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

Isaac Devitt

Male 1837 - 1907  (70 years)

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  • Name Isaac Devitt 
    Born 22 Jan 1837  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer - Postmaster 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Protestant 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Methodist 
    Residence 1901  Nelson Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00030-2334 
    Died 16 Sep 1907  Nelson Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I16718  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  [11, 12
    Family ID F1513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Quickfall,   b. 17 Jan 1838, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1912, Nelson Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1862  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Children 
     1. Jessie Elfrida Devitt,   b. 20 Jun 1863, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1863  (Age 0 years)
     2. Milton Edward Devitt,   b. 11 Jul 1864, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1907, Nelson Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     3. Henry Devitt,   b. 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Ella Devitt,   b. 21 Sep 1866, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1926, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     5. Martha Ella Devitt,   b. 2 Nov 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1932, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Ella Devitt,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Almon Edwin Devitt,   b. 28 Jul 1872, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1890  (Age 17 years)
     8. Irvin Devitt,   b. 3 May 1876, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jan 1837 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 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 MapsMarried - 18 Mar 1862 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - Postmaster - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Protestant - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Sep 1907 - Nelson Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Isaac Devitt
    Isaac Devitt
    From a binder called Hannah's Albums, (Waterloo Region Branch, OGS Collection)

  • Notes 
    • Isaac Devitt, "was born January 22nd, 1837. He is a farmer by occupation and resides at Floradale, Woolwich Township, Waterloo County. He is married to Mary Ann Quickfall. They have had a family of five children, namely:... Ella, married to George Klink of Elmira."


      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..., 529.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.

    3. [S409] Census - ON, Halton - 1901, Nelson G-1 Page 10.

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

    5. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 26 Jan 1837:10.
      22 Jan 1837 The family of Barnabas Dewitt was blessed with a son.

    6. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 28.

    7. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 54.

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

    9. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 5 Page 37.

    10. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      Milton Edward Devitt/ Born July 11, 1864./ Died April 11, 1907./ Aged 42 Yrs. & 9 Mos./ Devitt./
      [(Left] Almon Edwin/ Died Jan. 26, 1890,/ Aged 17 Yrs. 5 Mo. 29 D's./ Jessie Elfrida/ Died July 4, 1863./ Aged 14 Days/ Children Of/ Isaac & Mary Ann/ Devitt./
      [Back] Isaac Devitt/ Born Jan. 22, 1837,/ Died Sept. 16, 1907./ Aged 70 Years, 7 Mos./ 25 Days./ Mary Ann Devitt/ Born Jan. 17, 1838,/ Died Jan. 18, 1912.

    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.

    12. [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.

    13. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Isaac Devitt aged 25 res Waterloo born Canada West son of Barnabus and Magdalene married 18 Mar 1862 to Mary Ann Quickfall aged 24 res Waterloo born Canada West daughter of Thomas and Hannah

    14. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 23 May 1862.
      "Devitt - Quickfall: On the 18th inst., in Berlin, by the Rev. R. L. Tucker, Mr. Isaac Devitt, to Miss Mary Ann Quickfall, both of the Township of Waterloo."