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

Christian Wideman[1, 2]

Male 1844 - 1914  (70 years)


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  • Name Christian Wideman 
    Born 12 Mar 1844  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonist 
    Occupation 1870  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1884  Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    farmer 
    • farmed on the 1st Concession.
    Eby ID Number 00129-8055 
    Died 1 Aug 1914  [4
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I13245  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother 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  [10, 11
    Family ID F3657  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine P. Martin,   b. 4 Sep 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1913, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 8 Mar 1870  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Children 
     1. Susannah Wideman,   b. 20 Feb 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1905  (Age 34 years)
     2. Levi Wideman,   b. 20 Nov 1872, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1890  (Age 17 years)
     3. Mary Ann Wideman,   b. 30 Jun 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1874  (Age 0 years)
     4. Rebecca Wideman,   b. 30 Jun 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1874  (Age 0 years)
     5. Henry Wideman,   b. 7 Aug 1876, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth Wideman,   b. 7 Aug 1876, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1951  (Age 74 years)
     7. Enoch M. Wideman,   b. 14 Oct 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1966, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     8. Noah Wideman,   b. 30 Nov 1884, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1971, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     9. Menno M. Wideman,   b. 18 Jan 1890, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1958  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian Wideman, "the eldest, is married to Catherine P. Martin (No. 4595). They reside in Peel Township, a few miles west of Elmira where he is engaged in farming. Their family is as follows:...Rebecca and Mary Ann are twins and Henry and Elizabeth are twins."


      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..., 637.

    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..., 64.

    3. [S171] Census - ON, Wellington, Peel - 1901, Peel I-1 Page 15.

    4. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      Christian/ Wideman/ geb. / March 12,1844/ starb/ Aug. 1,1914/ 70 Y. 4 M. 20 T. /

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Catherine Martin Born: Woolwich Age: 24 Born: abt 1846 Father: Peter G Martin Mother: Mary Martin Spouse: Christian Wideman Age: 25 Born: abt 1845 born: Woolwich Father: John Wideman Mother: Susanna Wideman married 8 Mar 1870 married: Waterloo, Woolwich

    6. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 4 Page 14.

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

    8. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 13.

    9. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 37523-1884 Noah Wideman.

    10. [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.

    11. [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 - 12 Mar 1844 - 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 MapsOccupation - farmer - 1870 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Mar 1870 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1884 - Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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