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

John L. Roth[1]

Male 1897 - 1971  (74 years)


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  • Name John L. Roth 
    Born 12 Feb 1897  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/34006652 
    Residence 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1923  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Residence 1971  86 Hillview St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-78307 
    Died 19 Sep 1971  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Saint Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I78307  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Benjamin S. Roth,   b. 9 Jun 1869, Wayne, Mitchell Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1949, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Barbara Lichti,   b. 27 Sep 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1942, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 8 Mar 1893 
    Family ID F20403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matilda Schwartzentruber,   b. 15 Mar 1897, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1982, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1923  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Vernon Roth
     2. Mildred May Roth,   b. 8 May 1925, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 2022, Seward, Seward, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     3. Martha Fern Roth,   b. 1 Sep 1927, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 2008  (Age 81 years)
     4. Arthur J. "Art" Roth,   b. 24 Dec 1930, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 2023, Julesburg, Sedgwick, Colorado, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     5. Beatrice Marie Roth,   b. 28 Apr 1932, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 2003  (Age 71 years)
     6. Clare Benjamin Roth,   b. 30 Apr 1938, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 2017, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F42601  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Roth, John L., son of Benjamin and Barbara (Lichti) Roth, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., Feb. 12, 1897; died suddenly at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, Sept. 19, 1971; aged 74 y. 7 m. 7 d. On Mar. 15, 1923, he was married to Matilda Schwartzentruber, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Arthur, Vernon, and Clare), 3 daughters (Mildred - Mrs. Lawrence Hauder, Martha - Mrs. Jack Miller, and Beatrice - Mrs. John Hoist), 22 grandchildren, one brother (Alvin), and one sister (Mable - Mrs. Milton Litwiller). He was a member of the St. Agatha Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held Sept. 22, in charge of Gerald Schwartzentruber and Elmer Schwartzentruber.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LXIV, Number 43 - November 2, 1971 - pages 923, 924

      ___________________________

      John L. Roth

      By Record Correspondent

      BADEN-John L. Roth of 86 Hillview St., died Sunday at K-W Hospital Kitchener. He was 74.

      Born in New Hamburg, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Roth. He had farmed in the Petersburg area until retiring to Baden 11 years ago. He was a member of the St. Agatha Mennonite Church.

      He was predeceased by four brothers, one sister and one granddaughter.

      Surviving are his wife, the former Matilda Schwartzentruber, whom he married in 1924; three sons, Arthur in Colorado, Vernon of Stratford and Clare of Petersburg; three daughters, Mrs. Lawrence (Mildred) Hauder of Nebraska, Mrs. Jack (Martha) Miller of Wooster, Ohio and Mrs. John (Beatrice) Holst, of New Dundee; one brother, Alvin of RR 2, New Hamburg; one sister, Mrs. Milton (Mabel) Litwiller of Tavistock and 22 grandchildren.

      The body will be at the Bruce J. Omand Funeral Home until noon on Wednesday when removal will be made to the church in St. Agatha for service at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Gerald Schwartzentruber will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

      Donations to the Western Ontario Mennonite Mission Board will be accepted as expressions of sympathy.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3108] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 022297-23.
      John L. Roth, 26, occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot, res. Wilmot, son of Benjamin Roth and Barbara Lichty married Matilda Schwartzentruber, 26, b. Wilmot, res. Wilmot, daughter of John Schwartzentruber and Catharina Schwartzentruber, Witnessed by: Allan Schwartzentruber of Petersburg and Emanuel Schwartzentruber of Petersburg Center, 15 March 1923 in Wilmot.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 20.

    3. [S60] News - Christian Guardian, Obituary of John L. Roth - November 2, 1971 - pages 923, 924.

    4. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 6.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Feb 1897 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1923 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1923 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Sep 1971 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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