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

Rachel Kropf

Female 1856 - 1939  (82 years)


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  • Name Rachel Kropf 
    Born 4 Apr 1856  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-187119 
    Died 14 Mar 1939  Garden City, Cass, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Clearfork Cemetery Garden City, Cass, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I187119  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  [3
    Family ID F29684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Schrock - Rachel, daughter of David and Magdalena Kropf, was born April 4, 1856, near Baden. Ont., died at her home in Garden City, Mo. March 14, 1939; aged 82 y. 11 m. 10 d. In 1867 she came with her parents to Missouri and lived within this state the remainder of her life. Dec. 16, 1877, she was united in marriage with Daniel J. Schrock and for more than sixty-one years this union was unbroken. To them were born 4 sons and 5 daughters. A son (J. Harvey Schrock) preceded her in death twenty-seven years ago and a daughter (Mrs. Anna May Kenagy) died seven years ago. Besides her husband she is survived by these sons and daughters: Mrs. J. E. Klopenstein, Mrs. Owen Kenagy, Emery, and D. Ora of Garden City, Mo.; William of Eureka, Ill., Mrs. T. L. Byler of Goshen, Ind., and Mrs. Daniel D. Driver of Hesston, Kans. Also surviving are 44 grand-children and 16 great-grandchildren. Three grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren preceded her. In her youth she united with the Mennonite Church, remaining a consistent and faithful member until her death. She loved her home, her church and her friends. She ministered to many. She loved and served her Master all through life unto a happy end.

      Gospel Herald, April 6, 1939

  • Sources 
    1. [S2173] Find A Grave, Rachel Kropf Schrock (1856 - 1939) - Find A Grave Memorial. (2017). Findagrave.com. Retrieved 22 February 2017, from https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7578647.

    2. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 12 Page 69.

    3. [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 MapsBorn - 4 Apr 1856 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Mar 1939 - Garden City, Cass, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Clearfork Cemetery Garden City, Cass, Missouri Link to Google Earth
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