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

Mahlon Armbrust[1]

Male 1861 - 1891  (30 years)


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  • Name Mahlon Armbrust 
    Born 25 Feb 1861  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Clinton Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1889  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    slipper maker 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00086-5049.1 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Mahlon Armbrust 
    Died 30 Jun 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I45  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Family Elizabeth Oberholtzer,   b. 22 Jan 1860, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1895, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1881  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Else Elseba "Alzia" "Elsie" Armbrust,   b. 20 Mar 1883, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1898, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     2. Addison Allen Armbrust,   b. 1885, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963  (Age 78 years)
     3. Alpheus Van Norman "Alfred" Armbrust,   b. 31 Jan 1889, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1968, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • G.V. Oberholtzer died last Thursday at the age of 34 years. He was the second son of Mr. John Oberholtzer. Eleven years ago, he founded a shoe factory, together with M. Armbrust, which, after the latter's death, he carried on alone and in 1893 moved to the present building near the railway station. In 1897. he built a tannery in Port Elgin. In 1881. he married Mary Otto of South Easthope. Of his four children, two (both girls), are still alive. The deceased was an active member of Zion Church, a founder of the Y.M.C.A. here and of the orphanage. In 1896. he was a member of City Council. The burial took place on Monday, with a large attendance.

      Berliner Journal June 14, 1900 Page 4 - Column 2

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      Died/ At Berlin, Ontario, Jun30th, 1891/ Mahlon Armbrust/ Aged 30 years, 4 months and 4 days/ The Funeral/ Will take place on Thursday forenoon at 9: 30/ o'clock at the house on Lancaster steet, thence/ proceed to the Evangelical Church for service/ after which the remains will be taken to the Old/ Mennonite burying ground for interment/ Friends and acquaitances are respectfully/ invited to attend/ Berlin, Jun 30, 1891


      Funeral Card of Malon Armbrust

  • 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..., 143.

    2. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Mahlon Armbrust / born Feb.25, 1861 / died June 30, 1891 / aged 30 yrs. 4 mo. / 4 dys.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Death Notice of Mahlon Armbrust - July 2, 1891.
      Mahlon Armbrust died in Berlin at age of 30 years, 4 months & 4 days. June 30, 1891

    4. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 31.

    5. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 36980 (1889), Alpheus Van Norman.
      Alpheus Van Norman Armbrust Date of Birth: 31 Jan 1889 Gender: Male Birth County: Waterloo Father's Name: Mahlon Armbrust, slipper maker of Berlin, Mother's Name: Eliza Oberholtzer

    6. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    7. [S1098] Funeral Card - Find-A-Grave website images.
      Died/ At Berlin, Ontario June 30th, 1891,/ Mahlon Armbrust/ Aged 30 years, 4 months and 4 days./ The Funeral Will take place on Thursday forenoon at 9: 30/ o'clock at the house on Lancaster street, thence/ proceed to the Evangelical Church for service/ Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend./ Berlin, Jun 30, 1891
      Funeral Card
      Funeral Card


  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Feb 1861 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Clinton Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Dec 1881 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - slipper maker - 1889 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jun 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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