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

Franklin "Frank" Musselman[1, 2]

Male 1861 - 1938  (76 years)


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  • Name Franklin "Frank" Musselman 
    Born 1 Jul 1861  , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1864  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Immigration 1870  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Name Frank Musselman 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Baptist 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Shoe Maker 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Leather Shoe Maker, Shoe Factory 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelical 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Delivery, Grocery Store 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Evangelical 
    Residence 1921  38 Bingeman St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1936  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Eby ID Number 00083-4973 
    Died 1938  [5
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I13942  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Moses Musselman,   b. 1 Oct 1828, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1884  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Catharine Martin,   b. 24 Dec 1830, Near St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1906  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1851  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F3800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Oberholtzer,   b. 26 Oct 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Oct 1884  [9
    Children 
     1. Harvey Musselman
     2. Mabel Eleanora Musselman,   b. 3 Dec 1885, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 58 years)
     3. Almeda Viola Musselman,   b. 10 Jul 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1982, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     4. Lula Musselman,   b. 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lula May Musselman,   b. 23 Oct 1889, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1980  (Age 90 years)
     6. Herbert F. Musselman,   b. 20 Nov 1891, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age 65 years)
     7. Clara M. Musselman,   b. 29 Sep 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Edward Musselman,   b. 28 Mar 1904, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1991  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jul 1861 - , Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1864 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1870 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shoe Maker - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Leather Shoe Maker, Shoe Factory - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Delivery, Grocery Store - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1936 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Franklin Musselman, "was born July 1st, 1861. He is married to Hannah Oberholtzer and resides in the town of Berlin where he is engaged in manufacturing boots and shoes with Mr. C. Oberholtzer. His family consists of five 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.].

      In the 1901 census of Berlin he is listed as being born in the United States.

  • 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..., 128.

    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..., 143.

    3. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-7 Page 10.

    4. [S418] Census - ON, Wellington, Garafraxa West - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 40 Household Number 170.

    5. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      Musselman/ Franklin Musselman/ 1861-1938/ Hannah/ Oberholtzer/ his beloved wife/ 1858-1933/ until the day break In loving memory of/ their daughter/ Lula May/ Musselman/ 1889-1980 B. In loving memory/ their daughter/ Mabel Elenora/ 1885-1944 C. Father D. Mother E. Herbert Musselman/ 1891-1957/ at rest F. Martha Emelie/ Musselman/ 1894-1990

    6. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 10.

    7. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 95.

    8. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 30 Page 10.

    9. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 38.

    10. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Mrs. Robert C. Walker - 30 Jan 1936.

    11. [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..., 127.

    12. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages By Rev'd Benjamin Eby, Minister of The Mennonist Society, Berlin report #194.
      Moses Musselman, to Catharina Martin, both of Waterloo. 7 Oct. 1851. Rev. Eby. Wit. Isaac Musselman and John M. Brubacher.