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Barbara Goetz/Getz Bergey
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1851, At Sea
Death: Jan. 9, 1910
Ontario, Canada

Gospel Herald - Vol. 2, No. 46 - February 10, 1910 - page 735, 736:
Bregey. -- Barbara (Getz) Bergey was born June 7, 1852; died at her home in Kent Co., Ont., after a lingering illness, Jan. 9, 1910; aged 58y. 7m. 2d. She was united in marriage to Christian Bergey, Dec. 1870. To this union were born 6 sons and 6 daughters, three of whom (one son and two daughters) preceded her to the spirit world. She leaves to mourn her departure a husband, 5 sons and 4 daughters, 13 grandchildren, 4 sisters, 1 brother, and many relatives and friends. She united with the Mennonite Church in her twentieth year and was a devoted member until death. Her light shone brightly for the Master in the home where she will sadly missed, and in the community where she lived for so many years. She served her Master faithfully in her sphere in the home, a devoted wife and loving mother. The influence of her patient, self-sacrificing life will ever be felt and never forgotten. The Lord has called her to her bright and eternal reward. During her closing days on earth the family gathered about her bedside and she bade them all goodbye and told them to meet her in heaven. She longed for rest and heaven. Funeral services, Jan. 12, were conducted at the Plain,s Baptist Church by E. S. Hallman. Text Rev. 14:13. Interment in the Purcell Cemetery. A large concourse of friends met to pay the last tribute of respect to one whom they knew and loved. "Blessed are they that mourn; for they shall be comforted.

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Buried in Mclean Cemetery

Family links: 
  Christian C. Bergey (1847 - 1927)
  Abraham Bergey (1874 - 1942)*
  Salinda Bergey (1876 - 1883)*
  Henry Bergey (1880 - 1880)*
  Barbara Bergey (1882 - 1890)*
  Laura May Bergey Taylor (1884 - 1941)*
  Nathaniel Bergey (1887 - 1943)*
  Priscilla Bergey Eby (1889 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Tombstone Inscription:
In memory of / Barbara / beloved wife of / C. BERGEY / died Jan. 9, 1910 / aged 58 years / 7 m's & 2 d's / At rest / Christian BERGEY / born June 10, 1847 / died Jan. 1, 1927 / BERGEY /

Henry, infant / died Feb. 21, 1880 / Salinda / died July 13, 1883 / age 7 years / Barbara / died May 23, 1890 / age 8 years / children of / C. & Barbara BERGEY / Nathaniel BERGEY / died Dec. 30, 1943 / aged 57 yrs /

Mclean Cemetery
West Elgin
Elgin County
Ontario, Canada
Created by: Karen Tober
Record added: Aug 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74631225
Barbara <i>Goetz/Getz</i> Bergey
Added by: Brett Rutherford
Barbara <i>Goetz/Getz</i> Bergey
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