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

Magdalena Hunsberger[1]

Female 1875 - 1950  (74 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Hunsberger 
    Born 22 Dec 1875  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Lena Honsberger  [2
    Name Lena Hunsberger 
    Name Magdalena Honsberger 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00057-3890.9 
    Died 13 Sep 1950  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I2612  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Abraham Hunsberger,   b. 5 Mar 1834, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1912, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Sherk,   b. 30 Jan 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1924  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1862  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F841  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Dec 1875 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Sep 1950 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Miss Magdelena Hunsberger, 74 of Waterloo Township, died Wednesday, September 13, after a lengthy illness. Born Dec. 21, 1875, in Wilmot Township, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Hunsberger. She was a member of Erb St. Mennonite Church, Waterloo. Surviving are three brothers, Moses and Abram, Bridgeport; Noah, St. Jacobs; and two sisters, Mary Ann, Preston; Mrs. Jacob (Elmina) Brubacher, Kitchener. The funeral service was held at Erb St. Mennonite Church, Waterloo, Saturday at 3: 30 p.m. with burial in Waterloo Mennonite Cemetery, Rev. J. B. Marti, pastor of the church officiated.

      The Elmira Signet, Thursday, Sept. 21, 1950, pg 8

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      Hunsberger. --- Magdalena, daughter of the late Abraham and Elizabeth (Sherk) Hunsberger, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., Dec. 21, 1875; died Sept. 13, 1950, after a lengthy illness; aged 74 y. 8 m. 22 d. In her youth she accepted Christ as her Saviour and remained a faithful member of the Erb Street Mennonite Church until death, always showing her desire for worship in the house of the Lord. Surviving are 3 brothers (Moses and Abraham, Bridgeport, Ont.; Noah, St. Jacobs, Ont.), and 2 sisters (Mary Ann, Preston, Ont.; and Elmina-Mrs. Jacob Brubacher, Kitchener, Ont.). Five brothers (David, John, Enos, Menno, and Ira), and one sister (Lydia-Mrs. Ezra Shantz) preceded her. Funeral services were held at the Erb Street Church in Waterloo, conducted by Clare Shantz and J. R. Martin.


      Gospel Herald - Volume XLIII, Number 40 - October 3, 1950 ---- page 990.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 816.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 9.

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 40.

    4. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Sept. 21, 1950 - Obituary of Magdalena Hunsberger.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 3, 1950 - Obituary of Magdalena Hunsberger.

    6. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 47 Pg. 8.

    7. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 4 Apr 1862.
      "Hunschberger - Scherk: 1st inst: Abraham Hunschberger to Elizabeth Scherk, of Wilmot." By Rev. Mr. Bindeman, at Greenbush, Berlin:

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Abram Hunsberger Birth Place: Wilmot Township Residence: Wilmot Township Age: 28 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1834 Father Name: Archibald Mother Name: Molly Jantz Spouse Name: Elisabeth Scherch Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843 Spouse Birth Place: Wilmot Township Spouse residence: Wilmot Township Spouse Father Name: John Spouse Mother Name: Magdalene Grobe Marriage Date: 1 Apr 1862 Marriage County: Waterloo

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Abraham Hunsberger - November 14, 1912.

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 3 Apr 1862.
      Apr. 1, 1862 Elisabeth Scherch and Abraham Hunschberger, both of Wilmot, by Rev. Bindemann