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

Eli Wildfong[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1819 - 1885  (66 years)


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  • Name Eli Wildfong 
    Born 15 Mar 1819  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Name Eli Wildfang  [10
    Name Elijah Wildfong 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 000131-8101 
    Died 27 Sep 1885  [12
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I13495  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Joseph Wildfong,   b. 23 Dec 1796, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Christina Groh,   b. 1794, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F3703  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Mosser,   b. 1 Nov 1821, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1885, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Children 
     1. Bishop John Wildfong,   b. 23 Nov 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1912, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Joseph Wildfong,   b. 24 Jul 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1922, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Amos M. Wildfong,   b. 22 Oct 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920  (Age 74 years)
     4. Elizabeth Wildfong,   b. 14 May 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sarah Wildfong,   b. 22 Oct 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1921, Aylmer, Malahide Twp., Elgin Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Daniel Gordon Wildfong,   b. 24 May 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1920  (Age 66 years)
     7. Leah Wildfong,   b. 24 Jan 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1917, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     8. Eli M. Wildfong,   b. 15 Feb 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1929, McKinley Township, Huron Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     9. Simon Wildfong,   b. 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Peter Wildfong,   b. 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1919, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Mar 1819 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Eli Wildfong, "was born March 15th, 1819. He was married to Nancy Mosser. They resided near Hespeler where he was engaged in farming."


      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..., 644.

    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..., 118.

    3. [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..., 559.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 16 Apr 1885.
      01 April 1885 Nancy Wildfang, wife of Eli Wildfang, died near Hespeler at age of 64 years and 5 months

    5. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      In memory of / Eli Wildfong / who died / Sep.17,1885 / aged 66 years / 6 mos & 12 dys. / verse

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 6.
      Eli WILDFANG Farmer Birthplace: Canada Age 33 Mennonite
      Agnes WILDFANG Birthplace: Canada Age 32 Mennonite
      John WILDFANG Birthplace: Canada F. Age 11 Mennonite
      Joseph WILDFANG Birthplace: Canada F. Age 9 Mennonite
      Amos WILDFANG Birthplace: Canada F. Age 7 Mennonite
      Elise WILDFANG Birthplace: Canada F. Age 4 Mennonite
      Sarah WILDFANG Birthplace: Canada F. Age 2 Mennonite

    7. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 5.

    8. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 19.

    9. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 8 Page 60.

    10. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      Gives province or county of birth and age.

    11. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 6.

    12. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).