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

Barbara Kropf

Female 1848 - 1921  (73 years)


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  • Name Barbara Kropf 
    Born 10 May 1848  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1851  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-187124 
    Died 4 Nov 1921  Appleton City, St. Clair, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I187124  Generations
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2022 

    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 
    • Resz - Barbara, oldest daughter of David and Magdalena Kropf, was born near Baden, Ont., May 10, 1848; died at her late home in Appleton City, Mo., Nov. 4, 1921; aged 73 y. 5 m. 24 d. She was united in marriage to Henry Resz May 26, 1870. To this union were born nine children, six of whom survive her, her husband and three children had gone on before her. Those living are Jacob, David, John, Edward, and Mary Cochran. She united with the Mennonite Church in her youth but later with the S. D. A. She was a loving mother, faithful companion, a friend to all who knew her, and will be greatly missed in her community.

      Gospel Herald, November 24, 1921

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      Barbara Kropf Resz was born May 10, 1848, and died Nov. 4, 1921, aged 73 years, 5 months and 24 days. She was married to Henry Resz, May 26, 1870. To this union were born nine children, six of whom survive her. Three died while young. Those living are: Jacob Resz, of Long Beach, Calif., David, John and Edward Resz, and Mrs. Thos. Buck and Mrs. Earl Cochran of Appleton City. Mrs. Resz was born at Toronto [sic], Canada , and resided there until 18 years of age, when she came to this country with her parents, living in Missouri the greater part of her life. Her husband, Henry Resz, died July 27th, 1911. They were both members of the S. D. A. church for about 28 years. She lived a consistent, faithful christian life until death. She was all that the word "mother" stands for to her children, a kind and sympathetic neighbor, and highly respected and loved by all who knew her. She will be greatly missed by the town, her church and family. She suffered a paralytic stroke October 31st and died Friday, Nov. 4.

      The funeral services were held at the Christian church Sunday afternoon at 2: 00 o'clock, Elder L. W. Terry, officiating, assisted by H. C. Hartwell of Clinton, and W. W. Blalock, pastor of the Christian church. A large and sympathetic audience was present and the floral offerings were beautiful. Everyone seemed not only willing but anxious to do anything they could to show their kindly interest. May the Lord reward the good people of Appleton City for their kindness. She was laid to rest by the side of her husband in the City Cemetery.

      Appleton City Journal, November 10, 1921

  • Sources 
    1. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Sect. 5 Page 185.

    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 - 10 May 1848 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1851 - 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 - 4 Nov 1921 - Appleton City, St. Clair, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
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