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

Daniel Burkholder[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1812 - 1891  (78 years)


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  • Name Daniel Burkholder 
    Born 26 Aug 1812  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Elected Office 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    councillor - Waterloo Township 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/95437583 
    Land Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 072, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 072, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 125, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Gentleman 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Blacksmith 
    Residence Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00020-1512 
    Died 11 Apr 1891  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 7, 11
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Person ID I16506  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Christian Burkholder,   b. 3 Feb 1783, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Bauman,   b. 27 Aug 1788, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F2022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Erb,   b. 31 Dec 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1881, Near Bridgeport, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 13 Jul 1834  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Moses Burkholder,   b. 26 Jun 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1920, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Susannah Burkholder,   b. 29 Jan 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1921, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Isaac E. Burkholder,   b. 19 Jan 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     4. Mary Ann Burkholder,   b. 12 Aug 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Nancy Burkholder,   b. 28 May 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1858  (Age 10 years)
     6. Daniel Burkholder,   b. 3 Mar 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1856  (Age 4 years)
     7. Ezra Burkholder,   b. 6 Nov 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1856  (Age 1 years)
     8. Elizabeth "Betsy" Burkholder,   b. 23 Nov 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 84 years)
     9. Louisa Burkholder,   b. 19 Oct 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F3286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Erb,   b. 10 Dec 1820, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1912, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1887  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F4361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Daniel Burkholder, "son of Christian and Elizabeth (Bauman) Burkholder, was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, August 26th, 1812, came to Canada with his parents in 1818, and settled on lot No. 13, German Company's Tract, one mile north of the town of Waterloo where he was raised. On July 13th, 1834, he was married to Elizabeth, daughter of Peter and Susannah (Bomberger) Erb. She was born December 31st, 1814, and died January 12th, 1881. After their marriage they moved on a farm near New Germany, being composed of lot No. 72, German Company's Tract, where they resided until 1846, then they moved on this father's farm, one mile north of the town of Waterloo. Here they resided until 1856 when they moved on the farm now possessed by Dilman G. Moyer, one mile north of Bridgeport where she died. After the decease of his first wife he married again. The wife of his second choice was Sarah, widow of William Tohman. She was the daughter of David and Nancy (Eby) Erb, and was born December 10th, 1820. They resided in Bridgeport, in the home of the late David Erb. He died April 11th, 1891. His widow still resides in the home they possessed at the time of his death. He had a family of nine 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..., 375.

    2. [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..., 653.

    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..., 631.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 27 Jan 1881.
      12 Jan 1881 The wife of Daniel Burkholder died at the age of 66 years and 12 days in Bridgeport.

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      (eroded) Fraewell / Zum Andenken an / Daniel Burkholder / geb. 26 Aug. 1812 / gest. 11 Apr.1891 / Alt. 78 Jah. 8 Mo. / 15 Ta. / (verse)

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, div 3 pg 121.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 16 Apr 1891.
      Apr 11, 1891 Daniel Burkholder died in Bridgeport at age of 81 years.

    8. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 6 Page 38.

    9. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 30.

    10. [S2545] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township North 1891, Waterloo Township, Sect. 1 Page 2.

    11. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/95437583/daniel-burkholder.

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

    13. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      David Burkholder Born: Pennyslvania Us Age: 74 Father: Christian Burkholder Mother: Elizabeth Burkholder Born: abt 1813 Spouse: Sarah Toman Age: 66 born: Waterloo Father: David Erle Mother: Nancy Erle married 12 Apr 1887 married: Waterloo, Bridgeport

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Aug 1812 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - councillor - Waterloo Township - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 072, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 072, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - 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 MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Apr 1887 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Apr 1891 - Bridgeport (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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