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

Christian Detweiler[1]

Male 1836 - 1902  (66 years)


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  • Name Christian Detweiler 
    Born 31 Jul 1836  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 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 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00029-2276 
    Died 30 Nov 1902  [9
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I22742  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Jacob Rosenberger Detweiler,   b. 16 Dec 1807, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1885, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother 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
    Family ID F5470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian Detweiler," the eighth member in the family, was born July 22nd, 1836. He is unmarried and resides with his brother, Enoch."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-5 Page 6.
      b. 10 Aug 1836

    4. [S76] Bible - Detweiler Bible in possession of George D. Willits as transcribed in Branch Notes Vol 27 No 2.
      The July 31th 1836 is to us born a son into this world his name is CHRISTIAN DETWEILER

    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. [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.

    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 - 31 Jul 1836 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 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 MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - 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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