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

Catherine Nafziger

Female 1891 - 1967  (76 years)


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  • Name Catherine Nafziger 
    Born 4 Feb 1891  Brunner, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Church Membership Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Name Catherine Gerber 
    Name Katie Nafziger 
    Residence 1910  Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-201100 
    Died 11 Feb 1967  Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I201100  Generations
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 

    Father Nicholas Nafziger,   b. 1866, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Steinman,   b. 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 22 Feb 1887  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F20769  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian R. Gerber,   b. 24 Feb 1883, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1966, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1910  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Children 
     1. Clara Gerber,   b. 1912,   d. 2003  (Age 91 years)
     2. Valentine Gerber,   b. 1913,   d. 1999  (Age 86 years)
     3. Marion Gerber,   b. 12 Mar 1916,   d. 17 Mar 2010, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     4. Lloyd Gerber,   b. 1920, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1992, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Roy N. Gerber,   b. 28 Jan 1922, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 2014, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     6. Emma Gerber,   b. 15 Dec 1924,   d. 29 Oct 2005, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Katherine Gerber
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F188249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Christian Gerber, 76, of Millbank, formerly of Kingwood, died Saturday, February 11, at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Kuepfer.

      Born at Brunner, on February 4, 1891, the former Katherine Nafziger, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Nafziger.

      She was a member of the Cedar Grove Amish-Mennnite Church. Her husband, Christian R. Gerber, died in 1966.

      Surviving are three sons, Valentine, R.R. 1, Brunner; Lloyd, R.R. 1, Millbank; Roy, R.R. 1, Wellesley; four daughters, Mrs. Allan (Clara) Kuepfer, Millbank; Mrs. Benjamin (Marion) Kuepfer, .R. 1, Millbank; Mrs. Onias D (Emma) Martin, R.R. 3, Wallenstein; Mrs. Stanley (Katherine) Schellenberger, Sebringville; five brothers, Daniel, Wellesley; Samuel, Brunner; Amos, R.R. 2, Wellesley; Solomon, Carthage, N.Y.; Menno, R.R. 1 Brunner; a sister, Miss Mary, Brunner; 30 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

      The body rested at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Kuepfer, Millbank, where a family service was conducted Wednesday at 1: 00 p.m. A memorial service was held at the Cedar Grove church at 2: 00 p.m. Bishop Samuel Roth officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery, Futher Brothers funeral home were...

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 13 Feb 1966

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

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Christian Gerber - 13 Feb 1966.

    3. [S533] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Internet Link.
      Catherine Nafziger/ beloved wife/ of/ Christian R Gerber/ born Feb. 4, 1891/ died Feb. 11, 1967/ age/ 76 years 7 days

    4. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 21779 (1910), Gerber-Nafziger.
      Christian Gerber, 26, Farmer, of Wilmot, Son of Christian Gerber & Annie Ruchby Married Katie Nafziger, 19, of Mornington, daughter of Nicholas Nafziger & Mary Steinmann (Slimmonds?), Witn: Dan Nafziger of Mornington & Ezra Wagler of Nithburg, 15 February 1910 In Wilmot.

    5. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 012339 (1887), Nafziger-Steinmann.
      Nicolaus NAFZIGER, 20, farmer, North Easthope Twp, North Easthope Twp, s/o Samuel & Anna married Mary STEINMANN, 19, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o Christian & Maria, witn: Christian WAGLER & David STEINMANN both of Wilmot Twp, 22 February 1887 at the Amonite Meeting House in Wilmot Twp.

    6. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Christian R. Gerber - 23 Feb 1966.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Feb 1910 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Feb 1967 - Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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