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

Abraham "Abram" Myers[1, 2]

Male 1829 - 1921  (92 years)


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  • Name Abraham "Abram" Myers 
    Born 1829  , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Birth 26 Aug 1830  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Name Abram Myers 
    Residence 1860  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Evangelical Association 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number 00084-5021 
    Died 20 Jan 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20425  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 

    Father Michael Myers,   b. 24 Aug 1803, Near Doylestown, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1879, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary "Polly" Shoemaker,   b. 28 May 1808, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Oct 1829  [12
    Family ID F1497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sophia Schaefer,   b. 1833, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Alexander Myers,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Emmanuel Myers,   b. 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Nathaniel Myers,   b. CALC 4 May 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F5071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Catharin Schaefer,   b. 12 Mar 1836, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 10 Dec 1861  , Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Albert Myers,   b. 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Myers,   b. 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elvina Myers,   b. 7 Dec 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Joshua Myers,   b. 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sarah Myers,   b. 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F5072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Catherina Thales,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Barbara Ann Myers,   b. 26 Nov 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F280044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Catharine Thaler,   b. 7 Nov 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1937, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1872  [10
    Children 
     1. Sarah Myers,   b. 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Eusebius Myers,   b. 12 Feb 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1962, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. John Myers,   b. 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Barbara Ann Myers,   b. 26 Nov 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Matilda Myers,   b. 20 Dec 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1974, Spencer, Tioga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     6. Anna Magdalena Myers,   b. 7 Mar 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1940  (Age 59 years)
     7. Samuel Wesley Myers,   b. 31 Jul 1883, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1951  (Age 67 years)
     8. Gertrude "Gertie" Myers,   b. 21 Jan 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1943  (Age 56 years)
     9. Edward Myers,   b. 6 Nov 1889, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Clara Myers,   b. 15 Jan 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1987  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F5073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Abram Myers, "was born August 26th 1830. He was first married to Sophia Schaefer and after her decease to Catharine Schaefer, sister to his first wife. Upon the decease of his second wife he married a third time. His third wife was Catharine Thaler. They reside on a farm near Baden, Ontario. His family is as follows: Of first wife there was one son named Nathaniel (dead); unto the second wife were born four children, namely: Emanuel, Albert, Mary, and Elvine; and unto third wife were born nine children, namely: Eusebius, John, Barbara, Matilda, Annie, Wesley, Gertrude, Edward, and Clara."


      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..., 136.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 018823-04.
      Addison Geiger, 29, Occ. Farmer, b. Waterloo, Res. Waterloo, son of Peter Geiger and Sophia Rein married Barbara Meyers, 28, b. Wilmot, Res. Wilmot, daughter of Abraham Meyers and Catherina Thales, Witn Albert Goettling and Annie Meyers Both of Wilmot, 21 December 1904 in Wilmot.

    3. [S58] Vit - ON, Oxford - Oxford County Marriage Register 1858-1869.
      Abraham Myers Birth Place: Pennsylvania Residence: Wilmot Township Age: 31 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830 Father Name: Michael Mother Name: Mary Spouse Name: Catherine Schaefer Spouse's Age: 25 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836 Spouse Birth Place: Germany Spouse residence: Wilmot Township Spouse Father Name: Matthias Spouse Mother Name: Mary Marriage Date: 10 Dec 1861 Marriage County: Oxford

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 16.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Film 1375900 District 161 Sub-district A Division 2 Page Number 63 Household Number 281.
      Film 1375900 District 161 Sub-district A Division 2 Page Number 63 Household Number 281

    6. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot h-4 Page 16.

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 63.

    8. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 3.

    9. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 9.

    10. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 67.

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Abraham Moyer, 29, res. Wilmot, b. Waterloo, son of Michael and Maria, married 6 Mar 1860 Sophia Becker, 26, res. Berlin, daughter of Mathias Shafer and Maria

    12. [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..., 452.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1829 - , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 26 Aug 1830 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Mar 1860 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Dec 1861 - , Oxford Co., 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 MapsResidence - Evangelical Association - 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 MapsResidence - Methodist - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jan 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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