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

Daniel R. Gerber

Male 1877 - 1961  (83 years)


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  • Name Daniel R. Gerber 
    Born 30 Apr 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45255840 
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farm Labourer 
    Occupation 1911  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer, own farm 
    Residence 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-51671 
    Died 5 Mar 1961  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Buried 8 Mar 1961  Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Person ID I51671  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Christian O. Gerber,   b. 28 Oct 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1928, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Ann "Annie" Reschly,   b. 8 May 1850, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1930, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F30994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Erb,   b. 11 Oct 1879, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1947  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Mary Gerber,   b. 28 Nov 1901, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1974  (Age 72 years)
     2. Annie Gerber,   b. Dec 1903, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1993, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)
     3. Samuel E. Gerber,   b. Aug 1905, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1973, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     4. Magdalena "Lena" Gerber,   b. Jan 1908, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1991, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     5. John E. Gerber,   b. 24 Mar 1909, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1976, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Emma E. Gerber,   b. Jan 1911, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 2000  (Age ~ 89 years)
     7. Daniel E. Gerber,   b. 13 May 1914, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1988, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     8. Catherine "Katie" Gerber,   b. 4 Jan 1916, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 2001  (Age 85 years)
     9. Christian E. "Chris" Gerber,   b. 10 May 1918, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1989, Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     10. David E. Gerber,   b. 1922, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1989, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     11. Enos Gerber,   b. 21 Apr 1925,   d. 28 Aug 1925  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F13346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Daniel R. Gerber - By Record Correspondent

      Wellesley - Daniel B. Gerber, 83, died Sunday at the Wellesley Township home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Brenneman.

      A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Christian Gerber, he was born in Wilmot Township. He was a member of Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church and farmed in Wellesley until he retired in 1948.

      His wife, the former Catherine Erb, whom he married 1901 in Wellesley, died in 1941.

      Surviving are five sons, Samuel of RR 1, Bamberg, John E. of Wellesley, Daniel of Wellesley Township, Christian of RR 1, Wellesley and David of South Easthope Township; five daughters, Mrs. John W. (Mary) Jantzi and Mrs. David (Annie) Jantzi, both of RR 1. Wellesley, Mrs. Daniel (Lena ) Brenneman and Mrs. Ezra (Emma) Brenneman, both of Wellesley Township, and Mrs. Ezra (Catherine) Steckly of RR 1, Bamberg; one brother, Christian of Kingwood, and one sister, Mrs. Daniel S. Erb of Wellesley Township. There are 35 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. One son predeceased him.

      The body is at the Ezra Brenneman home where the funeral will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial service will follow in Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Bishop Samuel Roth will officiate.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record Mar 6 1961 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-6 Page 7.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Daniel Gerber Born: 30 Apr 1877 County: Waterloo Father: Christian Gerber Mother: Anna Roeschly

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 29.

    4. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 10 Page 6.

    5. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 54.

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

    7. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Daniel R. Gerber.

    8. [S533] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Internet Link.
      Daniel R Gerber/ beloved husband of/ Catherine Erb/ born/ Apr.30 1877/ died/ Mar.5,1961/ age/ 83 yrs 10 mon 5 days

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Apr 1877 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Labourer - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jan 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, own farm - 1921 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Mar 1961 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Mar 1961 - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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