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

Joseph S. Albrecht

Male 1881 - 1938  (56 years)


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  • Name Joseph S. Albrecht 
    Born 19 Nov 1881  Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1903  East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number dnf-99478 
    Died 30 Jan 1938  [1
    Buried East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I99478  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father John Hammer Albrecht,   b. 12 Aug 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1928, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Mary Erb Steckly,   b. 8 Dec 1866,   d. 6 Jun 1898  (Age 31 years) 
    Family ID F41810  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Erb,   b. 22 Feb 1885, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1967, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1903  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Catherine Albrecht,   b. 30 Nov 1908, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1996, St. Marys, Blanshard Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Elmer Albrecht,   b. 30 Nov 1908, Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1986, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F25616  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Nov 1881 - Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Oct 1903 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Albrecht. - Joseph S., son of John and Mary (Steakly) Albrecht, was born in Perth Co., Ont., Nov. 19, 1881; died in Oxford Co., Ont., Jan. 30, 1938, after 10 days illness of pneumonia; aged 56 y. 2 m. 11 d. He accepted Christ as his Saviour and was received into church fellowship upon confession of faith by Bishop J. M. Bender, Oct. 7, 1908, in the East Zorra A. M. congregation, in which faith he died. On Oct. 8, 1908, he was united in matrimony to Lydia Erb of Oxford Co., Ont. This union was blest with 2 sons and 3 daughters (Harvey of Tavistock; Elmer of Perth Co., Adeline, Mrs. Joel Stiri, of Perth; Katie, Mrs. Josiah Roth, of Oxford; Lucinda, Mrs. Irvin Stiri, of Oxford). He leaves his sorrowing companion, 5 children, 5 grandchildren, his mother, 4 brothers, and 5 sisters. Funeral services were conducted Feb. 2, at the home by Bro. Menno Keupfer and at East Zorra A. M. Church by D. S. Jutzi, Joe R. Bender, and M. O. Jantzi. Interment in adjoining cemetery.

      "Death has robbed us of dear father,
      Whom we loved and cherished dear;
      It was our father, yes dear father,
      Can we help but shed a tear?"


      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXX, No. 52 - March 24, 1938 page(s) 1102, 1103

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Joseph S. Albrecht - March 24, 1938 page(s) 1102, 1103.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 18662 (1904), Albrecht-Erb.
      Joseph Albrecht, 22, farmer, b. Mornington, res. East Zorra, son of John K. Albrecht and Mary Stackly (Stackey) married Lydia Erb, 18, b. East Zorra, res. East Zorra, daughter of Joel Erb and Kate Gingerich, Witn Miss Graff and Mrs C.D. Draper both of New Hamburg, 3 October 1903 in New Hamburg.