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

Rachel Roth

Female 1857 - 1942  (84 years)


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  • Name Rachel Roth 
    Born 29 Jan 1857  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Rachel Gordner 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00022-1612.3002 
    Died 8 Jan 1942  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I7274  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John L. Roth,   b. 1822, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catherine "Katie" Boshart,   b. 1825, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Jan 1844  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F6485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jacob G. Gordner,   b. 4 Nov 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1874  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Catherine Gordner,   b. 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Noah Gordner,   b. 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 72 years)
     3. Moses Gordner,   b. 25 Dec 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 91 years)
     4. Nancy Gordner,   b. 30 Nov 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1959  (Age 77 years)
     5. David Gordner,   b. 28 Jul 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Maria Gordner,   b. 1887, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mary Gardner,   b. 8 Apr 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F6483  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jan 1857 - Baden, 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 MapsMarried - 24 Mar 1874 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jan 1942 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Gordner.-Rachel Roth, wife of Jacob Gordner, was born Jan. 29, 1857; died Jan. 8, 1942; aged 84 y. 11 m. 10 d. She was married to Jacob Gordner. This union was blessed with 3 sons and 3 daughters. She was predeceased by her husband, 1 son, and 1 daughter. She is survived by 2 sons, 2 daughters, 14 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Shantz congregation near Baden for many years. During her residence in Baden she faithfully attended Baden Mission. Funeral services were conducted at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Manly Zimmerman, New Hamburg, in charge of Bro. Orphen Wismer and at the Baden Mission by Bro. Manasseh Hallman. Interment at Shantz Cemetery.

      GOSPEL HERALD - Vol. XXXIV, No . 44 - January 29, 1942 - pg 935

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      Mrs. Rachel Gordner

      The death of Mrs. Rachel Gordner occurred here on Thursday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Nancy Zimmerman, with whom she had been staying for the past two years. She had been ill for over a year. The deceased, who was 85 years of age, was born in Baden, a daughter of the late John Roth. After her marriage to Jacob Gordner she resided for many years on a farm there. Her husband, one son and one daughter predeceased her. Surviving are 2 sons and 2 daughters, Mrs. Kate Schultz and Mr. Noah Gordner, Baden, and Mrs. Nancy Zimmerman and Mr. Moses Gordner of New Hamburg. The funeral will be held on Sunday afternoon with private service at the home of Mrs, Zimmerman at 2 o'clock followed by public service in the Baden Mission and interment in the Shantz Cemetery, Erb's Road.

      New Hamburg Independent, January 9, 1942



  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Rachel Roth - January 29, 1942.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 24.

    3. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      Jacob Gordner / 1845-1908 / Rachel Roth / his wife / 1857-1942 / At rest /

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 24.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 009889-74.
      Jacob GARDNER, 30, farmer, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, s/o Michael & Maria married Rachel ROTH, 18, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o John & Catharine, witn: John GASCHO & Daniel STEINMAN both of Wilmot Twp, 24 March 1874 at the House of Christian S. MILLER (no location given).

    6. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 46.

    7. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 77.

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 27.

    9. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd John Oesch, Wilmot report 37.
      John Roth, to Catharine Bossard, both of Wilmot 14 Jan. 1844. Rev. Oesch. Wit. Peter Zehr and Jacob Gordner.