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

John B. Schwartzentruber

Male 1882 - 1956  (73 years)


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  • Name John B. Schwartzentruber 
    Born 25 Oct 1882  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer Son 
    Residence 1939  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-76876 
    Died 31 Mar 1956 
    Buried East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I76876  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Joel Schwartzentruber,   b. 27 Apr 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1939, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth Brenneman,   b. 25 Nov 1862, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 Jan 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Bender,   b. 23 Jul 1886, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1940  (Age 54 years) 
    Children 
     1. Serenus Schwartzentruber,   b. 15 Apr 1915,   d. 31 Mar 1985  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F55355  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Schwartzentruber, John B., son of the late Joel and Elizabeth (Brenneman) Schwartzentruber, was born in Petersburg, Ont., Oct. 25, 1882; died March 31, 1956, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law; aged 73 y. 5 m. 6 d. In the year 1946 he suffered a stroke and remained an invalid for 9 years. Three days prior to his death he suffered another stoke from which he never recovered. In his youth he accepted Christ as his Saviour and united with the Amish Mennonite Church of which he remained a faithful member. On Nov. 24, 1909, he married Lydia Bender, who preceded him in death on Aug. 1, 1940. He is survived by his daughter (Lily Mae-Mrs. Henry Yantzi, of Eat Zorra), 2 sons (Serenus, of East Zorra, and Corson, of New Hamburg), 16 grandchildren, 2 brothers (Joseph and Peter of Petersburg), and 2 sisters (Mrs. Jacob R. Bender, of South Easthope, and Mrs. Nick L. Roth of New Hamburg). Two brothers, 2 sisters, and 2 grandchildren preceded him. Funeral services held at the East Zorra Church on April3 were in charge of Daniel Wagler and David Swartzentruber, with interment in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLIX , Number 18 - May 1, 1956-page 431, 432

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-3 Page 11.

    2. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 68.

    3. [S118] News - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo - Waterloo Chronicle, Obituary of Joel Schwartzentruber - Mar 31 1939 pg 3.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Oct 1882 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1939 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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