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

Abraham Kinzie[1, 2]

Male 1842 - 1909  (66 years)


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  • Name Abraham Kinzie 
    Born 24 Sep 1842  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1852  [4
    Name Abraham Kinsie 
    Residence 1868  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1881  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Occupation 1901  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00065-4086 
    Died 26 Mar 1909  [5
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I3258  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Joseph Kinsie,   b. 4 Mar 1811, Near Quakertown, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1871, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother 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  [9, 10
    Family ID F1061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Detweiler,   b. 22 Mar 1849, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 8 Mar 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 11, 12
    Children 
     1. Oliver Kinzie,   b. 16 Mar 1869, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1946  (Age 76 years)
     2. Henry D. Kinzie,   b. 2 Mar 1871, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1960, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Ellen Kinzie,   b. 14 Sep 1874, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ira Kinzie,   b. 20 Jun 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Clara Kinzie,   b. 1876, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 71 years)
     6. Ira Kinzie,   b. 1880, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Eden D. Kinzie,   b. 1886, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1978  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1066  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Sep 1842 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Mar 1868 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1881 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, 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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  • Notes 
    • Abraham Kinzie, "was born September 24th, 1841. He is married to Susannah Detweiler who was born March 22nd, 1849. They reside in Blenheim Township, about two miles west of Roseville where he is the owner of a beautiful farm. To them is born a family of six 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. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    2. [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..., 525.

    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..., 849.

    4. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-5 Page 11.

    5. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      Kinsie/ In memory of/ Abraham Kinsie/ born Sept.24,1842/ died March 26,1909/ also his wife/ Susannah Detwiler/ born March 22,1849/ died Nov.9,1918/ Gone Home

    6. [S149] Census - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 70 Household Number 341.

    7. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 100.

    8. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Bridegroom Name: Abraham Kinzie Age: 26 Res: Berlin Place of Birth: Blenheim Tp. Names of Parents: Joseph & Barbara Kinzie Bride: Name: Suszana Detweiler Age: 18 Res: North Dumfries Tp. Place of Birth: North Dumfries Tp. Names of Parents: Enoch & Abigal Dettweiler Witness(S): Name: Ezra Schneider Res: Waterloo Tp. Name: Lozinda Schanz Res: Berlin Date of Marriage: March 8, 1868

    9. [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.

    10. [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.

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Mar 1868.
      08 Mar 1868 Abraham Kinsie of Berlin was married to Susanna Dettweiler of North Dumfries.

    12. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Abraham Kinsie Birth Place: Blenheim Township Residence: Berlin Age: 26 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842 Father Name: Joseph Kinsie Mother Name: Barbara Kinsie Spouse Name: Susanna Dettweiler Spouse's Age: 18 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1850 Spouse Birth Place: North Dumfries Spouse residence: North Dumfries Spouse Father Name: Enoch Dettweiler Spouse Mother Name: Abigail Dettweiler Marriage Date: 8 Mar 1868 Marriage Place: Berlin