Waterloo Region Generations
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Amos Schwartzentruber

Amos Schwartzentruber

Male 1893 - 1966  (72 years)

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  • Name Amos Schwartzentruber 
    Born 2 Sep 1893  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Servant, Farm 
    Religion 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-76936 
    Died 2 Jun 1966  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I76936  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Joseph E. Schwartzentruber,   b. 9 Sep 1852, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1932, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Schultz,   b. 21 May 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1910  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 11 Sep 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F30181  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Clara Jantzi,   b. 25 Mar 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1917  (Age 26 years) 
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F35905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Edna Litwiller,   b. May 1901, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 23 Jun 1920  [2
    Children 
     1. Doris Darlene Swartzentruber,   b. Abt 1918,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F41826  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Amos Schwartzentruber
    Amos Schwartzentruber
    from www.gameo.org
    Amos Schwartzentruber
    Amos Schwartzentruber
    from www.gameo.org 2011

  • Notes 
    • Schwartzentruber, Amos, son of the late Jacob and Magdalena (Schultz) Schwartzentruber, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., Sept. 2, 1893; died at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., June 2, 1966; aged 72 y. 9 m. On Jan. 17, 1915, he was married to Clara Jantzi, who predeceased him July 12, 1917. On June 23, 1920, he was married to Edna Litwiller, who survives. Also surviving are one son (A. Orley), 2 daughters (Doris - Mrs. Lauren Wispe and Anita - Mrs. Raul Garcia), 2 brothers (John and Emanuel), one sister (Mrs. Jeremiah Ramseyer), and 9 grandchildren. Following his ordination to the Christian ministry in 1924, Amos and Edna sailed for South America, having been appointed by the Mennonite Board of Missions to serve in Argentina. In July, 1934, he was ordained to the office of bishop to serve congregations in Argentina. After 40 years of service, the Schwartzentrubers retired in 1963 and took up residence in Kitchener. Funeral services were held at Steinman's Church, with Orland Gingerich and Paul Erb officiating; interment in St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LIX, Number 46 - November 22, 1966 - pages 1046, 1047

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-3 Page 12.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Amos Schwartzentruber - November 22, 1966.

    3. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 10.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Magdalena Schultz
      Age:20
      Birth Date:abt 1857
      Birth Place:Wilmot
      Marriage Date:11 Sep 1877
      Marriage County or District:Waterloo-Wilmot Twp.
      Father:John E Schultz
      Mother:Catharine Schultz
      Spouse:Joseph Schwartzentruber
      Spouse's Age:25
      Spouse Birth Date:abt 1852
      Spouse Birth Place:Wilmot Township
      Spouse Father:Christian Schwartzentruber
      Spouse Mother:Veronica Schwartzentruber

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Sep 1893 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jun 1966 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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