Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Howard Keith "Keith" Witmer

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Howard Keith "Keith" Witmer

    Howard — Joy Elizabeth Snider. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Joyce Victor Witmer was born 11 Aug 1908, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Deacon Isaiah B. Witmer and Jemima Schwartz); died 26 Aug 2006, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Joyce — Laverne Shantz. Laverne (daughter of Samuel C. Shantz and Mary Ellen Hallman) was born 6 Jun 1912; died 2 Oct 1988, Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Laverne Shantz was born 6 Jun 1912 (daughter of Samuel C. Shantz and Mary Ellen Hallman); died 2 Oct 1988, Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. 1. Howard Keith "Keith" Witmer


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Deacon Isaiah B. Witmer was born 16 Mar 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Isaac Witmer and Leah Bear); died 29 Aug 1950; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Isaiah married Jemima Schwartz 20 Jun 1894. Jemima (daughter of Abraham Swartz and Susannah Bergey) was born 5 Sep 1875, Brant Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario; died 1971; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Jemima Schwartz was born 5 Sep 1875, Brant Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario (daughter of Abraham Swartz and Susannah Bergey); died 1971; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Stella Viola Witmer was born 3 Jan 1895, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Jun 1991, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Lillie May Witmer was born 10 Sep 1896, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario.
    3. Willard Witmer was born 10 May 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 27 Dec 1967, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Joseph W. Witmer was born 20 May 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Leslie H. Witmer was born 2 Sep 1900, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    6. Etta Trevila Witmer was born 12 Nov 1902, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    7. Susannah Leah Witmer was born 1904, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Nov 1998, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. 2. Joyce Victor Witmer was born 11 Aug 1908, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 26 Aug 2006, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Homer Witmer was born Nov 1909, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    10. Abram Lincoln "Lincoln" Witmer was born 11 May 1913, , Ontario, Canada; died 13 Mar 1986.

  3. 6.  Samuel C. Shantz was born 29 Feb 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Amos M. Shantz and Esther C. Cressman); died 29 Jun 1947; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Samuel — Mary Ellen Hallman. Mary (daughter of Moses S. Hallman and Veronica "Frances" Foreman) was born 27 Jul 1886, , Ontario, Canada; died 9 Aug 1948; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Mary Ellen Hallman was born 27 Jul 1886, , Ontario, Canada (daughter of Moses S. Hallman and Veronica "Frances" Foreman); died 9 Aug 1948; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Lemore Hallman Shantz was born 13 Aug 1909, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 11 Feb 1984, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 3. Laverne Shantz was born 6 Jun 1912; died 2 Oct 1988, Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Kenneth Hallman Shantz was born 14 Sep 1916; died 1 Jun 1992.
    4. Melvin Hallman Shantz was born 28 Oct 1920; died 20 Mar 2005.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Isaac Witmer was born 3 Apr 1842, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario (son of Abraham Witmer and Catharine Groh); died 10 Jan 1929, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Rosebank Community Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Isaac married Leah Bear 5 Nov 1867, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Leah (daughter of Rev. John G. Bear and Anna "Nancy" Pannabecker) was born 2 Sep 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 17 Aug 1908; was buried , Rosebank Community Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Leah Bear was born 2 Sep 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Rev. John G. Bear and Anna "Nancy" Pannabecker); died 17 Aug 1908; was buried , Rosebank Community Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Emma Jane Witmer was born 14 Aug 1868, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario; died 5 Feb 1961; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Nancy C. Witmer was born 30 Aug 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1961; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Albertina Witmer was born 7 Jan 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 29 Oct 1954; was buried , Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Jonas Witmer was born 17 Jan 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 15 Nov 1886; was buried , Rosebank Community Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. 4. Deacon Isaiah B. Witmer was born 16 Mar 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 29 Aug 1950; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Rebecca Witmer was born 8 Nov 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 26 May 1967, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Sarah Witmer was born 25 Sep 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1952; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Rev. John Wesley Witmer was born 27 May 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 14 Feb 1960; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Edmund B. Witmer was born 3 Mar 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 5 Nov 1960, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Minerva Witmer was born 23 Jan 1883, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1906; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 10.  Abraham Swartz was born 12 Mar 1852, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Jacob Schwartz and Maria Hunsperger); died 12 Oct 1932; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Abraham married Susannah Bergey 19 Nov 1872. Susannah (daughter of Jacob Bergey and Elizabeth Eby) was born 5 Oct 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Feb 1925; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Susannah Bergey was born 5 Oct 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Jacob Bergey and Elizabeth Eby); died 9 Feb 1925; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Isaiah Swartz was born Abt 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. 5. Jemima Schwartz was born 5 Sep 1875, Brant Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario; died 1971; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Priscilla Swartz was born 13 Jun 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Minerva Swartz was born 13 Aug 1880, Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, USA; died 15 Oct 1954, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Lydia Ann Swartz was born Abt 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    6. Hannah Swartz was born Abt 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    7. Susannah "Susie" Swartz was born 30 May 1886, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 2 Apr 1979, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Wellington Swartz was born 9 Mar 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Oliver Swartz was born Abt 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    10. Mary Elizabeth Swartz was born 3 Feb 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 12 Jan 1979, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Reginald Gushard was born Jan 1898, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

  5. 12.  Amos M. Shantz was born 15 Jun 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Joshua Y. Shantz and Magdalena Martin); died 9 Feb 1920; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Amos married Esther C. Cressman 3 Dec 1873. Esther (daughter of Samuel S. Cressman and Barbara Cressman) was born 20 Jan 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 4 Sep 1919, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Esther C. Cressman was born 20 Jan 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Samuel S. Cressman and Barbara Cressman); died 4 Sep 1919, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Jonathan Shantz was born 12 Oct 1873, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Dec 1939, Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada; was buried , Sharon Mennonite Cemetery, Near Guersey, Saskatchewan.
    2. Nancy C. Shantz was born 24 Jan 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 2 Dec 1958; was buried , Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Selina Shantz was born 22 Mar 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 11 Dec 1958, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Addison Cressman Shantz was born 22 Aug 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 15 Apr 1958, Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada; was buried 18 Apr 1958, Sharon Mennonite Cemetery, Guernsey, Saskatchewan.
    5. 6. Samuel C. Shantz was born 29 Feb 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 29 Jun 1947; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Magdalena Shantz was born 29 May 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    7. Barbara Shantz was born 22 Sep 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    8. Elminda Shantz was born 6 Jan 1889, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Silva Shantz was born 26 Mar 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 2 Jun 1892; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  7. 14.  Moses S. Hallman was born 25 Mar 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Joseph C. Hallman and Salome Schmidt); died 14 Jan 1942, Rainham Township, Haldimand Co., Ontario?; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Moses — Veronica "Frances" Foreman. Veronica (daughter of John Foreman and Christina Sherk) was born 22 Sep 1858, , Haldimand Co., Ontario; died 1920; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Veronica "Frances" Foreman was born 22 Sep 1858, , Haldimand Co., Ontario (daughter of John Foreman and Christina Sherk); died 1920; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Saloma Hallman was born 4 Nov 1884, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. 7. Mary Ellen Hallman was born 27 Jul 1886, , Ontario, Canada; died 9 Aug 1948; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Dinia "Tena" Hallman was born 8 Dec 1887, , Ontario, Canada; died 3 Apr 1951; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Sarah E. Hallman was born 4 Sep 1889, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Estella Hallman was born Sep 1890, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    6. Lucy I. Hallman was born 4 Jun 1891, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    7. Ivan Clement Hallman was born 10 May 1900, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.