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

Isaac Oberholtzer[1, 2]

Male 1838 - 1887  (48 years)


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  • Name Isaac Oberholtzer 
    Born 24 May 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Labourer 
    Religion 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00086-5060 
    Died 24 Feb 1887  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9, 10
    Cause: consumption 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I15595  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Rev. Jacob M. Oberholtzer,   b. 30 Mar 1800, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Hannah Erb,   b. 25 Jan 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 9 Jan 1831  [1, 4, 7, 12, 13
    Family ID F1021  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Wismer,   b. 20 May 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1926, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. David S. Oberholtzer,   b. 28 Aug 1865, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lydia Ann Oberholtzer,   b. 1867, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926  (Age 59 years)
     3. Joseph A. Oberholtzer,   b. 1869, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Ann Oberholtzer,   b. 1 Jan 1872, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1942, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Isaac Henry Oberholtzer,   b. 2 Mar 1875, , Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1947, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F3962  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Isaac Oberholtzer, "was born May 24th, 1838. He was married to Mary Wismer. They resided in Berlin where he died February 24th, 1887, leaving a family of five 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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      OBERHOLTZER - On the 24th of February, in Berlin, Waterlook county, Ontario, of consumption, Bro. Isaac Oberholtzer, aged 48 years and 9 months. He was buried on the 26th at Eby's meeting-house in Berlin. Services by Noah Stauffer and Samuel Bowman from 2 Tim. 4: 6-8 and Rom. 8: 1. He leaves a deeply bereaved wife and five children to mourn the death of a dearly beloved husband and father. May God in his love and mercy comfort the bereaved sister and children.


      Herald of Truth , Vol. XXIV, Number 6, March 15, 1887 - Page 94, 95

  • 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..., 636.

    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..., 664.

    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..., 144.

    4. [S33] Bible - Oberholtzer, Jacob.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 21.
      Isaac OBERHOLZER Labourer Birthplace: Canada Age 14 Mennonite b. 24-May

    6. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div 1 Page 72.

    7. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 3 Page 14.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Isaac Oberholzer, 25, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Jacob and Hanna (Erb), married 20 Sept 1863 Marian Wismer, 19, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of David and Betsy (Weber)

    9. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Obituary of Isaac Oberholtzer - March 15, 1887.

    10. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 8.

    11. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    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..., 142.

    13. [S2746] aaaaWaterloo Township 1871, Sect. 1 Page 42.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 May 1838 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Sep 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: consumption - 24 Feb 1887 - 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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