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 
    Residence 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 26 Jun 2022 

    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

  • 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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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] 636.

    2. [S64] .
      Jacob's last name given as Weidman on his wife Barbara's tombstone.

    3. [S141] 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 MapsResidence - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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