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John Wismer

Male 1774 - Abt 1840  (65 years)


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  • Name John Wismer 
    Born 10 Mar 1774  Of, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Rsrch. Note
    • Contact: Thomas Newsome

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      1. Henry Wismer (John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 3 APR 1795 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and died 24 OCT 1859. He married Nancy Moyer 11 FEB 1817.

      Children of Henry Wismer and Nancy Moyer are:+ 2 i. Barbara Wismer was born 17 DEC 1817, and died 23 JUL 1863.
      + 3 ii. John Wismer was born 9 FEB 1819, and died 25 OCT 1858.
      4 iii. Dilman Wismer was born 23 JUN 1820, and died in infant death.
      5 iv. Jacob Wismer was born 9 JAN 1822, and died in infant death.
      + 6 v. Issac M. Wismer was born 23 NOV 1823.
      + 7 vi. Esther Wismer was born 1 SEP 1825.
      8 vii. Andrew Wismer was born 31 AUG 1827. He married Catherine Swartz. He married Sophia Stengle.
      + 9 viii. Abraham Wismer was born 6 DEC 1829.
      10 ix. Henry Wismer was born 22 JAN 1832, and died FEB 1834.
      + 11 x. Samuel Wismer was born 12 JUL 1834, and died 29 SEP 1858.
      12 xi. Joseph Wismer was born 16 SEP 1836, and died 28 FEB 1837.
      13 xii. Catharine Wismer was born 19 DEC 1837. She married Abraham Moyer.
      + 14 xiii. Daniel Wismer was born 29 DEC 1839.






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      2. Barbara Wismer (Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 17 DEC 1817, and died 23 JUL 1863. She married David Hoover.

      Children of Barbara Wismer and David Hoover are:+ 15 i. Christopher Hoover.
      16 ii. Henry W. Hoover. He married Lydia Sherk.
      + 17 iii. Rev. John W. Hoover was born 11 OCT 1845 in York County, Ontario, Canada.
      + 18 iv. Issac Hoover was born 9 AUG 1848 in York County, Ontario, Canada.
      19 v. Mary Ann Hoover. She married George Alair.




      3. John Wismer (Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 9 FEB 1819, and died 25 OCT 1858. He married Elizabeth Moyer. He married Anna Moyer 11 APR 1852.

      Child of John Wismer and Elizabeth Moyer is: 20 i. Jacob Wismer.


      Children of John Wismer and Anna Moyer are: 21 i. Mary Wismer was born 5 FEB 1853 in South Cayuga, Ontario, Canada.
      22 ii. Martha Wismer was born 5 SEP 1854 in South Cayuga, Ontario, Canada, and died 22 SEP 1854.
      + 23 iii. Sophia Wismer was born 9 OCT 1855 in South Cayuga, Ontario, Canada.
      24 iv. Solomon G. Wismer was born 25 SEP 1857 in South Cayuga, Ontario, Canada.
      + 25 v. John E. Wismer was born 26 MAR 1859.




      6. Issac M. Wismer (Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 23 NOV 1823. He married Elizabeth Fry 23 MAR 1848.

      Children of Issac M. Wismer and Elizabeth Fry are: 26 i. Lavina Wismer was born 9 APR 1849, and died 6 APR 1850.
      27 ii. Menno Wismer was born 9 AUG 1850.
      + 28 iii. John H. Wismer was born 3 MAY 1852 in South Cayuga, Ontario, Canada.
      29 iv. Annie E. Wismer was born 28 AUG 1853, and died 13 AUG 1880.
      30 v. James Albert Wismer was born 14 NOV 1855, and died 15 NOV 1855 in he passed away the next day..
      31 vi. Melinda Catherine Wismer was born 18 AUG 1857.
      32 vii. Louisa Ann Wismer was born 15 NOV 1859, and died 15 NOV 1859 in She passed away the same day.
      33 viii. Alfred Issac Wismer was born 6 NOV 1862, and died 1 FEB 1869.
      34 ix. Martha Emma Wismer was born 8 NOV 1868.




      7. Esther Wismer (Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 1 SEP 1825. She married David High 25 JAN 1853.

      Children of Esther Wismer and David High are:+ 35 i. Magdalena High was born 1 NOV 1853.
      + 36 ii. Henry High was born 31 DEC 1854.
      + 37 iii. Catherine High(twin) was born 30 APR 1857.
      + 38 iv. Anna High(twin) was born 30 APR 1857.
      + 39 v. Issac High was born 11 DEC 1861.
      40 vi. Jacob High was born 24 JAN 1865.




      9. Abraham Wismer (Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 6 DEC 1829. He married Mary Everts.

      Children of Abraham Wismer and Mary Everts are: 41 i. Gleason Wismer was born 18 SEP 1875, and died 24 JAN 1876.
      42 ii. Catharine Wismer was born 24 JUL 1876.




      11. Samuel Wismer (Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 12 JUL 1834, and died 29 SEP 1858. He married Anna Hoover. He married Sarah Fretz 13 JAN 1855, daughter of David Fretz and Elizabeth Rittenhouse. She was born 27 FEB 1836, and died 15 JUN 1857.

      Children of Samuel Wismer and Sarah Fretz are:+ 43 i. Elizabeth Wismer was born 1855.
      + 44 ii. Henry F. Wismer was born 5 JUN 1857.




      14. Daniel Wismer (Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 29 DEC 1839. He married Elizabeth Cober 10 SEP 1867.

      Children of Daniel Wismer and Elizabeth Cober are: 45 i. Jacob Wismer was born 26 JUL 1868.
      46 ii. Matilda Wismer was born 13 APR 1870.
      + 47 iii. Nancy Wismer was born 11 APR 1872.
      48 iv. Mary Wismer was born 9 MAR 1874.
      49 v. Hannah Wismer was born 15 NOV 1876.
      50 vi. Rebecca Wismer was born 25 JAN 1879.
      51 vii. Abraham Wismer was born 31 AUG 1883.






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      15. Christopher Hoover (Barbara Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1). He married Magdalena Houser 3 NOV 1863.

      Children of Christopher Hoover and Magdalena Houser are: 52 i. Nancy Hoover.
      53 ii. Mary Hoover.
      54 iii. Barbara Hoover.




      17. Rev. John W. Hoover (Barbara Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 11 OCT 1845 in York County, Ontario, Canada. He married Harriet Bristol 25 DEC 1867.

      Children of Rev. John W. Hoover and Harriet Bristol are: 55 i. Jennie Hoover was born 19 DEC 1868.
      56 ii. Omar Hoover was born 14 JUL 1871. He married Mary A. Buckman 4 OCT 1893.
      57 iii. Bertha Olevia Hoover was born 6 JAN 1879, and died 1888 in Aged 9 years, 4 months, 28 days.




      18. Issac Hoover (Barbara Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 9 AUG 1848 in York County, Ontario, Canada. He married Mary Nash 27 MAR 1878.

      Children of Issac Hoover and Mary Nash are: 58 i. Lorne Hoover was born 27 NOV 1879.
      59 ii. Fannie Hoover was born 20 MAY 1881.
      60 iii. Pelma Hoover was born 6 APR 1885.




      23. Sophia Wismer (John Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 9 OCT 1855 in South Cayuga, Ontario, Canada. She married John P. Eiler 19 DEC 1889.

      Child of Sophia Wismer and John P. Eiler is: 61 i. Burness Wismer Eiler was born 1 APR 1891.




      25. John E. Wismer (John Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 26 MAR 1859. He married Pricilla Moyer 31 DEC 1887.

      Children of John E. Wismer and Pricilla Moyer are: 62 i. Howard Wesley Wismer was born 28 AUG 1889.
      63 ii. Harvey Raymond Wismer was born 11 SEP 1891.




      28. John H. Wismer (Issac M. Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 3 MAY 1852 in South Cayuga, Ontario, Canada. He married Lydia E. Trafelet 30 SEP 1879.

      Children of John H. Wismer and Lydia E. Trafelet are: 64 i. Winnie Laurel Wismer was born 29 SEP 1880.
      65 ii. Pearl Eby Wismer(twin) was born 13 MAY 1886.
      66 iii. Emery Fry Wismer(twin) was born 13 MAY 1886.




      35. Magdalena High (Esther Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 1 NOV 1853. She married Solomon Honsberger 30 NOV 1875. She married Solomon Houser 22 MAR 1881.

      Children of Magdalena High and Solomon Houser are: 67 i. Aaron Houser was born 14 JAN 1882, and died 10 MAR 1889.
      68 ii. Sarah Houser was born 12 MAR 1884.
      69 iii. Ezra Houser was born 6 JUL 1886.




      36. Henry High (Esther Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 31 DEC 1854. He married Catherine Honsberger.

      Children of Henry High and Catherine Honsberger are: 70 i. Courtlin High was born 20 JAN 1879, and died JUL 1880.
      71 ii. Samanatha High was born 25 MAY 1881.
      72 iii. Emerson High was born 14 NOV 1886.




      37. Catherine High(twin) (Esther Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 30 APR 1857. She married Samuel Eyman.

      Children of Catherine High(twin) and Samuel Eyman are: 73 i. Esther Ann Eyman was born 7 DEC 1880, and died 7 DEC 1880 in Passed away the same day.
      74 ii. Melvin Eyman was born 26 MAY 1882.
      75 iii. Luetta Eyman was born 1 JUL 1883.
      76 iv. Luella Eyman was born 11 APR 1884, and died 11 OCT 1885.
      77 v. William Eyman was born 27 AUG 1886, and died 29 NOV 1886.
      78 vi. Christian Eyman(twin) was born 13 AUG 1887, and died 20 AUG 1887.
      79 vii. Christopher Eyman(twin) was born 13 AUG 1887, and died 5 OCT 1887.
      80 viii. Elsina Eyman was born 26 JUN 1889.
      81 ix. Alice Eyman was born 20 JUN 1892.




      38. Anna High(twin) (Esther Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 30 APR 1857. She married Ephraim Sloat 5 JUL 1885.

      Children of Anna High(twin) and Ephraim Sloat are: 82 i. Jacob Lamon Sloat was born 3 OCT 1886.
      83 ii. Samuel Amon Sloat was born MAY 1888.
      84 iii. David Albon Sloat was born 21 APR 1889.
      85 iv. Avalene Sloat was born 24 JUN 1890.
      86 v. Emmaretta Sloat was born 18 FEB 1891.




      39. Issac High (Esther Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 11 DEC 1861. He married Minnie Ann Fry JUL 1888.

      Child of Issac High and Minnie Ann Fry is: 87 i. Evelyn Mary High was born 6 AUG 1889, and died 25 DEC 1891.




      43. Elizabeth Wismer (Samuel Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 1855. She married Gleason E. Thoman 22 JUN 1875.

      Children of Elizabeth Wismer and Gleason E. Thoman are: 88 i. Isaiah Thoman was born 20 MAY 1876.
      89 ii. David Thoman was born 4 MAY 1878.
      90 iii. Harvey Thoman was born 10 MAR 1880.
      91 iv. Manasseh Thoman was born 25 JAN 1882.
      92 v. Russel Thoman was born 30 OCT 1883.
      93 vi. Mary Anna Thoman was born 28 MAR 1886.
      94 vii. Sarah Elizabeth Thoman was born 21 JUL 1888.




      44. Henry F. Wismer (Samuel Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 5 JUN 1857. He married Annie May Reesor 17 AUG 1880.

      Children of Henry F. Wismer and Annie May Reesor are: 95 i. Franklin Russel Wismer was born 20 AUG 1881, and died 21 DEC 1881.
      96 ii. Mary Loraine Wismer was born 28 SEP 1884.




      47. Nancy Wismer (Daniel Wismer8, Henry Wismer7, John Wismer6, Henrich X. Wismer5, Jacob X. Wismer4, Jacob Wismer3, Unknown Wismer2, Martin Wismer1) was born 11 APR 1872. She married Fred Schmiedecdorf 25 DEC 1890.

      Child of Nancy Wismer and Fred Schmiedecdorf is: 97 i. Menno Schmiedecdorf was born 2 OCT 1891.


    Eby ID Number 00133-8258 
    Died Abt 1840  , Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I14767  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    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 Esther Fry,   b. Abt 1775, Of, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Wismer,   b. Abt 1800, Of, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elizabeth Wismer,   b. Abt 1802, Of, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Wismer,   b. Abt 1804, Of, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jacob Wismer,   b. Abt 1806, Of, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Barbara Wismer,   b. Abt 1808, Of, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John Wismer,   b. Abt 1810, Of, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Nancy Wismer,   b. Abt 1812, Of, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Margaret Wismer,   b. Abt 1814, Of, Lincoln Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F3998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Wismer, "was born March 10th, 1774, and died about the year 1840. He was married to Esther Fry. In 1800 they emigrated to Lincoln County, Ontario, where they resided for some time then they moved to Elgin County where they both died, leaving a family of eight 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..., 670.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1774 - Of, Lincoln Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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