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Mary A. Devitt
Female 1844 - 1914


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  • Birth  1 Feb 1844  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Mary A. Wissler 
    Religion  1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Residence  1865  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence  1880  Madison, Madison, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number  00030-2337 
    Died  1914  [5
    Buried  Columbia Furnace Union Church Cemetery, Columbia Furnace, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I16720  Generations
    Last Modified  21 Oct 2018 

    Father  Barnabas Devitt,   b. 25 Mar 1807, , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1891, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Magdalena Shoemaker,   b. 20 Nov 1811, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1907 
    Married  1 May 1831  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1513  Group Sheet

    Family  Jacob Heiser Wissler,   b. 22 May 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1915, Lyndhurst, Augusta, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Sep 1865  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. William Wissler,   b. 18 Aug 1866,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Arthur Wissler,   b. 8 Oct 1871,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Edwin Wissler,   b. 22 Sep 1873,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Gertrude Wissler,   b. 16 Aug 1875,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Bertha Wissler,   b. 9 Jan 1878,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F705  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Mary Devitt, "was born February 1st, 1844. She is married to Jacob Wissler. At present they reside at Lyndhurst, Virginia, where he is engaged in farming. Their family consists of five children"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin : as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 530.

    2. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 18.

    3. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 10 Page 78.

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Jacob Wissler, 24, res. Virginia, b. Waterloo, son of John & Hannah, married 27 Sept 1865 Mary Devitt, 22, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of Barnabas & Magdalene

    5. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, C., America, N., County, S., Furnace, C., & Cemetery, C. (1844). Mary Wissler (1844-1914) - Find A Grave Memorial. Findagrave.com. Retrieved 31 August 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/23585690.

    6. [S1639] Census - U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1880 10th Census, Madison, Shenandoah, Virginia; Roll: 1390; Page: 427B; Enumeration District: 086.
      Jacob Whissler39 b. Canada Train? Master
      Mary Whissler33
      William Whissler13 b. Virginia
      Arthur Whissler8
      Gertrud Whissler4
      Edward Whissler6
      Bertha Whissler2

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1 Feb 1844 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1865 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Sep 1865 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Madison, Madison, Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Columbia Furnace Union Church Cemetery, Columbia Furnace, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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