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

Franklin F. Honsberger

Male 1867 - 1947  (79 years)


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  • Name Franklin F. Honsberger 
    Born 10 Dec 1867  Jordan, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1895  Jordan Station, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-25477 
    Died 4 Apr 1947  Near Beamsville, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Buried Vineland, Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I25477  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2020 

    Father Henry Honsberger,   b. Abt 1840, Of, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Matilda Fretz,   b. Abt 1840, Of, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F6608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ida Minerva Cressman,   b. 19 May 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1964, St. Catharines, Welland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F6607  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lydia Ann Snider,   b. 28 Jul 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1903  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1895  German Mills (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Vera Dell Honsberger,   b. 9 Jul 1902, Vineland, Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1961, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F227005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Honsberger - Franklin F., son of the late Henry and Matilda (Fretz) Honsberger, was born in Lincoln Co., Ont., Dec. 10, 1867; died at his late home, near Beamsville, Ont., April 4, 1947; aged 79 y. 3 m. 25 d. His death was caused by pneumonia. For many years he was a member of the Moyer Mennonite congregation, Vineland, Ont. He was united in marriage to Ida Minerva Cressman, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Elton, St. Catherine, Ont.; and Wilfred and Herbert, at home), and 3 daughters (Vera-Mrs. Lloyd Burkhardt, Kitchener, Ont.; Carol-Mrs. Maurice Marcus, Montreal, Quebec; and Dorothy, at home). Funeral services were held at the funeral home in Beamsville, April 7, in charge of S. F. Coffman. Interment was made in the Vineland Cemetery. Text: 1 Cor. 19.


      Obituary - Gospel Herald, April 22, 1947

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Franklin F. Honsberger - April 22, 1947.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 21883 (1923), Burkhart-Honsberger.
      Arnold Burkhart, 23, Tire Worker, b. Peel Co., res. 118 Locust St. Kitchener, son of Enoch Burkhart (born. Woolwich Twp) and Hannah Eby married Vera Dell Honsberger, 20, Housework, b. German Mills, res. German Mills, daughter of Frank Honsberger (born. Jordan) and Lydia Ann Snider, Witnessed by: Edith Shantz and Mrs. S. Sievenpiper both of Breslau, 1 May 1923 in Breslau

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 12545 (1895), Honsberger-Snyder.
      Franklin Honsberger, 27, Farmer, res. Jordan Station, b. Jordan Station, son of Henry and Matilda married Lydia Ann Snyder, 19, b. Waterloo Co., res. German Mills, daughter of Jacob and Susannah, Witness(es): Alvin Snyder of German Mills and Sarah Honsberger of Jordan, 24 April 1895 at The Residence of The Bride's Parents.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Ida Minerva Cressman - May 19, 1964.

    5. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 12512 (1895), Gies-Lowe.
      Henry Gies, 34, Laborer, b. Woolwich Township, res. Floradale, son of Nicholas and Annie Eisenbach married Amelia Lowe, 23, b. Guelph, res. Woolwich Township, daughter of Donald and Rebecca, Witness(es): John Lowe and Aggie King of Woolwich Township, 25 June 1895 in Winterbourne.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Dec 1867 - Jordan, Lincoln Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1895 - Jordan Station, Lincoln Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Apr 1895 - German Mills (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Vineland, Welland Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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