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

John L. Gerber

Male 1865 - 1928  (63 years)


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  • Name John L. Gerber 
    Born 20 Nov 1865  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Amish 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-220107 
    Died 24 Nov 1928  [2
    Buried Bronson Line Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Stanley Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I220107  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father Peter K. Gerber,   b. 1835, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Magdalena K. Lichti,   b. 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 18 Sep 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F36003  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Swartzentruber,   b. 1871, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 24 Oct 1893  Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F53530  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Nov 1865 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Oct 1893 - Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bronson Line Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Stanley Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Gerber - Deacon John L. Gerber was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., on Nov. 20, 1865; died Nov. 24, 1928; aged 63 y. 4 d. In 1893 he was united in marriage to Barbara Swartzendruber. He was ordained as deacon in the Amish Mennonite Church in May, 1916, in which capacity he labored 12 years. He suffered the last few years with carcinoma of the liver. He leaves to mourn his sorrowing wife, 2 sisters (Mrs. Jonas Bosart of Kitchener, Ont., and Mrs. John Bechler of Blake, Ont.), and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Bro. Daniel Jutzi and Jacob R. Bender, both of Tavistock, Ont. Interment in the Bronson Line Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald, December 13, 1928

  • Sources 
    1. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 4 Page 46.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of John L. Gerber - December 13, 1928.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Peter Gerber b. France res: Wilmot Township Age: 24 born abt 1836 father: Peter mother: Barbara married Magdaline Lichti Age:: 18 born abt 1842 b. Wilmot Township Spouse res: Wilmot Township father: John L. mother: Elizabeth married 18 Sep 1860 county: Waterloo