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

Peter M. Weber[1]

Male 1839 - 1925  (85 years)


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  • Name Peter M. Weber 
    Born 1 Nov 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Birth 1 Nov 1839  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Birth 21 Sep 1842  [2
    Residence 1860  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00127-7890 
    Died 13 Jun 1925  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I18427  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Rev. Abraham C. Weber,   b. 14 Mar 1817, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1874, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Judith Martin,   b. 2 Jan 1821, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14, 15
    Family ID F2991  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Leah Schmitt,   b. 24 Oct 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age < 59 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Mena (?) Weber,   b. 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. George S. Weber,   b. 22 Aug 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1943  (Age 81 years)
     3. Josiah Weber,   b. 1 Mar 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1865  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F4744  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Leah Schmidt,   b. 1841, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F249889  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Nov 1839 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1 Nov 1839 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Sep 1860 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jun 1925 - Waterloo Twp., 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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  • Notes 
    • Peter Weber," the eldest son of Abraham C. and Judith (Martin) Weber, was born October 6th, 1839. He is married to Leah, daughter of Rev. George and Salome (Becker) Schmitt. She was born October 24th, 1841. They have a family of two children, one died in infancy and the other son, named VII George, is married to Phillis, daughter of Henry Cressman. They reside on her father's farm three miles east of Berlin and have a family of two children named VII Ervine and VII Ida."


      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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      Peter M. Weber was born Nov. 1, 1839, on the old Weber homestead which was then a farm but at the present time the Canadian Goodrich Tire factory is built where the old farmhouse stood. In 1860 he was married to Leah Schmitt who predeceased him some years ago. Two children were born to this union of whom one survives -Geo. S., with whom he had has home. Two children were adopted by them - Mrs. Leah Cressman and Mrs. Abram Wambold. He also leaves 1 brother, 4 sisters, 3 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. Bro. Weber was converted in his youth and joined the Mennonite Church, which faith he kept to the end. He died near Kitchener, June 13, 1925, at the ripe old age of 85 y. 8 m. 13 d. Funeral services were held at the First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, June 16, Bros. Orphen Wismer and Manasseh Hallman conducting the services.


      Gospel Herald - Vol. XVIII, No. 14 - July 2, 1925, pages 286-288.

  • 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..., 264.

    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..., 606.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 8.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      This particular section gives that birth day and month as well as province or country of birth

    5. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 28.

    6. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 26 Oct 1839:38.
      few days ago The family of Abraham Weber, jr. in vicinity of Berlin was blessed with a son.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 2, 1925 - Obituary of Peter Weber.

    8. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 20.

    9. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 22.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Weber Peter, 21, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Abraham & Judith, married 25 Sept 1860 Leah Smith, 19, res. Wilmot, b. Wilmot, daughter of George & Salome

    11. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 4.

    12. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 7 Page 52.

    13. [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..., 605.

    14. [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..., 50.

    15. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 25 Oct 1838:45.
      23 Oct 1838 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. Abraham Weber, jr, son of Abraham Weber, sr, in the vicinity of Berlin to Judith Martin, daughter of the late Peter Martin, sr, of Woolwich Tp.