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

John Wideman[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1817 - 1856  (39 years)


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  • Name John Wideman 
    Born 13 Nov 1817  Pickering Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Name Johannes Wideman 
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonist 
    Eby ID Number 00129-8054 
    Died 24 Nov 1856  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I13240  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Jacob Wideman,   b. 1780, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Barbara Lichty,   b. 1780, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1855  (Age 75 years) 
    Family ID F3654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Brandt,   b. 1 Mar 1825, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1914, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1843  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Children 
     1. Christian Wideman,   b. 12 Mar 1844, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1914  (Age 70 years)
     2. Menno Wideman,   b. 3 Oct 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1924  (Age 79 years)
     3. Elisabeth Wideman,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Truman Wideman,   b. 15 May 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1922, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Abraham B. Wideman,   b. 15 Nov 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1931, Near Kingman, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. John B. Wideman,   b. 25 Nov 1852, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1944, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     7. Susannah Wideman,   b. 25 Nov 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1901, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     8. Elizabeth Wideman,   b. 1853, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. David Brand Wideman,   b. 15 Dec 1853, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1930, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     10. Barbara Wideman,   b. 27 Jun 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1930  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3657  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Wideman, "the third son of Jacob and Barbara (Lichty) Wideman, was born in Pickering Township, York County, Ontario, November 13th, 1817. He was married, April 25th, 1843, to Susannah, daughter of Michael and Elizabeth (Kreuter) Brand. She was born in Berlin, Ontario, March 1st, 1825. Shortly after their marriage they moved to Wilmot Township, near Manheim, on Rev. Moses Bowman's farm. From here they moved to Woolwich Township, a little north-west of the Conestogo Mennonite Meeting House, near the 'Peterson Farm', where he died November 24th, 1856. After his decease the widow was again married to Joseph Kinzinger. Mr. Wideman's family consisted of nine 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..., 851.

    2. [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..., 33.

    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..., 697.

    4. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      Tombstone gives name as Johannes Weidman

    5. [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.

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

    7. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin - Minister of the Mennonist Society #27.
      John Weidman, To Susanna Brand, Both Of Wilmot. 25 Apr. 1843. Rev. Eby. Wit. Michael Brand And Jacob Weidman

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Nov 1817 - Pickering Twp., York Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Apr 1843 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Nov 1856 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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