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

Matthew Devitt

Male 1852 - 1856  (3 years)


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  • Name Matthew Devitt 
    Born 7 Oct 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00030-2341 
    Died 10 Jun 1856  [1, 2
    Cause: drowned 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I12816  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Barnabas Devitt,   b. 25 Mar 1807, , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1891, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Shoemaker,   b. 20 Nov 1811, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1907  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 1 May 1831  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F1513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Oct 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Matthew Devitt, "was born October 7th, 1852, and was drowned in the creek at Bridgeport, June 10th, 1856."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 530.

    2. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    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..., 452.

    4. [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..., 528.