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

Christian Detweiler[1, 2]

Male 1844 - 1917  (72 years)


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  • Name Christian Detweiler 
    Born 31 Dec 1844  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00029-2248 
    Died 1 Apr 1917  Near, Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Maple River Cemetery, Maple River, Emmet Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22638  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  [5
    Family ID F5434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Janzen,   b. 26 Mar 1848, Of, Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1924  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1866  [6
    Children 
     1. Jorilla Detweiler
     2. Sarah Detweiler
     3. Susannah Detweiler
     4. Fannie Detweiler
     5. Leah Detweiler
     6. Aaron Detweiler
     7. William Detweiler
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F5444  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian Detweiler," is married to Susannah Janzen. 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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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.].

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      Dettwiler. - Pre. Christian W. Dettwiler was born in Canada, Dec. 31, 1844; died at his home near Brutus, Mich., from apoplexy, April 1, 1917; aged 72 y. 3 m. 1 d. He is survived by a widow, 6 children, and 3 *greatgrandchildren. The remains were laid to rest in the Mennonite Cemetery west of Brutus, April 4, W. P. Mosher officiating. God called him,

      "Come, thou good and faithful servant, enter thou into the joys of thy Lord."

      Transcriber's note : *greatgrandchildren, typed as written


      Gospel Herald - Volume X, Number 4 - April 26, 1917, pages 70, 71

  • Sources 
    1. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    2. [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..., 513.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 26, 1917 - Obituary of Christian Detweiler.

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

    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. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 6, 1924 - Obituary of Susannah Johnston.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Dec 1844 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1917 - Near, Brutus, Emmet, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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