of Alberta

Peter Janzen family fonds

Accession 2009.024

Title and Physical Description

Peter Janzen family fonds. – [ca. 1968]. – 1 cm of textual records

Administrative/Biographical History

Peter Janzen was born in 1762.  The exact date and place are not given.  He was married three times.   Only the surnames of his three wives are given: first marriage to “nee Ratzlaff,” second marriage “nee Nachtigal,” third marriage “nee Marie Kasper” who married Gerhard Becker after Peter Janzen’s death in 1862 at the age of 100.

Scope and Content

This genealogy, compiled by Kathryn Klassen of Buhler, Kansas, provides information about the descendants of the 12 children of Peter Janzen and his three wives.   The genealogy does not indicate the sources of the information provided by the compiler.  Included are several addenda, some of which provide information as late as 1968 even though the title of manuscript gives the dates of 1789 to 1962.

Source of Acquisition

Donated by Peter Goertzen, Edmonton.


Accession 2009.024