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

Family: Deacon David Z. Martin / Rebecca Shantz (F5029)

m. 2 Sep 1838


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  • Father | Male
    Deacon David Z. Martin

    Born  30 Aug 1815  Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Sep 1894   
    Buried    Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  2 Sep 1838  [1, 2]  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Mary Johnson | F2597 
    Married     
    Father  Peter Martin | F1834 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anna Zimmerman | F1834 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Rebecca Shantz

    Born  3 Mar 1815  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Jun 1876  South Of St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Christian Shantz | F4993 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Hannah Paul | F4993 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Rachel Martin

    Born  7 May 1839  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Sep 1921   
    Buried    Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Eli Martin | F14122 
    Married  15 Mar 1859  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    Absalom Martin

    Born  1 Nov 1840  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Sep 1887  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Leah Musselman | F3218 
    Married  21 Oct 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    Henry Martin

    Born  4 Sep 1842  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 Mar 1845   
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    Rev. Josiah Martin

    Born  13 Aug 1845  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Mar 1918   
    Buried    McBride Cemetery, McBride, Montcalm, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sarah Clemmer | F2690 
    Married  29 Nov 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    David Martin

    Born  22 Apr 1847  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Mar 1850   
    Buried    Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    Rev. Paul S. Martin

    Born  14 Feb 1849  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Mar 1914  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Susannah Lichty | F2824 
    Married  24 Sep 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Reesor | F167923 
    Married     
    Spouse  Elizabeth Bauman | F14100 
    Married  10 Jul 1892  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Lydia Martin

    Born  11 May 1850  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Apr 1915   
    Buried    Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  David E. Cressman | F2925 
    Married  13 Feb 1877   

    Child 8 | Male
    Christian Martin

    Born  6 Jun 1853  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Jun 1853  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Female
    Rebecca S. Martin

    Born  10 Oct 1856  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Jan 1947   
    Buried    Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Male
    Manasseh Martin

    Born  29 Sep 1859  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Nov 1925  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Magdalena "Lena" Shantz | F2927 
    Married  1 Mar 1887  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

  • 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..., 48.

    2. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 13 Sep 1838:39.
      2 Sept 1838 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. David Martin, Woolwich Tp, to Miss Rebecca Schantz, Waterloo Tp.