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

Elam Axt[1]

Male 1888 - 1974  (85 years)


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  • Name Elam Axt 
    Born 21 Dec 1888  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Laborer, Farm 
    Religion 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6662.7 
    Died 9 Jan 1974  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I19179  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Andrew Axt,   b. 28 Jan 1850, Queck, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1923, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Catharine Shantz,   b. 6 Nov 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1942  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1873  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 9
    Family ID F4900  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Olivia Snyder,   b. 27 Mar 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1959  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1911  [5, 10
    Children 
     1. Olive Axt,   b. 17 Aug 1922, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 2011, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F7270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Dec 1888 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Farm - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jan 1974 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Axt, Elam, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Axt, was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., Dec. 21, 1888; died at the South Waterloo Memorial Hospital, Cambridge, Ont., Jan. 9, 1974; aged 86 y. 19 d. On Sept. 3, 1911, he was married to Olivia Snyder, who preceded him in death on Apr. 6, 1959. Surviving are one daughter (Olive-Mrs. Edward Good) and 3 grandchildren. He was a member of the Shantz Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Jan. 12, in charge of J. Lester Kehl and Leslie Witmer; interment in the Shantz Mennonite Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 67, Number 6 - February 5, 1974, page 126

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 391.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 8.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 8.

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 36770-1888 Elam Axt.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 5, 1974 Elam Axt.

    6. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 1.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 37.

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 2, 1923 Obituary of Andrw Axt.

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 009895-74 Andrew Axt and Catherine Shantz.
      Andrew AXT, 24, farmer, Hessia Darmstadt Germany, Wilmot Twp, s/o John AXT & Catharine DIEBEL married Catharine SHANTZ, 29, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o Jonas SHANTZ & Hannah SNYDER, witn: Michael & Eliza MENGER both of New Hamburg, 25 December 1873 in Wilmot Twp

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Olivia Axt - April 28, 1959-page 406, 407, 408.