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

John R. Detweiler[1]

Male 1805 - 1876  (71 years)


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  • Name John R. Detweiler 
    Born 1 Jan 1805  Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    innkeeper 
    Residence Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonist 
    Eby ID Number 00029-2273 
    Died 17 Oct 1876  Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I22701  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Rev. Jacob Detweiler,   b. 25 Nov 1778, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1858, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Susannah Rosenberger,   b. 15 Jan 1781, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1847, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1803  [2
    Family ID F5427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Dodge,   b. 1805, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Moses Detweiler,   b. 1825, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Ann "Polly" Detweiler,   b. 8 Oct 1827, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1883  (Age 56 years)
     3. Abraham Detweiler,   b. Abt 1828, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Veronica "Fanny" Detweiler,   b. 4 Jun 1833, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1857, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     5. Elizabeth Detweiler,   b. 1835, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Susannah Detweiler,   b. Abt 1837, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Joseph Detweiler,   b. 1839, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. David Detweiler,   b. 1842, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. George Detweiler,   b. 1844, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Abigail Detweiler,   b. 22 Dec 1844, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1928  (Age 83 years)
     11. John Detweiler,   b. 1849, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F5468  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Detweiler," the eldest in family, was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, January 1st, 1805. He was married to Nancy Dodge. They resided at Port Elgin, Ontario, where he died some years ago. His family consisted of ten 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. [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..., 516.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 26 Oct 1876.
      17 Oct 1876 In Port Elgin, John R. Detweiler died of a stroke at the age of 71 years, 11 months. He was earlier of Roseville.

    4. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div 3 Pg 2.
      John R. Detwiler Inn Keeper United States 47
      Mrs. Detwiler Canada Menonist 46
      Elizabeth Detwiler Canada Menonist 16
      Joseph Detwiler Canada Menonist 12
      David Detwiler Canada Menonist 9
      Abigail Detwiler Canada Menonist 7
      George Detwiler Canada Menonist 5
      John Detwiler Canada Menonist 2
      Polly Detwiler Canada Menonist ?

    5. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div 3 Pg 2.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1805 - Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - innkeeper - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonist - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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