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

Anna "Annie" Cober[1]

Female 1836 - 1911  (75 years)


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  • Name Anna "Annie" Cober 
    Born 18 May 1836  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53435537 
    Name Anna "Annie" Gingrich 
    Name Annie Cober  [11
    Residence 1864  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Tunker 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Dunker 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Dunkard 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Dunker 
    Eby ID Number 00025-1979 
    Died 14 Dec 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Buried Crossroads Brethren in Christ Cemetery, Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I7368  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Nicolaus Cober,   b. 4 Mar 1811, Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1887, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Nancy Holm,   b. 4 Nov 1813, Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1878, , Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 3 Apr 1832  [1, 2
    Family ID F2292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Solomon Gingrich,   b. 13 Mar 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1928, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 9
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Gingrich,   b. 28 Jan 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1948, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Matilda Gingrich,   b. 1 Jun 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1947, , Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Cyrus Gingrich,   b. 10 Aug 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1945, Stevensville, Welland Co. , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Hannah Gingrich,   b. 16 Oct 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1944, Delisle, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Aaron Gingrich,   b. 5 Mar 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1874  (Age 4 years)
     6. Oliver Gingrich,   b. 29 Apr 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1937, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     7. Nancy Gingrich,   b. 1 Sep 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1961  (Age 89 years)
     8. Louisa Gingrich,   b. 9 Jan 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1937, Stevensville, Welland Co. , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     9. Lydia Gingrich,   b. 17 May 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953, , Welland Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F1749  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Anna Cober, "was born May 18th, 1836. She is married to Solomon Gingerich. They reside on the east half of the old 'Gingerich Farm' between Preston and Hespeler where he is engaged in farming. Their family consists of nine children"

      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      GINGRICH, ANNA (Nee Cober)

      Wife of the late Solomon Gingrich, Hespeler Rd. At 8: 30 a. m. on Thursday, December 14, 1911. Waterloo Township loses a respected resident, who was well known and highly honoured. It was not unexpected, as she was in declining health for the past half year and at times, death was very near. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Cober of Puslinch and the granddaughter of Nicholas Cober, the first of the family, who came to Canada from Pennsylvania over a century ago. Forty-seven years ago, she married Mr. Gingrich. The following family survive: Cyrus, who resides on the homestead; Oliver of Hespeler; Mrs. Isaiah Eby, at home; Mrs. Abraham Wenger of SK; Mrs. Levi Wenger of Selkirk, Haldimand County; Mrs. Andrew Sider of Stevens; the Misses Mary Ann and Nancy, at home. Also survived by two brothers, Jacob N. Cober of Hespeler; Rev. Peter Cober of New Gormley; sisters, Mrs. Sarah Panabaker, widow of Elias Panabaker; Mrs. Gottlieb Stunn and Mrs. Samuel Panabaker of Hespeler; Mrs. Abraham Witmer of BC. The funeral was held from her residence in Waterloo Township on Sunday at 1 to the Union Church Cemetery in Puslinch for interment and her body was followed to its last resting place by a large number of relatives and friends. Bishop John Wildfong conducted the services, assisted by Rev. Aaron Hunsberger of New Dundee. The pallbearers were six nephews.

      A Celebration of Lives Obituaries of Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Vol 1, Anna Jackson & Marjorie Clark
      Used with kind permission of Marjorie Clark

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      OBITUARY

      MRS. SOLOMON GINGRICH

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      n the death of Anna Cober, wife of Mr. Solomon Gingrich, Hespeler Road, which took place on Friday, Waterloo Township loses a respected resident who was well known and most highly honored.

      Death did not come unexpectedly as she was in declining health for the past half year and at times death was very, near.

      Deceased was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Cober, of Puslinch, and was a granddaughter of Nicholas Cober, the first of this noble family who came to Canada from Pennsylvania over a century ago.

      Forty-seven years ago. she was marriage to Solomon Gingrich, to whom were born the following survivors of the family: Cyrus, who resides on the homestead; Oliver, of Hespeler, Mrs. Isaiah Eby, at home, Mrs. Abraham Wenger, Saskatchewan; Mrs. Levi Wenger, Selkirk, Haldimand County; Mrs. Andrew Sider, Stevensville, Welland, and the Misses Mary Ann and Nancy at home. She is also survived by two brothers, Mr. Jacob N. Cober, Hespeler, and Rev. Peter Cober, New Gormley, and the following sisters; Mrs. Sarah Panabaker, Mrs. Gottlieb Stunn, and Mrs. Samuel Panabaker, Hespeler and Mrs. Abraham Witmer, in British Columbia.

      Deceased was in her seventy-sixth year

      The funeral was held on Sunday at 1 p.m. from her late home to the Union centery Puslinch.

      The Chronicle Telegraph, 21 Dec 1911, p. 3

  • 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..., 810.

    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..., 461.

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-4 Page 6.

    4. [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..., 681.

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 23.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Solomon Gingerich Birth Place: Waterloo RESIDENCE: Waterloo Age: 25 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839 Father Name: Michael Mother Name: Mary Spouse Name: Ann Cober Spouse's Age: 28 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836 Spouse Birth Place: Puslinch Township Spouse Residence: Puslinch Township Spouse Father Name: Nicholas Spouse Mother Name: Nancy Marriage Date: 1 Mar 1864 Marriage County: Waterloo

    7. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 3.

    8. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Div. 6 Pg. 2.

    9. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 3 Page 25.

    10. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53435537/annie-gingrich.

    11. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 019273-05.
      Isaiah Eby, 40, Widower, Occ. Farmer, b. Waterloo, Res. New Hamburg, son of Isaac Eby & Elizabeth Stauffer, married Matilda Gingrich, 39, b. Waterloo, Res. Preston, daughter of Solomon Gingrich & Annie Cober, Witn: Cyrus & Nancy Gingrich of Preston, 6 Dec 1905 at Waterloo Twp

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 May 1836 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1864 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1864 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Tunker - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Dunker - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Dunkard - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Dunker - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Dec 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Crossroads Brethren in Christ Cemetery, Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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