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

Simon Zehr[1]

Male 1902 - 1975  (73 years)


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  • Name Simon Zehr 
    Born 18 Mar 1902  Elma Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1925  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer's Son 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-211088 
    Died 19 Sep 1975  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I211088  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 

    Father John Zehr,   b. 3 Sep 1862, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1930, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Barbara W. Schmidt,   b. 24 Feb 1877, Elma Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1911, Elma Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1897  Elma Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F37816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Bast,   b. 24 May 1906, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 2003  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1925  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F58126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Zehr, Simon S., son of John and Barbara (Schmidt), was born in Elma Twp., Ont., Mar. 18, 1902; died at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., Sept. 19. 1975; aged 73 y. On Jan. 25, 1925, he was married to Sarah Bast, who survives. Also surviving are one son (Lloyd), one daughter (Eileen - Mrs. Melvin Boshart), 9 grandchildren, one sister (Fanny - Mrs. Henry Herrfort). And one brother (Joseph). He was preceded in death by one son (Ervin) in 1965, 2 brothers, and 3 sisters. He was a member of the Maple View Church, where funeral services were held on Sept. 21, in charge of Alvin Leis and Jacob Roes; interment in adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. 68, No. 41 - October 21, 1975, p. 768

  • Sources 
    1. [S3108] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 020929-25.
      Simon Zehr, 22, occ. Farmer Son, b. Elma, res. Wellesley, son of John Zehr and Barbara Schmidt Married Sarah Bast, 18, b. Wellesley, res. Wellesley, daughter of Rudy Bast and Lizzie Boshart, Witnessed by: Christian Zehr of Milverton and Mike Boshart of Crosshill, 25 January 1925 At The Wellesley Meeting House in Waterloo Co.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John Zehr 35y, res: Mornington b. Zora Tp. widower, s/o Joseph Zehr & Barbara Yoter married Barbara Smith 20, res. Elmra Tp. b. Elma Tp d/o Christian Smith and Catharine Wagler married 2 Dec 1897 Elma

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Mar 1902 - Elma Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer's Son - 1925 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jan 1925 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Sep 1975 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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