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

Rachel Jantzi

Female 1878 - 1960  (81 years)


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  • Name Rachel Jantzi 
    Born 2 May 1878  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Rachel Litwiller 
    Religion 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Amish 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-80823 
    Died 26 Apr 1960  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: heart attack 
    Person ID I80823  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Christian Jantzi,   b. CALC 7 Jul 1835, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1911, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Annie Lichti,   b. 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1911  (Age < 71 years) 
    Family ID F18277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jacob Litwiller,   b. 7 Mar 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1896  [5
    Children 
     1. Rev. Nelson Litwiller,   b. 1 Feb 1897, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1986, Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. Milton Litwiller,   b. 26 Dec 1899, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1978, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Edna Litwiller,   b. May 1901, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Reuben Litwiller,   b. 16 Jan 1905, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Eltrude "Ella" Litwiller,   b. 3 Apr 1906, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1976, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F20985  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 May 1878 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Amish - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart attack - 26 Apr 1960 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Litwiller, Rachel, daughter of Christian and Annie (Lichti) Jantzi, was born May 19, 1878, in Wellesley Twp., Ont.; died of a heart attack at Kitchener, Ont., April 26, 1960; aged 81 y. 11 m. 7 d. In 1896 she was married to Jacob Litwiller, who died in 1928. Surviving are 5 sons (Nelson, Uruguay; Milton and Delton, Kitchener; Reuben, Preston; and Orrie, Waterloo), 3 daughters (Edna--Mrs. Amos Swartzentruber, Argentina; Ella--Mrs. Clifford Snider, Kitchener; and Eleanor--Mrs. Anson Litwiller, Toronto), and one sister (Mrs. Fannie Gerber). She was a member of the Steinman Church, where funeral services were held April 29, in charge of Orland Gingerich, assisted by Leslie Martin and John Mosemann.

      Gospel Herald - June 21, 1960 - Vol. LIII, No.25 - page 574

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 13.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, June 21, 1960 - obituary of Rachel Jantzi.

    3. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 4 Page 5.

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

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 2, 1928 - obituary of Jacob Litwiller.