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

Lydia E. Wideman[1]

Female 1864 - 1953  (89 years)


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  • Name Lydia E. Wideman 
    Born 17 Apr 1864  , Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia E. Detweiler 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00031-2604.5 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Lydia E. Wideman 
    Died 29 Jul 1953  near, Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Almer Township Cemetery, Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I21594  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Henry L. Wideman,   b. 12 Oct 1820, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1897  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Barbara Eby,   b. 15 Jun 1828, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1918  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1847  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Family ID F3669  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Israel Detweiler,   b. 27 Nov 1859, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1948, Almer Township Cemetery, Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1885  [4
    Children 
     1. Magdalene Detweiler,   b. 24 Oct 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1974, Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F34721  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Dettweiler, --Lydia (Wideman), was born April 17, 1864, in Huron Co., Ont; passed away at her home near Caro, Mich., July 29, 1953; aged 89 y. 3 m. 12 d. She was married to Israel Dettweiler, Oct. 4, 1885. They moved to Tuscola Co., Mich., in January, 1888. To this union were born 4 daughters and 3 sons. The 4 daughters survive (Mrs. Susanna Smith; Lavina;Mrs. Forrest Vader, all of Caro, Mich., and Lillie Ann;Mrs. Lloyd Wilson, Ypsilanti, Mich.). She is also survived by one sister (Mrs. Magdalena Reist, Bay Port, Mich.), and one brother (Henry Wideman, Pigeon, Mich.). Her husband preceded her in death in January, 1948, and also her 3 sons, Eldon, in April 1938, and Albert and Elmer in infancy. In her youth she chose to follow Jesus Christ. She was baptized into the Mennonite faith in which she remained throughout life. Her Christian witness was largely expressed in her influence as a mother and grandmother. Funeral services were held at the United Brethren Church, Colwood, Mich., in charge of Donald King, L.H. Cook, and L. A. Wilson. Interment was made in the Almer Cemetery near Caro, Mich.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLVII , Number 33 - August 18, 1953 --- page 798

  • 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..., 590.

    2. [S200] Census - ON, Huron, Hay Township - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 43 Household Number 188.

    3. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 22.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 18, 1953 - Obituary of Lydia E. Wideman.

    5. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Huttner, Jacob Rev. - Minister of the Lutheran Church in Preston #80.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Barbara Eby Weidman - September 26, 1918 - pages 463 and 464.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Apr 1864 - , Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jul 1953 - near, Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Almer Township Cemetery, Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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