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

Christian Schwartzentruber

Male 1865 - 1957  (91 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Christian Schwartzentruber 
    Born 30 Oct 1865  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1957  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-76940 
    Died 15 Apr 1957  [4
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I76940  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Christian S. Schwartzentruber,   b. CALC 22 Dec 1805, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Veronica M. "Fronica" Erb,   b. 4 Apr 1830, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1913, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F13387  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Barbara Schwartzentruber,   b. 9 Mar 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1902  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1891  [4
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F20096  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Wagler,   b. 24 Mar 1871, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1957  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1906  [4, 7
    Children 
     1. Solomon Schwartzentruber,   b. Sep 1907, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973  (Age ~ 65 years)
     2. Rev. Elmer Schwartzentruber,   b. 17 Apr 1909, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 2006, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F41787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Schwartzentruber, Christian, son of the late Christian and Veronica (Erb) Schwartzentruber, was born in Wilmot Twp., Oct. 30, 1865; passed away after a brief illness on April 15, 1957, at the home of his son, Elmer; aged 91 y. 5m . 16 d. On Sept. 29, 1891, he was united in marriage to Barbara Schwartzentruber, who predeceased him in 1902. On Feb. 15, 1906, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth Wagler, who preceded him in death on Feb. 19, 1957. To this second union were born 2 sons (Solomon, Petersburg; Elmer, Baden), who together with 8 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild survive. He was the last surviving member of a family of 13. He accepted Christ as his Saviour in early life and united with the Wilmot Amish Mennonite Church where he was a faithful member until death. Funeral services were held at the St. Agatha Church on April 18, in charge of Ben Gingerich, Orland Gingerich, Peter Nafziger, and Moses Jantzi, with burial in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume L, Number 22 - May 28, 1957-page 526

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

    2. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 6.

    3. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 73.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Christian Schwartzentruber - May 28, 1957-page 526.

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

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of John Schwartzentruber - March 5, 1957-page 238, 239.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Elizabeth Wagler - May 28, 1957.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Oct 1865 - 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 MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - 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 - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1957 - New Hamburg, 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
     = Link to Google Earth