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

Deacon John S. Nahrgang[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1839 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name John S. Nahrgang 
    Prefix Deacon 
    Born 15 Feb 1839  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1865  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Ordained 14 Oct 1872  [5
    Occupation 1880  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1889  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Lutheran 
    Retired 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer Income 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00085-5035 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I4208  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2022 

    Father Christopher Nahrgang,   b. 25 Dec 1801, Lehrbach, District Of Alsfeld, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1886, Near New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Mary Schneider,   b. 1 Apr 1808, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1887, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 8 Apr 1833  [17, 18
    Family ID F997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maria Shantz,   b. 8 Aug 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1886, Near Wilmot Centre, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1865  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 14, 15
    Children 
     1. Isaiah Nahrgang,   b. 2 Oct 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 82 years)
     2. Ida Nahrgang,   b. 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Nahrgang,   b. 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Oliver Nahrgang,   b. 11 Apr 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1930  (Age 64 years)
     5. Lucinda Nahrgang,   b. 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lydia Ann Nahrgang,   b. 8 Apr 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1958, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     7. Louisa Nahrgang,   b. 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Joshua Nahrgang,   b. 8 Sep 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1908  (Age 28 years)
     9. Lovina Nahrgang,   b. 27 May 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1956, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     10. Allen Nahrgang,   b. Oct 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F1341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Cressman,   b. 1 Nov 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1915  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1889  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Nahrgang, "was born February 15th, 1839. On March 21st, 1865, he was married to Mary Shantz who was born August 8th, 1841, and died May 27th, 1886. On October 20th, 1889, he was again married to Mary Cressman, widow of the late Moses Martin. She was born November 1st, 1839. Mr. Nahrgang resides in Wilmot Township, on lot No. 16, Bleams Road, Block A, where he is engaged in farming. On October 14th, 1872, he was ordained as deacon to the Mennonite body for the Geiger field of labor. To him and his first wife were born nine children, namely: Oliver, Lucinda, (Lucinda is both deaf and dumb and is married to James Buck of Elgin County. He is also deaf and dumb"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • 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..., 404.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 487.

    3. [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..., 38.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 018742-04.
      Ephraim Baer, 27, Occ. Farmer, b. Huron Co., Res. Wilmot Twp, son of Henry Baer and Leah Bowman married Lovina Nahrgang, 21, b. Wilmot Twp, Res. Wilmot Twp, daughter of John Nahrgang and Mary Shantz, Witn: Joshua Nahrgang of Wilmot and Susie Shantz of Waterloo Twp, 16 March 1904 in Waterloo Twp.

    5. [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..., 140.

    6. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 page 5.

    7. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 5.

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12116-89.
      John NAHRGANG, 50, widower, farmer, Wilmot twp., same, s/o Christopher & Mary Snyder NAHRGANG, married Mary MARTIN, 49, widow, Wilmot twp., Woolwich twp., d/o Daniel & Anna Eby CRESSMAN, witn: Daniel S. & Enos W. MARTIN of Woolwich twp., 20 Oct. 1889 at bride's residence, Woolwich twp

    9. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 56.

    10. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 8.

    11. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 9.

    12. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 3 Page 27.

    13. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 62.

    14. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Nahrgang, 25, res. Wilmot, b. Wilmot, son of Christoph and Mary, married 21 Mar 1865 Mary Schantz, 23, res. Wilmot, b. Wilmot, daughter of Joshua and Magdalene (Martin)

    15. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 6 Apr 1865.
      Mar. 21, 1865 Mary Schantz and John Nahrgang, both of Wilmot Tp., by Rev. G. Schmidt in Philippsburg

    16. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Josuah Nahrgang Born: 8 Sep 1880 County: Waterloo Father: John Nahrgang Mother: Mary Shantz

    17. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 346.

    18. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Feb 1839 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1865 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Mar 1865 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1880 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1889 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Oct 1889 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Income - 1911 - 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
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