Lichti, Joseph L. (1824-1890) and Farney, Magdalena (1828-1915)

Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.2.73

Title: Joseph L. Lichti (1824-1890) and Magdalena Farney (1828-1915) Family

Physical Description: 3 cm of textual records

Dates of creation: 1953-2015

Biographical Sketch: Magdalena Farney (Fahrni) and Joseph Lichti were both born in Alsace and were married in Canada in 1847. They had 11 children.

Scope and Content: Contains handwritten notes by Gary A. Ziegler on the genealogy of Magdalena and Joseph Lichti, their children and grandchildren. These records are Ziegler's corrections to the book Family history and genealogy of Benjamin S. and Barbara (Lichti) Roth, Anna Roth and Christian Lichti, Catherine Roth and Rudolph Schwartzentruber, John E. and Annie (Kropf) Lichti / by Olivia Roth and Verdella Harloff. -- New Hamburg, Ont. : s.n. 1984. Also contains a cemetery list for the "Baden Amish Pioneer Burying Grounds" compiled by Gary Ziegler. Fred Lichti donated the records of the Lichty Family Reunion (1953-2015).

Custodial History: Donated to the Mennonite Archives of Ontario by Gary Ziegler in 2009 and Fred Lichti in 2020.

Note: Archival description created 2010 by Laureen Harder-Gissing and updated in 2020

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