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

John W. Wanner[1, 2]

Male 1801 - 1865  (64 years)


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  • Name John W. Wanner 
    Born 17 Mar 1801  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Rsrch. Note
    • Question: There is conflicting information about how many and who the wives are. It Catherine mixed up with Elizabeth Reichart
    Name Johannis Wanner  [6
    Eby ID Number 00126-7615 
    Died 28 Sep 1865  [4, 5, 7
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I14336  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John M. Wanner,   b. 27 Sep 1775, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1848, Near Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Wecklin,   b. 7 Dec 1777, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1817, Near Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Family ID F3890  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catharine Gingerich,   b. 5 Apr 1809, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1832  (Age 23 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Wanner,   b. 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. David Wanner,   b. 26 Feb 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. Susannah Wanner,   b. 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1860  (Age 31 years)
     4. Catherine Wanner,   b. 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1768  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Reichert,   b. 22 Mar 1808, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1892  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
     1. Christian Wanner,   b. 12 Nov 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1912, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Barbara Wanner,   b. 11 Sep 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Levi Wanner,   b. 5 Apr 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1905  (Age 67 years)
     4. Rev. Samuel Wanner,   b. 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. John Wanner,   b. 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Hannah W. Wanner,   b. Apr 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916  (Age ~ 72 years)
     7. Veronica Wanner,   b. 28 Feb 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1922, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     8. Joel Wanner,   b. 30 Jul 1846, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1915  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2579  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Mar 1801 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John W. Wanner, "was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, March 17th, 1801, and died September 28th, 1865. He resided on the farm now in possession of James T. Phin. He was first married to Catherine Gingerich and after her decease to Catherine Reichart. His family consisted of ten children, four of his first marriage and six of the second."


      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. [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..., 685.

    2. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      Johannes is the name of his wife's tombstone.

    3. [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..., 555.

    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..., 161.

    5. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      (stone broken) in memory of / John Wanner / born March 17,1801 / died Sept.28, 1865 / aged 64 years / 6 mo & 11 ds.

    6. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      Heir ruhet/ die Gebeine von/ Catharina Wanner/ Weib von Johannis Wanner/ Tochter von/ David Gingrich/ geboren den 5 April/ 1809/; ist gestorben den/ 5 November 183(2)

    7. [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..., 556.