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

Ezra Bergey[1, 2]

Male 1883 - 1907  (24 years)


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  • Name Ezra Bergey 
    Born 19 Feb 1883  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation teacher 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00004-892.7 
    Died 25 Sep 1907  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Cause: pneumonia 
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I6585  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Deacon David E. Bergey,   b. 3 Jul 1845, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1932, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Louisa Bowman,   b. 28 Nov 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1931, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1872  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F1955  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BERGEY.-Ezra Bergey, son of David Bergey, New Dundee, Ontario, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1907; aged 24y. 7m.5d. Funeral was held Saturday, Sept. 28, from his parents' residence to the Blenheim Mennonite Church. Services were conducted by Noah Stauffer. Text. Isa. 28: 29. Ezra had been teaching school at New Dundee until Apr. 1, when he had to resign on account of failing health. He went to a health resort in Muskoka, Ont., and seemed to make rapid improvement, but while there contracted a cold and left for home. Pneumonia set in and he died very unexpectedly. He was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church for nearly three years, took an active part in church work and was superintendent of the Blenheim Sunday school. By a Cousin.

      The Gospel Witness - Volume 3, Number 30 October 23, 1907 - page 479, 480

  • 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..., 78.

    2. [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..., 235.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 8.

    4. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Ezra son of David & Louisa Berger born FEb 19, 1883 died Sept 25, 1907 asleep in Jesus

    5. [S701] News - Gospel Witness, Obituary of Ezra Bergey - October 23, 1907.

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 27.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 5, 1931 - Obituary of Louia Bowman.

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 16 Jan 1873.
      31 Dec 1872 By Pastor Spring in New Hamburg, David Berge, a schoolteacher, was married to Louise Baumann, both of Wilmot.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Feb 1883 - 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 MapsDied - Cause: pneumonia - 25 Sep 1907 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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