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

Joseph Cressman Wismer[1]

Male 1829 - 1914  (85 years)


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  • Name Joseph Cressman Wismer 
    Born 20 Apr 1829  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Baptist 
    Residence 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Lived beside his sister`s husband William Abra.
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Labourer 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Baptist 
    Occupation 1901  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Labourer - odd jobs 
    Religion 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Baptist 
    Eby ID Number 00133-8238 
    Died 12 Aug 1914  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 11
    Cause: Cause: Chronic Valvular Heart Disease (3 years) 
    Buried Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Person ID I341169  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Johann Wismer,   b. 2 Apr 1799, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1890, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Susannah Cressman,   b. 1801, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1840, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 1822  [12
    Family ID F3975  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charlotte Hewitt,   b. 1 Jul 1836, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1916, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1851  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 10
    Children 
     1. Susannah Wismer,   b. 29 May 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1914, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Mary Wismer,   b. Abt 1854, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Benjamin Hewitt Wismer,   b. 14 Mar 1856, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1938, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Adaline Wismer,   b. 14 Nov 1858, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1898  (Age 39 years)
     5. Sarah Jane Wismer,   b. 1861, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Hannah Wismer,   b. 4 Jan 1867, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1930, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     7. Joseph Hewitt Wismer,   b. 14 Jul 1868, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1945, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     8. John Hewitt Wismer,   b. CALC 26 Apr 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1915, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     9. William Henry Wismer,   b. 28 Nov 1876, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F248733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Wismer, "was born April 20th, 1829. He was married to Charlotte Hewitt who was born July 1st, 1836. They reside near Blair, Ontario, where he was engaged in farming for many years. To them were born the following 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..., 474.

    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..., 667.

    3. [S326] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1901, Ayr (Village) A Page 13.

    4. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Joseph Wismer/ 1829 - 1914

    5. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div 3 Pg 3.

    6. [S1282] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1911, p 15.

    7. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 52.

    8. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 1 Page 5.

    9. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [A] Joseph Wismer/ 1829 - 1914 [B] Charlotte Hewitt/ his wife/ 1836-1916 [flat markers]

    10. [S41] Vit - ON, Oxford - Brock District Mar Reg.
      Rev. Joseph Shepley, Wesleyan Methodist Church Sept. 10 Joseph WISMER, Dumfries, to Charlotte HEWITT, Wilmot. Wit: Ann & George Thompson Sr.


    11. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: Joseph C Wismer Gender: Female Birth Year: abt 1829 Birth Place: Waterloo, Ontario Age at Death: 85 Death Date: 12 Aug 1914 Death Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    12. [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..., 666.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Apr 1829 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Sep 1851 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1901 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - odd jobs - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Chronic Valvular Heart Disease (3 years) - 12 Aug 1914 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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