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

Enoch Wismer Detweiler[1]

Male 1839 - 1925  (85 years)


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  • Name Enoch Wismer Detweiler 
    Born 8 Sep 1839  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1860  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 14
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1865  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Weslyan Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    United Bretheran 
    Eby ID Number 00029-2277 
    Died 11 Mar 1925  [13
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I22743  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    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. 5 Nov 1871, Roseville, 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  [16
    Family ID F5470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Victoria Willits,   b. 24 Nov 1845, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1917  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1860  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 7, 12, 14, 15, 17
    Children 
     1. Lovina Detweiler,   b. 26 Sep 1861, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 87 years)
     2. Rosetta W. Detweiler,   b. 20 Mar 1865, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Alice Jane Detweiler,   b. 1 Jun 1867, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1928  (Age 60 years)
     4. Barbara Annie Detweiler,   b. 18 Feb 1869, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1930  (Age 60 years)
     5. Elsie Eletia Cecilia Detweiler,   b. 2 Aug 1873, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 70 years)
     6. George William Detweiler,   b. 16 Sep 1875, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1944, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     7. Effie Detweiler,   b. 14 Feb 1879, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F5473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Sep 1839 - 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 MapsResidence - 1860 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Nov 1860 - Kitchener, 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 MapsResidence - 1865 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Bretheran - 1911 - 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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  • Notes 
    • Enoch W. Detweiler," was born near Roseville, Ontario, September 8th, 1836. He was married to Victoria Willits. They reside on his father's old homestead where he is engaged in farming. To them is born a family of seven 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..., 517.

    3. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-5 Page 6.

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Enoch Detweiler, aged 21, res. Dumfries, born Dumfries, son of Jacob and Anna (Wismer) married 27 Nov 1860 to Victoria Willets, aged 17 res. Beverley, born Beverly, daughter of Charles and Mary (?)

    5. [S76] Bible - Detweiler Bible in possession of George D. Willits as transcribed in Branch Notes Vol 27 No 2.
      September the 8th 1839 is to us born a son into this world his name is ENNOG DETWEILER

    6. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      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

    7. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Enoch Dettweiler, 21, res. & b. Dumfries Twp. s/o Jacob Dettweiler & Anna Wissmer married 27 Nov 1860 to Victoria Willits, 17, res. & b. Beverley Twp., d/o Charles Willitts & Mary Mane. witnesses: William Willits of Beverley Twp.,

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

    9. [S562] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1911, Div 3. Pg. 6.

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

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

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

    13. [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.

    14. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 30 Nov 1860.
      Dettweiler - Willits: At Berlin on the 27th instant, by the same, Mr. Enoch Dettweiler of Dumfries, to Miss Victoria Willits, of Beverly.

    15. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 5 Dec 1860.
      Detweiler, Enoch married 27 Nov 1860 to Victoria Willits At Berlin by Rev F W Bindemann. Enoch, of Dumfries; Victoria, of Beverly.

    16. [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

    17. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 29 Nov 1860.
      27 Nov 1860 By Rev. Bindemann, Enoch Detweiler of Dumfries was married to Victoria Willibs of Beverley.