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

Jacob Wideman[1, 2]

Male 1780 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Jacob Wideman 
    Born 1780  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonist 
    Eby ID Number 00129-8051 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I13233  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Rev. Henry Wideman,   b. 1757, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1810, Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Catherine Van Hoben,   b. Abt 1760, Of, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1834, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Family ID F3632  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Lichty,   b. 1780, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1855  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. Catherine Wideman,   b. Abt 1805,   d. Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Christian Wideman,   b. 1810,   d. 1884  (Age 74 years)
     3. Anna Wideman,   b. 1810, Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Barbara Wideman,   b. Abt 1810, Of, Pickering, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. John Wideman,   b. 13 Nov 1817, Pickering Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     6. Henry L. Wideman,   b. 12 Oct 1820, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1897  (Age 76 years)
     7. Jacob Wideman,   b. Abt 1830, Of, Hay Township, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Sarah Wideman,   b. 8 Jan 1832, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1856, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Wideman, "the only one of Rev. Henry Wideman's family who resided in Waterloo County, was married to Barbara Lichty. He resided in Woolwich Township where he was engaged in farming. To them was born a family of seven 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..., 636.

    2. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      Jacob's last name given as Weidman on his wife Barbara's tombstone.

    3. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 16.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1780 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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