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

Emanuel Musselman[1]

Male 1873 - 1933  (60 years)


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  • Name Emanuel Musselman 
    Born 6 Jun 1873  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1892  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1901  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Carpenter 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Carpenter, Foundry 
    Residence 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelical 
    Residence 1933  31 Arthur St. N., Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number 00083-4981 
    Died 25 Nov 1933  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Person ID I13968  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2024 

    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  [8, 9
    Family ID F3800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Caroline Weber,   b. 5 Sep 1874, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1897  [7
    Children 
     1. Vera M. Musselman,   b. 19 Jan 1898, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916  (Age 17 years)
     2. Marvin Musselman,   b. 1900, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900  (Age 0 years)
     3. Irla Musselman,   b. Feb 1902, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Vila Julia Musselman,   b. 18 Feb 1902, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1934, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     5. Hilbert Emanuel Musselman,   b. Oct 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2024 
    Family ID F5656  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Emanuel Musselman, "the youngest in the family was born June 6th, 1873. He is engaged in the Elmira foundry and has his home with his mother. He is not married."


      The 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.].


      Emanuel Musselman

      The funeral service of Mr. Emanuel Musselman, who passed away on Saturday after a brief illness, was held on Tuesday afternoon from his late residence, 31 Arthur street north, to the Evangelical church. The officiating clergymen were: Rev. F. Jolley, Pentecostal church, Kitchener, Rev. C. H. Cornwell, Zion Evangelical church, Elmira, and Rev. J. Ure Stewart, Wesley United church, Elmira. Interment was made in the Elmira Cemetery. The pall-bearers were: Peter Stumpf, Wm. Knipfel, Bert Howlett, Philip Beisel, George Lichty and Elijah Strome.

      Mr. Musselman was aged 60 years, five months and 19 days. Born in North Woolwich, June 6th, 1873, a son of Moses Musselman and Catharine Martin. Mr.Musselman came to Elmira 41 years ago and had resided her ever since. On February 10, 1897, he was married to Caroline Weber, who then resided near St. Jacobs.

      A woodworker by trade, Mr. Musselman followed this occupation for many years. In religions he was a staunch member of the Pentecostal Church here.

      Taken ill, Mr. Musselman was taken to the K-W Hospital one week previous to his death and operated on for appendicitis. After only ten days' illness death occurred at 1.45 p.m. Saturday.

      Besides his widow, the late Mr. Musselman is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Menno S. Stickle and Mrs. Peter Gingrich of the Zurich vicinity, one son, Hilbert E., of Elmira; three sisters, Mrs. M. D. Hembling, San Francisco, Calif., Mrs. Anna Walker, London, Ont., and Melissa, Elmira. Five brothers, Dilman, Bilby, Alberta, Levi of Elmira, Frank of Kitchener, Noah, of Rochester, N.Y., and Cleason of Kitchener together with four grandchildren also survive.


      Elmira Signet 30 Nov 1933

  • 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..., 129.

    2. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 8.

    3. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      Melissa Musselman / 1871 - 1949. S - Emanuel Musselman / 1873 - 1933 / - - - - / His Beloved Wife / Mary Caroline Weber / 1874 - 1954

    4. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B Page 8.

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

    6. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 49 Pg. 5.

    7. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Emanuel Musselman - 30 Nov 1933.

    8. [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.

    9. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jun 1873 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1892 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1901 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter, Foundry - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1933 - 31 Arthur St. N., Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Nov 1933 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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