Waterloo Region Generations
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Sarah Jantzi

Female 1887 - 1951  (63 years)


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  • Name Sarah Jantzi 
    Born 1 Jul 1887  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-170145 
    Died 23 Apr 1951  , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I170145  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father David S. Jantzi,   b. 27 Apr 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1929  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Catherine E. "Katie" Gascho,   b. 10 Feb 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 82 years) 
    Family ID F30903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Swartz, -- Sarah, daughter of David and Katherine (Gascho) Jantzi, was born July 1, 1887, near Baden, Ont.; passed away April 23, 1951; aged 63 y. 9 m. 22 d. She was married April 18, 1907, to Joseph J. Swartz. He preceded her in death nearly four years ago. They were the parents of ten children, six boys and four girls, all of whom survive. They are: Orbie, Au Gres, Mich.; Clara, Talbert, Ky.; Katie-Mrs. Sanford Snider, Au Gres; Alvin, Talbert, Ky.; Drucilla-Mrs. Rufus Miller, Au Gres; Joseph, Rexton, Mich.; Raymond and David, Au Gres; Violet and Edwin, at home These together with 22 grandchildren, mourn a loving and beloved mother and grandmother. One infant grandson preceded her in death. She also leaves 3 brothers (Mike, Adams, N. Y., David, Darien Center, N. Y.; Menno, Au Gres), and 6 sisters (Mattie-Mrs. Noah Knepp, Au Gres; Katie-Mrs. Dan Swartz, Turner, Mich.; Lydia, Au Gres; Barbara-Mrs. Sam Roth, Baden, Ont.; Lucina, widow of the late Sam Lichti, Wellesley, Ont.; and Emma-Mrs. Aaron Albrecht, Standish, Mich.). Her parents and 2 brothers also preceded her in death. She also leaves 1 uncle and many nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Riverside Mennonite Church near Au Gres having accepted Christ in her youth. She was always deeply concerned for the spiritual welfare of her family and for the work of the church. Funeral services were held at the home April 26 by Noah Swartzendruber and Emanuel Peachey.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLIV , Number 22 - May 29, 1951 -page 526

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jul 1887 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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