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

Moses S. Hunsberger[1]

Male 1870 - 1953  (82 years)


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  • Name Moses S. Hunsberger 
    Born 20 Nov 1870  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Died 4 Mar 1953  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Residence 1974  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number 00057-3890.6 
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Person ID I70327  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Abraham Hunsberger,   b. 5 Mar 1834, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1912, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Sherk,   b. 30 Jan 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1924  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1862  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Family ID F841  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Horst,   b. 29 Oct 1867, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1932, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F18407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Lebold,   b. 6 Nov 1899, Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1974, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Children 
     1. Leonard Hunsberger
     2. Mary Alice Hunsberger
     3. Anna Mae Hunsberger
     4. Mahlon Hunsberger,   b. 1936,   d. 16 Dec 2009, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F41805  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Hunsberger, --- Moses, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Hunsberger, was born in Wilmot Township, Nov. 20, 1870; after a brief illness passed away at his home near Bridgeport, Ont.; aged 82 y. 3 m. 14 d. His first wife (Mary Horst) preceded him in death in 1932. He was married to Mary Lebold, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (Leonard and Mahlon), 2 daughters (Mary Alice and Anna Mae), 2 brothers (Noah and Abraham), 2 sisters (Mary Ann and Elmina-Mrs. Jacob Brubacher). He was converted during a series of meetings held by J. S. Coffman at the Manheim Church and united with the Mennonite Church. He was an active worker in the church serving as superintendent and teacher in the Sunday school held at Bridgeport years ago and also at Erb Street Church, Waterloo. He was a member of the Mennonite Aid Union for many years and served as a former president. Funeral services were held at the Erb Street Mennonite Church by Joel Swartzendruber and J. B. Martin.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLVII , Number 16 - April 21 1953--- page 382, 383, 384

  • 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..., 816.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 40.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 9.

    4. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 16.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Moses Hunsberger - April 21 1953.

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 5 Page 16.

    7. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Moses Hunsberger - 28 May 1974.

    8. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 4 Apr 1862.
      "Hunschberger - Scherk: 1st inst: Abraham Hunschberger to Elizabeth Scherk, of Wilmot." By Rev. Mr. Bindeman, at Greenbush, Berlin:

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Abram Hunsberger Birth Place: Wilmot Township Residence: Wilmot Township Age: 28 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1834 Father Name: Archibald Mother Name: Molly Jantz Spouse Name: Elisabeth Scherch Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843 Spouse Birth Place: Wilmot Township Spouse residence: Wilmot Township Spouse Father Name: John Spouse Mother Name: Magdalene Grobe Marriage Date: 1 Apr 1862 Marriage County: Waterloo

    10. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    11. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Abraham Hunsberger - November 14, 1912.

    12. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 3 Apr 1862.
      Apr. 1, 1862 Elisabeth Scherch and Abraham Hunschberger, both of Wilmot, by Rev. Bindemann

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Nov 1870 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Mar 1953 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1974 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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