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

Samuel K. Detweiler[1]

Male 1853 - 1912  (58 years)


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  • Name Samuel K. Detweiler 
    Born 25 May 1853  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Laborer 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Salvation Army 
    Eby ID Number 00029-2298 
    Died 9 May 1912  [3
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I22846  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Benjamin Detweiler,   b. 23 Nov 1813, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Kennedy,   b. 7 Jun 1820, , Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1837  [7, 8
    Family ID F5482  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Williams,   b. 1856, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Pearley Minerva Detweiler,   b. 4 May 1877, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sylvia May Detweiler,   b. 1878, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Maggie Maude Detweiler,   b. 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Annie May Detweiler,   b. 1884, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Clayton Wesley Detweiler,   b. 22 Nov 1888, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lovina Detweiler,   b. 6 Nov 1890, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Viola Flossie Detweiler,   b. 21 Mar 1893, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1971, Syracuse, Onondaga Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F5492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Detweiler," was born May 25th, 1853. He is married to Mary Williams. They reside in Brantford, Ontario, where he is engaged in teaming. Their family consisted of eight children, namely: VII Pearley, VII Sylvia May, VII Maggie Maude, VII Annie May, VII Clayton (dead), VII Lovina, and two daughters whose names have not been received."


      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..., 521.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Samuel K. / Detweiler / born / May 25, 1853 / died / May 9, 1912

    4. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 3 Page 25.

    5. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 1 Page 16.

    6. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Sect. 3 Page 25.

    7. [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..., 519.

    8. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 3 Page 26.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 May 1853 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Salvation Army - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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