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

Moses Biehn[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1809 - 1869  (60 years)


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  • Name Moses Biehn 
    Born 24 Jul 1809  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer and sawyer 
    Directory 1864  Wilmot Township - Block A Concession 1 Lot 06, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Name Moses Bean 
    Eby ID Number 00008-1029 
    Died 24 Jul 1869  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 10
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I15608  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father Abraham Biehn,   b. 7 Feb 1781, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Veronica Shantz,   b. 14 Nov 1789, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1876, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1808  [1, 11
    Family ID F4214  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret G. Detweiler,   b. 28 Oct 1814, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Children 
     1. Aaron D. Biehn,   b. Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jacob Biehn,   b. Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Biehn,   b. 29 Mar 1834, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Noah Biehn,   b. 1835, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1905, Fargo, Greenwood Twp. St. Clair, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Veronica "Fanny" Biehn,   b. 11 Apr 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1911  (Age 73 years)
     6. Moses Biehn,   b. 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Esther Biehn,   b. 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Nancy Biehn,   b. 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Hannah Biehn,   b. 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Magdalena Biehn,   b. 8 May 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1862  (Age 12 years)
     11. Samuel Biehn,   b. 25 Dec 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1853  (Age 1 years)
     12. Owen Biehn,   b. 14 Jul 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F5489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Sophia "Sophia" Schultz,   b. 27 Jan 1823, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1890  (Age 67 years) 
    Children 
     1. Matilda "Tillie" Biehn,   b. 3 Aug 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1908  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F10598  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jul 1809 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer and sawyer - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jul 1869 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Moses Biehn, "was born July 24th, 1809. He was a farmer and resided in Wilmot Township, a little north of New Dundee, where he died July 24th 1869. He was married twice, first to Barbara Detweiler and after her decease to Sophia Krug. With the first wife there were eleven 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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      This second marriage is in error as Sophia was married to his son Moses and not himself.

  • 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..., 262.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    3. [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..., 506.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John Hett Born: Berlin Ontario Age: 28 Father: Henry Hett Mother: Caroline Hart Born: abt 1859 Spouse: Tilly Bean Age: 25 born: Wilmot Tp Father: Moses Bean Mother: Sophie Schutze married 19 Oct 1887 married: Waterloo, Wilmot

    5. [S183] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Emmanuel Evangelical Petersburg CC#4556 Internet Link.
      Hier ruhet unsere/ Mutter/ Sophia Geb./ SCHULTZE/ Wittwe von/ Moses BIEHN/ Vormals Frau von/ Heinrich KRUG/ Geb. 27 Jan. 1823/ Gest. 4 Juni 1890/ Alter/ 67 Jahr. 4 Mon. 7 T./ [verse]

    6. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      Zum Andenken an/ Moses Biehn/ geb. 24 Juli 1809/ gest. 24 Juli 1869/ Alt. 60 Jahr/ verse/ In memory of/ Moses Bean [sic]/ born July 24, 1809/ died July 24, 1869/ aged 60 y'rs/ yet again we hope to meet thee/ when the day of life is fled/ then in Heaven with joy to greet thee/ where no farewell tear is shed

    7. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 1.
      Moses BEAN F. & Sawyer Canada Mennonite 43
      Margarit BEAN USA Mennonite 39
      Mary BEAN Canada Mennonite 18
      Noah BEAN Canada Mennonite 16
      Fanny BEAN Canada Mennonite 14
      Moses BEAN Canada Mennonite 12
      Esther BEAN Canada Mennonite 9
      Nancy BEAN Canada Mennonite 8
      Hannah BEAN Canada Mennonite 4
      Magdalena BEAN Canada Mennonite 3
      Samuel BEAN Canada Mennonite 1

    8. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 1.

    9. [S330] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1864 - County of Waterloo gazetteer and general business directory for 1864.

    10. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 29 Jul 1869.
      Moses Biehn died 24 Jul 1869 on Huron St., Wilmot, about 60 yrs.

    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..., 421.