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

Leah Musselman[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1844 - 1921  (77 years)


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  • Name Leah Musselman 
    Born 3 May 1844  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Martin 
    Name Leah Shantz 
    Residence 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00083-4963 
    Died 4 Nov 1921 
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13912  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2020 

    Father David Musselman,   b. 18 Apr 1799, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1870, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Esther Martin,   b. 29 Aug 1803, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1872  (Age 68 years) 
    Family ID F3782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Absalom Martin,   b. 1 Nov 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1887  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1862  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 9
    Children 
     1. Urias Martin,   b. 30 Jan 1864, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1885  (Age 21 years)
     2. David M. Martin,   b. 12 Sep 1865, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1924  (Age 58 years)
     3. Paul M. Martin,   b. 9 Jul 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1937, RR3, Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Rebecca Martin,   b. 5 Aug 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1943  (Age 73 years)
     5. Esther Martin,   b. 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lydia M. Martin,   b. 4 Feb 1873, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1946, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. Absalom Martin,   b. 25 Apr 1873, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1874  (Age 0 years)
     8. Absalom Martin, II,   b. 23 Sep 1874, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Leah Martin,   b. 1876, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Susannah Martin,   b. 25 Jul 1879, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1956  (Age 76 years)
     11. Ananias M. Martin,   b. 20 Oct 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1960  (Age 78 years)
     12. Sophiana Martin,   b. 1884, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 72 years)
     13. Nancy Martin,   b. 14 Jun 1886, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1952  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F3218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Deacon Menno S. Shantz,   b. 16 Apr 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1917  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1894  [1, 2
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F3797  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Leah Musselman, "was born May 3rd, 1844. On October 21st, 1962, she was married to Absalom Martin who was born November 1st, 1840, and died September 13th, 1887. After Mr. Martin's death she was again married, December 2nd, 1894, to Deacon Menno S. Shantz."


      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..., 126.

    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..., 429.

    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..., 91.

    4. [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..., 48.

    5. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 14.

    6. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div 4, Page 57.

    7. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Film 1375901 District 162 Sub-district A Division 1 Page Number 27 Household Number 118.

    8. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 1.

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Absalom Martin Born: Woolwich Township Res: Woolwich Township Age: 21 Born: abt 1841 Father: David Mother: Rebecca Spouse: Leah Musalman Age: 18 Born: abt 1844 born: Woolwich Township Res: Woolwich Township Father: David Mother: Esther married 21 Oct 1862 county: Waterloo

    10. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 27.

    11. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 4.

    12. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 21.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 May 1844 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1862 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Oct 1862 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo 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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