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

Joseph Kinsie[1, 2, 3]

Male 1811 - 1871  (60 years)


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  • Name Joseph Kinsie 
    Born 4 Mar 1811  Near Quakertown, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Name Joseph Kinzie 
    Occupation 1837  Glasgow Mills (Bridgeport), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    sawmiller 
    Residence 1849  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Eby ID Number 00065-4079 
    Died 28 Jun 1871  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I3246  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Abraham Kinzie,   b. Abt 1780,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1060  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Barbara Devitt,   b. 2 Dec 1809, , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1847, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Children 
     1. Maria "Mary" Kinsie,   b. 11 Aug 1838, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1912  (Age 73 years)
     2. Moses Kinsie,   b. 7 Mar 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1913  (Age 72 years)
     3. Abraham D. Kinzie,   b. 24 Sep 1842, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1909  (Age 66 years)
     4. Hannah Kinzie,   b. 29 Jan 1843, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1920, Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Jacob D. Kinzie,   b. 1 May 1844, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1916, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Sarah Kinsie,   b. 23 Aug 1845, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     7. Susannah Kinsie,   b. 24 Apr 1847, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1922, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F1061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Magdalena "Martha" Martin,   b. 6 Jul 1821, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1899, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 4 Sep 1849  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 9
    Children 
     1. Esther M. Kinsie,   b. 25 Nov 1851, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1932  (Age 80 years)
     2. Henry M. Kinzie,   b. 18 Feb 1853, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1926, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Joseph Kinsie,   b. 12 Sep 1854, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1854  (Age 0 years)
     4. Noah Kinsie,   b. 10 Sep 1855, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1871  (Age 15 years)
     5. Annie Kinsie,   b. 4 May 1858, Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1923  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F1062  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Kinsie, "son of Abraham Kinsie, was born seven miles from Quakertown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, March 4th, 1811. He came to this county when a young man and settled in Waterloo County, Ontario. On October 1st, 1837, he was married to Barbara Devitt who was born December 2nd, 1809, and died August 19th, 1847, leaving a family of seven children. After her decease he was again married to Magdalena Martin, September 4th, 1849. She was born July 6th, 1821. They resided on a farm in Blenheim Township, Oxford County, near the Dumfries town line, about three miles from Ayr, where he died June 28th, 1871. His family consisted of twelve 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. [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..., 608.

    2. [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..., 613.

    3. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011183-78.
      Henry Kinsey, 25, occ. Farmer, b. Dumfries Twp., res. Waterloo Twp., son of Joseph and Martha, Married Elizabeth Steiner, 18, b. Wilmot Twp., res. Woolwich Twp., daughter of Daniel and Barbara, Witn: John and Abraham Steiner of Wilmot Twp., 27 Oct 1878 at Res of John Steiner, Wilmot

    4. [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..., 848.

    5. [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.

    6. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      In memory of / Joseh Kinsie / born / March 4th,1811 / died June 28,1871 / aged / 60 years 3 mo 24 d's / "Now I am gone. I can't return / and me no more you'll see / But it is true that all of you . / Must shortly follow me

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 13 Jul 1871.
      Joseph Kinsey died 28 Jun 1871 in Blenheim, 60 yrs, 3 mths, 24 days.

    8. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 10 Oct 1837:43.
      1 Oct 1837 Joseph Kinzie, sawmiller from Glasgow, m. Barbara Devitt, both from Waterloo.

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Joseph Kinzie, 38, yeoman of Waterloo married 4 Sep 1849 in Greenbush by license to Magdalena Martin, 28, res. of Waterloo. Wit: John Gussiberger, innkeeper of Waterloo & Abraham Hiestand, farmer of Dumfries

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Mar 1811 - Near Quakertown, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - sawmiller - 1837 - Glasgow Mills (Bridgeport), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Oct 1837 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1849 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Sep 1849 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jun 1871 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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