1817 - 1855 (38 years)
||Heinrich "Henry" Kropf |
||9 Feb 1817
||, Alsace Lorraine, France 
||Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||13 Oct 1855
||Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||11 Nov 1855 
||Henry Kropf |
|Eby ID Number
||1 Jun 2020 |
||Jacob Kropf, b. Feb 1784, d. 28 Jan 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age ~ 90 years) |
||Magdalena Rothaker, b. 7 Aug 1786, Strassburg, , Alsace, France , d. 24 May 1878, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 91 years) |
||15 Apr 1811
||Epfig, , Alsace, France 
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||Anna Nafzinger, b. 1821, , Switzerland , d. 8 Apr 1900, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario (Age 79 years) |
||13 Dec 1840
||Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada [3, 7]
| ||1. Jacob Nafziger Kropf, b. 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 27 Oct 1889 (Age 48 years)|
| ||2. Rev. Christian Kropf, b. 22 Sep 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 18 Feb 1921, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada (Age 77 years)|
| ||3. David N. Kropf, b. 27 Jul 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 28 Nov 1893, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario (Age 48 years)|
| ||4. Henry N. Kropf, b. 27 May 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 9 Mar 1875, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario (Age 27 years)|
| ||5. Peter Kroft, b. 20 Jan 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 9 Jun 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 22 years)|
| ||6. Joel N. Kropf, b. 31 Oct 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 18 May 1896, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 45 years)|
| ||7. Solomon Kropf, b. CALC 28 Nov 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 30 Mar 1889, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age ~ 36 years)|
| ||8. Magdalena Kropf, b. 31 Mar 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 22 May 1944, Stanley Twp., Huron Co., Ontario (Age 88 years)|
||2 Jun 2020 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Died: Last Saturday in Baden, Heinrich Kropp, aged 38 years 8 months and 4 days
Hamburger Beobachter, October 19, 1855
A-1-82 Henry Kropf, Probate of the Will of Henry Kropf, late of the Township of Wilmot, granted the Twenty Eighth day of November 1855, on the petition of David Kropf and John Gasho, the Executors named in said Will.
I Henry Kropf of the Township of Wilmot, Yeoman, being sick and weak of body…My Will is that my just debts and funeral charges shall by my Executors hereinafter named, be paid out of my Estate….My will is that my beloved wife [unnamed] Kropf and family, shall continue to farm my farm, situated on Lot number fourteen, south of Erb's road in the Township of Wilmot, where I now reside, until that my eldest son become to be the age of Twenty one years (or so long as she shall continue to be sole) and in case of her death or marriage before my eldest son become of age, then my said farm shall be let by my said Executors, until my eldest son become of age…and when my eldest son arrive at the age of Twenty one years, then my said farm shall be appraised by six impartial neighbors, chosen by my Executors for that purpose, and then if my said wife can give to my eldest son, his share of his legacy after the appraisement being so made, then my said wife may continue to farm the said farm, until my second son become of age, and so on till the youngest of my sons becomes of age, always paying them their share as they become of age…but if she cannot so pay my eldest son his share or legacy, then my eldest son may and shall have my said farm (if he so chose) to himself, by paying over the other heirs at law and my said wife equal shares according to the appraisement made, and if the eldest son do not so like the said farm, then my second son to have the same chance as the eldest son hath in taking said farm, and so on to the youngest of my sons, and if neither of my sons will take the said farm, then shall the same be sold and the proceeds thereof to be equally divided amongst my said wife and children, as shall then be living, share and share alike, and so soon as one of the other of my sons shall so take the said farm, then shall my Executors hereinafter named build a house for my said wife, 24 by 23 feet in size, and put up a Stable for her at the expense of my Estate, and take out two acres of land for her on my farm where ever my Executors may select to have and to hold the same to her, for and during her natural life; And also in case of my said wife's death or marriage, or in case of one or the other of my sons taking my said farm, then I will that my personal property, to be sold and divided share and share alike amongst my said wife and children then living; And the share of my Real and Personal Estate thus, bequeathed to my Beloved Wife [unnamed] Kropf to be in lieu of her Dower at Common Law, if she shall so elect. Provided always that if one of the other of my children do not obey or give hearing to my said wife, or Executors after her death, in all cases whatever, that child or children shall only be entitled to one half of a share of the share coming to him or her, till he or she give hearing or obeying, as aforesaid, then to have his or her full share, but only in case of obeying as aforesaid, and in case that they don't obey then the said one half share to be divided equally amongst my said wife and children And also, I do direct and my Will is, and I do appoint that my said dear Wife shall have the Guardianship and tuition of my children, which I shall leave at the time of my decease, during their minority, so long as she shall continue to be sole; and in case of her death or marriage, during the minority of such my children, then I will and appoint that my Brother David Kropf shall have the tuition and Guardianship of them, during such their minority; and in case of his refusal or decease, I will that my other Executor, John Gasho, shall exercise the said Guardianship. And earnestly entreat their utmost care, respectively, in and about the morals and education of my children, such as may survive me, and desire that they may be brought up and instructed in the doctrines and religion of the Mennonite Association. And I do nominate and appoint my Brother David Kropf and my much esteemed friend John Gasho to be the Executors of this my Last Will and Testament.
Witnessed by Johannes S. Lichti and Christian? Kropf
Will dated 8 November 1855
Proved 28 November 1855
Died 11 November 1855
No Inventory amount.
Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber.
- [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 009882-74.
Solomon Kropf, 21, occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot Twp, res. Wilmot Twp, son of Henry and Anna married Maria Lichti, 21, b. Wilmot Twp, res. Wilmot Twp, daughter of Joseph and Lena, witnessed by: Christian Wagler and John Gascho both of Wilmot Twp, 11 November 1873 at The Residence of Catharine Roth in Wilmot Twp
- [S765] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - Hamburger Beobachter, "Death Announcement," 19 Oct 1855.
- [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages by Rev'd John Oesh, Minister of the Mennonist Society in Wilmot #3.
Henry KROPF, to Anna NAFFZIGER, both of Wilmot. 13 Dec. 1840. Rev. OESH. Wit. John JANZY and Jacob BRENNEMANN.
- [S1737] Probate - Wills of Waterloo Register A 1853-1871, Letters of Adminstration of Thomas Alexander Chapman - 1855 - A-1-81.
- [S1737] Probate - Wills of Waterloo Register A 1853-1871, Will of Henry Kropf - 1855 - A-1-82.
- [S2563] Vit - France, Bas-Rhin, Epfig - Registres de l'état civil, 1792-1882, Film: 747477.
- [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, Deutsche Canadier, January 8, 1841:2.
December 13, 1840 - Pastor Johannes Oesch married Heinrich Kropf, son of Jacob Kropf, to Anna Naffziger, both of Wilmot.
|Born - 9 Feb 1817 - , Alsace Lorraine, France
|Residence - 1840 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Married - 13 Dec 1840 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Residence - 1855 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Died - 13 Oct 1855 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada