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

Jacob Wismer[1]

Male 1797 - 1875  (77 years)


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  • Name Jacob Wismer 
    Born 1 Jun 1797  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00133-8230 
    Died 3 Feb 1875  , Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I14620  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    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 Susannah Detweiler,   b. 22 Jun 1810 OR 20 Aug 1809, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1874  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 1825  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Catharine Wismer,   b. 5 Jan 1839, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Levi Wismer,   b. 10 Aug 1840, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. David Wismer,   b. 1842, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1844, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5479  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Wismer, "was born in Pennsylvania, in June, 1797. He was married, in 1825, to Susannah Detweiler who was born June 22nd, 1810, and died July 2nd, 1874. He died in Huron County, Ontario, in February, 1875, leaving a family of three 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. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    2. [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..., 666.

    3. [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..., 519.

    4. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852.

    5. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      Jacob Wismer / born June 1,1797 / died Feb.3,1875 / aged 77 yrs 8 mo 2 d / Remember friends as y o u pass by / As you are now so once was I / As I am now soon shall you be / Prepare for death and follow me

    6. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871.

    7. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 45.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jun 1797 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Feb 1875 - , Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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