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

John B. Fortney[1, 2]

Male 1814 - 1878  (63 years)


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  • Name John B. Fortney 
    Born 20 Sep 1814  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Name Johann Fordny  [3
    Residence 1836  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number 00035-3007 
    Died 1 Jan 1878  Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12330  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Elizabeth Muma,   b. CALC 4 Apr 1789,   d. 15 Dec 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Family ID F3428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Maria "Mary" Diemert,   b. 24 May 1815, Dettwiller, Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1875, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1836  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. David Furtney,   b. 14 Oct 1837, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1913, Mildmay, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Elizabeth Furtney,   b. 11 Nov 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1928, , Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Daniel Furtney,   b. 18 Apr 1844, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1872, Deemerton, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     4. Jonas Fordney,   b. 1845, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Andrew Furtney,   b. 26 Jun 1847, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1927, Deemerton, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Catharine Fordney,   b. 15 Dec 1851, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1937, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     7. Mary Anne Fordney,   b. 20 Nov 1856, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1814 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1836 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Sep 1836 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jan 1878 - Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John B. Fordney, "was married to Mary Diemer. They reside in Carrick Township, Bruce County, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming. They had a family"

      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..., 664.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Nicholas Schwartz Born: Waterloo Res: Waterloo Age: 21 Father: Peter Mother: Anna Maria Born: 1837 Spouse: Elisabeth Fortin Age: 17 born: Wilmot Township Res: Wellesley Township Born: 1841 Father: John Mother: Anna Maria married 3 Nov 1858 county: Waterloo

    3. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 29 Sep 1836:49.
      20 Sep 1836 Rev. Benjamin Eby m. Johann Fordny to Mary Diemert, formerly of Germany, all of Waterloo.