Waterloo Region Generations
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Leah Tohman

Leah Tohman[1]

Female 1831 - 1902  (71 years)

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  • Name Leah Tohman 
    Born 18 Apr 1831  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Otto 
    Residence Wilmot Township - Concession 3 Lot 14, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Methodist 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Ep. Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00122-7516 
    Died 30 Aug 1902  [5
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I11196  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    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 John Otto,   b. 19 Oct 1819, , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1886  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 6 Nov 1849  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Otto,   b. Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jonas Otto,   b. 1 Sep 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
     3. John Otto,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Susannah Otto,   b. 29 Jan 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1926, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Samuel Otto,   b. 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1855  (Age 2 years)
     6. Mary Otto,   b. 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. John T. Otto,   b. 2 Mar 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1921, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     8. Abraham Toman Otto,   b. 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     9. Amos T. Otto,   b. 10 Mar 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Leah Otto,   b. 26 Mar 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1866  (Age 0 years)
     11. Emiline "Emma" Otto,   b. 14 Jun 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1942, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     12. Moses Otto,   b. 15 Jul 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1948  (Age 78 years)
     13. Owen T. Otto,   b. 19 Mar 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 77 years)
     14. Elmina Otto,   b. 23 Jul 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1944, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F3188  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

  • Notes 
    • Leah Tohman, "was born April 18th, 1831. On November 6th, 1849, she was married to John Otto, a farmer. They reside in Wilmot Township, near New Dundee. To them is born a family of twelve 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. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 14.

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 13 Household Number 60.

    5. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of/ John Otto/ died June 29, 1886/ aged 66 yrs 8 mos 20 dys/ Leah Toman/ died Aug 30, 1902/ aged 71 yrs 4 mos 12 dys/

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

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 13.

    8. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 9.

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

    10. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages, Baptisms, and Burials By Rev’d Willhelm Schmidt, Wilmot #145.
      Johannes Otto, 28, to Lea Dohmann, 19. 6 Nov. 1849. Rev. Schmidt. Wit. Valentin Otto and James Marle.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Apr 1831 - 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 MapsMarried - 6 Nov 1849 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ep. Methodist - 1871 - 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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