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

Elmina "Minnie" Boshart

Female 1911 - 2007  (96 years)


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  • Name Elmina "Minnie" Boshart 
    Religion 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Amish 
    Born 8 Jan 1911  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Elmina "Minnie" Witmer 
    Residence 1963  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-25288 
    Died 19 Oct 2007  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Buried 29 Oct 2007  Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID I25288  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Jonas Boshart,   b. 18 Aug 1866, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1939, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Gerber,   b. 9 Apr 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1959, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1889  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F6492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward Hubert Witmer,   b. 24 Nov 1908, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2001  (Age 92 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mildred Witmer
     2. Karen Witmer
     3. Doris Eileen Witmer
     4. Douglas Edward Witmer
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F6497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jan 1911 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1963 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Oct 2007 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Oct 2007 - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • With her family at her side, Minnie died peacefully at Fairview Mennonite Home on Friday, October 19, 2007 in her 97th year. Dear wife of the late Edward Witmer and beloved mother of Doris Duncan of Baden, Elizabeth Brodrecht and husband Ronald of Cambridge, Douglas Witmer and wife Patricia of New Hamburg, Mildred Ferguson and husband William of Toronto and Karen Farrow and husband Robert of St. George. Loving grandmother of Dwight Duncan, Debbie Stack (Paul), Greg Brodrecht (Laura), Mary-Beth Zeggil (Paul), Carolyn Witmer (Rob), Christine Witmer (Brian), Peter Witmer, Scott Ferguson (Anne), Sian Ferguson (John), Mark Ferguson (Brenda), Andrew Graham (Alison), Virginia Busch (Shane) and Andrew Farrow. She is also survived by 32 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son-in-law, Donald Duncan. Resting at the Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas Street, Cambridge where the family will receive friends on Sunday, October 28, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place at the Wanner Mennonite Church, Beaverdale Road, Cambridge on Monday, October 29, 2007 at 11 a.m. Interment Wanner Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Mennonite Central Committee or the Fairview Mennonite Home would be appreciated by the family. A special thank you to all the staff at Fairview Mennonite Home for their care and kindness.

      THE RECORD, Kitchener, Ontario - Oct. 22, 2007

  • Sources 
    1. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Wilmot Twp. 1911 Div. 9 Page 9.

    2. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Elmina Witmer - Oct. 22, 2007.

    3. [S2490] aaa Vit - ON - Birth Registration, Birth Certificate 051917 (1911).
      Name:Eluma Boshart Date of Birth:14 Jan 1911 Gender:Female Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Jonas Boshart Mother's name:Magdalena Boshart

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Gideon Boshart - October 9, 1963.

    5. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      WITMER/ Edward/ Hubert/ 1908-2001/ Elmina/ BOSHART/ 1911-2007/ In loving memory/

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 5, 1939 Obituary of Jonas Boshart.