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

Magdalena L. Erb

Female 1882 - 1942  (59 years)


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  • Name Magdalena L. Erb 
    Born 25 Oct 1882  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena L. Gingerich 
    Name Magdalena L. Jantzi 
    Name Mattie Erb 
    Religion 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Amish 
    Residence 1931  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-86295 
    Died 1 Mar 1942  [2, 4
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I86295  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Joel Erb,   b. 4 Jun 1835, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1922, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Barbara K. Lichty,   b. 30 Dec 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1931, Victoriaburg (Wilmot Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F20027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Michael Jantzi,   b. 27 Sep 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1906, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1900  [2
    Children 
     1. Rudolph E. Jantzie,   b. Jan 1902, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1984, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
     2. Joel E. Jantzi,   b. 6 May 1904, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1998, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     3. Irvin E. Jantzi,   b. 26 Jan 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1965, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F30792  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jacob Z. Gingerich,   b. 31 May 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1956, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1908  [2
    Children 
     1. Rudolph Gingerich
     2. Joel E. Jantzi,   b. 6 May 1904, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1998, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F21005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Oct 1882 - 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 MapsResidence - 1931 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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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  • Notes 
    • Gingerich.- Mattie, daughter of the late Joel and Barbara (Lichti) Erb, was born Oct. 25, 1882; died March 1, 1942; aged 59 y. 4 m. 5 d. On Jan. 11, 1900, she was united in marriage to Michael Jantzi, who departed this life Sept. 9, 1905. On Feb. 18, 1908, she was again united in marriage to Jacob Z. Gingerich. She leaves her husband, 3 sons (Rudolph Jantzi, of St. Jacobs, Ont. ; Joel Jantzi, of Baden, Ont. ; Ervin Jantzi, at home), 2 stepsons (Allen Gingerich, of St. Agatha, Ont. ; Rudolph Gingerich, of Detroit, Mich.), 4 brothers (Joel and Christian, of Tavistock; Menno, of Wellesley; Noah, of Petersburg), and 4 sisters (Mrs. Joseph Gascho, Zurich; Mrs. John Wiedrich, of Lowville, N. Y. ; Mrs. John Steere, of Tavistock ; Mrs. Albert Kennel, Petersburg). Funeral services were held at the home by Bros. Elmer Schwartzentruber and Michael Roth, and at the St. Agatha, Ont., Amish Mennonite Church by Bros. Peter Nafziger, Manasseh Hallman, and M. O. Jantzi. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.

      "Passing out of earth's shadows,
      Into infinite day ;' .
      Why do we call it dying,
      This beautiful going away?
      "

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXV, No . 5 - April 30, 1942

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 15.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Mattie Erb Gingerich - April 30, 1942.
      Obituary of Katherin Zehr - February 9, 1954

    3. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Wilmot Twp. 1911 Div. 9 Page 11.

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Jacob Z. Gingerich - 7 Sep 1956.

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Joel Erb b. Wilmot Township res: Wilmot Township Age: 26 born abt 1835 father: John mother: Fanny married Barbara Lichti Age:: 18 born abt 1843 b. Wilmot Township Spouse res: Wilmot Township father: John L. mother: Elizabeth married 12 Nov 1861 county: Waterloo