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

Menno E. Wideman[1]

Male 1867 - 1923  (55 years)


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  • Name Menno E. Wideman 
    Born 20 Jul 1867  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Immigration 1893  Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number 00031-2604.7 
    Died 26 Apr 1923  Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: pleurisy and pneumonia 
    Person ID I21596  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    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 Lydia Gascho,   b. 6 Sep 1867, , Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1924, Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1892  [3, 7
    Children 
     1. Alice Wideman,   b. 12 Jan 1898, Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1988, Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F6035  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jul 1867 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1893 - Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: pleurisy and pneumonia - 26 Apr 1923 - Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Wideman.--Menno Wideman was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., July 20, 1867; died at his home at Pigeon, Mich., April 26, 1923; aged 55 y. 9 m. On Sept. 20, 1892, he was married to Lydia Gascho and the following year moved to this vicinity. He had been ailing for some time and again took sick about 2 weeks before his death with pleurisy and pneumonia. In his teen age he united with the Church and became deacon of the Berne Church about 27 years ago. He was not in fellowship for about six months but recently expressed a desire to again be united with the Church. He is survived by a wife and the following children: Allen, Richard, of Imlay City, Mrs. Wm. Erb, Mary Jane, Maggie, and Floyd; also one grandchild, 3 brothers: Elias, Mose, and Henry; and 2 sisters, Mrs. Reist and Mrs. Israel Dettweiler. The funeral service was held at the Berne Church by Mr. Brown of Pigeon, and Peter Ropp of Imlay City.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XVI, Number 11 - June 14, 1923, pages 222, 223, 224

  • 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. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, June 14, 1923 Obituary of Menno E. Wideman.

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

    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.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Lydia Wideman - June 26, 1924 - page 271.