Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Amos S. Martin

Amos S. Martin[1, 2]

Male 1849 - 1933  (83 years)

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  • Name Amos S. Martin 
    Born 26 Sep 1849  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonist 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Laborer, Block Layer 
    Religion 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4300 
    Died 25 Apr 1933  [14
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I21680  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Rev. Peter M. Martin,   b. 30 Sep 1820, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1902  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Mary Snyder,   b. 4 Dec 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1916, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1843  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16, 17
    Family ID F1847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena 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  [3
    Children 
     1. Menno Martin,   b. Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Norman M. Martin,   b. 26 Aug 1873, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1953  (Age 79 years)
     3. Lydia Ann Martin,   b. 14 Jan 1876, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Ann Martin,   b. 14 Apr 1876, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1877  (Age 1 years)
     5. Angeline Martin,   b. Nov 1878, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1942  (Age ~ 63 years)
     6. Isaac M. Martin,   b. 21 Jul 1879, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1961, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     7. Peter Martin,   b. 1881, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Peter Oscar Martin,   b. 19 Jan 1881, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1965, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     9. Catharine M. Martin,   b. 9 Mar 1885, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1974, Tavistock, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     10. Angus Martin,   b. 1 Oct 1890, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Annie Martin,   b. Jul 1895, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F3813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Martin, Amos S. 1849-1931 home in Elmira.jpg
    Martin, Amos S. 1849-1931 home in Elmira.jpg
    The home of Amos and Magdalena Musselman Martin in Elmira, Ontario, ca. 1900

  • Notes 
    • Amos S. Martin, "was born September 26th, 1849. On December 10th, 1872, he was married to Magdalena, daughter of Isaac and Magdalena (Groff) Musselman. She was born December 25th, 1853. They reside in Elmira and have a family of eight 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..., 130.

    2. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 12 Page 12.

    3. [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.

    4. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 12.

    5. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.

    6. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B Page 12.

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

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

    9. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 4, Pg. 95.

    10. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 48 Pg. 3.

    11. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 32.

    12. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 4 Page 44.

    13. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 38.

    14. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      Amos S.Martin/ born/ Sept.26,1849/ died/ Apr.25,1933/ aged 83 yrs/ 6 mo.29 ds/

    15. [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..., 314.

    16. [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..., 19.

    17. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Benjamin Eby, Minister of The Mennonist Society report 27.
      Peter Martin, of Woolwich, to Mary Shneider, of Waterloo. 17 Oct. 1843. Wit. Christian Shneider and Henry Martin.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Sep 1849 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., 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 MapsOccupation - farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1901 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Block Layer - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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