1753 - 1830 (77 years)
||Jacob Wildfong |
||Of, North Carolina 
||pioneer, story, slavery |
||Near Strasburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||Waterloo Township - Biehn's Tract, Waterloo County, Ontario 
|Eby ID Number
||7 Jan 2020 |
||Susan Ruth, b. Abt 1760, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania , d. Yes, date unknown |
| ||1. Michael Wildfong, b. 1786, , North Carolina , d. Yes, date unknown|
| ||2. Jonas Wildfong, b. 20 Oct 1790, , USA , d. 20 Nov 1860, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 70 years)|
| ||3. Benjamin Wildfong, b. 1792, , North Carolina , d. 1871, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada (Age 79 years)|
| ||4. Joseph Wildfong, b. 23 Dec 1796, , , Pennsylvania, USA , d. 23 Jun 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 73 years)|
| ||5. Elias Wildfong, b. 1800, , North Carolina , d. 16 Feb 1882, Laporte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States (Age 82 years)|
| ||6. Elizabeth Wildfong, b. 1803, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 28 May 1891 (Age 88 years)|
| ||7. Sarah Wildfong, b. 24 Aug 1807, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 18 May 1867 (Age 59 years)|
||8 Jan 2020 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Jacob Wildfong, "was born in 1753. After he had attained the age of twenty years he was married to Susannah Ruth. During the latter part of the last century when the question of slavery was brought up and sanctioned by the state government, these Moravians were strenuously opposed to the measure, so much so that numbers of them left the state (North Carolina) and moved to Pennsylvania, "the Quaker State", while others left some years later after the independence of the thirteen colonies was declared. Among the latter number was old Jacob Wildfong, the pioneer settler (of that name) in this country. About the year 1796 he, with his wife and family of three or four children, moved north to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where he resided for six years, then he, in company with others, moved to Canada in 1802 and settled in Waterloo County, Ontario, on the west band of the Grand River a little below the Toll Bridge, on the farm now owned by Ferdinand Miller. Here he resided until his son, Jonas, took possession of the farm then he moved a little west of what is now Strasburg where he died probably as early as 1830. His family consisted 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.].
- [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..., 641.
- [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 60.