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

Joseph Wismer

Male 1765 - 1837  (72 years)


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  • Name Joseph Wismer 
    Born 1 Apr 1765  , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Old Survey Lot 10, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00133-8208 
    Died 29 Nov 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Buried Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I14574  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Henry Wismer,   b. 1730, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Barbara Lederach,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F3931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Fried,   b. 1 Nov 1760, of, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1830, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Wismer,   b. of, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Henry Wismer,   b. 20 Dec 1789, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1854, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. Barbara Wismer,   b. 1792, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1834, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     4. Catherine Wismer,   b. 11 Apr 1794, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1881, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Jacob Wismer,   b. 1 Jun 1797, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1875, , Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Johann Wismer,   b. 2 Apr 1799, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1890, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F3957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Wismer, "son of Henry and Barbara (Lederach) Wismer, was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, April 1st, 1765. He was married to Hannah Fried who was born November 1st, 1760, and died June 6th, 1830. In 1800 they emigrated to Canada and settled in Waterloo County, Ontario, near Blair, where they resided until their deaths. He died November 29th, 1834. Their family consisted of seven 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..., 663.

    2. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.
      Erected / to the memory of / Joseph Wismer / who departed this life / the 29th day of November / 1837 aged 71 years and / 8 months / friends nor physicians could not save / my mortal body from the grave / nor shall the grave confine me here / when Christ our Saviour doth appear

    3. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 61.

    4. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 12 Dec 1837:51.
      Joseph Wissmer of Waterloo died. He was in his seventies. 29 Nov 1837

    5. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Apr 1765 - , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1837 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Nov 1837 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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