Waterloo Region Generations
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Dilman Hunsperger

Dilman Hunsperger[1]

Male 1870 - 1949  (78 years)

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  • Name Dilman Hunsperger 
    Born 20 Jan 1870  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Name Dilman Honsberger 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Dunkard 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00057-3865.6 
    Died 11 Jan 1949  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9, 10
    Buried 13 Jan 1949  Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9, 10
    Person ID I2501  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Moses H. Hunsberger,   b. 8 Jun 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1894, New Dundee Union Cemetery, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Snyder,   b. 19 Sep 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1904, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Family ID F804  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Hunsberger 
    Family ID F188800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Ann Nahrgang,   b. 8 Apr 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1958, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1902  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 16
    Children 
     1. Enan Hunsperger,   b. 17 Mar 1904, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1989, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Mary Elizabeth Hunsperger,   b. 13 May 1906, Of, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1991, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Edna Hunsperger,   b. 26 Sep 1912, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 2002, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F808  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Dilman Hunsperger
    Dilman Hunsperger

  • Notes 
    • Hunsperger.-Delman, son of Moses and Elizabeth (Snyder) Hunsperger, was born in Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Co., Ont., April 20, 1870; died at his home Jan. 11, 1949; after a lingering illness, aged 78 y. 8 m. 21 d. He spent his youth in Wilmot Twp. On Dec. 10, 1902, he was married to Lydia Ann Nahrgang, also of Wilmot. They lived their entire married life in the vicinity of Preston, Ont. In early manhood he accepted Christ and united with the Mennonite Church. The greater part of his life he was in fellowship with the Wanner congregation, where he was a member at the time of his death. Surviving are his wife, 2 daughters and one son (Mary-Mrs. Cecil Gingrich, Kitchener, Ont.; Edna, senior at Goshen College, and Enan, who lives on the home farm), 6 grandchildren, and one sister (Mrs. Lovina Cober, Stayner, Ont.). One brother and 3 sisters (Veronica, Susanna-Mrs. David Geiger, Hespeler, Ont.; Magdalena, Kitchener; Jonas, Wilmot Twp.) predeceased her. Funeral services were held at the Wanner Mennonite Church on Jan. 13, in charge of J. W. Witmer, assisted by Merle Shantz. Burial was made in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLII, Number 20 - May 17, 1949, page 485, 486, 487

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      Dilman Hunsperger

      PRESTON, Jan. 11. Former Preston resident and resident of Waterloo Township, for the past 42 years, Dilman Hunsperger, died at his home, at 12: 30 this morning, at the age of 78 years. He had been ailing for 18 months, but had been seriously ill only a few days. Born in Wellesley Township, Mr. Hunsperger, resided there until his marriage, 46 years ago, when he made his home, in Preston, residing here four years and then moving to the farm in Waterloo Township, where he resided until the time of his death. He was a member of the Wanner Mennonite Church. Surviving is his widow, the former Lydia Ann Nahrgang; a son, Enan, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Cecil (Mary) Gingrich of Sunnyside and Miss Edna Hunsperger at Goshen College, Ind. and a sister, Mrs. Lovina Cover of Stayner. The body will rest at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home, until 1 o'clock, Thursday, then at Wanner Mennonite Church for service, at 2: 30. A short service will be held at the family residence, at 2 p.m. Interment will be made in the cemetery adjoining the church.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 11 Jan 1949 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 812.

    2. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      Dilman Hunsperger / Apr.20,1870-Jan.11,1949 / his beloved wife / Lydia Ann Nahrgang / Apr.8, 1870-Jan.26, 1958 / Hunspberger

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Gospel Herald - Volume XLII, Number 20 - May 17, 1949, page 485, 486, 487.

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 20.

    5. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 5.

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 4 Page 48.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 27.

    8. [S2858] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, Birth Certificate 018492 (1870).
      Name:Dillman Hunsperger Date of Birth:20 Apr 1870 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Moses Hunsperger Mother's name:Elizabeth Snyder

    9. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).

    10. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      Dilman HUNSPERGER/ Apr. 20, 1870 - Jan. 11, 1949/ His beloved wife/ Lydia Ann NAHRGANG/ Apr. 8, 1870 - Jan. 26, 1958/ HUNSPERGER/

    11. [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..., 303.

    12. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Moses Hunschberger aged 23 res Waterloo Twp. born Waterloo Twp. son of William Hunschberger and Veronica Hallman to Elisabeth Snyder aged 25 res Waterloo Twp. born Canada West daughter of Christ. Snyder, and Anna Cressman married 13 Oct 1861

    13. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Moses Hunsberger Birth Place: Wilmot Residence: Wilmot Age: 23 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1838 Father Name: William Mother Name: Veronica Hallman Spouse Name: Elisabeth Snyder Spouse's Age: 25 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836 Spouse Birth Place: CW Spouse residence: Waterloo Spouse Father Name: Christian Spouse Mother Name: Ann Cressman Marriage Date: 13 Oct 1861 Marriage County: Waterloo

    14. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 18 Oct 1861.
      Hunchberger - Schneider: 13th inst., Mr. Moses Hunchberger, to Miss Elizabeth Schneider, of Wilmot.

    15. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 17 Oct 1861.
      Oct. 13, 1861 Elisabeth Schneider and Moses Hunschberger, both of Wilmot, by Rev. Bindemann

    16. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate.
      Name:Lydian Nahrgang Age:32 Birth Year:abt 1870 Marriage Date:10 Dec 1902 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:John Nahrgang Mother:Mary Shantz Spouse:Silman Honsberger

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1870 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Dunkard - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Dec 1902 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jan 1949 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Jan 1949 - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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