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

Truman Wideman[1, 2]

Male 1848 - 1922  (74 years)


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  • Name Truman Wideman 
    Born 15 May 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonist 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1873  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    farmer 
    Occupation 1875  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1882  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    farmer 
    Occupation 1885  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    hotel keeper 
    Occupation 1890  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    mason 
    Occupation 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Blacksmith 
    Religion 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Blacksmith 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Blacksmith 
    Religion 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number 00129-8057 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone Image 
    Died 15 Nov 1922  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 18
    Cause: Vavular heart trouble, cerebral hemorrhage 
    Buried 17 Nov 1922  Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19
    Person ID I13261  Generations
    Last Modified 21 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  [20, 21
    Family ID F3657  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah S. Snider,   b. 26 Sep 1853, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1936  (Age 82 years) 
    Children 
     1. Edmund H. Wideman
     2. Lydia Anne Wideman,   b. 26 Oct 1873, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1950  (Age 76 years)
     3. Leah Wideman,   b. 7 Dec 1875, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1962, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. Nathaniel Wideman,   b. 14 Sep 1877, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948, Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Alvin Wideman,   b. 14 Aug 1879, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1881  (Age 1 years)
     6. Clara Wideman,   b. 25 Mar 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961  (Age 78 years)
     7. Angus Wideman,   b. 17 Mar 1885, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Alice Wideman,   b. 31 Mar 1888, Of, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1895  (Age 7 years)
     9. Emma Wideman,   b. 16 Dec 1890, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1976, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     10. Hilda Wideman,   b. 28 Nov 1894, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Edmund Wideman,   b. 11 Jun 1900, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Truman Wideman, "is married to Susannah Snyder and resides in Elmira where he is engaged in blacksmithing. To them are born eight 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..., 637.

    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..., 313.

    3. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      Truman/ Wideman/ died Nov. 15,1922/ aged 74 yrs 6 mos/ At rest/

    4. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 12.
      b. 1 Jun 1848

    5. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 32588-1922 Truman Wideman.
      Birth given as 1 Jun 1848 in Waterloo Township

    6. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B Page 12.

    7. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 25.

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

    9. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 48 Pg. 5.

    10. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 3 Page 25.

    11. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 6.

    12. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 24506-1873 Lydia Ann Wideman.

    13. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 31349-1875 Leah Wideman.

    14. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 34393-1882 Clara Wideman.

    15. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 37490-885 Angus Wideman.

    16. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 39730-1890 Emma Wideman.

    17. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 12.

    18. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 32588-1922 Truman Wideman.

    19. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.

    20. [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.

    21. [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 - 15 May 1848 - Waterloo 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 - Laborer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1873 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1875 - 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 - 1882 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - hotel keeper - 1885 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - mason - 1890 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1901 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Vavular heart trouble, cerebral hemorrhage - 15 Nov 1922 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Nov 1922 - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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