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

Maria "Mary" Zehr

Female 1847 - 1930  (83 years)


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  • Name Maria "Mary" Zehr 
    Born 27 Aug 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Maria "Mary" Gingerich 
    Name Mary Zehr 
    Religion 1851  Wilmot Township, Waterloo County Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1868  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-78077 
    Died 21 Nov 1930  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I78077  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Joseph B. Zehr,   b. 31 Dec 1817, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1905, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Maria L. Lichti,   b. 1819, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1841  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F19473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rudolph L. Gingerich,   b. 19 Jan 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 19 Jan 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Jacob Z. Gingerich,   b. 31 May 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1956, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Catherine Gingerich,   b. 7 Nov 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1957, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Abraham Z. Gingerich,   b. 6 Jan 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1957  (Age 83 years)
     4. Lydia Gingerich,   b. 6 Feb 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Magdalena Z. Gingerich,   b. 18 Jul 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1964, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Martha Gingerich,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Noah Z. Gingerich,   b. 14 Mar 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1941, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     8. Rev. Benjamin Gingerich,   b. 18 Sep 1883, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1958, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     9. John Z. Gingerich,   b. 24 Jan 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1962, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F20358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Maria Gingerich Dies In Her 84th Year

      An aged and highly esteemed resident of this district passed away on Friday last in the person of Mrs. Rudolph Gingerich at the age of 83 years, 2 months and 17 days. The deceased was a life long resident of Wilmot Township and resided on a farm south of Baden. She was a devout member of the Amish Mennonite Church and greatly beloved by all who knew her. Her husband predeceased her about twelve years ago. She leaves a grown up family, John, Abraham and Benjamin Gingerich of this community are sons of the deceased. The funeral took place on Monday to Steinman's [sic] Church and Cemetery and was largely attended

      Waterloo Chronicle, November 27, 1930, pg 7

      ______________________

      Mrs. Maria Gingerich

      An aged and highly esteemed resident of this district passed away on Friday last in the person of Mrs. Rudolph Gingerich at the age of 83 years, 2 months and 17 days. The deceased was a lifelong resident of Wilmot Township and resided on a farm south of Baden. She was a devoted member of the Amish-Mennonite church and greatly beloved by all who knew her. Her husband predeceased her about twelve years ago. She leaves a grown up family, John, Abraham and Benjamin Gingerich of this community are sons of the deceased. The funeral took place on Monday to Steinman's Church and Cemetery and was largely attended.

      New Hamburg Independent, November 21, 1930

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 16.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 58.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Rudolph Gingrich Birth Place: Wilmot RESIDENCE: Wilmot Age: 25 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843 Father Name: Jacob Gingrich Mother Name: Veronica Gingrich Spouse Name: Maria Zehr Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848 Spouse Birth Place: Wilmot Spouse Residence: Wilmot Spouse Father Name: Joseph Zehr Spouse Mother Name: Maria Zehr Marriage Date: 19 Jan 1868 Marriage County: Waterloo

    4. [S118] News - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo - Waterloo Chronicle, November 27, 1930, pg 7 - Obituary of Mrs. Maria Gingerich.

    5. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 2.

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 53.

    7. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Sect. 5 Page 181.

    8. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 11 Page 67.

    9. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      By Rev'd John Oesch, Minister Of The Mennonist Society, Wilmot Township
      Joseph Zehr, Of Woolwich, To Maria Lichty, Of Wilmot. 16 Mar. 1841. Wit. Nicholas Lichty And Peter Litwiller.

    10. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 9 Apr 1841 Pg 15.
      16 Mar 1841 Pastor Johannes Oesch m. Joseph ZEHR, of Woolwich, to Maria LICHTY, of Wilmot.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Aug 1847 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jan 1868 - , 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Nov 1930 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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