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

John Devitt[1]

Male 1833 - 1901  (68 years)


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  • Name John Devitt 
    Born 7 Apr 1833  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Free Thinker 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Warden 
    Residence 1901  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number 00030-2324 
    Died 9 Dec 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: inflammatory rheumatism and heart complications 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I16716  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Barnabas Devitt,   b. 25 Mar 1807, , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1891, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Shoemaker,   b. 20 Nov 1811, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1907  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 1 May 1831  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11
    Family ID F1513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Apr 1833 - Waterloo City, 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Thinker - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Warden - 1901 - Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: inflammatory rheumatism and heart complications - 9 Dec 1901 - 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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  • Notes 
    • John Devitt, "was born April 7th, 1833. He resides with his mother and is unmarried." John by 1901 was living in Waterloo City and was a lodger living with Enoch Hergott.


      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. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) d-4 Page 1.

    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..., 528.

    3. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-4 Page 1.

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      John Devitt Death Date: 9 Dec 1901 Death Location: Waterloo Born: abt 1833 Birth Location: Waterloo,Ont

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 18.

    6. [S302] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1881, Waterloo Village 1881 Div. 1 Page 17.

    7. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 10 Page 78.

    8. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 18.

    9. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 4 Page 34.

    10. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      (book record: John Devitt, Dec.9, 1901)

    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..., 452.