Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.2.82

Title: Lucinda (Weber) Good and Silas Good family

Dates of creation: 2012

Physical description: 2 cm of textual records; ca. 20 photographs

Biographical sketch: Abraham H. Weber (1787-1867) was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; he married Elizabeth Cressman (1788-1847). They moved to Berlin, Ontario where their three children were born. Abraham C. Weber, their youngest son, married Judith Martin and was ordained as a Mennonite minister in 1850. Abraham and Judith had 16 children. One of the boys, Abraham M. Weber, married Susannah Cressman; together they had five children. Their daughter Lucinda (1873-1958) married Silas S. Good. Silas (1865-1938) was the son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Sittler) Good. Lucinda and Silas married in 1895, and homesteaded in High River, Alberta in 1900.

Custodial history: Compiled by Larry D. Spicer, great-grandson of Lucinda (Weber) and Silas Good, and donated to the Archives in 2012 and 2020.

Scope and content: Contains copies of research compiled by Larry Spicer on his Weber and Good ancestors, as well as original photographs that were in the possession of Lucinda (Weber) Good and her daughter Vera (Good) Reist. Eight of the photographs remain unidentified, but were probably taken in Berlin, Ontario between 1881 and 1910.

Notes: For additional photographs related to this family search the Mennonite Archival Image Database.  For published works related to this family, consult the library catalogue.
 

File list:

  1. Research by Larry Spicer
  2. Unidentified photographs

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