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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Magdalena Schlegel: Birth: 1860 in South Easthope Twp, Perth Co, Ontario.

  2. Mary B Schlegel: Birth: 1860.

  3. Nicholas B Schlegel: Birth: 1862.

  4. Jacob B Schlegel: Birth: 1869. Death: 1930

  5. Christian Schlegel: Birth: 1872. Death: DEC 1908

  6. Catherine B Schlegel: Birth: 1874. Death: 1956

  7. Joseph B Schlegel: Birth: 1877. Death: 1971

  8. Aaron B Schlegel: Birth: 1882. Death: 1957

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Notes
a. Note:   Barbara Schlegel, daughter of Jacob and Magdalena (Brenneman) Bender, was born near New Hamburg, Ont., on Nov. 16,1837. She was joined in holy wedlock to Nicolas Schegel of Perth Co., Ont., Feb. 2, 1858, and moved on the homestead in South Easthope where she resided till her death for nearly 70 years. This union was blest with 5 sons and 4 daughters Magdalena, Nicholaus, Barbara, Jacobina, Jacob, Christian, Catherine, Joseph and Aaron - of whom Barbara and Jacobina preceded the mother in infancy, and Christian died in 1908. They lived in matrimony 38y. 9 m. 10 d., when her husband died, and in widowhood she lived 31 y. 1 m. 4 d., till Dec. 16, 1927; aged 90 y. 1 m. She was called to the heavenly home, which was her great desire. She leaves 4 sons, 2 daughters, 16 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. She accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her Savior in her young years and was a faithful sister in the East Zorra Amish Mennonite congregation near Tavistock, Ont., of which she was a life-long member. She was of a cheerful, kind and loving disposition, always had a kind word for every one, and was beloved by every one. Grandma Schlegel, as she was called by every one, is the last of above named family, and relatives are scattered all over the United States and Canada. Pre. John Warye of Ohio and Christ Warye of Iowa were her first cousins. She was laid to rest by the side of her husband in the East Zorra A.M. Cemetery, adjoining the church, Dec. 20, 1927, when services wereconducted by Brethren D.S. Jutzi (I Pet. 1) Peter Boshart (Rev. 14:13) and Jacob R. Bender (John 14:6) where a large number of friends were gathered together to pay their last tribute to the departed.


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