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

Matilda Hostetler[1]

Female 1854 - 1890  (35 years)


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  • Name Matilda Hostetler 
    Born 23 Sep 1854  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Matilda Kropf 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Died 1 Mar 1890  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00059-3945 
    Buried Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I941  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Moses Hostetler,   b. 12 Jan 1813, , Somerset Co, , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1908, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Mother Margaret Latschaw,   b. 15 Dec 1814, Colebrook, Dale, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1887, Near New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 5 Jul 1842  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F4430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jonathan C. Kropf,   b. 5 Dec 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1908, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Children 
     1. Phoebe Jane Kropf,   b. 24 Nov 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Norman Kropf,   b. 28 Aug 1878, Pinehill, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1936, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Edwin Kropf,   b. 16 Aug 1879, Pinehill, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1949, Earl Grey, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. Herbert H. Kropf,   b. 26 Dec 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1955, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Lavina Kropf,   b. 28 Sep 1882, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Jacob Irvin Kropf,   b. 14 Oct 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1953, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Sep 1854 - 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 MapsDied - 1 Mar 1890 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Matilda Hostetler, "was born September 23rd, 1854. She was married to Jonathan C. Crops (now spelled Kropf), a carpenter. They resided near Bleams Road, Wilmot Township, where she died March 1st, 1891, leaving a family of five children"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      March 1, 1890 - Mathilda Hochstettler, wife of Jonathan Kropf, died in Wilmot, at age of 35 years.2a


      Berliner Journal, March 6, 1890

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      The community was shocked on hearing the sad news on Sunday last that Mrs. Jonathan Kropf had died after only a day and a half illness. The funeral which was very largely attended took place on Wednesday morning from her husband's residence to the grave yard on Bleam's road. Mrs. Kropf was a daughter of Mr. Moses Hostetler near New Hamburg and leaves five little children and husband to mourn her loss3a

      3aNew Hamburg Independent, March 7, 1890

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      Kropf - On the 2d of March, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo county, Ont., Matilda, daughter of Moses Hochstetler and beloved wife of Jonathan Kropp, aged 35 years, 5 months and 8 days. Buried on the 5th at Geiger's meeting house, where a large number of relatives and friends met to sympathize with the bereaved family. Services by Moses Bowman and Noah Stauffer from Isaiah 38: 1 and 1 Thess. 5: 9.4a

      4aObituary - Herald of Truth, March 15, 1890

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 872.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 825.

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 27.

    4. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 65.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 6 Mar 1890.
      Mar 1, 1890 Mathilda Kropf, née Hochstettler, wife of Jonathan Kropf, died in Wilmot, at age of 35 years.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), March 6, 1890.
      Eby's work states death 1891

    7. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, March 15, 1890.

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 20.

    9. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 823.

    10. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Bindemann, Frederick, Minister of the German Evangelical Church at Greenbush, Waterloo Township #14.