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

Jacob Boshart

Male 1853 - 1928  (74 years)


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  • Name Jacob Boshart 
    Born 2 Jul 1853  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1878  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-24608 
    Died 26 May 1928  Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: pnemonia 
    Buried Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Mornington, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I24608  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father Peter Boshart,   b. 12 Dec 1829, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1893, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Buerge,   b. 16 Nov 1827, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1914, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F6499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leah Erb,   b. 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1922  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1878  [1
    Children 
     1. John Boshart,   b. 16 Jan 1879,   d. 8 Aug 1943  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F22624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Boshart. - Jacob Boshart was born near Wellesley, Ont., July 2, 1853; died of pneumonia at Milverton, Ont., May 26, 1928; aged 74 y. 1 m. 6 d. He united in holy matrimony with Leah Erb, Feb. 12, 1878, who preceded him in death July 19, 1922. This union was blessed with 2 sons and 2 daughters. He leaves 2 sons, 1 daughter, 13 grandchildren, 3 brothers, 3 sisters. In his early years he accepted the Lord as his Savior, united with the Amish Mennonite Church, and was faithful to the end. After his marriage he moved with his wife on a farm near Milbank, Ont., where they resided till after the death of his wife when he moved with his son John at Milverton. Funeral was held May 29, from his late home and at Mornington Amish Mennonite Church. Services at the house by Nicklaus Nafziger and at the church by John Gerber and Nicklaus Nafziger. Burial in adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XXI, Number 18 - August 2, 1928, pages 382, 383

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 2, 1928 - Obituary of Jacob Boshart.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Leah Erb Born: Wilmot Tp Canada Age: 21 Father: John Erb Erb Mother: Susanna Erb Born: abt 1857 Spouse: Jacob Boshart Age: 24 born: Wellesley Canada Father: Peter Boshart Boshart Mother: Magdalena Boshart married 12 Feb 1878 married: Waterloo, Wellesley Twp.

    3. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 26.

    4. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 8 Page 40.

    5. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      Peter BOSHARD, to Magdalen BIRGI, both of Wilmot. 4 July 1852. Rev. ROTH. Wit. Christian STEINMAN and Daniel SCHRAY

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jul 1853 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1878 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: pnemonia - 26 May 1928 - Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Mornington, Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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