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

Joseph W. Detweiler[1, 2, 3]

Male 1834 - 1917  (83 years)


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  • Name Joseph W. Detweiler 
    Born 17 Feb 1834  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1880  Maple River, Emmet Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00029-2236 
    Died 29 Apr 1917  Morris, , Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Mennonite Cemetery, Reist, , Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I22599  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  [9
    Family ID F5434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna W. Martin,   b. 26 Mar 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1917, Morrin District, , Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1860  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Children 
     1. Ruben Detweiler,   b. 8 Nov 1860, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1860, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Mary Ann Detweiler,   b. 1862, , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1931  (Age 69 years)
     3. Simon P. Detweiler,   b. 1863, , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Susannah Detweiler,   b. 1867, , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Barbara Detweiler,   b. 1868, , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Amanda Detweiler,   b. 1873, , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F2416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Detweiler," is married to Annie Martin and resides 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.].

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      Dettwiler. - Joseph W. Dettwiler was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., Feb. 17. 1834; died at the home of his eldest daughter, Mary Brubaker, Morris, Alta., April 29, 1917; aged 83 y. 2 m. 12 d. He was married to Annie Martin, and the union was blessed with twelve children. His companion preceded him to the spirit world about three months and seven children died in infancy. There remain to mourn his departure 1 brother (Jonas W. Dettwiler, Versailles, Mo.), 1 son (Simon P.), 4 daughters (3 in Michigan and 1 in Alberta).Deceased moved to Kent Co., Mich., about the time that the Civil War broke out in the United States, having with him his wife's mother who was later buried in the Mennonite graveyard near Caldeonia, Mich. After this he cared for his mother during the remainder of her life. In 1879 he with his family moved to Emmert Co., Mich., where his mother died and was the first to be buried in the Mennonite graveyard at Brutus. Having lost all that he had in his old age, he with his wife and a grandson moved to Alberta where they had their home with their son-in-law, Bro. A. Brubaker. He was the first to be buried in the new Mennonite Cemetery at Reist, Alta. Services conducted by Bro. Moses Schmidt. Text (selected by the deceased) II Cor. 5: 1. Bro. Dettwiler was sick part of a week. He longed so much to go home and finally fell asleep in peace.


      Gospel Herald - Volume X, Number 9 - May 31, 1917, pages 158, 159

  • 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..., 44.

    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..., 512.

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.

    5. [S142] Census - Michigan - 1880, Maple River, Emmet, Michigan Film 1254578 Page Number 378B.

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

    7. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Joseph Dettweiler 26, res Woolwich, b. Woolwich s/o John Detweiler & Barbara Wenger married 1 Apr 1860 to Anna Martin 20, res. Waterloo Twp. b. Waterloo Twp. d/o Joseph Martin & Sarah Wenger. Witnesses: Adam Keller of Waterloo Village

    8. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 31, 1917 - Obituary of Joseph W. Dettwiler.

    9. [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.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Joseph Detweiler aged 26 res Woolwich born Woolwich son of John and Barbara (Winger) married 1 Apr 1860 to Anna Martin aged 20 res Waterloo born Waterloo daughter of Joseph and Sarah (Wagner)

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Apr 1860.
      01 Apr 1860 By Rev. Bindemann, Joseph Dettweiler of Woolwich was married to Anna Martin of Waterloo.

    12. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 1, 1917 - Obituary of Anna Dettweiler.

    13. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 12 Apr 1860 Pg: 15.
      DETWEILER, Joseph married 1 Apr 1860 To Anna MARTIN. Both of Berlin. minister F.W. Bindemann

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Feb 1834 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Apr 1860 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1880 - Maple River, Emmet Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
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