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

Magdalena G. "Lennah" "Lena" Cassel[1, 2]

Female 1859 - 1940  (80 years)


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  • Name Magdalena G. "Lennah" "Lena" Cassel 
    Born 1 Aug 1859  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Misfortune 1940 
    accident fell down stairs 
    Name Lena Cassel 
    Name Lennah G. Cassel 
    Name Magdalena G. "Lennah" "Lena" Knarr 
    Eby ID Number 00021-1573.5 
    Died 5 Jan 1940  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I48514  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father Rev. Nathan B. Cassel,   b. 21 Aug 1833, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1913  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Nancy Gehman,   b. 20 Feb 1836, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1870  (Age 34 years) 
    Family ID F2803  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martin Knarr,   b. 6 Sep 1854, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1928, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1879  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Ephraim Knarr,   b. 5 Apr 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1961, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F12616  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Aug 1859 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Mar 1879 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jan 1940 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1871 - Lena Cassel was staying with David Gehman.

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      Mrs. Magdalena Knarr


      NEW DUNDEE: Two weeks from the day that she fell down the cellar steps at her home in this village and suffered a fractured hip. Mrs. Magdalena Knarr widow of the late Martin Knarr, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Friday, Jan. 5, in her 8lst year. A life-long resident of this district the deceased was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Cassel and was born on Aug. 1, 1859. Following her marriage to Martin Knarr they farmed in Blenheim township for many years and retired to the village 24 years ago where her husband died in 192S. Surviving are: one son, Ephriam of New Dundee; one brother, Henry Cassel of Goshen, Ind., four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. The late Mrs. Knarr was a member of the Detweiler Mennonite Church at Roseville at which place the funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon following a service at the family residence at 2 o'clock. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery.


      Waterloo Chronicle 12 Jan 1940 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 386.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Ida Quehl Born: Tavistock Age: 25 Father: Philip Quehl Mother: Charlotte Halberstadt Born: abt 1879 Spouse: Ephraim Knarr Age: 22 born: Waterloo Father: Martin Knarr Mother: Madgalena Kassel married 30 Mar 1904 married: Waterloo

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Martin Knorr Born: Berlin Age: 24 Father: John Knorr Mother: Elizabeth Knorr Born: abt 1855 Spouse: Magdalena Kassel Age: 20 born: New Dundee Father: Nelson Kassel Mother: Nancy Kassel married 4 Mar 1879 married: Waterloo City

    4. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 37.