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

Peter Oscar Martin[1, 2, 3]

Male 1881 - 1965  (84 years)


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  • Name Peter Oscar Martin 
    Born 19 Jan 1881  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Name Peter M. Martin 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4297.7 
    Died 23 Mar 1965  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I2  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father Amos S. Martin,   b. 26 Sep 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1933  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Magdaline G. Musselman,   b. 25 Dec 1853, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1922  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1872  [1
    Family ID F3813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Shantz,   b. 2 Jul 1883, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1907  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Greta Martin
     2. Irene Martin
     3. Oscar Martin
     4. Amos Lionel Martin,   b. 1909,   d. 1996  (Age 87 years)
     5. Lionel Martin,   b. Oct 1909, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Kathryn Martin,   b. 11 Feb 1913, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1995, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F6421  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Martin, Peter M., son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Amos Martin, was born near Elmira, Ont., Jan. 19, 1881; died suddenly at his home in Kitchener, Ont., March 23, 1965; aged 84 y. 2 m. 4 d. In 1907 he was married to Nancy Shantz, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (Amos L. and Oscar), 3 daughters (Kathryn - Mrs. Orville Shantz, Greta - Mrs. David Martin-Smith, and Mrs. Irene Lichty), one brother (Angus), and 2 sisters (Mrs. Lydia Ann Schmidt and Kate - Mrs. Moses Shantz). He was a member of the First Mennonite Chruch, where funeral services were held March 25, in charge of Robert Johnson.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LVIII, Number 15 - April 20, 1965 - pages 353, 354

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      PETER M. MARTIN

      A Twin City area resident for 65 years, Peter M. Martin, 84, of RR 3, Kitchener, died suddenly at his home Tuesday. The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Amos Martin, he was born Jan. 19, 1881, in Woolwich Township near Elmira. A butcher, he operated a meat vending table at the Kitchener market for 35 years. He was a member of the First Mennonite Church. He is survived by his wife, the former Nancy Shantz, whom he married in Kitchener in 1907; two sons, Amos L. (Al) of Waterloo, Oscar of Kitchener; three daughters, Mrs. Orville (Kathryn) Shantz of Kitchener, Mrs. David (Greta) Martin-Smith of Victoria, B.C., Mrs. Irene Lichty of Waterloo; one brother, Angus of Waterloo; two sisters, Mrs. Lydia Ann Schmidt of Kitchener, Mrs. Moses (Kate) Shantz of New Dundee, and six grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers and one sister. The body will be at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home until noon on Thursday when removal will be made to the First Mennonite Church where Rev. Robert N. Johnson will conduct a service at 2 pm. Temporary entombment will be in Woodland Mausoleum with burial to follow in the family plot in First Mennonite Cemetery.

      Elmira Signet 24 Mar 1965 pg 5

  • 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..., 20.

    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..., 130.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Abraham G. Shantz - September 27, 1955.

    4. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 25 Household Number 111.

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Martin / Mother / Nancy Shantz / 1883-1970 / father / Peter M Martin / 1881-1965 / in loving memory

    6. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 25.

    7. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 7.

    8. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Peter M. Martin - 24 Mar 1965 pg 5.

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Peter M Martin Born: Woolwich Age: 26 Father: Amos S Martin Mother: Magdalene Musselman Martin Born: abt 1881 Spouse: Nancy Shantz Age: 24 born: Waterloo Township Father: O C Shantz Mother: Catherine Goetz Shantz married 24 Dec 1907 married: Waterloo

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jan 1881 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1907 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - 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 MapsDied - 23 Mar 1965 - , 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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