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

Christian D. Rosenberger[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1817 - 1905  (88 years)


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  • Name Christian D. Rosenberger 
    Born 25 Feb 1817  , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    farmer 
    Residence 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    United Bretheren 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Gentleman 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    United Brethren 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00095-5410 
    Died 21 Dec 1905  [12
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I17706  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Jacob Rosenberger,   b. 1770, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1834, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Maria "Polly" Detweiler,   b. 1780, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1834, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Schlichter,   b. 4 Jan 1818, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1891  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1838  [5, 10
    Children 
     1. Maria "Mary" Rosenberger,   b. 9 Jul 1839, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1860, Near Hanover, Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     2. Elizabeth Rosenberger,   b. 29 Jan 1841, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     3. Nancy Rosenberger,   b. 1 Feb 1843, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1921, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Hannah Rosenberger,   b. 17 Feb 1845, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Susannah Rosenberger,   b. 20 May 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John Rosenberger,   b. 17 Jul 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1849  (Age 0 years)
     7. Magdalena Rosenberger,   b. 13 Aug 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Samuel S. Rosenberger,   b. 5 Mar 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Lydia Ann Rosenberger,   b. 26 Mar 1855,   d. 1937, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     10. Margaret Rosenberger,   b. 10 May 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Priscilla Rosenberger,   b. 14 Jun 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1891, Near Williamsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     12. Mary Rosetta Rosenberger,   b. 12 Jan 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Lizzie Rosenberger,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F928  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah Schlichter,   b. 7 Jun 1827, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1895  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1893  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F942  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian D. Rosenberger, "the tenth member of Jacob and Polly (Detweiler) Rosenberger's family, was born February 25th, 1817. In 1838 he was married to Elizabeth Schlichter who was born January 4th, 1818, and died September 11th, 1891. After his marriage he moved to Blenheim Township, about two miles south of New Dundee where they resided until the fall of 1847 when they moved to Wilmot Township, about one mile east of New Dundee where they resided until 1880, then they moved to Berlin where he still resides. After the decease of his wife he was married to Hannah Schlichter, widow of the late Jacob Detweiler. his family consisted 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.].

  • 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..., 259.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    3. [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..., 257.

    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..., 508.

    5. [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..., 201.

    6. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-8 Page 6.

    7. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Christian D. Rosenberger / born Feb. 25, 1817 / died Dec. 21, 1905 / Elizabeth Schlichter / his beloved wife / born Jan. 4, 1818 / died Sept.11, 1891 / Rosenberger

    8. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 12.
      Christopher D. ROSENBERGER Farmer USA Dunkard 35
      Elizabeth ROSENBERGER Canada Dunkard 35
      Mary ROSENBERGER Canada Dunkard 13
      Elizabeth ROSENBERGER Canada Dunkard 11
      Nancy ROSENBERGER Canada Dunkard 9
      Hannah ROSENBERGER Canada Dunkard 7
      Susanna ROSENBERGER Canada Dunkard 5
      Magdalena ROSENBERGER Canada Dunkard 2
      Jacob KINZIE Canada Dunkard 7
      Jonas SCHOFIELD Labourer Canada 22

    9. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div 1 Page 23.

    10. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 3 Page 15.

    11. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 12.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Feb 1817 - , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Bretheren - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Brethren - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Oct 1893 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 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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