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

Jacob Rosenberger Detweiler[1]

Male 1807 - 1885  (77 years)


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  • Name Jacob Rosenberger Detweiler 
    Born 16 Dec 1807  Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Weslyan Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00029-2275 
    Died 2 Jul 1885  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I22729  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    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  [9
    Family ID F5427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Wismer,   b. 16 Aug 1808, Lincoln Co. Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1871, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1833  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Detweiler,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. George Detweiler,   b. 15 Jun 1834,   d. 8 Jan 1835  (Age 0 years)
     3. Daniel Detweiler,   b. 28 Jun 1835, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1835  (Age 0 years)
     4. Christian Detweiler,   b. 31 Jul 1836, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1902  (Age 66 years)
     5. Benjamin Detweiler,   b. 8 Mar 1838, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1839, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Enoch Wismer Detweiler,   b. 8 Sep 1839, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1925  (Age 85 years)
     7. Barbary "Barbara" Detweiler,   b. 22 May 1841, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1847  (Age 6 years)
     8. Isaac Detweiler,   b. Abt 1842, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Infancy
     9. Anne Detweiler,   b. 1843, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. John Detweiler,   b. 22 Jun 1843, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1843  (Age 0 years)
     11. Anna W. Detweiler,   b. 21 Jul 1844, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1919  (Age 74 years)
     12. Jacob Detweiler,   b. 21 Jul 1844, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1847  (Age 3 years)
     13. Susannah Detweiler,   b. 7 Jun 1848, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1848  (Age 0 years)
     14. Mary Ann Detweiler,   b. 12 Sep 1850, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     15. Detweiler,   d. Feb 1835
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob R. Detweiler," was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, December 15th, 1807. He was married to Anna, daughter of Isaac and Anna (High) Wismer. She was born in Lincoln County, Ontario, in 1808. They resided at Roseville, Ontario, on the farm now possessed by their son Enoch. Here they resided until their deaths. He died July 2nd, 1885, and her death took place November 5th, 1871. To them was born a family of eleven children, of whom the eldest seven, namely VI Isaac, VI Daniel, VI Benjamin, VI John, VI Jacob, VI Barbara, and VI Susannah died in infancy. The following arrived at maturity and are still living


      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..., 517.

    3. [S76] Bible - Detweiler Bible in possession of George D. Willits as transcribed in Branch Notes Vol 27 No 2.

    4. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      [North] In/ memory of/ Jacob R. Detweiler/ who died/ July 2, 1885/ aged 77 yrs. 5 mo./ & 13 d's/ also his wife/ Anna Wismer/ died Nov. 5, 1871/ aged 63 yrs. 2 mo./ & 20 d's/ Detweiler/

      [South] C. Detweiler/ died Nov. 30, 1902/ in his 67th year./ [1901 census for North Dumfries - born Aug 10, 1836]

      [East] Enoch W./ Detweiler/ died/ Mar. 11, 1925/ in his 86th year/ Victoria Willits/ wife of E.W. Detweiler/ died/ May 20, 1917/ in her 74th year/ [Ontario Deaths #032269/25 - Enoch born Sept. 8, 1839; Victoria - 1901 census for North Dumfries - b. Nov 24, 1843]

      [A] Father [B] Mother [C] J.R.D. [D] C.D.

    5. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 39.

    6. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 7.

    7. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 47.

    8. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 9 Page 67.

    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..., 516.

    10. [S76] Bible - Detweiler Bible in possession of George D. Willits as transcribed in Branch Notes Vol 27 No 2.
      JACOB DETWEILER* married to HANNA WISNER* October 1th 1833

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Dec 1807 - Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Oct 1833 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Weslyan Methodist - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jul 1885 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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