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

Lydia Boshart

Female 1893 - 1970  (77 years)


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  • Name Lydia Boshart 
    Born 18 Jan 1893  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Litwiller 
    Occupation 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Domestic, on Farm 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-76990 
    Died 8 Oct 1970  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I76990  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Daniel B. Boshart,   b. 24 Sep 1864, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1950  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Magdalena E. Schwartzentruber,   b. 30 Jan 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1947  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F20112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Noah S. Litwiller,   b. 8 May 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1969, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1914  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Oliver Litwiller,   b. 25 Sep 1917,   d. 16 Oct 2004  (Age 87 years)
     2. Harold Litwiller,   b. 18 Sep 1919,   d. 14 Apr 2012, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     3. Ruth Ilene Litwiller,   b. 14 Mar 1926,   d. 5 Aug 2003  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F36677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Litwiller, Lydia, daughter of Daniel and Magdelena (Schwartzentruber) Boshart, was born in Wilmot Twp., Jan. 18, 1893; died at St. Mary's General Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., Oct. 8, 1970; aged 77 y. 9 m. 10 d. On Feb. 10, 1914, she was married to Noah Litwiller, who died Sept. 27, 1969. Surviving are 2 sons (Oliver and Harold), one daughter (Ruth - Mrs. Mahlon Yantzi), 12 grandchildren, 2 brothers (Noah and Milton), and 2 sisters (Edith - Mrs. Moses Schwartzentruber and Irene - Mrs. Joel Jantzi). She was a member of the St. Agatha Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 11, with Gerald Schwartzentruber and Allen Schwartzentruber officiating.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LXIII, Number 45 - November 17, 1970, p. 983, 984.

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      Mrs. Noah

      Mrs. Noah Litwiller of RR 2, Petersburg, died Thursday at St. Mary's Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was 77. Born in Wilmot Township, she was the former Lydia Boshart, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Boshart. She lived in the Twin City area all her life, and was a member of the St. Agatha Mennonite Church. Her husband predeceased her on Sept. 27, 1969. Surviving are two sons, Harold and Oliver, both of Waterloo; one daughter, Mrs. Mahlon (Ruth) Yantzi of RR 2, Petersburg; two brothers, Noah of Batavia, N.Y., and Milton of St. Agatha; two sisters, Mrs. Moses (Edith) Schwartzentruber and Mrs. Joel (Irene) Jantzi, both of Baden; and 12 grandchildren. The body will be at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home until Sunday noon when removal will be made to the St. Agatha Mennonite Church where Rev. Gerald Schwartzentruber will conduct a service at 3 p.m. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Donations to the Ontario Mennonite Mission Board will be accepted as expressions of sympathy.

      Newspaper unknown

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-3 Page 13.

    2. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 1.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Lydia Litwiller - November 17, 1970, p. 983, 984.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jan 1893 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Feb 1914 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Oct 1970 - 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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