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

Benjamin Rosenberger[1, 2]

Male 1838 - 1906  (67 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Rosenberger 
    Born 1 Jul 1838  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1859  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00095-5375 
    Died 16 Mar 1906  [3
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I19672  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Abraham Rosenberger,   b. 15 Nov 1799, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1883, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Nancy Strome,   b. 1 Jan 1807, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F4162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Shantz,   b. 11 Oct 1839, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 11 Oct 1859  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Children 
     1. Lydia Rosenberger,   b. 4 Jun 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1940  (Age 80 years)
     2. Menno Rosenberger,   b. 28 Sep 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Rosenberger,   b. 12 Apr 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1947  (Age 81 years)
     4. Leah Rosenberger,   b. 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 82 years)
     5. Eli S. Rosenberger,   b. 7 May 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961  (Age 90 years)
     6. Nancy Rosenberger,   b. 21 Feb 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1917, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     7. Benjamin Rosenberger,   b. 17 Jun 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1947, Didsbury, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     8. Sarah Ann Rosenberger,   b. 10 Sep 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1921  (Age 43 years)
     9. Isaiah Rosenberger,   b. 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Oziah "Osia" "Osiah" Rosenberger,   b. 18 Aug 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1955, Balzac, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     11. Edwin Rosenberger,   b. 13 Aug 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1950, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F4949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Rosenberger, "the third member of Abraham Rosenberger's family, resides in Wilmot Township, about three miles west of New Dundee, where he is engaged in farming. He is married to Nancy Shantz. They have ten 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..., 196.

    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..., 436.

    3. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memoyr of Benjamin S. Rosenberger born July 1, 1838 died Mar 16, 1906 aged 67 years 3 mos & 15 d's

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-1 Page 13.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 11.

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 8.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 50.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Benjamin Rosenberger, 21, res. N Dumfries, b. N Dumfries, son of Abram and Nancy, married 11 Oct 1859 Nancy Shoutz, 20, res. N Dumfries, b. N Dumfries, daughter of Henry and Lidia (Marton)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jul 1838 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1859 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Oct 1859 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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