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

Martin Smith Wegenast[1, 2]

Male 1836 - 1914  (78 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Martin Smith Wegenast 
    Born 4 Mar 1836  Black Creek, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Name M. S. Wegenast  [11
    Residence 1859  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cabinet Maker 
    Religion 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    EA 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Manufacturer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Evangelical 
    Residence 1874  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 1881  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Hau Rake Mfr. 
    Religion 1881  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Evangelical Association 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Machinist 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Carpenter, at Home 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-149299 
    Died 22 Sep 1914  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I149299  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Johann Georg "George" Wegenast,   b. 29 Sep 1788, Holzhausen, , Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 8 Jan 1862  (Age < 73 years) 
    Mother Christina Schmidt,   b. 16 Mar 1799, Holzhausen, , Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1862, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Family ID F43672  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Streicher,   b. 25 Apr 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1873  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 11 Oct 1859  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Clara Wegenast,   b. 30 Mar 1861, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1939, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Emma Wegenast,   b. 1863, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Laura Wegenast,   b. 28 Jan 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1919  (Age 53 years)
     4. Louisa Wegenast,   b. 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jacob Milton Wegenast,   b. 10 Sep 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1870, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F27998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Dinah Sauer,   b. 26 May 1842, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1913, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1874  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Laura Wegenast,   b. 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Levi Wegenast,   b. 30 Nov 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1974  (Age 100 years)
     3. Franklin Wegenast,   b. 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Sarah Wegenast,   b. 1877, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sarah M. Wegenast,   b. 21 Apr 1878, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary Louisa Wegenast,   b. 28 Jan 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1885  (Age 5 years)
     7. Albert Wegenast,   b. 13 Jun 1881, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1884  (Age 2 years)
     8. Ida Wegenast,   b. 1883, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Ida S. Wegenast,   b. 14 Jul 1883, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Lizzie Wegenast,   b. 1885, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Elizabeth Priscilla Wegenast,   b. 28 May 1885, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1970, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     12. Edward Wegenast,   b. 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Edward S. Wegenast,   b. 23 May 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F37385  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elisabeth,   b. CALC 8 May 1842,   d. 8 Mar 1873, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F254917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Mar 1836 - Black Creek, , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1859 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Oct 1859 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cabinet Maker - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - EA - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1874 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Mar 1874 - Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Hau Rake Mfr. - 1881 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical Association - 1881 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1901 - Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter, at Home - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Sep 1914 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • Wegenast, M. S., proprietor of planing mills, sash and door and rake factory. Born in Welland Co., Ont., 1836. Has resided here since 1851.

      Illustrated Atlas of the County of Waterloo, H. Parsel & Co., Toronto - 1881 (Village of New Hamburg entries)

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 27 Jan 1870.
      Jakob Milton Wegenast died 18 Jan 1870 in Waterloo Village, son of Martin, 1yr, 4 mths, 8 days.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 20 Mar 1873.
      Died 8 Mar 1873 In Waterloo Village, Elisabeth, wife of Martin S. Wegenast, died at the age of 30 years, 10 months from consumption.

    3. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-6 Page 6.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 12.

    5. [S251] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1881, New Hamburg 1881 Page 11.

    6. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 3 Page 25.

    7. [S192] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Mount Hope CC#4500 Internet Link.
      Martin Smith Wegenast/ born Mar. 4, 1836, died Sept. 22, 1914/ Elizabeth Stricker/ his beloved wife/ born Apr. 25, 1842, died Mar. 8, 1873/ Dinah Sauer/ his beloved wife/ born May 26, 1842, died Dec. 27, 1913

    8. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 44 Pg. 14.

    9. [S2418] aaaa CensusTown of Waterloo 1891 Sect. 3, Section 3 Page 26.

    10. [S2658] aaaaWaterloo Village 1871, Sect. 2 Page 29.

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 2 Apr 1874.
      24 Mar 1874 By Rev. F. Herlan in Hamilton, M.S. Wegenast of Waterloo was married to Dinah Sauer of Willoughby, Welland County.

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Martin Wegenast, 23, res. Waterloo, b. Porte? tp, son of George & Christina, married 11 Oct 1859 Elizabeth Strucker, 17, res. Woolwich, b. Woolwich, daughter of Mathew & Elizabeth