Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Abraham Tohman, Sr.

Abraham Tohman, Sr.

Male 1805 - 1867  (62 years)

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  • Name Abraham Tohman 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 7 Jan 1805  , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 111E, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Historic Building Abt 1845  Abraham Thoman's Relocated Barn, 10 Huron Road, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bricker Barn 
    • Bricker Barn originally located in Waterloo Township, Waterloo County. Constructed around 1845. Original owner, Abraham and Mary Thoman. Gift of John Steckley, 1976
    Name Abram Toman 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence Wilmot Township - Concession 3 Lot 14, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Home of Abram and Mary Tohman Lot 14 Concession 3 Wilmot Township. right side is the original left side was addition. House is now demolished.
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00122-7513 
    Died 12 Dec 1867  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Cause: palsy 
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I11175  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father Valentine Tohman,   b. 1769,   d. Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah Derstein,   b. 9 Oct 1771, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 9 Jan 1804  , Montgomery Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F3183  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Bricker,   b. 1805, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Children 
     1. Amos B. Tohman,   b. 11 Nov 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1907, Harrison, Clare, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Rebecca B. Tohman,   b. 11 Apr 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1904  (Age 74 years)
     3. Leah Tohman,   b. 18 Apr 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1902  (Age 71 years)
     4. Toman
     5. Samuel Bricker Toman,   b. 28 Mar 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1922, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     6. Abraham Tohman, Jr.,   b. 29 Jan 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Sarah Tohman,   b. 1 Jul 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Joseph Toman,   b. 12 Oct 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1920, Richmond, Osceola, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Mary Tohman,   b. 18 Jan 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1919  (Age 75 years)
     10. Susannah Tohman,   b. 14 Jan 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1935, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F3184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Abram Tohman, "the eldest, was born in 1804. He was married to Mary, eldest daughter of Samuel and Rebecca (Eby) Bricker. She was born November 3rd, 1806. After their marriage they resided on her father's old homestead near Freeport, Ontario, until February 25th, 1846, when the moved to Wilmot Township, a little west of New Dundee where they resided until his death which occurred December 12th, 1867. After his death the widow had her home with her son, Samuel, who now possesses the old homestead. She died December 27th, 1893."


      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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      On the 12 of Dec, in Waterloo County; Ontario, of palsy, Abm. Toman, aged 62 years, 11 months and 5 days. He was buried at the Blenheim meeting-house Burying-ground, where appropriate funeral discourses were delivered.


      HERALD OF TRUTH, Feb 1868, page 31

  • 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..., 537.

    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..., 327.

    3. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Feb 1868, page 31 - Death notice of Abram Tohman.

    4. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of Abraham Toman who died Dec 12, 1867 aged 62 years 11 mos & 5 d's

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 24 Household Number 106.
      Mary was living with her son Samuel in Wilmot in 1881.

    6. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 13.
      Abraham TOMAN Farmer USA Mennonite 48
      Mary TOMAN USA Mennonite 46
      Samuel TOMAN USA Mennonite 19
      Abram TOMAN USA Mennonite 17
      Sarah TOMAN USA Mennonite 15
      Joseph TOMAN USA Mennonite 12
      Mary TOMAN USA Mennonite 8
      Susanna TOMAN USA Mennonite 6
      George GOLE USA Mennonite 3

    7. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 2 Page 10.

    8. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 57.

    9. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 13.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jan 1805 - , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 111E, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - Bricker Barn - Abt 1845 - Abraham Thoman's Relocated Barn, 10 Huron Road, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Wilmot Township - Concession 3 Lot 14, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: palsy - 12 Dec 1867 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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