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

Joseph Andrew Zettel, Jr.[1]

Male 1852 - 1945  (92 years)


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  • Name Joseph Andrew Zettel 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 12 May 1852  Formosa, Culross Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-241247 
    Died 8 May 1945  Alexandria, Madison, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I241247  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father Andreas "Andrew" Zettel,   b. 8 Oct 1817, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1894, Walkerton, Brant Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Holrad,   b. 23 Oct 1822, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1883, near Formosa, Bruce, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Family ID F8009  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria "Mary" Schumacher,   b. CALC 11 Sep 1853, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1887, Shakopee, Scott, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F226123  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Obituary Alexandria Times Tribune Wednesday, May 9, 1945, Page 1.

      Final rites will be held in St. Mary's Catholic Church at 9 A.M. Friday for Joseph A. Zettel, who wold have reached his 93 birthday anniversary next Saturday, May 12. Father Leo Scheets, the parish priest, will conduct the rites, and interment will be in Park View Cemetery. The body which was at the Roger C. Gipe mortuary today, will be taken to the family home at 806 West Madison street this evening at 6:30 to rest untill the funeral hour. Mr. Zettel, who had been in business here for many years and was widely known, died at his home at 8:30 Tuesday morning. He had been in declining health since 1939 and his condition became serious several days ago. He was born on May 12 1852 at Formosa, Ontario, Canada, a son of Andrew and Magdalena (Holrad) Zettel. He and his family moved to Alexandria on Nov, 4 1912, and he engaged in the tinning and sheet metal business, with which he had been continuously connected as senior member of the firm of Zettel & Son's, West Church Street. In recent years however, he had not been actively engaged with the business. He had been married three times all of his wives having preceded him in death. He was a member of St. Mary's Church, the Holy Name Society, and the Society of St. Francis. Surviving members of the family include the following children, Mrs Chester Daemicke and Cyril J. Zettel of Alexandria, Mrs. George Boyle of Three Rivers, Quebec, Canada, Mrs George Smith of West Branch, Mich, Miss Sybilla Zettel of Chicago, Ill, Leo Zettel of Alexandria, and Miss Jean Zettel of Chicago, Ill. There is one surviving sister, Mrs Regina Schwartz of Formosa, Ontario, Canada, 17 Grandchildren and three Great-Grandchildren. Members of the Holy Name Society of St. Mary's Church will meet at the Zettel home Thursday evening at 7:30 to recite prayers.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 31 Mar 1887.
      11 Mar 1887 Mrs. Joseph Zettel, Jr., daughter of Anton Schumacher, died in Shakopee, Minn. after a brief illness, at the approximate age of 33 years and 6 months.

    2. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/50785898/joseph-andrew-zettel.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 May 1852 - Formosa, Culross Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 May 1945 - Alexandria, Madison, Indiana, United States Link to Google Earth
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