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Magdalena Shantz Amacher
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1837
Death: May 23, 1920
Cullom
Livingston County
Illinois, USA

Jacob Amacher and Magdalena Shantz moved to Cullom from Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada. They were of the Mennonite faith.


Amacher. - Magdalena Shantz, a native of Kitchener, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada, was a daughter of Isaac and Elizabeth Shantz. She was born August 15, 1837, and died in Cullom, Ill., May 23, 1920; aged 82 y. 9 m. 8 d. She was married to Jacob Amacher on November 21, 1855, and lived in Livingston County, Ill., for about 50 years. Thirteen children were born to this union of which one preceded her to the Spirit world; also her husband about thirty years ago. She leaves to mourn their loss twelve children, 37 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She united with the Mennonite Church when quite young and remained a faithful member until death. Her health began to fail her about two years ago. About three weeks ago she took her bed and gradually grew weaker with heart-trouble and old age until she passed away. Funeral was held in the Mennonite Church May 26, 1920, conducted by John W. McCulloh assisted by Rev. Stocking of the Methodist
Church.

From: Gospel Herald - Volume XIII, Number 11 - June 10, 1920 - page 223


 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac C Shantz (1803 - 1885)
  Elizabeth Schneider Shantz (1806 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Jacob Amacher (1833 - 1890)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Amacher Landis (1858 - 1922)*
  David Amacher (1860 - 1941)*
  Henry Amacher (1864 - 1943)*
  Barbara Amacher Lighty (1867 - 1934)*
  Annie Amacher Yerk (1869 - 1929)*
  Samuel Amacher (1871 - 1937)*
  Sarah Amacher Ryerson (1874 - 1958)*
  Magdalena Amacher Penwitt (1876 - 1946)*
  Emma L. Amsler (1879 - 1959)*
  Jacob Amacher (1881 - 1944)*
  John Amacher (1884 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  Magdalena Shantz Amacher (1837 - 1920)
  Christian S Shantz (1839 - 1918)*
  Elizabeth Shantz (1843 - 1845)*
  David Shantz (1846 - 1934)*
  Isaac Shantz (1849 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Westlawn Cemetery
Cullom
Livingston County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: JJec
Record added: Jul 15, 2010
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Magdalena <i>Shantz</i> Amacher
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