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

Magdalena Buerge[1]

Female 1827 - 1914  (86 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Buerge 
    Born 16 Nov 1827  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena Bergey 
    Name Magdalena Boshart 
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-25292 
    Died 4 May 1914  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Cause: old age & heart disease (several years) 
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I25292  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father Jacob Buerge,   b. 14 Feb 1785, , Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1862, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Grieser,   b. 1796, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Family ID F40139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 4 Jul 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Jacob Boshart,   b. 2 Jul 1853, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1928, Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Catherine "Katie" Boshart,   b. 7 Jun 1856, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1925, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Elizabeth Boshart,   b. 1858, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Barbara B. Boshart,   b. 1 May 1860, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Veronica Boshart,   b. 9 Apr 1862, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Daniel B. Boshart,   b. 24 Sep 1864, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1950  (Age 85 years)
     7. 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)
     8. Mary Boshart,   b. 4 Mar 1868, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Rev. Peter Boshart,   b. 14 May 1870, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1942, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F6499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Boshart (nee Burge) was born Nov. 16, 1827; died at the home of her son Jonas near St. Agatha, Ont., May 4, 1914; aged 86 y. 5 m. 19 d. Her husband, Peter Boshart, departed this life July 21, 1893. They lived in matrimony 41 y. 9 d. To this union were born 4 sons and 6 daughters. She leaves to mourn her departure 4 sons, 4 daughters, 39 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren. She united with the A. M. Church in her youth, and was faithful to the end. Funeral services at the St. Agatha A. M. Church by C. S. Zehr (text, II Tim. 4: 7,8), and C. B. Zehr (text, I Pet. 1: 22-25).

      "Mother, thou art sweetly resting,
      Here your trials and cares are o'er;
      Pain and sickness, death and sorrow,
      Never can distress thee more."

      P.B.

      Gospel Herald - Volume VII, Number 9 - May 28, 1914 - p. 143, 144

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012247-83.
      Adam H. Wagner, 24, occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot Twp., res. Same, son of Conrad Wagner and Anna Barbara Hammer, married Veronica Boshardt, 21, b. Wellesley Twp., res. Same, daughter of Peter Boshardt and Magdalena Berke, Witnessed by John and Anna Wagner of Wilmot Twp., 21 Nov 1883 at Wellesley Village

    2. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-1 Page 9.

    3. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 3 Page 19.

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Magdalena Boshart d. 4 May 1914 Wilmot, aged 86 years, b. Wilmot. d/o Jacob Bergey & Elizabeth Grener, cause: old age & heart disease (several years)

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 28, 1914 - Obituary of Magdalena Boshart.

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

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

    8. [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 - 16 Nov 1827 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jul 1852 - Wilmot 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 MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age & heart disease (several years) - 4 May 1914 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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