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

Rebecca Margaret "Margaret" Hagey[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Female 1839 - 1915  (76 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Margaret "Margaret" Hagey 
    Born 1 Jun 1839  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Gender Female 
    Name Rebecca Hagey 
    Name Rebecca Margaret "Margaret" Kraft 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00047-3461 
    Died 7 Sep 1915  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Person ID I2694  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Jacob Hagey,   b. 13 Jan 1808, Franconia Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1893, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Leah Schwartz,   b. 15 Nov 1811, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1882, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Moses Kraft,   b. 23 May 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1907  (Age 74 years) 
    Children 
     1. Jacob B. Kraft,   b. 20 Apr 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1925  (Age 69 years)
     2. Magdalena H. "Lena" Kraft,   b. 19 Jul 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1889  (Age 31 years)
     3. Ephraim Kraft,   b. 2 Mar 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1861  (Age 0 years)
     4. William Kraft,   b. 18 Apr 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Cyrus Kraft,   b. 27 Sep 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Solomon Kraft,   b. 17 Jan 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1901, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     7. Sarah Kraft,   b. 27 Dec 1868, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938  (Age 69 years)
     8. Allan Kraft,   b. 15 Apr 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Ezra Kraft,   b. 16 Aug 1872, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. George Henry "Henry" Kraft,   b. 28 Jul 1876, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Elmina Kraft,   b. 20 Aug 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jun 1839 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Sep 1915 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Rebecca Hagey, "is married to Moses Kraft, a farmer. They reside nearly two miles east of Bridgeport where he is the possessor of three large farms. To them were born ten children, "

      \bEby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      Kraft. - Margaret Hagey, widow of the late Moses Kraft, was born June 1, 1839, at Preston, Ont.; died Sept. 7, 1915 at Bridgeport, Ont.; aged 76 y. 3 m. 6 d. Their union was blessed with 8 children, 33 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. Sister Kraft united with the Mennonite Church many years ago. She was of a quiet disposition, but through her exemplary life and testimony she has left a bright evidence of the faith she had in her Savior. Her body was laid to rest in the Cressman Cemetery. Services conducted by Jacob S. Woolner, Jr., in English, and Jonas Snider in German.

      \bGospel Herald - Volume VIII, Number 37 - December 9, 1915 - Page 607, 608

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      In another part of the book Rebecca is referred to as Magdalena, still the census refers to her as Margaret. Their cemetery stone as well. Her son was born registered his mother as Margaret, his marriage record as Rebecca. In the 1881 of Waterloo Township she is Rebecca M.

      In the house of her father Jacob Hagey in the month previous to her birth a Margaretha Schwartz died at the age of 18. It is believed that Margaret Hagey was named in honour of her and that Margaretha was the unlisted sister of Leah Schwartz wife of Jacob Hagey and Margaret's mother.

  • 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..., 743.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 364.

    3. [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..., 863.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012003-92.
      012003-92 - Allen KRAFT, 21, yeoman, Waterloo Twp., same, s/o Moses & Margaret KRAFT, married Saline EBY, 19, Waterloo, same, d/o David and Lydia EBY, witn: William HOUSE & William HOUSE [as written], both of Waterloo,24 Feb. 1892 at Waterloo

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Ezra Kraft Born: Bridgeport Age: 25 Father: Moses Kraft Mother: Rebecca Kraft Born: abt 1874 Spouse: Elouise M Yocom Age: 22 born: Lapeer Michigan Father: John Yocom Mother: Maria Yocom married 19 Sep 1899

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives the country or province of birth.

    7. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 1.

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Margaret Hagey Volume VIII, Number 37 - December 9, 1915 - Page 607, 608.

    9. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, ON WATERLOO (North/Nord) (#121) Subdistrict: Waterloo c-3 Page 1.

    10. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 1 Page 1 Family 1.

    11. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div 2, Page 50.

    12. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 12.

    13. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 4 Page 19.

    14. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Waterloo Township, Sect. 1 Page 1.