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

Veronica "Fanny" Weber[1, 2]

Female 1840 - 1916  (75 years)


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  • Name Veronica "Fanny" Weber 
    Born 25 Nov 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Female 
    Name Frances Weber 
    Name Veronica "Fanny" Horst 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00127-7860 
    Died 3 Apr 1916  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 9
    Cause: typhoid fever 
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I18312  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John Weber,   b. 23 Mar 1814, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1879, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Susannah Brubacher,   b. 28 Jun 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1891, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 14
    Family ID F195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Benjamin Horst,   b. 18 Sep 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1871, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 14 May 1861  [3, 12
    Children 
     1. Susannah Horst,   b. 2 Jun 1862, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1933, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Mary Horst,   b. 29 Oct 1867, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1932, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2376  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Horst,   b. CA 1840,   d. Bef 1891  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Horst,   b. 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Maria Horst,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F262889  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Nov 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 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 MapsDied - Cause: typhoid fever - 3 Apr 1916 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Veronica Weber," was born November 25th, 1840. On May 14th, 1861, she was married to Benjamin, son of David and Magdalena (Martin) Horst. He was born September 18th, 1837, and died of Typhoid fever, October 26th, 1871. They resided on her father's farm near Breslau where he died. Their family consisted of two children named VII Susannah and VII Mary."


      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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      Horst. - Veronica Horst was born Nov. 25, 1840; died at Bridgeport, Ont., April 3, 1916; aged 75 y. 4 m. 9 d. She was united in matrimony with Benjamin Horst May 14, 1860, who preceded her nearly 45 years ago, leaving to mourn her departure 2 daughters, 6 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild. She was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church at Waterloo for many years, being present whenever opportunity afforded it, an attentive listener, and had the welfare of the church at heart. She was well as usual until Thursday morning, March 30, when she got up, dressed herself, and remaining longer than usual the daughter went to look after her, when she was lying on the floor, unconscious. In this state she remained till the following Monday night, when she peacefully passed away. Funeral services April 6, conducted at the house by J. S. Woolner and at the Cressman Church by N. Stauffer from Jno. 14: 4, and N. Hunsberger from Phil. 1: 21. 2a


      Gospel Herald - Volume IX, Number 3 - April 20, 1916 - pages 54,55

  • 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..., 818.

    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..., 347.

    3. [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..., 600.

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 9.

    5. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div 2, Page 51.

    6. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Horst / Benjamin Horst / born 1834,died 1871 / his wife / Veronica Weber / born 1841,died 1916

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

    8. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 4 Dec 1840:24.
      26 Nov 1840 Family of John Weber son of Benjamin Weber of Waterloo was blessed with a girl

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 20, 1916 - Obituary of Veronica Weber.

    10. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 7.

    11. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 16.

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Benjamin Horst Birth Place: Woolwich Township Residence: Woolwich Township Age: 23 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1838 Father Name: David Mother Name: Magdalene Spouse Name: Frances Weber Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Spouse residence: Waterloo Spouse Father Name: John Spouse Mother Name: Susanna Marriage Date: 14 May 1861

    13. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 10.

    14. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 13 Apr 1839:16.
      last Tuesday Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Johann Weber to Susanna Brubacher, both of Waterloo.