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

Benjamin Rudy[1, 2, 3]

Male 1837 - 1890  (52 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Rudy 
    Born 13 Oct 1837  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00097-5462 
    Died 23 Apr 1890  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6
    Buried Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I1043  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Daniel Rudy,   b. 4 Dec 1796, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1857  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Barbara Rosenberger,   b. 29 Jan 1804, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1885  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Hoffman,   b. 20 Apr 1844, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1894, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10, 11
    Children 
     1. William H. Rudy,   b. 24 Apr 1864, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1947, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Menno Rudy,   b. 16 Jan 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. Nancy Rudy,   b. 19 Sep 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1947, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Sarah Ann Rudy,   b. 21 Dec 1868, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Barbara Rudy,   b. 19 Jan 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1925, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     6. Magdalena Rudy,   b. 31 Jul 1872, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1943, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     7. Elenor "Ellen" Rudy,   b. 6 Oct 1874, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1945, Redlands, San Bernardino, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. Mary Ann Rudy,   b. 8 May 1877, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1877  (Age 0 years)
     9. Mary Etta Rudy,   b. 8 May 1877, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1877  (Age 0 years)
     10. Jeremiah Rudy,   b. 24 Jul 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1953, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     11. Josiah Rudy,   b. 24 Jul 1878, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1947, Regina, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     12. Hannah Rudy,   b. 6 Mar 1880, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Elias H. Rudy,   b. 13 Jun 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1945, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     14. Lucy Ann Rudy,   b. 3 Nov 1884, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Rudy, "was born October 13th, 1837, and died in Wellesley Township, near Bamberg, Ontario, where he resided, April 23rd, 1890. On November 7th, 1863, he was married to Mary Ann Hoffman who was born April 20th, 1844, and died in Wilmot Township, near the Schmidt Mennonite Meeting House, April 27th, 1894. To them were born a family of fourteen children".


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • 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..., 210.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 804.

    3. [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..., 198.

    4. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 1 Page 46.

    5. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Benjamin Rudy, aged 25 res Woolwich born Woolwich son of Daniel Rudy and Barbara Rotenburg married 2 Nov 1862 to Mary Ann Hoffman, aged 18 res. Woolwich Twp. born Waterloo Twp. daughter of Jacob Hoffman and Ellen Hamlin.

    6. [S155] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Erb Street Mennonite CC#4512 Internet Link.
      Benjamin Rudy born / Oct.13,1837 / died / Apr.23,1890 / aged / 52 yrs 6 mos 10 ds

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 27.

    8. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 54.

    9. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Div 1 Pg 46.
      Peter GREYERBIEHL M M 29 German Ontario Farmer Roman Catholic
      Margaretha GREYERBIEHL F M 24 German Ontario Roman Catholic

    10. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Benjamin Rudy, aged 25 res Woolwich born Woolwich son fo Daniel Rudy and Barbara Rotenburg married 2 Nov 1862 to Mary Ann Hoffman, aged 18 res. Woolwich Twp. born Waterloo Twp. daughter of Jacob Hoffman and Ellen Hamlin.

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Rudy Benjamin, 25, Woolwich, Woolwich, son of Daniel and Barbara (Rosenberger), married 2 Nov 1862 Mary An Hoffman, 18, Woolwich, Waterloo, daughter of Jacob and Ellen (Hamlin)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Oct 1837 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Nov 1862 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Apr 1890 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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