Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Rebecca B. Tohman

Rebecca B. Tohman[1]

Female 1829 - 1904  (74 years)

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  • Name Rebecca B. Tohman 
    Born 11 Apr 1829  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Rebecca B. Gehl 
    Name Rebecca Toman 
    Residence 1850  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence Wilmot Township - Concession 3 Lot 14, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00122-7515 
    Died 28 Feb 1904  [8
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I11190  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Abraham Tohman, Sr.,   b. 7 Jan 1805, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F3184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Richard Gehl,   b. 16 Mar 1825, , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1909, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1850  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7, 9
    Richard Gehl & Rebecca Toman
    Richard Gehl & Rebecca Toman
    Children 
     1. George Gehl,   b. 3 Aug 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Marian Gehl,   b. 20 Jul 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Isaac Gehl,   b. 19 May 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Abraham Gehl,   b. 30 Apr 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1894, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     5. Levi Gehl,   b. 5 Sep 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1942  (Age 77 years)
     6. Melvina Gehl,   b. 27 Jan 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1921, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Rebecca Toman
    Rebecca Toman
    Rebecca Tohman
    Rebecca Tohman
    image from: Roots, Shoots & Fruits by Reta Mae (Coleman) Toman

  • Notes 
    • Rebecca Tohman, "was born April 11th, 1829. On March 19th, 1850, she was married to Richard Gehl, a farmer. They reside on her grandfather's (old Samuel Bricker) old place near Freeport, Ontario. To them was born a family of four children".1

      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..., 327.

    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..., 538.

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-3 Page 1.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 31.
      Rebecca GEHL Birthplace: Canada Age 23 Mennonite b. 8-Apr
      birth date differs from Ezra Eby's book

    5. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 13.

    6. [S2575] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 3 Page 2.

    7. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 7 Page 46.

    8. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      In memory of/ Rebecca Thoman/ wife of/ Richard Gehl/ died Feb. 28/ 1904/ aged 74 yrs.11 mo./ & 17 days/ A faithful friend a companion dear/ A tender mother lieth here/ Great is the loss that we sustain/ But hope in heaven to meet again

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Richard Gehl, 25, farmer of Waterloo married 19 Mar 1850 in Greenbush bybanns to Rebecca Tomann, 21, of Waterloo, wit: George H. Clemmens - farmer of Waterloo & Samuel Tomann - farmer of Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Apr 1829 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Mar 1850 - Greenbush (Kitchener), 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo 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 MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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