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

Family: Isaac Witmer / Leah Bear (F1163)

m. 5 Nov 1867


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  • Father | Male
    Isaac Witmer

    Born  3 Apr 1842  Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Jan 1929  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Rosebank Community Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  5 Nov 1867  [1, 2]  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Elizabeth Ann Doner | F5700 
    Married  1 Feb 1910   
    Father  Abraham Witmer | F537 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Catharine Groh | F537 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Leah Bear

    Born  2 Sep 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Aug 1908   
    Buried    Rosebank Community Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Rev. John G. Bear | F261996 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anna "Nancy" Pannabecker | F261996 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Emma Jane Witmer

    Born  14 Aug 1868  Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Feb 1961   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  William Spaetzel | F4887 
    Married  18 Jun 1885  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Nancy C. Witmer

    Born  30 Aug 1869  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1961   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Jacob Spaetzel | F5701 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Female
    Albertina Witmer

    Born  7 Jan 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Oct 1954   
    Buried    Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Noah K. Otterbein | F5897 
    Married     

    Child 4 | Male
    Jonas Witmer

    Born  17 Jan 1872  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Nov 1886   
    Buried    Rosebank Community Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    Deacon Isaiah B. Witmer

    Born  16 Mar 1874  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Aug 1950   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Jemima Schwartz | F5706 
    Married  20 Jun 1894   

    Child 6 | Female
    Rebecca Witmer

    Born  8 Nov 1875  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 May 1967  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Enoch S. Gingrich | F5401 
    Married  29 Dec 1896  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Sarah Witmer

    Born  25 Sep 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1952   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Samuel E. Schmitt | F5704 
    Married  13 Mar 1901   

    Child 8 | Male
    Rev. John Wesley Witmer

    Born  27 May 1879  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Feb 1960   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Adah "Ada" Bechtel | F3236 
    Married     
    Spouse  Almeda Hallman | F5695 
    Married     
    Spouse  Selina Knechtel | F5696 
    Married  10 Jan 1922   
    Spouse  Minnie Frances Langille | F15232 
    Married     

    Child 9 | Male
    Edmund B. Witmer

    Born  3 Mar 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Nov 1960  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Lovina Hallman | F19889 
    Married  7 Oct 1903   

    Child 10 | Female
    Minerva Witmer

    Born  23 Jan 1883  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1906   
    Buried    Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Herbert Herner | F6031 
    Married     

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Isaac Witmer February 28, 1929.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Isaac Wittmer, 25, res. Guelph tp, b. Guelph tp, son of Abraham & Katharina, married 9 Nov 1867 Lea Baer, 28, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of John & Nancy