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

Johann Wismer

Male 1799 - 1890  (91 years)


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  • Name Johann Wismer 
    Born 2 Apr 1799  , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Name John Wismer 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    labourer 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonist 
    Residence 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Lived besides his daughter and son Joseph
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00133-8234 
    Died 23 Jul 1890  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Buried Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I14648  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 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 Cressman,   b. 1801, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1840, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 1822  [1
    Children 
     1. Wismer
     2. Jacob Wismer,   b. 23 Feb 1823, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Hannah Wismer,   b. 23 May 1825, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1903, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Abraham Wismer,   b. Apr 1827, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1861, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     5. Joseph Cressman Wismer,   b. 20 Apr 1829, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1914, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. Elizabeth Wismer,   b. 13 Mar 1831, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1924, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     7. Susannah Wismer,   b. Aug 1833, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922  (Age ~ 88 years)
     8. John C. Wismer,   b. 11 Aug 1835, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1930  (Age 94 years)
     9. Henry Wismer,   b. 10 Jul 1837, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Julia Esther Wismer,   b. 18 Mar 1840, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F3975  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Wismer, "was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, April 2nd, 1799. He was married, in 1822, to Susannah Cressman who was born in 1801. The resided near Blair where he was engaged in farming. He died July 23rd, 1890, and she died in September, 1838. Their family consisted of nine 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..., 666.

    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..., 474.

    3. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 34 Household Number 140.

    4. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.
      {in lilac bush} In / memory of / John Wismer / who died / July 24, 1890 / aged 91 yrs 3 mos & 22 dys / also his wife / Susanna Cressman / who died / Sept 6, 1840 / aged 37 years

    5. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div 3 Pg 3.

    6. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 34.

    7. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 12 Page 91.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Apr 1799 - , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - labourer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jul 1890 - , 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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