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

Abraham Honsberger

Male 1801 - 1838  (37 years)


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  • Name Abraham Honsberger 
    Born 1801  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Name Abraham Hunsberger 
    Name Abram Honsberger 
    Eby ID Number 00057-3884 
    Died 26 Jul 1838  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Cause: very suddenly 
    Person ID I2572  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2023 

    Family Mary C. Janzen,   b. 18 Jun 1802, , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Children 
     1. Honsberger,   b. Abt 1825,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Nancy "Anna" Honsberger,   b. 15 Mar 1825, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Joseph Hunsberger,   b. 10 Nov 1826, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1904  (Age 78 years)
     4. Catharine Honsberger,   b. 1827, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Magdalena Honsberger,   b. Abt 1831, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Benjamin Honsberger,   b. 1831, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Abraham Hunsberger,   b. 5 Mar 1834, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1912, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Hannah Honsberger,   b. 22 Feb 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Enos Hunsberger,   b. 23 Mar 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1921, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 20 May 2023 
    Family ID F832  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Abram Honsperger, "was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, about the year 1801. When a young man he came to Canada and settled in Waterloo County, Ontario. He was married to Mollie, daughter of Abram and Nancy (Clemmer) Janzen. She was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, June 18th, 1802. After their marriage they settled in Wilmot Township, their farm was where now is the village of Baden. Here he died in 1838. His widow was afterwards married to Jonas Shantz and resided at Upper Road, Wilmot Township, where she died March 26th, 1888. To her and her first husband were born eight 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..., 816.

    2. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 2 Aug 1838:33.
      At his home in Wilmot Twp, Abraham Hunsperger died very suddenly in his 42nd year of age. He was a teacher of the Mennonite community, and loved by all who knew him. He leaves a grieving widow & 6 children. 26 Jul 1838

    3. [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..., 835.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1801 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: very suddenly - 26 Jul 1838 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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