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

Catherine Zehr

Female 1864 - 1928  (64 years)


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  • Name Catherine Zehr 
    Born 6 Jan 1864  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Catherine Roth 
    Religion 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Amish Mennonite 
    Religion 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-51327 
    Died 7 May 1928  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I51327  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    Father Joseph B. Zehr,   b. 31 Dec 1817, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1905, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Maria L. Lichti,   b. 1819, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1841  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F19473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph L. Roth,   b. 26 May 1864, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 77 years) 
    Children 
     1. Lydia Roth,   b. 29 Sep 1883, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1954  (Age 70 years)
     2. Christian E. Roth,   b. 21 Dec 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1968, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Mary Z. Roth,   b. 16 Aug 1892, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1992, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
     4. Joseph Z. Roth,   b. 16 Apr 1894, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1964  (Age 70 years)
     5. Catherine Z "Katie" Roth,   b. 7 Oct 1896, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Benjamin Z. Roth,   b. 5 May 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1973, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Salome Roth,   b. 15 Feb 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1988  (Age 88 years)
     8. Sarah Z. Roth,   b. 7 Aug 1902, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1988  (Age 86 years)
     9. Madeline Z. "Mattie" Roth,   b. 29 Jul 1905, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1977, Simcoe, Norfolk Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     10. Samuel Z. Roth,   b. Nov 1906, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Edna Z. Roth,   b. Mar 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F13273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Catherina Zehr, was born in Wilmot, Ont., Jan. 6, 1864; died in Wellesley, Ont., May 7, 1928; aged 64 y. 4 m. 1 d. She was united in marriage to Joseph L. Roth June 27, 1889. This union was blessed with 11 children (Lydia, Christian, Mary, wife of Abraham Steinman, Joseph, Kate, wife of Joseph B. Leis, Benjamin, Saloma, wife of Emanuel W. Roth, Sarah, Madeline, Samuel, and Edna). Sister Roth was blessed to see all her children accept their Savior and unite with the church. She is survived by her husband, 7 daughters, 4 sons, 15 grandchildren, 4 sisters, 2 brothers, and many other relatives and friends. In her early youth she accepted Christ as her Savior and united with the Amish Mennonite Church. She was a patient sufferer from cancer in her face. Two days before her death, double pneumonia set in. Many a time she called out, "O Lord, take me home this night." Funeral services were held May 10, 1928, at the home by Bro. Chr. S. Zehr, and at the Wellesley A. M. Church by the Brethren Peter Litwiller, Daniel H. Steinman, and Daniel Lebold.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XXI, Number 11 - June 14, 1928, pages 238, 239, 240

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-6 Page 1.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 64.

    3. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 1.

    4. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub District 11 Page 13.

    5. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      By Rev'd John Oesch, Minister Of The Mennonist Society, Wilmot Township
      Joseph Zehr, Of Woolwich, To Maria Lichty, Of Wilmot. 16 Mar. 1841. Wit. Nicholas Lichty And Peter Litwiller.

    6. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 9 Apr 1841 Pg 15.
      16 Mar 1841 Pastor Johannes Oesch m. Joseph ZEHR, of Woolwich, to Maria LICHTY, of Wilmot.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jan 1864 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish Mennonite - 1911 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 May 1928 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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