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

Menno Devitt

Male 1850 - 1932  (81 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Menno Devitt was born 6 Oct 1850, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Barnabas Devitt and Magdalena Shoemaker); died 17 Mar 1932, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 19 Mar 1932, Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Menno married Mary Ann Sauder 22 Sep 1881, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Mary (daughter of Joseph Sauder and Christina Margaret Kalfass) was born 4 Aug 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 2 Nov 1930, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 5 Nov 1930, Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Essie Adelia Devitt was born 13 Mar 1883, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 10 Nov 1954, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 12 Nov 1954, Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Bertha Devitt was born 9 Mar 1885, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Hildah Devitt was born 27 May 1887, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Stanley Devitt was born 15 Dec 1889, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Mary Evangeline Devitt was born 30 Mar 1892, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 26 Jan 1977, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States; was buried , Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Leroy Devitt was born 15 May 1894, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Barnabas Devitt was born 25 Mar 1807, , New Jersey (son of Dennis Devitt and Mary Martin); died 20 Jan 1891, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Barnabas married Magdalena Shoemaker 1 May 1831, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Magdalena (daughter of John Shoemaker and Mary Shantz) was born 20 Nov 1811, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 12 Nov 1907; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Magdalena ShoemakerMagdalena Shoemaker was born 20 Nov 1811, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (daughter of John Shoemaker and Mary Shantz); died 12 Nov 1907; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Devitt
    2. Jacob Devitt was born 13 Mar 1832, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 31 May 1832; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. John Devitt was born 7 Apr 1833, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Dec 1901, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Mayor Benjamin Devitt was born 10 Jul 1835, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 4 Sep 1910, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Isaac Devitt was born 22 Jan 1837, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Sep 1907, Nelson Twp., Halton Co., Ontario; was buried , Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. David Devitt was born 12 Aug 1839, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1915; was buried , Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Magdalena Devitt was born 4 Aug 1841, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 10 Oct 1842, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Abraham Devitt was born 1 Dec 1841, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 5 May 1893, Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Mary A. Devitt was born 1 Feb 1844, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1914; was buried , Columbia Furnace Union Church Cemetery, Columbia Furnace, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States.
    10. Barnabas Devitt was born 18 Aug 1846, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    11. Magdalena Devitt was born 13 Aug 1848, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 19 Oct 1849.
    12. 1. Menno Devitt was born 6 Oct 1850, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 17 Mar 1932, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 19 Mar 1932, Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    13. Matthew Devitt was born 7 Oct 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 10 Jun 1856; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    14. Louisa Devitt was born 20 Sep 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Dennis Devitt was born Abt 1790, , Ireland; died Yes, date unknown.

    Dennis — Mary Martin. Mary was born Abt 1790, of, Sussex Co., New Jersey; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Mary Martin was born Abt 1790, of, Sussex Co., New Jersey; died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. Joseph Devitt, The Dionne died Yes, date unknown.
    2. James Devitt was born 1805, , New Jersey; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. 2. Barnabas Devitt was born 25 Mar 1807, , New Jersey; died 20 Jan 1891, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Barbara Devitt was born 2 Dec 1809, , New Jersey; died 19 Aug 1847, , Ontario, Canada; was buried , Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada.
    5. Dennis Devitt was born 18 Aug 1813, , New Jersey; died 1 Jun 1880, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Mary Devitt was born 30 Aug 1815, , Ontario, Canada; died 28 Jun 1848; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 6.  John Shoemaker was born 12 May 1775, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (son of Jacob Shoemaker and Mary Tyson); died 30 Jan 1828, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania.

    John married Mary Shantz 2 May 1797. Mary (daughter of Isaac Shantz and Barbara Rife) was born 13 Mar 1775, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 6 Apr 1866, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Mary Shantz was born 13 Mar 1775, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (daughter of Isaac Shantz and Barbara Rife); died 6 Apr 1866, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Jacob S. Shoemaker was born 24 Apr 1798, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 20 Mar 1875, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Isaac Shoemaker was born 11 Jul 1800, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 15 Apr 1805.
    3. John S. Shoemaker was born 12 Jan 1803, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 19 Feb 1828, , Pennsylvania, USA.
    4. Barbara Shoemaker was born 21 Mar 1805, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 12 Nov 1877, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA.
    5. Mary "Polly" Shoemaker was born 28 May 1808, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    6. Joseph Shoemaker was born 28 Sep 1810, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 6 Oct 1810, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania.
    7. 3. Magdalena Shoemaker was born 20 Nov 1811, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 12 Nov 1907; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Veronica Shoemaker was born 2 Feb 1815, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 20 Jul 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. David Shantz Shoemaker was born 7 Jan 1820, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 6 Jan 1892, Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan, USA; was buried , Riverside Cemetery, Three Rivers, St. Joseph Co., Michigan, USA..


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Jacob Shoemaker was born 27 Jul 1754, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (son of Jacob Shoemaker and Susannah Schueler); died 19 Nov 1847, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Jacob — Mary Tyson. Mary (daughter of Tyson) was born 7 Apr 1752, Of, Frederick Twp., Montgomer Co., Pennslvania; died 12 Jul 1803. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Mary Tyson was born 7 Apr 1752, Of, Frederick Twp., Montgomer Co., Pennslvania (daughter of Tyson); died 12 Jul 1803.
    Children:
    1. Jacob Shoemaker was born CA 1773, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. 6. John Shoemaker was born 12 May 1775, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 30 Jan 1828, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania.
    3. George Shoemaker, Sr. was born 6 Feb 1778, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 24 Nov 1864, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Elizabeth Shoemaker was born 18 May 1789, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 24 Nov 1879.
    5. Maria "Mary" Shoemaker was born 1 Jan 1793, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 6 Feb 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada.

  3. 14.  Isaac Shantz was born 14 Jan 1748, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (son of Jacob Shantz and Magdalena Erb); died 11 Oct 1802, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA.

    Isaac married Barbara Rife 4 May 1774. Barbara (daughter of Christian Rife and Veronica Reiff) was born 12 Sep 1753, Of, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died 1820, South Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 15.  Barbara Rife was born 12 Sep 1753, Of, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of Christian Rife and Veronica Reiff); died 1820, South Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. 7. Mary Shantz was born 13 Mar 1775, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 6 Apr 1866, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Abraham Shantz was born 15 Dec 1776, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died 28 Dec 1856, Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA.
    3. Christian R. Shantz was born 13 Feb 1779, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 9 Nov 1856, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Jacob Shantz was born 11 Oct 1781, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died 1 Jul 1867, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Isaac Shantz was born 23 Apr 1783, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 12 Dec 1854, South-East Of Berlin, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. David Shantz was born 7 Mar 1787, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 8 Apr 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Veronica Shantz was born 14 Nov 1789, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died 27 Jul 1876, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Samuel Shantz was born 7 Jul 1792, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA; died 19 Dec 1792, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA.
    9. Joseph R. Shantz was born 24 Jun 1795, Near Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 19 Mar 1882; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.