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

Isaac Master, MPP[1]

Male 1835 - 1898  (62 years)


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  • Name Isaac Master 
    Suffix MPP 
    Born 19 Mar 1835  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Elected Office 1868  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Councillor - Wilmot Township 
    Elected Office 1871  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Councillor - Waterloo County 
    Elected Office 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Deputy Reeve - Wilmot Township 
    School Trustee 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Elected Office 1877  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Member of Provincial Parliament 
    Public Service 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Auditor - Wilmot Township 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Elected Office 1882  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Member of Provincial Parliament 
    Name Isaak Master  [10
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Registrar of Waterloo County 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00077-4646 
    Died 6 Jan 1898  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7, 11, 12
    Buried 8 Jan 1898  Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I15076  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father John Master,   b. 7 Mar 1810, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1895, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Nancy Stauffer,   b. 4 Aug 1811, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1843, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1830  [13
    Family ID F4066  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Ann Fried,   b. 22 Oct 1836, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1921  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
     1. Maria Master,   b. 8 Dec 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1906  (Age 47 years)
     2. John Franklin Master,   b. 5 Oct 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1916, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Nancy Master,   b. 24 Mar 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     4. Oliver Master,   b. 17 Jun 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     5. Levi F. Master,   b. 13 Mar 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945  (Age 78 years)
     6. Irvine Master,   b. 11 Jan 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943  (Age 74 years)
     7. Albert Edward Master,   b. 17 Sep 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Elsie Jane Master,   b. 17 Oct 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 75 years)
     9. Miranda Master,   b. 31 Jan 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960  (Age 84 years)
     10. William A. Master,   b. 1876, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. William Austin Master,   b. 5 Mar 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1892, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Mar 1835 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Wilmot Township - 1868 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo County - 1871 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Deputy Reeve - Wilmot Township - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSchool Trustee - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Member of Provincial Parliament - 1877 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPublic Service - Auditor - Wilmot Township - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Member of Provincial Parliament - 1882 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Registrar of Waterloo County - 1891 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jan 1898 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Jan 1898 - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Isaac Master, "the eldest son, was born March 19th, 1835. His boyhood days were spent on his father's farm. His early opportunity for the acquisition of learning being very limited, his attainments in this particular were confined to the common branches of an education taught in our county schools, limited to those months in the winter when the duties on the farm were not so pressing. He, however, acquired the habit of improving every leisure moment during the more busy season of the year, and though the duties of farm life kept him from school, it did not keep him from his books. After arriving at the age of maturity he chose farming as the calling of his life and settled several miles west of New Dundee on the farm now in possession of his son. Here he resided until October, 1891, when he moved to Berlin. Mr. Master having his mind well schooled and disciplined in the knowledge of all our political institutions in the varied systems which prevail under the constitutions and legislation of the different provinces of our Dominion, early identified himself with the Liberal or Reform party and has up to the present remained faithful to the noble principles advocated by the Liberal Government. At the general Convention held at Doon some time in February, 1877, for the purpose of selecting a candidate to represent the S. R. of the county of Waterloo in the provincial government, Mr. Master was unanimously chosen as the standard bearer of the Reform party and on March 5th, 1877, he was elected member of the Provincial Parliament by a handsome majority. He was the representative in the Local House for the S. R. of this county until October, 1891, when he was appointed registrar for the county of Waterloo. He is married to Lydia Ann, daughter of Samuel and Nancy (Ziegler) Fried. To them was born a family of ten 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.].

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      ISAAK MASTER

      The Registrar of Waterloo County died on Thursday morning at 11a.m. at his residence on Ahrens Street. His health had not been satisfactory for several years, and for 2 months, he had been seriously ill and wasn't able to leave the house. His burial took place on Saturday in Blenheim, after a funeral service had been held in Trinity Church.

      The deceased was born on March 19, 1835 in Wilmot, where he attended a country school, and acquired more than satisfactory education through diligent application to his books. He was interested in public works and took part in politics. He was a member of the Liberal party. After he had served his township for several years as a councillor and deputy reeve, he was elected the representative for South Waterloo to the provincial legislature in 1877 and an additional 2 times. In October 1893, he was named Registrar and moved to Berlin. Up until then, he had lived on his farm, west of New Dundee. He was a friendly, agreeable man, and had many friends.

      Berliner Journal 13 Jan 1898 Pg. 4 Col. 6 Translated by: Patricia J. Kauk for the Kitchener Public Library

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 668.

    2. [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..., 73.

    3. [S266] Funeral Card - - Funeral Card Notices of Waterloo County Volume 2.
      Died./ At Berlin, on Thursday, Jan./ 6th, 1898,/ Isaac Master,/ (Late Registrar of Waterloo Co..,)/ Aged 62 Years, 9 Months and 18 Days./ Funeral/ Saturday, Jan. 8th, 1898, from his late residence, 14 Ahrens St., Berlin, to Trinity (Meth.)/ Church for service at 11 o'clock, thence to Blenheim Church for short service at 2.30 p.m., after/ which to Blenheim Cemetery for interment.

    4. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Issac Master/ died January 6th 1898/ aged 62 years 9 mos & 18 dys/ verse/ Lydia Ann Fried/ relict of the late Issac Master/ died October 15th 1921/ aged 85 years/ verse/

    5. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 12.

    6. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 14.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Obituary of Isaak Master - 13 Jan 1898.

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 34.

    9. [S1450] Waterloo County Councillors A Collective Biography.

    10. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 4 Feb 1892.
      Jan. 29, 1892 William Austin Master, son of Isaak Master, registrar, died in Berlin at age of 15 years.

    11. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) a-5 Page 10.

    12. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 30 Page 13.

    13. [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..., 72.