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

Michael B. Zehr

Male 1845 - 1920  (75 years)


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  • Name Michael B. Zehr 
    Born 2 Mar 1845  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-80061 
    Died 29 Dec 1920  [2
    Buried Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I80061  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father Michael Zehr,   b. 1812, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1899, 7th Line Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Barbara Boshart,   b. 24 Jun 1822, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1910  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 13 Sep 1840  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F30989  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elisabeth Oesch,   b. 16 Mar 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1914  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1869  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Daniel Potter,   b. 3 Oct 1872, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1914, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F20832  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy A. Jantzi,   b. 26 Mar 1861, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1927, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1915  [2
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F22656  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1845 - 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 MapsMarried - 26 Oct 1869 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Zehr. - Bro. Michael B. Zehr was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., Mar. 2, 1845; died Dec. 29, 1920; aged 75 y. 9 m. 27 d. On Oct. 26, 1869 he was married to Elizabeth Oesch who predeceased him June 8, 1914. One son was born to this union. On Mar. 20, 1915 he was married to Nancy (Jantzi) Schmidt who survives. Funeral services at the home conducted by John Kuepfer and Solomon Kuepfer. Burial in cemetery near Wellsley.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XIII, Number 48 - February 24, 1921 - page 951, 952

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

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 24, 1921 - Obituary of Michael B. Zehr.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Michael Zehr Born: Tp Wilmot Age: 23 Father: Michael Zehr Mother: Barbara Zehr Born: abt 1846 Spouse: Elizabeth Oesh Age: 19 born: Wilmot CO of Waterloo Father: John Oesch Mother: Barbara Oesch married 26 Oct 1869, Wilmot

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 31.

    5. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 6.

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 5 Page 31.

    7. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Pg. 116.

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages by Rev'd John Oesh, Minister of the Mennonist Society in Wilmot #3.
      Michael ZEM to Barbar BOSHART, both of Wilmot. 13 Sept. 1840. Rev. OESH. Wit. Daniel SCHRAG and Rudolph ROTH.

    9. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 25 Sep 1840:19.
      13 Sep 1840 Johannes Oesch, teacher, m. Michael Zeer, formerly of Watson, New York State, but now of Wilmot, to Barbara Bossert, daughter of Christian Bossert, of Wilmot