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

Josiah Musselman[1, 2]

Male 1860 - 1945  (84 years)

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  • Name Josiah Musselman 
    Born 29 Feb 1860  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1883  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    labourer 
    Occupation 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Pump Maker 
    Residence 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer General 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Laborer, Furniture Factory 
    Residence 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00083-4986 
    Died 9 Jan 1945  [11
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11
    Person ID I13984  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Isaac Musselman,   b. 1 Sep 1833, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1884, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Susannah Winger,   b. 23 Jan 1840, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1912  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F3812  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Beaty,   b. 10 Mar 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1898  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1883  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Austin Musselman
     2. Alvin Musselman,   b. 28 Jul 1884, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Iven Musselman,   b. 13 Sep 1886, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Silvan Musselman,   b. 6 Aug 1888, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1890  (Age 1 years)
     5. Ivan "Irvin" "Irvine" Musselman,   b. 15 Jan 1890, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1905  (Age 15 years)
     6. Oscar Beatty Musselman,   b. 1 Jan 1894, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Winnifred "Winnie" Musselman,   b. 24 Dec 1895, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1920, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F3815  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Josiah Musselman 1903
    Josiah Musselman 1903

  • Notes 
    • Josiah Musselman, "was born February 29th, 1860. He is married to Catharine Beatty. They reside in Elmira and have a family of four 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.].

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      Mr. Josiah Musselman, although in the draying business only a few years, has succeeded in acquiring a considerable business in this line. He has two teams and is prepared to do all kinds of draying on short notice.

      Enterprising Elmira Souvenir, An historical, descriptive, and illustrated Book of the Village of Elmira, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada, published by George Klinck, 1903.

  • 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..., 130.

    2. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      At rest/ Josiah Musselman/ husband of/ Catharine/ born Feb.29,1860/ died Jan.9,1945/ aged/ 84 yrs 9 mos 11 dys/

    3. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 9.

    4. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B Page 9.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012241-83.
      Josiah MUSSELMAN, 23, laborer, Woolwich twp., Elmira, s/o Isaac MUSSELMAN & Susan HINGER, married Catherine BEATTIE, 27, Waterloo, Woolwich twp., d/o Simon BEATTIE & Julia BEECOM, witn: Urias BEATTIE & Melvina GOWING, both of Woolwich twp., 3 Oct 1883 at Hawksville

    6. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Elmira (Village) B Page 9.
      birth date given as Feb 28

    7. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 5.

    8. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 61.

    9. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 49 Pg. 19.

    10. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 15.

    11. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, E., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, E. (1860). Josiah Musselman (1860-1945) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 28 June 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/63092171/josiah-musselman.

    12. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Isaac Musselman, yeoman of Woolwich married 16 Jun 1857 in Waterloo Twp. by licence to Susanna Winger of Woolwich, wit: Menno Musselman and Benj. Baumann of Woolwich

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Feb 1860 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - labourer - 1883 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Oct 1883 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Pump Maker - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer General - 1901 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Furniture Factory - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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