Facts and Events
- ↑ registration #1909-001075, in Manitoba Vital Statistics Online Database.
Jacob Fehr and Helena Peters married 30/11/1909 in [RM of] Rhineland
- ↑ Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society; Sommerfeld Mennonite Church; Henry Unger; Martha Martens; and Adolf Ens. Sommerfeld Gemeinde Buch: Registers of the Church at West Lynne 1881-1935. (Winnipeg, Manitoba: Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society, 2004), page 2B568.
Jakob Fehr, born 1886 Apr 10, baptized 1907 May 20, [son of Johann Fehr and Helena Sawatzky], ref. 2B340
married 1909 Nov 30:
Helena Peters, born 1889 Apr 21, baptized 1908 Jun 8, [died 1968 Apr 4], [daughter of Johann Peters and Maria Wiebe], ref. U110
Children listed, some of whom are still living (in 2012)
"Ref." indicates a reference to a page in this or another church book. Information in square brackets  was added by the editors, from other sources.
- ↑ Manitoba, Lisgar, 36 Township 2 in range 2 west of 1st M, in Canada. 1911 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada), page 5.
Jacob J. Fehr, born Aug 1886 (age 24) in Manitoba, farmer
wife: Lena Fehr, born Apr 1888 (age 22) in Manitoba
son: Johann Fehr, born October 1910 (age 8/12) in Manitoba
all Mennonite, living on section 23, township 2, range 2, West of 1st meridian
- ↑ I REMEMBER - a reminiscence written for a family book, in Family records.
'I am Jacob Fehr, born in 1917, the 5th child of Jacob and Helena Fehr, in the Mennonite school district of Schoenau, 5 miles north west of Altona, Manitoba. ... Our farm home was located on the east half of Sec. 23 Range 2 Township 2 WPM [west of the prime meridian], which places it about 10 miles north of the U.S. border and about 16 miles west of the Red River.'
- ↑ Manitoba, Lisgar, townships 2, 3 in range 2 west, in Canada. 1906 Census of Northwest Provinces. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada).
John Vehr, age 46, born in Russia, immigrated in 1878
wife: Helena Vehr, age 42, born in Russia, immigrated in 1875
son: Jacob Vehr, age 19, born in Man
son: John Vehr, age 18, born in Man
son: David Vehr, age 16, born in Man
daughter: Helena Vehr, age 12, born in Man
daughter: Katarina Vehr, age 9, born in Man
living on section 23, township 2, range 2, west of 1st meridian, post office address Altona
- ↑ Manitoba, Lisgar, in Canada. 1916 Census of Prairie Provinces.
Jacob Fehr, age 30, farmer
wife: Helena Fehr, age 27
son: John Fehr, age 5
daughter: Mary Fehr, age 3
daughter: Helena Fehr, age 2
son: David Fehr, age 5 mo
all born in Manitoba, all Mennonite, living in township 2, range 2, west of 1st meridian