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

Anna B. Martin[1, 2, 3]

Female 1855 - 1936  (81 years)


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  • Name Anna B. Martin 
    Born 19 Jan 1855  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Female 
    Name Anna B. Gingerich 
    Name Nancy B. Martin 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4570 
    Died 14 Mar 1936  [4
    Buried Pike Cemetery, Ephrata, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I11467  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father John Martin Martin,   b. 12 Mar 1827, Near St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1902  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Rachel Bricker,   b. 20 Jun 1831, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1911  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1848  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F3446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elias M. Gingerich,   b. 8 May 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1940  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1876  [4
    Children 
     1. Sidney Gingerich,   b. 10 Jan 1877, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1940, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Leah Gingerich,   b. 23 Mar 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lavina Gingerich,   b. 29 May 1881, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1959, Ephrata, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Amos Gingerich,   b. 23 Nov 1883, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888  (Age 4 years)
     5. Rachel Gingerich,   b. 8 May 1885, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elias M. Gingrich,   b. 8 Sep 1887, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1966, Ephrata, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Moses M. Gingerich,   b. 30 Dec 1889, , , Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1934, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     8. John Gingerich,   b. Abt 1891, Of, May City, Osceola, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F1859  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Nancy Martin, "is married to Elias Gingerich. They reside in May City, Iowa."


      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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      Gingrich.-Nancy, daughter of the late John M. and Rachel (Bricker) Martin, was born Jan. 19, 1855; died Mar. 14, 1936; aged 81 y. 1 m. 25 d. On Jan. 18, 1876, she was united in marriage to Chas.[should read Elias] Gingrich. To this union 9 children were born. She was preceded in death by 3 sons (Amos in 1888, Moses in 1934, Menno in 1936) and 1 daughter (Rachel). She leaves her aged husband, 3 sons (Sidney, Elias, and John, all of near Myerstown, Pa.), 2 daughters (Leah, wife of Jacob M. Brubaker, with whom she resided; Lovina, wife of Elam Martin, deceased, both of near Lincoln, Pa.), 46 grandchildren, 62 great-grandchildren, also many other relatives and friends. She was the last of a family of five to pass away. She was a devoted wife and mother and was beloved by all who knew her. She was a member of the Mennonite Church for 62 years, and tried to follow the meek and lowly Jesus to the best of her knowledge and ability. She was true and faithful to the end. She was confined to her bed only nine days before her death. Several days before her death she had a clear vision of the glory world and spoke about what she saw. Funeral services were conducted at the house by Bro. Frank Hurst and at the Pike Mennonite Church by Bro. Amos Martin in English and Bro. Joseph Hostetter in German. Text, Rev. 14: 12, 13. Burial in adjoining cemetery.

      "We have lost our dear, sweet mother,
      She no more on earth shall roam;
      And there'll never be another
      Who can take her place at home."
      2a


      Gospel Herald, April 16, 1936 - Vol. XXIX, No.3 - page 62, 63

  • 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..., 59.

    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..., 698.

    3. [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..., 312.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 16, 1936 - Obituary of Anna B. Martin.

    5. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonit Society #99.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jan 1855 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pike Cemetery, Ephrata, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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