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

Dennis K. Devitt[1]

Male 1844 - 1934  (89 years)


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  • Name Dennis K. Devitt 
    Born 27 Nov 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Laborer 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Evangelical 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    C. Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Income 
    Residence 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number 00030-2348 
    Died 15 May 1934  [4
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I12843  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 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  [1, 8, 11, 12
    Family ID F3544  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline Schweitzer,   b. 10 Nov 1844, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1925, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married Mar 1870  [10
    Children 
     1. Ezra S. Devitt,   b. 9 Aug 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ephraim J. Devitt,   b. 11 Aug 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Emanuel Devitt,   b. 1877, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928  (Age 51 years)
     4. Priscilla Devitt,   b. 1 Nov 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1971, Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F3551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Dennis Devitt, "was born November 27th, 1844. He is married to Caroline Schweitzer. They reside near Manheim, on the old "Latschaw Farm". Their family consists of four children"


      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..., 840.

    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..., 532.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-3 Page 3.

    4. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      In loving memory of/ Dennis K. Devitt/ born Nov. 27, 1844/ died May 15, 1934/ aged 89 yrs 6 mos/ Caroline Schweitzer/ wife of/ Dennis K. Devitt/ died Aug. 14, 1925/ aged 80 yrs 9 mos/ we shall meet again/ Devitt

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 28.
      Dennis DAVITT Birthplace: Canada Age 7 Evangelical b. 6-Nov

    6. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 6.

    7. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 9.

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

    9. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 75.

    10. [S514] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1871, Sect. 1 Page 47.

    11. [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.

    12. [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 - 27 Nov 1844 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - 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 MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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