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

Tobias Hershberger[1]

Male 1843 - 1918  (75 years)


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  • Name Tobias Hershberger 
    Born 22 Mar 1843  , Somerset Co, , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00039-3106.1 
    Died 4 May 1918  Near, Goltry, Alfalfa, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried Protection Mennonite Cemetery, Protection, Comanche, Kansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I5729  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Family Leah Gingrich,   b. 5 Jun 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1920, Near, Goltry, Alfalfa, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Simon Hershberger
     2. William Hershberger
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F1756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Hershberger.-Tobias Hershberger was born in Somerset Co., Pa., March 22, 1843. In October, 1865, he with his parents emigrated to Kent Co., Mich., at which place he was married to Leah Gingerich. To them were born two sons, Simon and William. On Sep. 30, 1883 he was ordained to the office of deacon in the Mennonite Church of which he was a member since the age of 27 years, in which he faithfully served up to his death. In Nov. 1894 he, with his family, emigrated to Knox Co., Tenn., where he resided till in Feb. 1900, when he with his family emigrated to what was then Woods Co., but now Alfalfa Co., Okla., on the farm where occurred on May 4, 1918, at the age of 75 y. 1 m. 12 d. He leaves to mourn his departure his life companion, one sister, two sons, three grandsons and two grand-daughters. Funeral on the 7th conducted by D. Y. Hooley and S. C. Miller at the Milan Valley Church and laid to rest in the Cemetery nearby.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XI, Number 8 - May 23, 1918 - page 143

  • 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..., 682.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 23, 1918 - Obituary of Tobias Hershberger.

    3. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26493098/tobias-hershberger.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 4, 1920 - Obituary of Leah Gingerich.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Mar 1843 - , Somerset Co, , Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 May 1918 - Near, Goltry, Alfalfa, Oklahoma, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Protection Mennonite Cemetery, Protection, Comanche, Kansas, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - , Kent Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
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