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

John W. Detweiler[1, 2, 3]

Male 1802 - 1852  (49 years)


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  • Name John W. Detweiler 
    Born 26 Aug 1802  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00029-2230 
    Died 22 Jun 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I22563  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Rudolph Detweiler,   b. 13 Feb 1771, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Anna M. Wanner,   b. 9 Nov 1776, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1814, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Family ID F3903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Wenger,   b. 14 Dec 1804, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1882  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1826  [5
    Children 
     1. David Detweiler,   b. Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. IN INFANCY
     2. Elizabeth Detweiler,   b. Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Isaac Detweiler,   b. 1828, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1909, Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Abraham W. Dettwiler,   b. 6 May 1828, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1912, Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Susannah Detweiler,   b. 8 Aug 1832, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1914, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     6. Joseph W. Detweiler,   b. 17 Feb 1834, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1917, Morris, , Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Jonas W. Dettwiler,   b. 3 Apr 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1918, , Morgan Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Rudolph W. Detweiler,   b. 4 Apr 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846  (Age 5 years)
     9. John W. Detweiler,   b. Apr 1841, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843  (Age ~ 1 years)
     10. Henry Detweiler,   b. 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Esther Detweiler,   b. 1843, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Christian Detweiler,   b. 31 Dec 1844, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1917, Near, Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F5434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John W. Detweiler," was born August 26th, 1802. In 1826 he was married to Barbara Wenger who was born December 14th, 1804, and they moved near Conestogo, Ontario, on the farm now possessed by John Burnett. Here he died June 22nd, 1852. To them were born twelve 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. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    3. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      Zum Andenken/ an/ Johannes W. Dettweiler/ geboren am 26 Aug. 1802/ gestorben am 22 Juni 1858/ Alt. 55 Jahr 9 Monaten und/ 26 Tage/
      Eby states name is John.

    4. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    5. [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..., 511.

    6. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 1.
      John W. DETWEILER Farmer USA Mennonist 50
      Barbara DETWEILER USA Mennonist 48
      Isaac DETWEILER Woolwich Mennonist 24
      Joseph DETWEILER Woolwich Mennonist 18
      Jonas DETWEILER Woolwich Mennonist 12
      Henry DETWEILER Woolwich Mennonist 10
      Christian DETWEILER Woolwich Mennonist 7
      Susan DETWEILER Dumfries Mennonist 20
      Esther DETWEILER woolwich Mennonist 8

    7. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 1.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Aug 1802 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Jun 1852 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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