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

Benjamin S. Martin[1]

Male 1830 - 1917  (87 years)


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  • Name Benjamin S. Martin 
    Born 12 Jun 1830  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonist 
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4405 
    Died 9 Sep 1917  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Senile Debility 2-3 years 
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I10976  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Samuel Z. Martin,   b. 18 Mar 1805, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1855, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Susannah Shantz,   b. 24 Jan 1807, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1826  [9
    Family ID F4433  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes "Nancy" Snyder,   b. 3 Jun 1831, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1900  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1859  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Samuel S. Martin,   b. 15 May 1860, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1928, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Isaiah S. Martin,   b. 29 Jun 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jesse S. Martin,   b. 29 Jun 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Amanda S. Martin,   b. 19 Aug 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1922  (Age 57 years)
     5. Oliver S. Martin,   b. 28 Sep 1866, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1910  (Age 43 years)
     6. Melinda S. Martin,   b. 4 Nov 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1922  (Age 55 years)
     7. Magdalena S. Martin,   b. 10 Sep 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1869  (Age 0 years)
     8. Enoch S. Martin,   b. 8 Oct 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jun 1830 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Senile Debility 2-3 years - 9 Sep 1917 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Benjamin S. Martin, "the second son, was born June 12th, 1830. He was married, January 25th, 1859, to Nancy, daughter of Samuel and Mary (Detweiler) Schneider. She was born June 3rd, 1831. They reside near Roseville, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming. To them was born a family of eight 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.].

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      Kitchener, Sept. 10 - Benjamin S. Martin, one of Kitchener's best known and oldest residents, died at his home here last evening following a long illness. He was in his 88th year and was born in Woolwich township. He was engaged in farming at Roseville for many years. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. A. C. Beidel, of this city, and two brothers, Noah G., St. Jacobs, and Aaron, of Elmira.

      Elmira Signet Sep 13 1917

  • 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..., 298.

    2. [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..., 35.

    3. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      Come unto me and I will give you/ rest/ Benjamin S./ Martin/ died Sep.9,1917/ aged/ 87 yrs. 2 m 28 d/ Nancy Snyder/ his wife/ died June 16,1900/ aged 69 yrs. 13 ds/ Martin

    4. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 39.

    5. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 20.

    6. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 25 1911 Pg. 2.

    7. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 45.

    8. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 9 Page 69.

    9. [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..., 34.