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

Absalom Martin[1, 2, 3]

Male 1840 - 1887  (46 years)


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  • Name Absalom Martin 
    Born 1 Nov 1840  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4495 
    Died 13 Sep 1887  [3, 4, 10, 12
    Cause: typhoid fever 
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I11382  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Deacon David Z. Martin,   b. 30 Aug 1815, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1894  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Shantz,   b. 3 Mar 1815, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1876, South Of St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 14
    Family ID F5029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leah Musselman,   b. 3 May 1844, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1921  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7
    Children 
     1. Urias Martin,   b. 30 Jan 1864, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1885  (Age 21 years)
     2. David M. Martin,   b. 12 Sep 1865, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1924  (Age 58 years)
     3. Paul M. Martin,   b. 9 Jul 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1937  (Age 70 years)
     4. Rebecca Martin,   b. 5 Aug 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1943  (Age 73 years)
     5. Esther Martin,   b. 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lydia M. Martin,   b. 4 Feb 1873, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1946, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. Absalom Martin,   b. 25 Apr 1873, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1874  (Age 0 years)
     8. Absalom Martin, II,   b. 23 Sep 1874, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Leah Martin,   b. 1876, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Susannah Martin,   b. 25 Jul 1879, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1956  (Age 76 years)
     11. Ananias M. Martin,   b. 20 Oct 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1960  (Age 78 years)
     12. Sophiana Martin,   b. 1884, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 72 years)
     13. Nancy Martin,   b. 14 Jun 1886, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1952  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Nov 1840 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1862 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Oct 1862 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Absalom Martin, "was born November 1st, 1840, and died September 13th, 1887. On October 21st, 1862, he was married to Leah Musselman. They resided on the old "Jacob Cress Farm", adjoining that of his father's farm on the west. They have had a family of twelve children...The mother, since the decease of Mr. Martin, was married to Deacon Menno S. Shantz."


      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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      MARTIN.-On the of September, in Waterloo county, Ontario, of typhoid fever, Absalom Martin, aged about 54 years. He was buried on the 16th. He leaves a large family and many relatives and friends to mourn his departure from their midst.


      HERALD OF TRUTH , Vol. XXIV, Number 21, November 1, 1887 - pg 333

  • 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..., 429.

    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..., 91.

    3. [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..., 126.

    4. [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..., 48.

    5. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div 4, Page 57.

    6. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Film 1375901 District 162 Sub-district A Division 1 Page Number 27 Household Number 118.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Absalom Martin Born: Woolwich Township Res: Woolwich Township Age: 21 Born: abt 1841 Father: David Mother: Rebecca Spouse: Leah Musalman Age: 18 Born: abt 1844 born: Woolwich Township Res: Woolwich Township Father: David Mother: Esther married 21 Oct 1862 county: Waterloo

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

    9. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 27.

    10. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, November 1, 1887 - Herald of Truth.

    11. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, District 13 Page 109.

    12. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 21.

    13. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    14. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 13 Sep 1838:39.
      2 Sept 1838 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. David Martin, Woolwich Tp, to Miss Rebecca Schantz, Waterloo Tp.