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

Elizabeth "Betsy" Devitt

Female 1843 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Elizabeth "Betsy" Devitt 
    Born 17 Feb 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Betsy Devitt 
    Name Elizabeth "Betsy" Carr 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Residence 1868  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Evangelical 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00030-2347 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I12839  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2022 

    Father Dennis Devitt,   b. 18 Aug 1813, , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1880, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Keller,   b. 29 Jan 1819, , York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1896, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 2 May 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7, 8, 9
    Family ID F3544  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Carr,   b. 1840, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 Oct 1868  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Emily Melvina Carr,   b. 30 Aug 1871, Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary M. Carr,   b. CALC 6 Jan 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1884, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 9 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F3550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Devitt, "was born February 17th, 1843. She is married to Henry Carr. They reside in Batavia, New York State. Of their family of six children five are dead. The only one living is a daughter named Emily Melvina, aged about twenty-three years."


      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..., 532.

    2. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 28.
      Elisabetha DAVITT Birthplace: Canada Age 8 Evangelical b. 10-Feb

    3. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div 1 Page 34.

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Carr aged 28 res Berlin born New York State son of Jacob and Catherine married 18 Oct 1868 to Elizabeth Devitt aged 25 res. Berlin born Waterloo daughter of Dennis and Magdalena

    5. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 3 Page 17.

    6. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 1 Page 4.

    7. [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..., 840.

    8. [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..., 531.

    9. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 4 May 1837:21.
      2 May 1837 Benjamin Eby m. Dennis Devitt to Magdalena Keller, both of Waterloo Township.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Feb 1843 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Oct 1868 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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