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

Jeremiah "Jerry" Keffer

Male 1888 - 1954  (66 years)


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  • Name Jeremiah "Jerry" Keffer 
    Born 9 Oct 1888  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Name Jerry Keffer  [3
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-3400 
    Died 26 Dec 1954  [2
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I3400  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Walter Keffer,   b. 3 Dec 1858, , York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1924, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Catherine Stumpf,   b. 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1 Mar 1887  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Family ID F27817  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Catherine Schiedel,   b. 23 Jan 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1942, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1915  [5
    Children 
     1. Hannah Keffer,   d. infancy
     2. Edith Belle Keffer,   b. 1 Feb 1918, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Walter Amos Keffer,   b. 20 Apr 1920, Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 2001, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Mary Ruberta Keffer,   b. 8 May 1922, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 2008, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Gordon Keffer,   b. 14 Jun 1926,   d. 16 Jun 1926  (Age 0 years)
     6. Carl Willard Keffer
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F5459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Section 1 page 53.

    2. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Keffer/ Jeremiah Keffer/ 1888-1954/ his wife/ Hannah Schiedel/ 1892-1942/ Till we meet again [A] Father [Loose stone against main stone]

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Mary Detweiler - February 7, 1935.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 Mar 1887.
      01 Mar 1887 Walter Keffer of Bridgeport and Catharina Stumpf of Elmira were married by Pastor A.R. Schulz of Elmira.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Hannah Schield - March 5, 1942.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Oct 1888 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., 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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