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

Moses Moyer[1, 2]

Male 1842 - 1925  (83 years)


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  • Name Moses Moyer 
    Born 6 Apr 1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1865  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Merchant 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Business 1878  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    M. Moyer & Co. 
    Moses Moyer - Breslau
    Moses Moyer - Breslau
    Merchant advert 1878 Waterloo County Directory
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Merchant 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00081-4826 
    Died 24 Oct 1925 
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14860  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Abraham Moyer,   b. 14 Jul 1803, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1893  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Barbara Shantz,   b. 6 May 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1830  [11, 12
    Family ID F4012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rachel Bauman,   b. 16 Oct 1844, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1917  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1865  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 10, 13
    Children 
     1. Allan Bowman Moyer,   b. 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1937, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Addison B. Moyer,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lanson Edgar Moyer,   b. 15 Oct 1875, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Maurice Milton Moyer,   b. CALC 5 Jul 1877,   d. 26 Nov 1879  (Age ~ 2 years)
     5. Edward Cyril Moyer,   b. 2 Sep 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1882, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Edward Cyril Moyer,   b. 2 Sep 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1882, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F226720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Apr 1842 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1865 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Aug 1865 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - M. Moyer & Co. - 1878 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Moses Moyer, "was born April 6th, 1842. On August 6th, 1865, he was married to Rachel Bowman. At present they reside in Toronto where he is engaged as a commission merchant. To them are born the following 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. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 27 Apr 1882.
      21 Apr 1882 Edward Cyril Moyer youngest son of Moses Moyer, died in Breslau at age of 2 years, 7 months and 18 days.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 Aug 1865.
      Married 6 Aug 1865 By Rev. Kaessmann, Moses Moyer, teacher, was married to Rahel Bowmann, both of Woolwich.

    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..., 104.

    4. [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..., 122.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      Moses MOYER Birthplace: Canada Age 10 Mennonite b. 6-Apr

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 42.

    7. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 43.

    8. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 4 Page 42.

    9. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 42.
      name given in error as Christian.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Moses Moyer, 23, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Abraham and Barbara, married 6 Aug 1865 Rachel Bowman, 21, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of Moses and Susana

    11. [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..., 418.

    12. [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..., 101.

    13. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 Aug 1865.
      06 Aug 1865 By Rev. Kaessmann, Moses Moyer, teacher, was married to Rachel Bowmann, both of Woolwich.