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

Joseph Musselman[1, 2]

Male 1838 - 1923  (85 years)


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  • Name Joseph Musselman 
    Born 1 Dec 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number 00083-4997 
    Died 5 Dec 1923  [5
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I14006  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Frederick Musselman,   b. 1793, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1852  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Anna Erb,   b. 7 May 1801, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1865  (Age 63 years) 
    Family ID F3798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Musselman,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F14328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rebecca Gingerich,   b. 15 Aug 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1871, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1860  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    Children 
     1. Catherine Musselman,   b. 1855, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Ann Musselman,   b. 29 Sep 1860, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1922  (Age 61 years)
     3. Amos Musselman,   b. 30 Jan 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1932  (Age 70 years)
     4. Aaron Musselman,   b. 23 Aug 1863, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1927  (Age 64 years)
     5. Rebecca Musselman,   b. 11 Feb 1865, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1934, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. Joseph G. Musselman,   b. 15 Apr 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1930  (Age 63 years)
     7. Jacob Musselman,   b. 27 Jan 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945  (Age 75 years)
     8. Henry Musselman,   b. 10 Oct 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catharine Israel,   b. 29 Oct 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1942, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 28 May 1872  [1
    Children 
     1. Catharine "Katie" Musselman,   b. 8 Mar 1873, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1963, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. Menno Musselman,   b. 20 Jun 1873, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1958, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Adeline Musselman,   b. 11 May 1876, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1963, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. William Musselman,   b. 24 Aug 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1878  (Age 0 years)
     5. Edward Musselman,   b. 30 Sep 1879, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1908, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     6. Leah Musselman,   b. 19 Jun 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1881  (Age 0 years)
     7. Frederick Musselman,   b. 20 Jun 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Albert Musselman,   b. 5 Dec 1884, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1954  (Age 69 years)
     9. Clara Musselman,   b. 14 Aug 1887, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1888  (Age 0 years)
     10. Harvey J. Musselman,   b. 7 Aug 1890, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1951  (Age 60 years)
     11. Allison Musselman,   b. 26 Sep 1893, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Emerson Musselman,   b. 26 Sep 1893, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1925, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth,   b. 9 Feb 1827, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Joseph G. Musselman,   b. 15 Apr 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1930  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F11424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Musselman, "was born December 1st, 1838. He was married to Rebecca Gingerich who was born August 15th, 1842. Soon after their marriage they moved on their farm about one mile south of Floradale, Ontario, where she died April 29th, 1871, leaving seven children. After the decease of first wife he was married, May 28th, 1872, to Catharine, daughter of John and Catharine Israel. She was born October 29th, 1854."


      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..., 131.

    2. [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..., 633.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 1.

    4. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Joseph Musselman aged 22, res Woolwich born Waterloo Twp. son fo Frederick Musselman and Nancy Erb. marriet 28 Feb 1860 to Rebecca Gingerich aged 18 res Woolwich Twp born Woolwich Twp. daughter of Jacob Gingerich and Maria Burkhard.

    5. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Joseph Musselman/ died/ Dec. 5,1923/ aged 85 years/ and 5 days/ Rest in peace/

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 28.

    7. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 33.

    8. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 48 Pg. 5.

    9. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 5 Page 46.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Joseph Musselman, 22, res. Woolwich, b. Waterloo, son of Frederick and Nancy (Erb), married 28 Feb 1860 Rebecca Gingrich, 18, res. Woolwich, b. Woolwich, daughter of Jacob and Maria (Burkhard)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Dec 1838 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Feb 1860 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 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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