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

Jacob W. Jantzi[1]

Male 1892 - 1949  (56 years)


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  • Name Jacob W. Jantzi 
    Born 4 Aug 1892  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farm Laborer 
    Residence 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Amish Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer, own farm 
    Residence 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-80115 
    Died 15 Jun 1949  [4
    Buried Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I80115  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father John B. Jantzi,   b. 25 Mar 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1950, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Magdalena L. "Matie" Wagler,   b. 21 Sep 1866, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1907, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Family ID F20844  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine "Katie" Albrecht,   b. 28 Sep 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1971, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1914  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Verna Jantzi,   b. 4 Apr 1917,   d. 24 Jul 1917  (Age 0 years)
     2. Alvin Jantzi,   b. 2 Jun 1918, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1982, Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. Susannah Mary "Susan" Jantzi,   b. 14 Aug 1933,   d. 30 Aug 2012, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F41155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob W. Jantzi, 56, Wellesley, died on June 15th after a short illness. Born in Wilmot Township in 1892, he farmed in that area and was rural mail carrier for 23 years. He was a member of Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church. Surviving are his father, John Jantzi, and his stepmother. His mother, the former Mattie Wagler, died in 1907. Also surviving are his wife, the former Katie Albrecht; one son, Alvin, Wellesley; one daughter, Susanna, at home; three brothers, Noah, of Bamberg, John and David of Wilmot Township; six sisters, Mrs. Christian (Barbara) Albrecht, of Vero Beach, Florida, Mrs. Jacob (Lydia) Albrecht, of Crosshill, Mrs. David (Katie) Nafziger, of R.R. 2, Milverton, Mrs. David (Mattie) Zehr of Crosshill, Mrs. David (Elizabeth) Roes and Mrs. Enoch (Sara) Horst, of Millbank. Five grandchildren also survive. Funeral services were held at his residence on Saturday morning followed by church service at 10 o'clock at the Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church. Interment was in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. Mose Nafziger officiated at the church and Rev. Samuel Roth, Wellesley, officiated at the house. The pallbearers were Ervin Nafziger, Clarence Miller Emanuel Albrecht, Aaron Jantzi, William Albrecht and David Jantzi. The funeral, which was one of the largest in the district, was attended with relatives and friends from Vero, Florida; Bay Port, Mich.; Buffalo, N.Y.; Kitchener, Baden, New Hamburg, Crosshill, Milverton and the surround district.

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  • Sources 
    1. [S3108] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 022626-14.
      Jacob Jantzi, 22, No Occupation Given, b. Wilmot, res. Wilmot, son of John Jantzi and Magdalena Wagler Married Katie Albrecht, 21, b. Wilmot, res. Wilmot, daughter of John Albrecht and Mary Zehr, Witness(es): David Wagler of Millbank and John Gascho of Kingwood, 10 (16) November 1914 in Wellesley Twp.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 11.

    3. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 1.

    4. [S533] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Internet Link.
      Jacob W Jantzi/ beloved husband of/ Katie Albrecht/ born Aug.4,1892/ died June 15,1949/ age/ 56 yrs 10 mon 11 dys/ rest in peace

    5. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub District 11 Page 13.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Aug 1892 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1911 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Amish Mennonite - 1911 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Nov 1914 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, own farm - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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