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

Johann "John" Sitler[1, 2, 3]

Male 1811 - 1876  (65 years)


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  • Name Johann "John" Sitler 
    Born 2 Nov 1811  Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 011, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Name John Sitler 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00114-7203 
    Died 15 Dec 1876  [10
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I10814  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father Martin Sitler,   b. 3 Feb 1775, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth Yarian,   b. 3 Feb 1775, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Clemmer,   b. 21 Dec 1812, Franconia Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1877  (Age 64 years) 
    Children 
     1. Jonathan Sitler,   b. 8 Jun 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1880  (Age 45 years)
     2. Sarah Sitler,   b. 2 Jan 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1913, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Leah Sitler,   b. 2 Sep 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Nancy Sitler,   b. 17 Feb 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1891  (Age 51 years)
     5. Eliza Sittler,   b. 1842, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Henry C. Sitler,   b. 16 Feb 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Louisa Sitler,   b. 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Anna Elizabeth Sitler,   b. 8 Dec 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Samuel Sitler,   b. 14 Nov 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1847  (Age 1 years)
     10. John C. Sitler,   b. 29 Jul 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1904, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     11. Isaac Sitler,   b. 10 Aug 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1902, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     12. Jacob Sitler,   b. 9 Jul 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Susannah Sitler,   b. 5 Sep 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1906, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     14. Moses Sitler,   b. 12 Mar 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F2685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Nov 1811 - Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 011, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John Sitler, "was born in Columbus, Ohio, November 2nd, 1811. His parents, Martin and Elizabeth Sitler, had moved to Ohio, from Pennsylvania, a few years before he was born. He came to Canada when a young man and was married to Sarah Clemmer, widow of Jacob Ziegler. She was born December 21st, 1812, and died January 4th, 1877. She had one son, named Aaron, with her first husband. See Aaron Ziegler's family. They resided on the farm now possessed by Menno S. Shantz nearly three miles north of Waterloo where they had family of twelve 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. [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..., 365.

    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..., 449.

    3. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      Hier ruhet/ Johann Sitler/ geb. 2 Nov. 1811/ gest. 15 Dec. 1876/ Alt. 65 Jah. 1 Mo./ und 13 Tage/

      Cemetery stone gives Johann, Eby states John.

    4. [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..., 483.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 16.
      John SITTLER Farmer Pennsylvania MN 41
      Sarrah SITTLER wife Pennsylvania MN 39
      Jonathan SITTLER son Canada MN 17
      Sarah SITTLER daughter Canada MN 15
      Lea SITTLER daughter Canada MN 14
      Anna SITTLER daughter Canada MN 12
      Henry SITTLER son Canada MN 10
      Louisa SITTLER daughter Canada MN 8
      John SITTLER son Canada MN 6
      Isaac SITTLER son Canada MN 3

    6. [S2222] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township (North) - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 4.

    7. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 53.

    8. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 16.

    9. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 10 Page 80.

    10. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.