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

Clarissa Ann Oberholtzer[1, 2, 3]

Female 1866 - 1940  (74 years)


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  • Name Clarissa Ann Oberholtzer 
    Born 1866  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Clara Oberholtzer 
    Name Clarissa Ann Musselman 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1886  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00086-5058 
    Died 1940  [4
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I21970  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Deacon Abraham Oberholtzer,   b. 30 Nov 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1917  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Sarah Erb,   b. 16 Dec 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1909  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1859  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9, 10
    Family ID F371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Menno M. Musselman,   b. 23 Jan 1863, , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1895, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1886  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Children 
     1. Flossie Musselman,   b. 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900  (Age 13 years)
     2. Arthur O. Musselman,   b. 17 Nov 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1971  (Age 81 years)
     3. Ethel Musselman,   b. 27 Jul 1891, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1969  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3807  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1866 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1886 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Sep 1886 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, 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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  • Notes 
    • Clarissa Ann Oberholtzer, "the eldest, was married to Menno M. Musselman. They resided in Puslinch Township, Wellington County, where he died July 20th, 1895. They had a family of three 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..., 128.

    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..., 144.

    3. [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..., 647.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of / Menno Musselman / 1863-1895 / Clarissa Oberholtzer / his beloved wife / 1866-1940 / Flossie Musselman / 1887-1900 / at rest / Musselman

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Menno Musselman Born: Michigan Age: 23 Father: Moses Musselman Mother: Catherine Musselman Born: abt 1863 Spouse: Clarisa Ann Oberholzer Age: 24 born: Tp of Waterloo Father: Abram Oberholzer Mother: Sarah Oberholzer married 21 Sep 1886

    6. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 28.

    7. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 27 Pg. 14.

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 30 Sep 1886.
      September 21, 1886 Menno Musselmann & Clarissa Ann Oberholzer, both of Waterloo T'p., were married by Preacher J. B. Bowman, Berlin.

    9. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 3 Page 14.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Abram Oberholtzer, 24, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Jacob and Ann, married 15 Feb 1859 Sarah Erb, 18, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of Peter and Mary Ann