Person:Johann Fehr (1)

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Johann Fehr
b.22 Sep 1859 South Russia
m. 26 Dec 1853
  1. Maria Fehr1854 - 1904
  2. Margaretha Fehr1856 - 1909
  3. David Fehr1858 - 1921
  4. Johann Fehr1859 - 1923
  5. Katharina Fehr1861 - 1861
  6. Katharina Fehr1862 - 1907
  7. Isaak Fehr1864 - 1884
  8. Jacob Fehr1866 - 1884
m. 14 Aug 1881
  1. David Fehr1882 - 1882
  2. Maria Fehr1884 - 1956
  3. Jacob John Fehr1886 - 1961
  4. Johan J. Fehr1888 -
  5. David Fehr1890 - 1918
  6. Helena Fehr1892 - 1892
  7. Peter Fehr1893 - 1893
  8. Helena Fehr1894 - 1981
  9. Katharina Fehr1897 - 1965
Facts and Events
Name Johann Fehr
Gender Male
Birth[1][4][5] 22 Sep 1859 South Russia4 Oct 1859 n.s.
Immigration[6] 17 Jul 1874 Canadaon ship S.S. Austrian
Baptism[1] 3 Jun 1879
Residence[7] Apr 1881 Rosengard, East Reserve, Manitoba, Canada
Marriage 14 Aug 1881 Manitoba, Canadato Helena Sawatzky
Residence from 1882 to 1887 West Reserve, Manitoba, Canadawith Helena Sawatzky
Residence from 1888 to 1900 Cavalier County, North Dakota, United Stateswith Helena Sawatzky
Residence from 1901 West Reserve, Manitoba, Canadawith Helena Sawatzky
Death[2][1] 15 Feb 1923 West Reserve, Manitoba, Canada
Religion[3][4][1][11] Mennonite
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 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 2B340.

    Altona
    Johann Fehr, born 1859 Sep 22, baptized 1879 Jun 3, died 1923 Feb 15, [son of David Fehr and Maria Neufeld], ref. R292-1b
    married 1881 Aug 14:
    Helena Sawatzky, born 1863 Dec 9, baptized 1881 May 10, died 1921 Apr 12, [daughter of Jacob Sawatzky and Maria Harder], ref. 1A115
    Children of this marriage:
    David Fehr, born 1882 Sep 12, died 1882 Oct 17
    Maria, born 1884 Feb 15, baptized 1903 Jun 1, [died 1956 Dec 6], married Jakob Bergen, ref. 2B415
    Jakob, born 1886 Apr 10, baptized 1907 May 20, [married Helena Peters], ref. 2B568
    Johann, born 1888 May 25, baptized 1908 Jun 8, [married Helena Dueck], ref. 2B487
    David, born 1890 Apr 20, baptized 1910 May 16, [married Katharina Banman], ref. 3A392
    Helena, born 1892 Jul 20, died 1892 Jul 28
    Peter, born 1893 Jul 18, died 1893 Jul 26
    Helena, born 1894 Jun 23, baptized 1912 May 27, married Johann Schroeder, ref. 3A077
    Katharina, born 1897 Dec 25, baptized 1915 May 24 (Langdon ND), married Jakob A Braun, ref. 3A282

    "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.
    Dates prior to immigration to Canada may be given according to the Julian ("old world") calendar, which was 12 days behind the Gregorian (modern) calendar in the 1800's.

  2. registration #1923-008461, in Manitoba Vital Statistics Online Database.

    John D Fehr died 15/02/1923 in [RM of] Rhineland, age 63 years

  3. Manitoba, Provencher, Ste. Agathe, in Canada. 1881 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada).

    Listed in the same house (but separate family) as David and Maria DeVehr:
    Johann DeVehr, age 22, born in Russia, Mennonite

  4. 4.0 4.1 Manitoba, Lisgar, 39 Township 2 in range 1 west of 1st M, in Canada. 1911 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada), page 22.

    Johan Fehr, born October 1859 (age 51) in Russia, farmer
    wife: Helena Fehr, born December 1863 (age 47) in Russia
    son: David Fehr, born Aprill 1890 (age 21) in Man
    daughter: Helena Fehr, born June 1894 (age 16) in Man
    daughter: Tina Fehr, born December 1897 (age 13) in Man
    living on section 18, township 2, range 1, west of 1st meridian
    all Mennonite

  5. Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society; Reinländer Mennonite Church; John Dyck; and William Harms. Reinländer (Old Colony) Gemeinde Buch, 1880-1903. (Winnipeg, Manitoba: Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society, 2006), page 292-1b.

    David Fehr, born 1831 Dec 27, baptized 1851, died 1903 Apr 29, son of David Fehr and Maria Fehr, ref. 292-1a
    married 1853 Dec 26:
    Maria Neufeld, born 1823 Oct 31, [died 1885 Oct 22]
    Children:
    Maria Fehr, born 1854 Sep 22
    Magaretha, born 1856 Oct 2, [married Franz Sawatzky], ref. 1B119
    David, born 1858 Apr 19, baptized 1889 May 21, [married Maria Sawatzky], ref. 1B123
    Johan, born 1859 Oct 4, [married Helena Sawatzky], ref. 2B340
    Katharina, born 1861 Jun 14, died 1861 Jun 28
    Katharina, born 1862 Nov 24, [married Jacob Hiebert], ref. U112
    Isaak, born 1864 Oct 4, died 1884 Sep 11
    Jakob, born 1884 Nov 15, died 1884 Nov 15

    Jakob's birth date of 1884 Nov 15 is as published, but it clearly has been copied from his death date.
    "Ref."indicates a reference to a page in this or another church book. An asterisk (*) indicates the reference is to a sibling. Information in square brackets [] was added by the editors, from other sources.

  6. S. S. Austrian No. 40, in John Dyck, editor, "Quebec Passenger Lists", published in Bergthal Gemeinde Buch (Steinbach, MB: The Hanover-S, p. 6 (BGB page 263).

    'S. S. Austrian No. 40 arrived in Quebec on July 17, 1874'
    'D Dephe [David Defehr] [42] labourer; Maria [50] wife; David [16] child; Johann [14] child; Isaak [9] child; Jacob [7] child; Maria [17] child; Kath [11] child; Maria [Margareth 19] child. Comments: R292-1b.'

    The editors compared Quebec Passenger Lists to Hamburg, Germany Passenger Lists, and where the information was different, included the Hamburg information in square brackets [ ]. R292-1b refers to Reinlaender Gemeinde Buch, page 292-1b.

  7. family number 54, in John Dyck, editor, "1881 Federal Census", published in Bergthal Gemeinde Buch (Steinbach, MB: The Hanover-Stei, page 339, 341.

    'Village names were not included in original census. The 1882 Seelenliste, a municipal census by village, has made it possible to identify some village residents with certainty; ...'
    'Rosengard ...
    Johann DeVehr 22
    Lived with D Devehr #53'

  8.   Berlin, Cavalier, North Dakota, in United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624).

    John Fehr, born Apr 1855 (age 45) in Russia (both parents born in Russia), married for 19 years, immigrated to US in 1888, farmer
    wife: Helen Fehr, born Jan 1859 (age 40) in Russia (both parents born in Russia), mother of 9 children (6 living)
    daughter: Mary Fehr, born Feb 1883 (age 17) in Russia
    son: Jacob Fehr, born Aug 1885 (age 14) in Russia
    son: John Fehr, born May 1888 (age 12) in N Dak
    son: David Fehr, born April 1890 (age 10) in N Dak
    daughter: Helen Fehr, born Jan 1894 (age 6) in N Dak
    daughter: Katie Fehr, born Dec 1896 (age 3) in N Dak

  9.   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

  10.   Manitoba, Lisgar, in Canada. 1916 Census of Prairie Provinces.

    Johann D Fehr, age 57, immigrated to Canada in 1874, farmer
    wife: Helena Fehr, age 54, immigrated to Canada in 1875
    son: David Fehr, age 24, born in U.S.A., immigrated to Canada in 1901, farmer's son
    all Mennonite, living on township 2, range 1, west of 1st meridian, in RM of Rhineland

  11. He was a member of the Sommerfeld congregation (larger and very conservative group) after it split from the Bergthal congregation in 1890.