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

Christian S. Biehn[1, 2]

Male 1845 - 1926  (80 years)


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  • Name Christian S. Biehn 
    Born 16 Oct 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1873  Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Residence 1873  Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1913  Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00008-1035 
    Died 7 Jan 1926  Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Augusta Evangelical Cemetery, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I15645  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Aaron S. Biehn, Sr.,   b. 16 Mar 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1897  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Hannah Snider,   b. 8 Mar 1815, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1884  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 8 May 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 9
    Family ID F4220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Harriet Knechtel,   b. 6 May 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1871  (Age 19 years) 
    Children 
     1. Ephraim Biehn,   b. 28 Feb 1871, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1874  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F4222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Kummer,   b. 14 Jan 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1904  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1873  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Children 
     1. Susannah M. Biehn,   b. 14 Sep 1874, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1968, Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     2. Hannah Maria Biehn,   b. 14 Sep 1875, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1953, Brussels, Grey Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Barbara Biehn,   b. 1879, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1972  (Age 93 years)
     4. John Wesley Biehn,   b. 30 Aug 1883, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1972, Olympia, Thurston, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. Aaron Elmer Biehn,   b. 30 Aug 1886, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1948, Unadilla, Livingston, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     6. Ezra Edward Biehn,   b. 1887, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1964, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F4223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Eva Catherine "Catherine" Cress,   b. 1847, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1940  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 6 May 1913  Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F28986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian Biehn, "was born October 16th, 1845. He was first married to Harriet Knechtel, and after her decease to Mary Thomas. They reside in Wallace Township, Perth County, not far from Listowel, where he is engaged in farming. With first wife there was one son named VI Ephraim (dead). with second wife there were 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. [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..., 263.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 18 Dec 1873.
      02 Dec 1873 By Pastor Wurster in Preston, Christian Biehn was married to Maria Kummer, both of Wallace Township.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012797-73.
      Christian BIEHN, 27, farmer, Waterloo Twp, Wallace Twp Perth Co., s/o Aaron & Anna married Mary KUMMER, 17, Waterloo Twp, Wallace Twp, d/o Sebastian & Susanne, witn: Abraham & Mary BIEHN both of Waterloo Twp, 2 December 1873 in Preston

    5. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 11968 (1913), Biehn-Lavan.
      Christina Bean, residence Wallace, Birth Place: Waterloo Co Age: 67 Estimated birth year: abt 1846 Father Name: Aaron Bean Mother Name: Hannah Schmider Spouse Name: Catherine Lavan, residence of Listowel Spouse's Age: 62 Spouse Birth Place: Rochester NY Spouse Father Name: Anthony Kress Spouse Mother Name: Catherine Hartmann Marriage Date: 6 May 1913 Marriage Location: Perth, Milverton

    6. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 2 Page 11.

    7. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/68363673/christopher-snider-biehn.

    8. [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..., 309.

    9. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 10 May 1838:21.
      8 May 1838 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Aaron Bien to Miss Hanna Schneider, both of Waterloo.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Oct 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Dec 1873 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 May 1913 - Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jan 1926 - Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Augusta Evangelical Cemetery, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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