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

Manasseh Toman[1, 2]

Male 1878 - 1960  (82 years)

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  • Name Manasseh Toman 
    Born 20 Sep 1878  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00122-7517.17 
    Died 21 Oct 1960  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: stroke 
    Person ID I11230  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hunsberger,   b. 4 Jun 1836, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1914, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 14 May 1862  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Family ID F803  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elsie Biehn,   b. 18 Dec 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1947, Humboldt, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1902  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Willard Hedley Toman,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Gertrude Toman,   b. 2 Feb 1903, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1929, Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     3. Mary Elizabeth Toman,   b. 4 Jan 1904, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1964, Lanigan, , Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. Loretta Elsie Toman,   b. 1 Mar 1910,   d. 18 Nov 1981  (Age 71 years)
     5. Clarence Earl Toman,   b. 29 Jul 1915, Guernsey, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 2003  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F12629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

  • Notes 
    • Toman, Manassa, son of Samuel and Elizabeth (Hunsberger) Toman, was born Sept. 21, 1878, at New Dundee, Ont.; died of a stroke at Kitchener, Ont., Oct. 21, 1960; aged 82 y. 1 m. On March 26, 1902, he was married to Elsie Biehn, who died Sept. 29, 1947. Two daughters, 6 brothers, and 6 sisters also preceded him in death. Surviving are 4 children (Mary Elizabeth --Mrs. Allen Cressman, Loretta Elsie-Mrs. Wesley Shantz, and Clarence Earl, all of Guernsey, Sask.; and Willard Hedly, Kitchener, Ont.), 19 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, one brother (Abraham, New Dundee, Ont.), and one sister (Mrs. Samanda Didson, Collingwood, Ont.). He was a member of the Breslau Church. In 1960 he homesteaded near Guernsey, Sask., and was a member of the Sharon Church. Services at the Breslau Church were in charge of J. B. Martin, and at Sharon, Guernsey, Sask., on Oct. 25, in charge of Stanley D. Shantz.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. LIII, Number 47 - December 6, 1960, Page 1054 1055

  • 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..., 538.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Gertrude Toman - Feb. 2, 1903.

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Manassa Toman Born: 20 Sep 1878 County: Waterloo Father: Samuel Toman Mother: Elizabeth Hunsperger

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 24 Household Number 106.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 6, 1960 - Obituary of Manassa Toman.

    6. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 24.

    7. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Samuel Thomann, farmer of Wilmot married 6 Oct 1857 to Lydia Hunschberger of Wilmot.

    8. [S79] Marriage Invitation - Leone Sherk Collection.
      Biehn, Elsie & Manassa Toman - Marriage invite 1902.jpg
      Biehn, Elsie & Manassa Toman - Marriage invite 1902.jpg


  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1878 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Mar 1902 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: stroke - 21 Oct 1960 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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