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

John Winger[1, 2, 3]

Male 1789 - 1864  (75 years)


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  • Name John Winger 
    Born 5 Apr 1789  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Land Bef 1831  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1851  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    pump maker 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    pump maker 
    Eby ID Number 00128-8011 
    Died 11 Oct 1864  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7, 11
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I14216  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Adam Winger,   b. Abt 1755,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F3867  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Eby,   b. 10 Jun 1792, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1871, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Peter Winger,   b. 18 Apr 1818, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1889, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Eli Winger,   b. Abt 1819, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Polly Winger,   b. Abt 1822, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Margaret Rebecca Winger,   b. 1824, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1872, Walkerton, Brant Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     5. Elizabeth Winger,   b. 1825, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John Eby Winger,   b. 7 Feb 1830, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912, Wooster, Wayne, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Winger, "(John Winger had one brother named Henry who moved to Ohio a few years before he (John) moved to Canada) son of Adam Winger and grandson of old 'Hans' Winger, was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, April 5th, 1789. After spending his boyhood days in his native county, he was married to Susannah, daughter of Peter Eby who was son of Jacob Eby, third son of old Theodorus Eby who came to Pennsylvania in 1715. She was born November 10th, 1792. In 1836 Mr. and Mrs. John Winger moved to Canada and settled in Berlin, Ontario, where they resided until their deaths. He died October 11th, 1864, and she died January 3rd, 1871. To them was born a family of six 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.].

  • 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..., 621.

    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..., 125.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Jan 1871.
      Susanna Winger died 4 Jan 1871 in Elmira, widow of late John (died in Berlin), 78 yrs.

    4. [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..., 627.

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      John Winger / born in / Lancaster Co. Penn. / April 5, 1789 / died / October 11, 1861 / aged 75 yrs. 6 mo. / 6 dys.

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 6.
      John WINGER Pump Maker USA 69 CH b. 1-Apr
      Susana WINGER USA 59 CH b. 8-Oct
      John WINGER Pump Maker USA 22 CH b. 7-Feb
      birthdate given 1 Apr which is different from other sources

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 13 Oct 1864.
      John Sr. Winger died 11 Oct 1864 in Berlin, 75 yrs, 6 mths, 6 days.

    8. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 60.

    9. [S2070] Directory - Ontario Directory for 1851.

    10. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 6.

    11. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Apr 1789 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - pump maker - 1851 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - pump maker - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Oct 1864 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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