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

Abraham Moyer

Male 1853 - 1927  (74 years)


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  • Name Abraham Moyer 
    Born 9 Nov 1853  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Agent, Agriculture 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Residence 1915  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number 00081-4842 
    Died 19 Dec 1927  [2
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I14902  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2022 

    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  [8, 9
    Family ID F4012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Daum,   b. 13 Jun 1858, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1939, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1878  Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10
    Children 
     1. Clara D. Moyer,   b. 20 Feb 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Malissa Moyer,   b. 26 May 1880, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Clinton Moyer,   b. 20 Mar 1883, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Byron Moyer,   b. 20 Apr 1886, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ella Moyer,   b. 15 May 1889, Palmerston, Peel Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Stanley Moyer,   b. 20 Jan 1891, Palmerston, Peel Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     7. Edna Moyer,   b. 20 Aug 1893, Palmerston, Peel Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F4029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Abraham Moyer, "was born November 9th, 1853. On August 8th, 1878, he was married to Mary Ann, daughter of Adam and Doratha (Herman) Daum. She was born June 13th, 1858. In 1877 Mr. Moyer left Breslau and went to Listowel, Ontario, where he and John W. Meyer went into partnership and purchased the Maitland Valley Roller Flour Mills. In 1889 they leased the Victoria Flour Mills (Since then they have purchased the mills) in Palmerston, to which place Mr. Moyer then moved where he is doing a well paying business. His family consists of six 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..., 106.

    2. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Moyer / in memory of / Abraham Moyer / died Dec.19, 1927, aged 74 years / his wife / Mary Ann Daum / died May 21, 1939, aged 80 years / at rest

    3. [S432] Census - ON, Wellington, Palmerston - 1901, Palmerston (Town/Ville) K-3 Page 7.

    4. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 66.

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

    6. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 25 1911 Pg. 8.

    7. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers, Attestation papers of son Stanley.
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    8. [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.

    9. [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.

    10. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Mary Ann Daum
      Age:20
      Birth Date:abt 1858
      Birth Place:Berlin
      Marriage Date:8 Aug 1878
      Marriage County or District:Perth-Listowel
      Father:Adam Daum
      Mother:Dorthea Daum
      Spouse:Abraham Moyer
      Spouse's Age:24
      Spouse Birth Date:abt 1854
      Spouse Birth Place:Berlin
      Spouse Father:Abraham Moyer
      Spouse Mother:Barbara Moyer

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Nov 1853 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Aug 1878 - Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agent, Agriculture - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1915 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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