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

Elizabeth Muma

Female Cal 1789 - 1840  (~ 51 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Muma 
    Born CALC 4 Apr 1789  [1
    Gender Female 
    Birth 12 Dec 1794  of, Waterloo Twp., Region of Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 15 Dec 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Death 10 Dec 1841  [1
    Name Betsy Muma 
    Name Elizabeth Fordney 
    Eby ID Number 00035-3003.2 
    Person ID I12320  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Family Jacob Fordney,   b. 18 May 1781, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1852, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Children 
     1. Lydia B. Fordney,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Joseph B. Fordney,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Christian B. Fordney,   b. 1802, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Sophia M. Fordney,   b. 26 Nov 1808, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1835, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     5. Samuel B. Fordney,   b. 1809, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Anna B. Fordney,   b. 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Near Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. John B. Fortney,   b. 20 Sep 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1878, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • According to several informants, Betsy weighed over 300 pounds. When she died it was necessary to remove the door jam so the casket could be carried out. Michael was said to have been the smallest of the family and he weighed 250 pounds.1
      1
      doug@mumma.org 2007

  • Sources 
    1. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 24 Dec 1841 Page 52.
      Died 10 Dec 1841 In Waterloo, Elisabeth Fortny, wife of Jacob Fortny, died at age 52y 8m, 6 dys.

    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..., 664.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 12 Dec 1794 - of, Waterloo Twp., Region of Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Dec 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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