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

Joshua Leonard Martin[1, 2]

Male 1855 - 1909  (54 years)


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  • Name Joshua Leonard Martin 
    Born 19 Mar 1855  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Protestant 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    -- 
    Occupation 1880  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    clerk 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Store Clerk 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Bar Keeper 
    Occupation 1909  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    ladder maker 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4333 
    Died 9 Oct 1909  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cause: typhoid fever (one week) & laxaemia (four days) 
    Buried Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2818  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Henry S. Martin,   b. 30 Sep 1826, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Jane Eisenhauer,   b. 1831, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 2 May 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 10
    Family ID F1592  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Fredericca Reitzel 
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Elliott Renshaw,   b. 22 Aug 1860, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1884, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1880  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Theresia Reising,   b. 6 May 1865, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1888, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F9924  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Catherine Straub,   b. 9 Apr 1860, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Mary Elizabeth Martin,   b. 22 Feb 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Clara Matilda Martin,   b. 2 Feb 1891, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Catherine Theresa Martin,   b. 20 Jun 1893, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Helena Edna Martin,   b. 25 Dec 1894, Drayton, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Francis Henry Martin,   b. 15 May 1897, Drayton, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1975, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F10059  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joshua Martin, "the eldest, resided in Wallenstein, Ontario. He was married twice, first to Mary Renshaw and after her decease to Fredericca Reitzel."


      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. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 25.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 17 Apr 1884.
      Apr. 5, 1884 Mary Elliot Martin, wife of Joshua L. Martin, died in Elmira at age of 23 years, 7 months and 13 days.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Joshua L Martin Born: Woolwich Age: 25 Father: Henry Martin Mother: Mary Martin Born: abt 1855 Spouse: Mary E Renshaw Age: 20 born: Waterloo Father: John Renshaw Mother: Margaret Renshaw married 15 Dec 1880

    4. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-11 Page 7.

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 45.

    6. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 57.

    7. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 29683-1909.
      Joshua Leonard Martin d. 9 Oct 1909 Berlin b. 19 Mar 1855 Elmira, occ. ladder maker, s/o Henry S. Martin & Mary Jane Isenhour (b. Boston, Mass.), cause: typhoid fever (one week) & laxaemia (four days)

    8. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 4 Page 34.

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Henry Martin aged 24, joiner, Woolwich Twp. married 8 May 1852 Greenbush by banns to Mary Jane Eisenhauser aged 20 , Woolwich

    10. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The United Lutheran and German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., 1 Jan. 1852 - 1 Jan. 1853 #226.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Mar 1855 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Protestant - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - -- - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - clerk - 1880 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Dec 1880 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Store Clerk - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bar Keeper - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ladder maker - 1909 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: typhoid fever (one week) & laxaemia (four days) - 9 Oct 1909 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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