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

Rebecca Martin[1]

Female 1847 - 1931  (84 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Martin 
    Born 13 Feb 1847  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Rebecca Gingerich 
    Residence 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonist 
    Residence 1867  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4458 
    Died 7 May 1931  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Cause: Cause: Cirrhosis of Liver (2 years) 
    Buried 10 May 1931  Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16922  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father John Z. Martin,   b. 20 Dec 1806, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1879  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Anna Weber,   b. 14 Aug 1811, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1900  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1830  [12
    Family ID F2438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Menno B. Gingerich,   b. 16 Dec 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1928, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1867  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 10
    Children 
     1. Anna Gingerich,   b. 1 Aug 1868, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1922  (Age 53 years)
     2. Elizabeth Gingerich,   b. 22 Apr 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1949  (Age 79 years)
     3. Lydia Gingerich,   b. 22 Feb 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1969  (Age 95 years)
     4. Enos Gingrich,   b. 6 Apr 1877, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1944  (Age 67 years)
     5. Menno M. Gingerich,   b. 14 Jul 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1958  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F1832  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Rebecca Martin, "the seventh daughter of John and Anna (Weber) Martin, was born February 13th, 1847. Ono February 12th, 1867, she was married to Menno, son of John and Anna (Burkhard) Gingerich."


      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.].
      Mrs. Rebecca Gingrich

      ________________

      An esteemed and well known resident of Waterloo township passed away on Thursday, May 7th, in the person of Mrs. Rebecca Gingrich, at the home of her son, Menno M. Gingrich, two miles north of Waterloo, in her 85th. year. Her husband predeceased her three years. There survive two sons and two daughters, Mrs. Daniel Weber, Heidelberg, Mrs. Enoch M. Weber, Elmira, Enos M. Gingrich, Elmira, and Menno M. Gingrich, near Waterloo. One daughter, Mrs. George Martin, predeceased her nine years. The funeral was held Sunday at 9 a.m. from the resident of her son to Martin's Meeting House for service's and adjoining cemetery for interment. Many friends and relations attended the funeral.

      Waterloo Chronicle 14 May 1931 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 612.

    2. [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..., 42.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 14.

    4. [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..., 694.

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

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 2 Page 46.

    7. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 3.

    8. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 7.

    9. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sud District 3 - Lexington 1921 Page 22.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Menno GINGRICH, 23, Woolwich, same, s/o John & Anna, married Rebecca MARTIN, 2-, Woolwich, same, d/o John & Anna, witn: John GINGRICH & John MARTIN, both of Woolwich, 12 Feb 1867

    11. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Rebecca Gingrich Gender:Female Birth Year:abt 1847 Birth Place:Woolwick Township Age at Death:84 Death Date:7 May 1931 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    12. [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..., 37.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Feb 1847 - 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 MapsResidence - 1867 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Feb 1867 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Cirrhosis of Liver (2 years) - 7 May 1931 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 May 1931 - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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