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

Benjamin Weber[1]

Male 1786 - 1863  (76 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Weber 
    Born 2 Feb 1786  Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 008, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 113, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    yeoman 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00127-7833 
    Died 21 Jan 1863  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I18202  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2021 

    Father Henry Weber,   b. 1757, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Veronica Hershey,   b. Abt 1757, Of, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F4713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Veronica Martin,   b. 24 May 1784, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1859, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1806  [2
    Children 
     1. Henry Weber,   b. 31 Oct 1807, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     2. Maria "Anna" Weber,   b. 30 Jul 1809, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1877, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. David M. Weber,   b. 22 Jun 1811, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Benjamin M. Weber,   b. 28 Feb 1813, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     5. John Weber,   b. 23 Mar 1814, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1879, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     6. Mary Weber,   b. 10 Dec 1815, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     7. Joseph M. Weber,   b. 11 Jun 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1901  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F4714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Weber," the eldest son of Henry and Veronica (Hershey) Weber, was born near Blue Ball, Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, February 2nd, 1786. He was married to Veronica Martin, April 28th, 1806. She was born May 24th, 1784, and died 11th, 1859. In 1817, in company with others, they, with their family, left Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and moved to the wilds of Canada, and located on lot No. 8, German Company Tract, Waterloo County, Ontario, where they resided until their deaths. He died January 21st, 1863. To them was born a family of seven 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. [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..., 557.

    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..., 593.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 pg 141.
      Benjamin WEBER Jn.YeomanUSAMN66MY 3 141 13 30
      Fronica WEBERWifeUSAMN68FY 3 141 13 31
      Henry WEBERSonUSAMN45M 3 141 13 32
      Joseph M. WEBERFarmerCanadaMN32MY 3 141 13 33
      Fronica WEBERWifeCanadaMN30FY 3 141 13 34
      Barbara WEBERDaughterCanada F.MN8F 3 141 13 35
      Catherine WEBERDaughterCanada F.MN5F 3 141 13 36
      Minno WEBERSonCanada F.MN1M 3 141 13 37
      John GODBOLDServantCanadaMN10MN 3 141 13 38
      Fredk SCHAFERLabourerGermanyLU32MY 3 141 13 39

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 29 Jan 1863.
      Benjamin Weber died 18 Jan 1863 in Waterloo, 76 yrs, 11 mths, 16 days.

    5. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 10 Page 79.

    6. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 59.

    7. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Feb 1786 - Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 008, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - yeoman - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Jan 1863 - Waterloo City, 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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