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

Samuel Z. Martin[1, 2]

Male 1805 - 1855  (50 years)


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  • Name Samuel Z. Martin 
    Born 18 Mar 1805  Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonist 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4392 
    Died 4 Dec 1855  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I16832  Generations
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2021 

    Mother Anna Zimmerman,   b. 18 Feb 1775, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Family ID F1834  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Martin, "the fifth son of Peter and Anna (Zimmerman) Martin, was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, March 18th, 1805. In 1819 he came to Canada with his parents. In 1826 he was married to Susannah, daughter of Christian and Hannah (Paul) Shantz. She was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, June 24th, 1807, came to Canada when three years of age, and died May 16th, 1881. They resided on a farm about one mile south-west of St. Jacobs. It is now possessed by their son, Noah. They were blessed with a family of twelve 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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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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      A-1-83 Samuel Martin, Letters of Administration to the estate of Samuel Martin, late of the Township of Woolwich, Yeoman, deceased, granted the 28th day of December 1855, to Susannah Martin, widow of the said deceased, on her giving proof that her said husband died Intestate on or about the fourth day of December, last past, on her giving a Bond and security for the due Administration of such Estate, herself and two securities in the persons of David Musselman and David Martin, both of the Township of Woolwich, Yeomen, each in the sum of Five Hundred Pounds, the Inventory delivered being to the amount of Two Hundred and Thirty five pounds, six shillings and ten pence halfpenny.

      Letters granted 28 December 1855
      Died 4 December 1855
      Inventory amount £235/6/10 1/2.

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber.

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] 437.

    2. [S3] 92.

    3. [S10] 34.

    4. [S141] Div. 3, Pg. 20.

    5. [S64] .

    6. [S144] Div. 4, Pg.12.

    7. [S915] Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 2 Page 13.

    8. [S1737] Letters of Adminstration of Samuel Martin - 1855- A-1-83.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Mar 1805 - Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Dec 1855 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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