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

Joseph Bast

Male 1865 - 1944  (78 years)


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  • Name Joseph Bast 
    Born 8 Feb 1865  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Son 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Amish 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-80043 
    Died 2 Jan 1944  Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I80043  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    Father George Bast,   b. 15 Apr 1821, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Ernst,   b. 20 Apr 1831, Of, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1866  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 15 Aug 1851  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13498  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Jantzi,   b. 25 Sep 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1905  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1890  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Veronica J. "Fannie" Bast,   b. 1 Dec 1890, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1931, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. John Bast,   b. 1 Sep 1892, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1967  (Age 74 years)
     3. Joseph Bast,   b. 19 Apr 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Lydia Bast,   b. 22 Dec 1895, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1921  (Age 25 years)
     5. Leah Bast,   b. 22 Dec 1895, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1995, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
     6. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bast,   b. 7 Jan 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     7. Andrew Bast,   b. 8 Jan 1902, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1989, Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F20830  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Magdalena "Lena" Jantzi,   b. 10 Oct 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1943  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
     1. Rudolf Bast,   b. 19 Nov 1907, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1908  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F188308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • JOSEPH BAST

      By Record Correspondent

      WELLESLEY, Jan 3 - Joseph Bast, 78, widower, died of a heart condition yesterday at 4 am, at the home of Samuel Lebold, third line, Mornington, after an illness of two weeks. He was born in Wellesley in 1865 and was a farmer in St. Agatha until his retirement when he moved to Waterloo. For the past year he had made his home with Mr. Lebold. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Bast.

      He is survived by three sons, John, Waterloo, Joseph, Windsor and Andrew, Michigan; two daughters, Mrs. Leah Decoppe and Mrs. Elizabeth Cressman of Waterloo; and four brothers, Peter of Topping, Andrew and Moses of Wellesley and Rudy of Crosshill. Also surviving are four sisters, Mrs. John Jantzi, Wellesley, Mrs. Moses Roth, Wilmot, Mrs. David Miller, Baden, and Mrs. David Brunk, Wellesley.

      Private funeral services will be held at the home of Mr. Lebold on Tuesday at 1 o'clock followed by church services at the St. Agatha Amish Mennonite Church at 2 o'clock. Interment will be made in the adjoining cemetery, Rev. Peter Mafzigr will officiate. Remains are resting at his late home.

      Kitchener Daily Record 3 Jan 1911 pg 11

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 10.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Joseph Bast Born: Wellesley Age: 25 Father: George Bast Mother: Magdalena Bast Born: abt 1865 Spouse: Mary Jantzi Age: 23 born: Wilmot Father: John Jantzi Mother: Fanny Jantzi married 6 Feb 1890 married: Waterloo, Erbsville

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 30.

    4. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 9 Page 4.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Feb 1865 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Son - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Feb 1890 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jan 1944 - Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario 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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