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

Samuel Honsberger

Male 1814 - 1905  (90 years)


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  • Name Samuel Honsberger 
    Born 6 Sep 1814  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1821  [2
    Name Samuel Huntsperger 
    Residence 1838  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Retired 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number 00057-3874 
    Died 11 Apr 1905  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: paralysis (4 weeks) 
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2556  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Abraham Honsberger,   b. 3 May 1782, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Catharine S. Bergey,   b. 3 Dec 1786, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Family ID F799  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Hallman,   b. 12 Jun 1817, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1883, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1838  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Lydia Honsberger,   b. 27 Mar 1839, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1860, Bethel Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     2. Wendel Honsberger,   b. 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F821  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Honsberger, "was born September 6th, 1814. He is married to Elizabeth Hallman. They resided near Bethel where he was engaged in farming. His wife died some years ago. Their family consisted of two 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. [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..., 814.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 10.

    3. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of Samuel Hunsberger born Sep 6, 1814 died April 11 1905 aged 90 years 7 mos & 5 day they will be done.

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 28769-1905 Samuel Honsberger.

    5. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 27 Jan 1838:6.
      23 Jan 1838 Rev. Benjamin Eby m. Samuel Huntsperger, Wilmot, to Elisabeth Hallman, Dumfries.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Sep 1814 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1838 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jan 1838 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: paralysis (4 weeks) - 11 Apr 1905 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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