John S. and Catharine Zehr family fonds

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Title: John S. and Catharine Zehr family fonds

Date(s) of creation: 1899-1986

Physical description: 3 pages of textual materials

Biographical sketch: Johannes S. Zehr (1874-1906) and Catarina Schultz (1875-1938) were married in Wellesley, Ontario in 1899. The couple had six children, four of whom survived infancy.

Custodial history: Donated to the Archives by Carl Zehr in 2017

Scope and content: The fonds consists of family register pages from the Bible of John and Catharine Zehr, including marriage dates for the couple and their married children, and family birth and death dates. The pages were removed from the Bible by the Archives; the Bible itself was not kept.

Note: Archival description created 2017 by Laureen Harder-Gissing


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