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

Anna Esther "Esther" Wismer[1, 2]

Female 1849 - 1928  (78 years)


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  • Name Anna Esther "Esther" Wismer 
    Born 19 Apr 1849  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Anna Esther "Esther" Kraft 
    Name Esther E. Wismer 
    Residence 1868  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Evang. 
    Residence 1923  , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Eby ID Number 00133-8185 
    Died 1928  [8
    Buried Lakeside Cemetery, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I14513  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Rev. Daniel Wismer,   b. 29 Jul 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1909, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Sarah Erb,   b. 4 Apr 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1885, , Marion Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10, 11
    Family ID F3277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John B. Kraft, II,   b. 2 Apr 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1922, Nashville, Barry, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Lydia Ann Kraft,   b. 1 Nov 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1948, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Urias W. Kraft,   b. 22 Feb 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1923  (Age 53 years)
     3. Noah C. Kraft,   b. 1 Dec 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1957  (Age 85 years)
     4. Elsie Kraft,   b. Abt 1873,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alfred Kraft,   b. 1875, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. George W. Kraft,   b. 26 Oct 1876, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1967  (Age 90 years)
     7. Robert Daniel Kraft,   b. 26 Nov 1877, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 73 years)
     8. John W. Kraft,   b. 1880, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Edwin C. Kraft,   b. 4 Sep 1882, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1966  (Age 83 years)
     10. Sarah E. Kraft,   b. Apr 1884, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Laura Lily Kraft,   b. 16 Sep 1886, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1902  (Age 15 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3583  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Esther E. Wismer, "was born near Bridgeport, Waterloo County, Ontario, April 19th, 1849. She is married to John B. Kraft. They reside near Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan, where he is engaged in farming. Their family consists of ten 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. [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..., 655.

    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..., 865.

    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..., 659.

    4. [S142] Census - Michigan - 1880, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan Film 1254588 Page Number 189D.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 25.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John B. Kraft Birth Place: Waterloo Township Residence: Waterloo Township Age: 24 Estimated birth year: abt 1844 Father Name: Georg Kraft Mother Name: Esther Bingeman Spouse Name: Anna Esther Wismer Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Township Spouse residence: Waterloo Township Spouse Father Name: David Wismer Spouse Mother Name: Sarah Erb Marriage Date: 29 Mar 1868 Marriage County: Waterloo

    7. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 10.

    8. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, L., America, N., County, K., & Cemetery, L. (1849). Esther Wismer Kraft (1849-1928) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14456315/esther-kraft.

    9. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Isaac Wismer - 26 Apr 1923.

    10. [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..., 657.

    11. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Bindemann, Frederick Rev. - Minister of the German Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Church at Greenbush #32.
      Daniel Wissmer, Farmer, to Sally Erb, both of Waterloo. Wit. Peter Erb, J'r, Farmer and Daniel Burkholder, Farmer, both of Waterloo.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Apr 1849 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Mar 1868 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evang. - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1923 - , Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lakeside Cemetery, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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