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

Abraham W. Dettwiler[1, 2, 3]

Male 1828 - 1912  (84 years)


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  • Name Abraham W. Dettwiler 
    Born 6 May 1828  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1851  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00029-2232 
    Died 15 Aug 1912  Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Brutus Mennonite Cemetery, Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I22574  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father John W. Detweiler,   b. 26 Aug 1802, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother 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  [3
    Family ID F5434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Koch,   b. 19 Jul 1831, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1910, Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1851  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Esther Detweiler,   b. 10 Feb 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1939  (Age 87 years)
     2. Barbara Dettwiler,   b. 18 Sep 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1885, Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     3. John Detwiler,   b. 1 Oct 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1926, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. Mary Dettwiler,   b. CALC 26 Jul 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1871, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 13 years)
     5. Joseph K. Dettweiler,   b. 8 Sep 1860, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1940, Kingman, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Abraham K. Dettwiler,   b. 20 Oct 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     7. Elizabeth "Betsy" Dettwiler,   b. 26 Mar 1865, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 89 years)
     8. David Dettwiler,   b. 2 Nov 1867, , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1906  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F4659  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Dettweiler,AbrahamW-BarbaraKoch-0001-MarriageCertificate-FindAGrave.jpg
    Dettweiler,AbrahamW-BarbaraKoch-0001-MarriageCertificate-FindAGrave.jpg
    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/28711775/abraham-w-dettwiler

  • Notes 
    • Abraham W. Detweiler," is married to Barbara Koch. They reside at Brutus, Michigan, where he is farming."


      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. [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..., 854.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    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..., 511.

    4. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 1.
      Lutwig KOCH Farmer Germany Mennonist 51
      Barbara KOCH USA Mennonist 51
      Barbara DETWEILER Woolwich Mennonist 21
      Abraham DETWEILER Woolwich Mennonist 24
      Mary KOCH Woolwich Mennonist 18
      Anna KOCH Woolwich Mennonist 15
      David KOCH Woolwich Mennonist 12
      Joseph KOCH Woolwich Mennonist 7

    5. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 5 Page 47.

    6. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/28711775.

    7. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages By Rev'd Benjamin Eby, Minister of The Mennonist Society, Berlin report #194.
      Abraham Dettweiler, to Barbara Koch, both of Woolwich. 4 Mar. 1851. Rev. Eby. Wit. Isaac Dettweiler and Jacob E. Reist.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 May 1828 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Mar 1851 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Aug 1912 - Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Brutus Mennonite Cemetery, Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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