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Abraham R. Witmer[1]
Male 1833 - 1913


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  • Birth  3 Oct 1833  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender  Male 
    Name  A. R. Witmer 
    Name  Abram Witmer 
    Residence  1854  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation  1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion  1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation  1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Carpenter 
    Religion  1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelical 
    Occupation  1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Carpenter 
    Religion  1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Religion  1911  Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Retired  1911  Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number  00135-8280 
    Died  3 Dec 1913  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    Cause: valvuvar heart lesion (years), old age 
    Buried  Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID  I3514  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  Jacob Witmer,   b. 27 Dec 1801, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1888, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anna Reist,   b. 24 Apr 1807, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1888, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Sep 1828  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1144  Group Sheet

    Family  Veronica "Fannie" Witmer,   b. 26 May 1835, , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1915, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 Oct 1854  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Children 
     1. Nancy Ann Witmer,   b. 26 Jan 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Henry W. Witmer,   b. 7 Sep 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1872
     3. Ephraim Witmer,   b. 29 Jun 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ellen Witmer,   b. 4 Jan 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1891
     5. Rachel Witmer,   b. 22 Oct 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Isaiah Witmer,   b. 26 Jul 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Jeremiah Witmer,   b. 11 Dec 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1893, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1139  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Abraham R. Witmer, "was born October 3rd, 1833. He was married, October 29th, 1854, to Fannie Witmer who was born May 26th, 1835, and resides at Kossuth, Ontario, where he is farming. Their family consists of seven children"1a

      1aBiographical History of Waterloo Township, Ezra Eby

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 674.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 675.

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Abraham R Witmer Death Date: 3 Dec 1913 Death Location: Waterloo Born: abt 1833 Birth Location: Waterloo

    4. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 22.

    5. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 7.

    6. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 35.

    7. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 6 Page 42.

    8. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Abraham Wittmer, yeoman of Waterloo Twp. married 29 Oct 1854 in Berlin by banns to Veronica Wittmer of Waterloo Twp.

    9. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 3 Oct 1833 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1854 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Oct 1854 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: valvuvar heart lesion (years), old age - 3 Dec 1913 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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