Waterloo Region Generations
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Daniel S. Nafziger

Male 1888 - 1976  (88 years)


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  • Name Daniel S. Nafziger 
    Born 10 Aug 1888  , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    farmer 
    Residence 1958  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-76850 
    Died 12 Sep 1976  Brunner, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I76850  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Nicholas Nafziger,   b. 1866, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Steinman,   b. 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 22 Feb 1887  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F20769  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Erb,   b. 21 Sep 1892, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1974, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1912  [3
    Children 
     1. Vera Nafziger,   b. 15 Sep 1912, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 2013, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
     2. Elmer J. Nafziger,   b. 8 Jan 1914,   d. 26 Aug 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Edna Nafziger,   b. 22 Aug 1915, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 2012, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     4. Vernon E. Nafziger,   b. 6 Sep 1917, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1966, West Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     5. Emmerson Nafziger,   b. 7 Jan 1919, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 2005, Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Alice Nafziger,   b. 3 Sep 1921,   d. 1 Aug 1922  (Age 0 years)
     7. Floyd Nafziger,   b. 1923,   d. 22 Feb 2017, Marmora, Marmora Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     8. Leonard Nafziger
     9. Dorothy Nafziger
     10. Erma Nafziger
     11. Elizabeth Marie "Betty" Nafziger,   b. 19 Mar 1924,   d. 20 Jul 2010  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F47639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Nafziger, Daniel, son of Nicholas and Mary (Steinman) Nafziger, was born in Perth Co., Ont. Aug. 10, 1888; died at Brunner Rest Home, Sept. 12, 1976; aged 88 y. On June 23, 1912, he was married to Nancy Erb, who preceded him in death on July 3, 1974. Surviving are 4 sons (Eimer, Emerson, Floyd, and Leonard), 5 daughters (Vera - Mrs. Harold Wismer, Edna - Mrs. Laverne Zehr, Betty - Mrs. Gerald Steffler, Dorothy - Mrs. Alvin Martin, and Erma - Mrs. Lyle Coverett), 34 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, one sister (Mary), and 4 brothers (Samuel, Amos, Solomon, and Menno). He was preceded in death by one son, one daughter, 3 brothers, and one sister. He was a member of Maple View Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Sept. 15, in charge of Alvin Leis and Jacob Roes; interment in adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 69, Number 40 - October 12, 1976 - page 794

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      NAFZIGER, DANIEL - Of the Brunner Nursing Home, formerly of Wellesley. Passed away Sunday at his home. Born in Mornington Township, 88 years ago.

      A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Nafziger, he had farmed in Wilmot township, retiring to Wellesley in 1958. Member of the Maple View Mennonite Church. Father of Elmer of Waterloo, Emerson of Route 1, Tavistock, Floyd of Route 1, Breslau, Leonard of Conestogo, Vera (Mrs. Harold Wismer) of Wellesley, Edna (Mrs. Laverne Zehr) of Bright, Betty (Mrs. Gerald Steffler) and Dorothy (Mrs. Alvin Martin) both of Waterloo, Erma (Mrs. Lyle Coverett) of Tutinga, Cal.; dear brother of Samuel and Menno, both of Brunner, Amos of Wellesley, Solomon of Carthage, N.Y., and Mary Nafziger of Brunner; also survived by 34 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his wife, the former Nancy Erb, in 1974; also by one son, Vernon and one daughter, Alice; also by one brother and one sister.

      Friends may call at the Futher Bros Funeral Home, Wellesley where the family will receive friends this evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. At noon Wednesday, September 15, the remains will be removed to the Maple View Mennonite Church for the service at 2:30 Rev. Alvin Leis and Rev. Jacob Rose officiating. Interment will follow in the Maple View Mennonite Cemetery.

      Expressions of sympathy may be shown by contributions to a charity of your choice.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/44909477/daniel-nafziger.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 012339 (1887), Nafziger-Steinmann.
      Nicolaus NAFZIGER, 20, farmer, North Easthope Twp, North Easthope Twp, s/o Samuel & Anna married Mary STEINMANN, 19, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o Christian & Maria, witn: Christian WAGLER & David STEINMANN both of Wilmot Twp, 22 February 1887 at the Amonite Meeting House in Wilmot Twp.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Nancy Nafzinger - August 13, 1974 - page 622.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1888 - , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1958 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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