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

Barbara Witzel[1]

Female 1858 - 1945  (86 years)


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  • Name Barbara Witzel 
    Born 3 Aug 1858  Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Birth 3 Aug 1858  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Name Barbara Musser 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00082-4894.1 
    Died 14 Apr 1945  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Person ID I3955  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2022 

    Father Valentine Witzel,   b. Abt 1829, of, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catharine,   b. Abt 1829, of, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F10293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry R. Musser,   b. 9 Aug 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1928  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1877  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Angeline Musser,   b. 16 Dec 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1940  (Age 62 years)
     2. Daniel Musser,   b. 27 Jun 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Musser,   b. 19 Oct 1880, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Susannah Musser,   b. 30 Oct 1882, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1957  (Age 74 years)
     5. Mary Ann Musser,   b. 26 Nov 1884, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1967, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Amos Musser,   b. 4 Feb 1887, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1974, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F1267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Musser.--Barbara Musser, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Valentine Witzel, was born at Erbsville, Ont., Aug. 3, 1858; died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Milton Ernst, near Kitchener, Ont., April 14, 1945; aged 86 y. 8 m. 11 d. She was united in marriage to Henry R. Musser, who predeceased her May 17, 1928. She leaves 2 sons (John, Penticton, B.C.; and Amos, Innisfail, Alta.), 2 daughters (Susannah--Mrs. Albert Martin, West Montrose, Ont.; and Mary Ann--Mrs. Milton Ernst, near Parkway, Ont.), 12 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and 2 brothers (Godlup, Ionia, Mich.; and Albert, Montpelier, Ohio). One son (Daniel) and one daughter (Angeline--Mrs. Amos Martin) predeceased her. She was a faithful Christian and a respected member of the community. Funeral services were held at the St. Jacob,s Mennonite Church, in charge of C. F. Derstine and Oliver Snider. Interment was made in the near-by cemetery

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXVIII, No . 5 - May 4, 1945 - page 86, 87

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 117.

    2. [S151] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Jacobs Mennonite (Central Woolwich Mennonite) CC#4583 Internet Link.
      Musser / Henry Musser / 1852-1928 / his wife / Barbara Witzel / 1859-1945 / At rest /

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Henry Mosser Born: Woolwich Age: 25 Father: Henry Musser Mother: Polly Musser Born: abt 1852 Spouse: Barbara Witzel Age: 18 born: Mornington Father: Valentine Witzel Mother: Catharine Witzel married 11 Mar 1877 married: Waterloo, Woolwich

    4. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 16 Page 13.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 4, 1945 - Obituary of Barbara Musser.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, June 7, 1928 - Obituary of Henry Musser.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Aug 1858 - Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 3 Aug 1858 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Mar 1877 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Apr 1945 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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