Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Aaron K. Devitt

Aaron K. Devitt[1, 2]

Male 1856 - 1947  (90 years)

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  • Name Aaron K. Devitt 
    Born 17 Nov 1856  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Shirtmaker 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cutter Shirt Factory 
    Occupation 1911  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Shirt operator - shirt & collar factory 
    Residence 1911  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Evangelical Association 
    Sports 1913  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Champions 1913 Berlin Tigers Baseball Team 
    Kitchener-BerlinTigers-Baseball,TrolleyBaseChampions-1913.jpg
    Kitchener-BerlinTigers-Baseball,TrolleyBaseChampions-1913.jpg
    Name A. K. Devitt 
    Residence 1947  Agincourt, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Eby ID Number 00030-2354 
    Died 24 Aug 1947  Whitby, Whitby Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I12877  Generations
    Last Modified 22 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  [2, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F3544  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Schwartz,   b. 11 Nov 1859, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Roscoe Devitt,   b. 5 Jan 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1917  (Age 37 years)
     2. Orton S. Devitt,   b. 26 Apr 1883, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1957  (Age 74 years)
     3. Arvilla Devitt,   b. 3 Jul 1884, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Adela Devitt,   b. 24 Mar 1887, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lola Devitt,   b. 18 Jan 1889, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Armintha Devitt,   b. 16 Jul 1892, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F1686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Aaron Devitt, "was born November 17th, 1856. He resides in Berlin and is engaged as foreman in one of the departments by The Williams, Greene & Rome Company in manufacturing shirts, etc. He is married to Mary Schwartz and has a family of six 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. [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..., 367.

    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..., 840.

    3. [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..., 533.

    4. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-10 Page 3.

    5. [S192] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Mount Hope CC#4500 Internet Link.
      Devitt/ Orton Devitt/ died Sep. 20, 1957/ aged 74. 4 mts. 24 dys./ Sadie Ruppel/ wife of/ Orton Devitt/ died Apr. 13, 1920/ aged 38 yrs. 24 dys. . A . G. Mary/ Devitt/ Sept. 1, 1911/ May 27, 1984 (B) Father (C) Mother (D) 0. Myrtle/ Devitt/ Aug. 30, 1909/ Jan. 15, 1990 (E) A.K. Devitt/ Nov. 17, 1856/ Aug. 24, 1947

    6. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg;. 26.

    7. [S1054] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1911, p. 18;.

    8. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 3 Page 15.

    9. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 3 Page 4.

    10. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Aaron K. Devitt - Aug 25 1947 pg 13.

    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.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Nov 1856 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shirtmaker - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cutter Shirt Factory - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shirt operator - shirt & collar factory - 1911 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical Association - 1911 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSports - Champions 1913 Berlin Tigers Baseball Team - 1913 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1947 - Agincourt, , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Aug 1947 - Whitby, Whitby Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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