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

Henry Wismer[1, 2]

Male 1789 - 1854  (64 years)


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  • Name Henry Wismer 
    Born 20 Dec 1789  , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00133-8210 
    Eby ID Number 00133-8210 
    Died 15 Feb 1854  Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 7, 8
    Buried Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I14580  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2020 

    Father Joseph Wismer,   b. 1 Apr 1765, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F3957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Schlichter,   b. 18 Dec 1798, , Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1878, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 23 Apr 1818  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Joseph Wismer,   b. 1817, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1885  (Age 68 years)
     2. Mary Wismer,   b. 21 Jun 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1876, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     3. David S. Wismer,   b. 3 Jun 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1884, Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Susannah Wismer,   b. 27 Nov 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Daniel Wismer,   b. 29 Sep 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1827 OR 7 Nov 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Anna Wismer,   b. 6 Apr 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1872, Near New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     7. Moses Wismer,   b. 15 Sep 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Lydia Wismer,   b. 2 May 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1916  (Age 83 years)
     9. Elizabeth Wismer,   b. 11 Apr 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Isaac S. Wismer,   b. 13 Sep 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1874, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F960  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Henry Wismer, "was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, December 20th, 1789. He was married, April 23rd, 1818, to Hannah Schlichter. She was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, December 18th, 1798, and died in Waterloo County, Ontario, June 26th, 1878. They resided near Blair where he was engaged in farming. His death took place February 15th, 1854. Their family consisted 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.].

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      A-1-30 Henry Wismer: Letters of Administration to the Estate of Henry Wismer the Elder, formerly of the Township of Waterloo, on Petition granted and issued to his widow Hannah, on proof made that her said husband had died intestate, and on her giving bond to the amount of Two hundred pounds, herself and Amos M. Clemons and Moses Eshleman, both of Waterloo, aforesaid, Yeomen - the Letters being granted and issued the fourth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty four. Amount of Inventory, Two Hundred and forty three pounds.

      Granted and issued the 4th March 1854
      Inventory £243/-

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber.
    • Henry Wismer, "was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, December 20th, 1789. He was married, April 23rd, 1818, to Hannah Schlichter. She was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, December 18th, 1798, and died in Waterloo County, Ontario, June 26th, 1878. They resided near Blair where he was engaged in farming. His death took place February 15th, 1854. Their family consisted 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.].

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      A-1-30 Henry Wismer: Letters of Administration to the Estate of Henry Wismer the Elder, formerly of the Township of Waterloo, on Petition granted and issued to his widow Hannah, on proof made that her said husband had died intestate, and on her giving bond to the amount of Two hundred pounds, herself and Amos M. Clemons and Moses Eshleman, both of Waterloo, aforesaid, Yeomen - the Letters being granted and issued the fourth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty four. Amount of Inventory, Two Hundred and forty three pounds.

      Granted and issued the 4th March 1854
      Inventory £243/-

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber.

  • 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..., 261.

    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..., 113.

    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..., 663.

    4. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.
      {inside lilac bush} Henry Wismer / died Feb 15, 1854 / ae 64 y's

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 12.
      Henry WISMER Farmer Birthplace: USA Age 63 Mennonite
      Hannah WISMER Birthplace: USA Age 53 Mennonite
      Joseph WISMER Birthplace: Canada Age 32 Mennonite
      Lydia WISMER Birthplace: Canada Age 18 Mennonite
      Elisabeth WISMER Birthplace: Canada Age 17 Mennonite
      Isaac WISMER Birthplace: Canada Age 11 Mennonite

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 12.

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

    8. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 18.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Dec 1789 - , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Feb 1854 - Blair (Cambridge), 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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