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

Peter Spenler

Male 1857 - 1935  (78 years)


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  • Name Peter Spenler 
    Born 22 Apr 1857  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-79901 
    Died 8 Jun 1935  , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Poole West Amish Cemetery, Poole, Perth Co. Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I79901  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Peter Spenler,   b. Abt 1826, Of, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catharine Kennel,   b. Abt 1826, Of, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F20605  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Steinmann,   b. 19 Aug 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1929  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1879  [2
    Children 
     1. Katherine Spenler,   b. 16 Aug 1880,   d. 7 Oct 1942  (Age 62 years)
     2. Mary Spenler,   b. 22 Oct 1881,   d. 1 Aug 1938  (Age 56 years)
     3. Veronica "Fannie" Spenler,   b. 8 Feb 1885,   d. 25 Jan 1962  (Age 76 years)
     4. Peter Spenler,   b. 8 Jan 1887, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1935, Poole, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F28248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Apr 1857 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jun 1935 - , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Spenler. - Peter Spenler was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., April 22, 1857; died at his home near Poole, Ont., June 8, 1935; aged 78 y. 1 m. 16 d. He united with the Amish Mennonite Church in his youth. He was married to Elisabeth Steinman, Mar. 18, 1879, who preceded him in death 5 years ago. He leaves to mourn his departure 2 sons and 8 daughters (Christian, Woodriver, Nebr.; Katie, widow of Jacob Bast, Wellesley, Ont.; Mary, wife of Geo. Poole, Poole, Ont.; Lizzie, wife of Norman Beachy, Meyersdale, Pa.; Fannie, wife of Daniel Yutzi, Milverton, Ont.; Peter, of Poole, Ont.; Barbara, wife of Samuel Beachy, Salisbury, Pa.; Leah, wife of Rudolph Beller, Grabill, Ind.; Lydia and Bena at home). Two sons and 1 daughter preceded him in death. 37 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Christ Bender, survive. He was ordained to the ministry nearly 44 years ago. He has been failing in health for nearly a year with complication of diseases and old age, which he bore patiently. He was confined to his bed less than 4 weeks. Funeral was held June 11, 1935, in the Mornington A. M. church by John Albright and Jacob Lichty. Texts, II Cor. 5: 1-10 and Jno. 5: 20-29. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXVIII, No. 12 - June 20, 1935 - pages 270, 271

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Peter Spenler - June 20, 1935.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Elizabeth Steinmann - November 28, 1929.