Died 4 Feb 1947  Didsbury, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I1650  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Benjamin Rosenberger,   b. 1 Jul 1838, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1906  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Nancy Shantz,   b. 11 Oct 1839, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 11 Oct 1859  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F4949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rowannah "Rose" Snyder,   b. 12 Dec 1878,   d. 14 May 1936  (Age 57 years) 
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F49335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Local relatives have received word of the death of Benjamin Rosenberger at Didsbury, Alta. on Tuesday, after an illness of more than a year. Mr. Rosenberger, who was 71 years of age, was born in this district on June 17, 1875, a s/o the late Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rosenberger. His wife, Rose Snyder predeceased him a number of years ago. Mr. Rosenberger was a member of the Mennonite Church at Didsbury. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Fred (Grace) Folkman of Creston, B. C. ; four grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Leah Witmer of Brown City, Mich. and Mrs. John Coleman of New Dundee; and one brother, Eli Rosenberger of New Dundee. The funeral was held at Didsbury today.

      Kitchener Daily Record 7 Feb 1947

  • 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..., 196.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 11.

    4. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 50.

    5. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Benjamin Rosenberger - 7 Feb 1947.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 17, 1940 - Lydia Rosenberger.

    7. [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..., 436.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Benjamin Rosenberger, 21, res. N Dumfries, b. N Dumfries, son of Abram and Nancy, married 11 Oct 1859 Nancy Shoutz, 20, res. N Dumfries, b. N Dumfries, daughter of Henry and Lidia (Marton)

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jun 1875 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Feb 1947 - Didsbury, Alberta Link to Google Earth
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