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

John Litwiller

Male 1842 - 1927  (84 years)


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  • Name John Litwiller 
    Born 25 Sep 1842  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Amish 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1868  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Amish 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Income 
    Religion 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Amish 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-139239 
    Died 27 Aug 1927  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I139239  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    Father Rev. Peter Litwiller,   b. 8 Jan 1809, Illfurth, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Lichti,   b. 2 Oct 1808, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1882  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1830 
    Family ID F6299  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Rev. Peter Litwiller,   b. 8 Jan 1809, Illfurth, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Lichti,   b. 1808, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F264624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherina Jantzie,   b. 7 Jul 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1936  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Litwiller,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Peter J. Litwiller,   b. 7 Apr 1869, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1930, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Catherine Littwiller,   b. 11 Jun 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959  (Age 82 years)
     4. John Littwiller,   b. 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F40833  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Litwiller.--John L., son of Peter Litwiller, was born near St. Agatha, Ont. Sept. 25, 1842; died at his home near St. Agatha, Aug. 27, 1927; aged 84 y. 11 m. 2 d. He was married to Catharine Jantzi and this union was blessed with 3 sons and 1 daughter, 2 sons preceded him in death. He leaves a sorrowing widow (aged 80), 1 son (Peter J.), and 1 daughter (Mrs. Isaac Wagler, with whom he was staying ever since he retired), 20 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. In his youth he united with the Amish Mennonite Church and remained a faithful member till the end. We need not weep as those who have no hope, as he waited so long for his Savior to take him home. Funeral services were conducted at the Amish Mennonite Church near St. Agatha, Aug. 31, by Daniel Jutzi, Jonas Litwiller and Daniel Steinman. Interment in the near by cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 7.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 17.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Litwiller Birth Place: Wilmot Residence: Wilmot Age: 25 Father Name: Peter Litwiller Mother Name: Elisabeth Litwiller Spouse Name: Catherine Yantzie Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Birth Place: Wilmot Spouse residence: Wilmot Spouse Father Name: Michael Yantzie Spouse Mother Name: Maria Yantzie Marriage Date: 2 Jun 1868 Marriage County: Waterloo

    4. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Wilmot Twp. 1911 Div. 9 Page 11.

    5. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 4 Page 45.

    6. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div. 4 Page 10.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 60.

    8. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 14 Page 93.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1842 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jun 1868 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Aug 1927 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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