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 First Mennonite Cemetery (Ben Eby's), Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


Latitude: 43.444, Longitude: -80.4762 | Click to get directions to First Mennonite Cemetery (Ben Eby's)
First Mennonite Cemetery (Ben Eby's)

Notes:
The first photograph is of the Christian Eby Church (First Mennonite Church) built in 1834. The second and third photographs were taken 22 August, 2007.


Cemetery Photos

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Peace Pole
Peace Pole
Peace Pole at First Mennonite Church in Kitchener, Ontario 

Headstones

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 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Albert, John C. (1846 - 1932)
Albert, John C. (1846 - 1932)
Albert/ Woodmen of the World Memorial/ John C. Albert/ died Nov. 19, 1932/ aged 84 yrs. 17 d./ Magdaline Snyder/ his beloved wife/ died Feb. 4, 1914/ aged 73 yrs. 8 m. 4 d./ only a little beyond 
    John C. Albert (d. 19 Nov 1932)
Magdalene Snyder (d. 4 Feb 1914)
 
Allan, Roy Gordon (1924- )
Gordon/Allan R. Gordon/June 5, 1924- /Esther R. (Kraft)/March 23, 1927- /Jesus saves 
    A.R. Gordon
Esther Rebecca Kraft (d. 25 Dec 2013)
 
Bachert, William (1869 - 1955)
Bachert, William (1869 - 1955)
William Bachert
Birth: Dec. 16, 1869
Death: Apr. 2, 1955
Son of Samuel & Catherine (Peppler) Bachert, husband of Elvina Baer.

Elvina Baer
Birth: Mar. 12, 1871
Death: Jan. 6, 1952  
    William Bachert (d. 2 Apr 1955)
Elvina B. Baer (d. 6 Jan 1952)
 
Baer, Simon (1878 - 1969)
Baer, Simon (1878 - 1969)
Simon Baer
Birth: Dec. 22, 1878
Death: Jun. 15, 1969

Luanna Shantz
Birth: Oct. 15, 1879
Death: Aug. 20, 1953

Edith Baer
Birth: Apr. 2, 1912
Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Death: Jun. 7, 1943
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Lydia Shantz
Birth: Jun. 17, 1889
Death: Aug. 22, 1977 
    Simon Baer (d. 15 Jun 1969)
Luanna S. Shantz (d. 20 Aug 1953)
Lydia Shantz (d. 22 Aug 1977)
 
Baetz, George (Abt.1837 - 1875)
Baetz, George (Abt.1837 - 1875)
[broken - Book Record: George Baetz, 1875]/ Alter/ 38 Jah. 3 Mon. 9 Tage 
    George Baetz (d. 1875)
 
Bauman, Benjamin (1787 - 1874)
Bauman, Benjamin (1787 - 1874)
Benjamin Bauman
Birth: Feb. 15, 1787
Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1874, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Son of Marie Huber and Wendel Bauman. Husband of Susannah Bechtel 
    Benjamin Bauman (d. 7 Dec 1874)
 
Bauman, Christian (1766 - 1824)
Bauman, Christian (1766 - 1824)
Hier Ruhet/ Christian Bauman/ er wurde geboren/ im Jahr 1766/ und ist gestorben/ Juni, den 20ten A.D. 1824 
    Christian Bauman (d. 20 Jun 1824)
 
Bauman, Hannah (1819 - 1892)
Bauman, Hannah (1819 - 1892)
[base only - Book Record: Mrs. Noah C. Shantz, 1892 
    Hannah Bauman (d. 28 Jan 1892)
 
Bearinger, David (1889 - 1976)
Bearinger, David (1889 - 1976)
Bearinger/David Bearinger/1889-1976/Elvina Shantz/his wife/1890-1945/at rest 
    David M. Bearinger (d. 1976)
Elvina Shantz (d. 1 Aug 1945)
 
Bearinger, Vernon (1916 - 1986)
Bearinger, Vernon (1916 - 1986)
Bearinger/Mildred E./Weber/1917-1985/Vernon Eearinger /1916-1986/things change, but God remains 
    Vernon S. Bearinger (d. 1986)
Mildred Elizabeth Weber (d. 30 Apr 1985)
 
Bechtel, Elisabeth (1787 - 1844)
Bechtel, Elisabeth (1787 - 1844)
Zum Andenken/ von/ Elisabeth Eby/ Eheweib von/ David Eby/ Sie wur/ de geboren den 5ten Maerz/ 1787 und ist gestorben den/ 15ten Januar 1844, sie/ bracht ihr Alter auf 56/ Jahre 10 Monate und 10 Tage 
    Elisabeth Bechtel (d. 15 Jan 1844)
 
Bechtel, Esther (1786 - 1867)
Bechtel, Esther (1786 - 1867)
Esther Bechtel
Birth: Feb. 2, 1786
Death: Jul. 24, 1867 
    Esther Bechtel (d. 24 Jul 1867)
 
Bechtel, Jacob S. (1840 - 1914)
Bechtel, Jacob S. (1840 - 1914)
Jacob S. Bechtel
Birth: Feb. 12, 1840, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Death: Jul. 2, 1914, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Son of Magdalena Snyder and Levi Bechtel. Husband of Sarah Devitt.

Sarah Devitt
Birth: May 11, 1844, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Death: Apr. 8, 1921, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Daughter of Salome Roos and James Devitt. Wife of Jacob S. Bechtel. 
    Jacob S. Bechtel (d. 2 Jul 1914)
Sarah Devitt (d. 8 Apr 1921)
 
Bechtel, Magdalena (1789 - 1866)
Bechtel, Magdalena (1789 - 1866)
In memory of/ Magdalena Bechtel/ wife of/ John Kraft/ native of Pennsylvania, U.S./ who died Nov. 17, 1866/ aged 77 years 8 mos. 29 ds. 
    Magdalena Bechtel (d. 17 Nov 1866)
 
Bechtel, Magdalena (1815 - 1866)
Bechtel, Magdalena (1815 - 1866)
Hier ruhen die Gebeine/ von/ Magdalena/ Eheweib von/ Tobias Kolb/ geb. April 2, 1815/ gest. Sept. 11, 1866/ Alt. 51 Jr. 5 Mo. 9 Ta./ [verse] 
    Magdalena G. Bechtel (d. 11 Sep 1866)
 
Bechtel, Susannah (1797 - 1870)
Bechtel, Susannah (1797 - 1870)
Susannah Bechtel
Birth: Jun. 16, 1797
Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1870, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Daughter of Magdalena Allebach and Rev. Joseph Bechtel. Wife of Benjamin H. Bauman. 
    Susannah Bechtel (d. 19 Dec 1870)
 
Becker, Eliza (1833 - 1912)
Becker, Eliza (1833 - 1912)
Mother/ Eliza Becker/ wife of Menno Eby/ born Mar. 9, 1833/ died Feb. 12, 1912 
    Elizabeth Sophia Maria Becker (d. 12 Feb 1912)
 
Bender, Fannie M. (1908 - 1990)
Bender, Fannie M. (1908 - 1990)
In memory of/ Fannie M. Bender/ 1908-1990/ beloved wife of/ Nicholas Steinman/ and/ Harry Thaler
A. Wife 
    Fannie May Bender (d. 5 Apr 1990)
 
Bender, Orie Leon (1922 - 1996)
Bender, Orie Leon (1922 - 1996)
Bender/ Orie/ Leon/ 1922-1996 / Reta Marie/ Brubacher/ 1925- 1993/ their children/ James Eugene/ Sept. 10, 1951-Mar. 8, 1952/ Carolyn Joy/ May 21, 1957/ beyond the sunset/ eternal joy 
    Caroline Joy Bender (d. 21 May 1957)
James Eugene Bender (d. 8 Mar 1952)
Orie Leon Bender (d. 15 Dec 1996)
Reta Marie Brubacher (d. 18 Dec 1993)
 
Bergey, Hannah S. (1787-1868)
Bergey, Hannah S. (1787-1868)
Hannah/ Eheweib von/ Johannes Bingeman/ geb. dec'r. 16, 1787/ gest. Juni 11, 1868/ Alt. 80 Jahren 5 Mo./ und 25 Tg./ [verse] 
    Hannah S. Bergey (d. 11 Jun 1868)
 
Bergey, Leah (1824 - 1899)
Bergey, Leah (1824 - 1899)
In memory of/ Leah/ wife of/ Benjamin Shuh/ born Jan. 28, 1824/ died July 15, 1899 
    Leah Bergey (d. 15 Jul 1899)
 
Betzner, David (1833 - 1922)
Betzner, David (1833 - 1922)
In loving remembrance of/ David Betzner/ born Nov. 14, 1833/ died Oct. 24, 1922/ Catherine Brubacher/ wife of David Betzner/ born July 5, 1838/ died Sept. 25, 1911/ Betzner/ gone but not forgotten 
    David Betzner (d. 24 Oct 1922)
Catherine Brubacher (d. 25 Sep 1911)
 
Betzner, Henry B. (1859 - 1933)
Betzner, Henry B. (1859 - 1933)
In memoriam/ Henry B. Betzner/ 1859-1933/ Veronica Snider/ his wife/ 1868-1940/ Era Betzner/ 1892-1931/ Betzner
A. Mother B. Father C. Era 
    Era Betzner (d. 1931)
Henry B. Betzner (d. 1933)
Veronica Snider (d. 1940)
 
Betzner, Josiah (1857 - 1927)
Betzner, Josiah (1857 - 1927)
In loving memory of/ Josiah Betzner/ born July 4, 1857/ died Apr. 21, 1927/ Mary P. Moyer/ his beloved wife/ born May 20, 1862/ died June 12, 1930/ Betzner 
    I22409
I26169
 
Betzner, Katie Melvera (1890-1891)
Betzner, Katie Melvera (1890-1891)
Our darling/ Katie Melvera/ dau. of Josiah & (Minne)/ Betzner/ died Mar. 20, 1891/ aged/ 11 mo. 26 d. 
    I26294
 
Betzner, Leah (1865 - 1865)
Betzner, Leah (1865 - 1865)
[eroded] Leah/ dau. of/ Noah & Barbara/ Betzner/ born Nov. 23/ died Dec'r. 13, 1863/ aged 3 weeks 
    Leah Betzner (d. 13 Dec 1865)
 
Betzner, Leighton (1894 - 1898)
Betzner, Leighton (1894 - 1898)
Leighton/son of/Oliver & Sarnantha/Betzner/died Aug.15,1858/aged 3 yrs. 11 mo. 3 days/gone to be an angel 
    Leighton Betzner (d. 15 Aug 1898)
 
Betzner, Magdalena (1861 - 1940)
Betzner, Magdalena (1861 - 1940)
Magdalena Betzner/ wife of/ Moses E. Shantz/ 1861-1940/ aged 79 yrs./ rest in peace 
    Magdalena Betzner (d. 1940)
 
Betzner, Mary Magdalena (1843 - 1924)
Betzner, Mary Magdalena (1843 - 1924)
Mary Magdalena (Betzner) Stauffer

John J. Stauffer was the son of Benjamin and Mary. 
    Mary Magdalena Betzner (d. 23 Jun 1924)
 
Betzner, Noah (1836 - 1927)
Betzner, Noah (1836 - 1927)
Noah Betzner/ died Aug. 25, 1927/ in his 92nd year/ his wife/ Barbara Snyder/ died Sept. 6, 1925/ in her 88th year/ at rest/ Betzner
A. Mother 
    Noah Betzner (d. 25 Aug 1927)
Barbara Snyder (d. 6 Sep 1925)
 
Betzner, Oliver S. (1867-1943)
Betzner, Oliver S. (1867-1943)
Oliver S. Betzner/1867 -1943/his beloved wife/ Samantha Hallman/1874-1967/at rest/Betzner 
    Oliver S. Betzner (d. 8 May 1943)
Samantha Hallman (d. 18 Dec 1967)
 
Betzner, Una S. (1889-1973)
Betzner, Una S. (1889-1973)
Betzner/ Una/ 1890-1973 
    Una S. Betzner (d. 1973)
 
Biehn, Veronica (1842 - 1923)
Biehn, Veronica (1842 - 1923)
Veronica Biehn
Birth: Nov. 18, 1842, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Death: Feb. 5, 1923, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada 
    Veronica Biehn (d. 5 Feb 1923)
 
Biggar, Jennie (1842 - 1872)
Biggar, Jennie (1842 - 1872)
Jennie Biggar
Birth: Jul. 7, 1842, Ontario, Canada
Death: Sep. 3, 1872, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Daughter of James & Jane Biggar. First wife of Samuel E. Moyer.

In/ memory of/ Jennie/ beloved wife of/ Samuel E. Moyer/ died Sept. 3, 1872/ aged 30 yrs. 1 mo. 27 ds./ great are health and strength/ death may be near thee, let my/ ? warn thee to prepare 
    Jennie Biggar (d. 3 Sep 1872)
 
Bingeman, Catherine (1819 - 1909)
Bingeman, Catherine (1819 - 1909)
Mother/ Catherine/ Ziegler/ born/ Jan. 6, 1819/ died/ May 26, 1909/ Thy trial is ended/ thy rest is won 
    Catherine Bingeman (d. 26 May 1909)
 
Bingeman, David (1878 - 1957)
Bingeman, David (1878 - 1957)
Bingeman/ beloved husband/ David Bingeman/ 1878-1957/ his beloved wife/ Elizabeth Schultz/ 1891- / resting in peace

David Bingeman
Birth: Jul. 18, 1878
Death: 1957
Son of Amanda (Eby) and Elias Bingeman, husband to Elizabeth Schultz

Elizabeth Schultz
Birth: Jun. 8, 1891
Death: unknown
Daughter of Catherine (Boshart) and John Schultz, second wife of David Bingeman.
Elizabeth is either buried here and the stone was not updated, or buried elsewhere. 
    David Bingeman (d. 1957)
Elizabeth Schultz
 
Bingeman, Elias (1850 - 1930)
Bingeman, Elias (1850 - 1930)
Elias Bingeman/ 1850-1930/ till the day dawns/ Amanda Eby/ beloved wife of/ Elias Bingeman/ born Oct. 31, 1851 -died June 17, 1910/ aged 58 yrs. 7 mos. 17 dys./ farewell dear mother, sweet thy rest/ Bingeman

Elias Bingeman
Birth: Apr. 29, 1850
Death: Nov. 23, 1930
Son of Elizabeth (Brubacher) and Jonas Bingeman, husband to Amanda Eby.

Amanda Eby
Birth: Oct. 31, 1851
Death: Jun. 17, 1910
Daughter of Lydia (Bauman/Bowman) and David Eby, wife of Elias Bingeman. 
    Elias Bingeman (d. 23 Nov 1930)
Amanda Eby (d. 17 Jun 1910)
 
Bingeman, Johannes (1783 - 1854)
Bingeman, Johannes (1783 - 1854)
Zum Andenken/ an/ Johannes Bingeman/ geboren den 15ten Maerz 1783/ gestorben den 18ten October 1854/ er brachte sein Alter auf/ 71 Jahre 7 Monate/ und 3 Tage/ [verse] 
    Johannes Bingeman (d. 18 Oct 1854)
 
Bingeman, Jonas (1843 - 1916)
Bingeman, Jonas (1843 - 1916)
Mother-father/ in memory of/ Elizabeth Brubacher/ wife of/ Jonas Bingeman/ died/ Jan. 22, 1899/ aged 78 yrs./ 1 mo. 9 days/ having a desire to/ depart and be with/ Christ/ Phil. l:23/ Jonas Bingeman/ died/ Sept. 11, 1897/ aged 80 yrs./ 5 mo. 2 days/ Bingeman 
    Jonas Bingeman (d. 11 Sep 1897)
Elizabeth Brubacher (d. 22 Jan 1899)
 
Bingeman, Joseph (1847 - 1907)
Bingeman, Joseph (1847 - 1907)
Joseph Bingeman/born Nov. 9, 1847, died Apr. 1, 1907/ Leah Hallman/his beloved wife/born Aug. 30, 1851, died Feb. 6, 1929/married to George Detwiler 1909/ Blessed are the pure in heart/for they shall see God. Matt. 5, 8/Bingenan 
    Joseph Brubacher Bingeman (d. 1 Apr 1907)
Leah Hallman (d. 6 Feb 1929)
 
Bingeman, Lina (1885 - 1955)
Bingeman, Lina (1885 - 1955)
In memory of/ Lina Bingeman/ 1885-1955/ rest in peace

Lina Bingeman
Birth: Mar. 28, 1885
Death: 1955
Daughter of Amanda (Eby) and Elias Bingeman. 
    Lina Bingeman (d. 1955)
 
Bingeman, Melvin (1882 - 1913)
Bingeman, Melvin (1882 - 1913)
Melvin Bingeman
Birth: May 1, 1882
Death: Jun. 12, 1913
Son of Amanda (Eby) and Elias Bingeman 
    Melvin Bingeman (d. 12 Jun 1913)
 
Bingeman, Menno (1845 - 1847)
Bingeman, Menno (1845 - 1847)
[eroded] Menno/ son of/ Jonas and/ Elisabeth/ Bingeman/ Mar. 21, 1847/ aged 1 year/ 9 mo. 21 da. 
    Menno B. Bingeman (d. 21 Mar 1847)
 
Bingeman, Nelson (1888 - 1921)
Bingeman, Nelson (1888 - 1921)
Nelson Bingeman/ born Jan. 23, 1888/ died at Calgary, Aug. 13, 1921/ aged 33 yrs. 6 mo. 21 ds./ gone but not forgotten/ Bingeman

Nelson Bingeman
Birth: Jan. 23, 1888
Death: Aug. 13, 1921
Son of Amanda (Eby) and Elias Bingeman.
As noted on his stone, Nelson died in Calgary. 
    Nelson Bingeman (d. 13 Aug 1921)
 
Bingeman, Wilfred (1883-1890)
Bingeman, Wilfred (1883-1890)
Our darling/Willie/son of Joseph/& Leah Bingeman/died Feb. 27, 1890/aged 6 yrs. 6 mo. 28 da. 
    Wilfred Bingeman (d. 27 Feb 1890)
 
Bowers, Samuel (1792 - 1855)
Bowers, Samuel (1792 - 1855)
In memory of/ Samuel Bowers/ died April 17th, 1855/ aged 63 years 1 mo./ and 22 days/ lverse] 
    Samuel Bowers (d. 17 Apr 1855)
 
Bowman, Elisabeth (1788 - 1861)
Bowman, Elisabeth (1788 - 1861)
Zum Andenken von/ Elisabeth/ Eheweib von/ Christian Burkholder/ gestorben den 8 Sept. 1861/ Alt. 73 Jahre und 11 Tage 
    Elizabeth Bowman (d. 8 Sep 1861)
 
Bowman, Leah (1813 - 1871)
Bowman, Leah (1813 - 1871)
In memory of/ Leah Bowman/ wife of/ Eli Clemons/ died Oct. 24, 187l/ aged/ 57 yr's. 10 mo. 20 d's./ a loved one is gone from our circle/ on earth we will meet her no more/ she has gone to her home in heaven/ and all her afflictions are o'er/ Meinke & Douglas/ Berlin 
    Leah W. Baumann (d. 24 Oct 1871)
 
Bowman, Magdalena (1822 - 1884)
Bowman, Magdalena (1822 - 1884)
In memory of/ Magdalena Bowman/ wife of John B. Cressman/ died/ June 2, 1884/ aged/ 61 yrs. 8 mos. & 2 ds./ she's gone to worlds above/ where saints and angels meet/ to realize our Saviour's love/ and worship at His feet 
    Magdalena Bowman (d. 2 Jun 1884)
 
Bowman, Moses (1861 - 1861)
Bowman, Moses (1861 - 1861)
Moses/ son of/ Jacob & Catherine/ Bowman/ died Aug. 7, 1861 / aged/ 11 days 
    Moses Bowman (d. 7 Aug 1861)
 

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