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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Susannah B Zehr: Birth: 1895.

  2. Barbara B Zehr: Birth: 1898. Death: 1985


Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Magdalena R Zehr: Birth: 1899.

  2. Ezra R Zehr: Birth: 1901. Death: 1980


Notes
a. Note:   NI088129
Note:   ZEHR - Peter Y. Zehr was born in Oxford Co., Ont., July 28, 1867, where he grew to manhood. In early youth he accepted Christ as his Savior, was received by water baptism by the late Bishop Joseph Ruby into church fellowship of the East Zorra A. M. congregation, remaining a faithful member to the end. Oct. 11, 1892, he was joined in holy wedlock to Sister Barbara Brenneman of South Easthope. This union was blessed with 2 daughters. On June 25 1898, Sister Barbara passed to her reward. On Feb. 14, 1899, he was united in wedlock to Sister Annie Ruby of South Easthope. This happy union was blessed with two children; 1son and 1 daughter. After his first marriage, he lived in East Zorra till the year 1901, when he moved to South Easthope, where he spent the remainder of his days. He died at the home of his daughter (Lena, wife of the late Joshua Ruby), on Aug. 24, 1935; aged 68 y. 27 d. He leaves his bereaved companion, 1 son (Ezra) and 3 daughters (Susannah at home, Barbara and Lena); 9 grandchildren, 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Services were held at the home by D. S. Iutzi, and at the East Zorra Church by Peter Schwartzentruber of Wellman, Ia., M. S. Zehr of Pigeon, Mich., and S. D. Grieser of Archbold, Ohio. Interment in adjoining cemetery.


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