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

Christina Gerber

Female 1871 - 1938  (67 years)


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  • Name Christina Gerber 
    Born 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Christina Zehr 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-37685 
    Died Feb 1938  near, Alden, Erie, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Croghan, Lewis, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I37685  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father John Gerber,   b. Abt 1846, of, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1879  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Mother Susanna Gascho,   b. 1846, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F20878  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Michael M. Zehr,   b. Abt 1870, of, Indian River, Lewis, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 4 Oct 1894  Indian River, Lewis, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F34199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Zehr. -Christina, daughter of John and Susan (Gascho) Guber, was born near Wellesley, Ont.; died near Alden, N. Y., after a lingering illness of almost a year; aged 66 y. 11 m. 2 d. She was united in marriage to Michael M. Zehr at Indian River, N. Y., Oct. 4, 1894. Her parents, 1 half sister, 1 daughter, and 2 grandchildren preceded her in death. She leaves her sorrowing husband, 2 daughters (Mrs. Alma Jantzi and Lola of Alden, N. Y.), 7 sons (Lawrence, Harold, Ben S., Roy, Abner and Olin of Lewis Co., N. Y., and Vernon of Greenwood, Del.) 17 grandchildren, 1 half sister (Mrs. Dan Albright) 1 half brother (Leonard Streicher of Beaver Falls, N. Y.). She often expressed her desire to leave this world and be at rest. She was very much concerned about her family and many times would she call them to her bedside and admonish them. Funeral services were held from the home on Jan. 10, conducted by John Bontrager in English and Joe Roth in German. After this the body was taken to Croghan, N. Y., where services were held at the Amish Mennonite Church by Jos. Lehman in English and Joe Roth in German. Burial in cemetery near by.

      "Rest on, dear mother, your labors are o'er,
      Your willing hands will toil no more;
      A faithful mother, true and kind,
      No friend on earth like you we'll find."


      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXX, No. 46 - February 10, 1938 - pages 991-992

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 3, 1938 - Obituary of Sydney Snider.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Oct 1894 - Indian River, Lewis, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Feb 1938 - near, Alden, Erie, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Croghan, Lewis, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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