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

Josiah Nahrgang[1, 2]

Male 1859 - 1926  (66 years)


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  • Name Josiah Nahrgang 
    Born 6 Jun 1859  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Name Josias Nahrgang 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    C. Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00085-5033.2 
    Died 5 Jun 1926  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I4187  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Rev. Joseph S. Nahrgang,   b. 26 Jul 1834, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1903, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Shantz,   b. 24 Aug 1834, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1917, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1857  [1, 10
    Family ID F1336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Reist,   b. 20 Jan 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1950, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1879  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Sarah Melinda Nahrgang,   b. 22 May 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1916  (Age 36 years)
     2. Ida Priscilla Nahrgang,   b. 16 Feb 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1909  (Age 25 years)
     3. Lanson Edgar Nahrgang,   b. 22 Aug 1885, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1948, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Hilda May Nahrgang,   b. 4 Jul 1892, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1963  (Age 70 years)
     5. Arthur Vernon Nahrgang,   b. 4 Mar 1898, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ralph Royden Nahrgang,   b. May 1909, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F2121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Nahrgang.-Josiah Nahrgang was born on June 6, 1859; died June 5, 1926; aged 66 y. 11 m. 30 d. On October 21, 1879 he was married to Esther Reist. To this union were born three girls and two boys, two daughter (Ida and Melinda) having predeceased him. There are left to mourn his sudden departure, his sorrowing companion, four children (Lanson, Vernon, Ralph, and Hilda), seven grandchildren, two brothers (Menno and Henry), two sisters (Mrs. M. C. Cressman and Mrs. Irvin Snider). The funeral was held June 9 from his late home to the Cressman Mennonite Church, Breslau, for services and adjoining cemetery for burial. The services were conducted by Oscar Burkholder. Text, II Cor. 5: 10.

      Gospel HeralD - Vol. XIX, No. 14 - July 1, 1926

  • 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..., 139.

    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..., 172.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Josia Nahrgang Age: 21 Born: abt 1858 born, Wilmot Father: Joseph Nahrgang Mother: Maira Nahrgang Spouse: Esther Reist Age: 20 Born: abt 1859 born: Waterloo Township Father: Moses Reist Mother: Catherine Reist married 21 Oct 1879 married: Waterloo, Preston

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 1.

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 14.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 1, 1926 - Obituary of Josiah Nahrgang.

    7. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 15.

    8. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 6.

    9. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      N/ In memoriam/ Josias Nahrgang/ born June 6, 1858/ died June 5, 1926/ his wife/ Esther Reist/ born Jan.20, 1859/ died Mar. 19, 1950/ Nahrgang

    10. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Obituary of Joseph Nahrgang - March 12, 1903.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jun 1859 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Oct 1879 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jun 1926 - 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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