Waterloo Region Generations
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Mary Kropf

Female 1864 - 1948  (84 years)


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  • Name Mary Kropf 
    Born 3 Oct 1864  near, Baden, Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-187116 
    Died 8 Oct 1948  near, Garden City, Cass, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Clearfork Cemetery, Garden City, Cass, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I187116  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father David Kropf,   b. 24 Mar 1824, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1909, Garden City, Cass, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Oesch,   b. 9 Feb 1827, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1887, , Cass Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F29684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Hershberger - Mary, daughter of David and Magdaline (Oesch) Kropf, was born near Baden, Ont., Oct. 3, 1864; died near Garden City, Mo., Oct. 8, 1948; aged 84 y. 5 d. As a child she made the long journey with her parents, brothers, and sisters, by covered wagon, from Canada to Hickory Co., Mo. From there they moved to Cass Co., when she was twelve. She was one of a family of thirteen children, all of whom predeceased her. In her youth she accepted Christ and joined the Mennonite Church at Garden City, Mo. She attended services regularly and was greatly concerned for the spiritual welfare of her children and grandchildren, as well as for the spiritual growth of the church. On Jan. 14, 1889, she was united in marriage to Daniel Hershberger, who preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 1941. Surviving are 8 children (Nancy-Mrs. Edd Zook, Alice- Mrs. E. C. Bowman, Harrisonville, Mo.; Pearl- Mrs. C. F. Greaser, and Owen, Hesston, Kans.; Elmer, Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Raymond, Ada- Mrs. Harvey Roth, and Harold, all of Garden City, Mo.), grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends. After the death of her husband she made her home with her daughters. On Aug. 23, 1947, she suffered a light paralytic stroke, which left her an invalid. She was a patient sufferer and was lovingly cared for by her daughter (Mrs. Harvey Roth) with whom she was living during that time. Funeral services were held at the Sycamore Grove Church on Oct. 10, in charge of S. S. Hershberger, assisted by W. E. Helmuth and J. A. Kauffman. Interment was made in the Clearfork Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald, December 7, 1948

  • Sources 
    1. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Rudoph Roth, Minister of The Menonite Society #82.
      David Kropf, to Magdalena Oesh, both of Wilmot. 3 Jan. 1847. Rev. Roth. Wit. John Jantzi and Peter Litwiler.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Oct 1948 - near, Garden City, Cass, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Clearfork Cemetery, Garden City, Cass, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
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