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

Rev Abraham Witmer[1]

Male 1767 - 1837  (70 years)


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  • Name Abraham Witmer 
    Prefix Rev 
    Born 1767  Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Lower Block Conc. 1 Lot 06W, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 25NE, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number 00135-8267 
    Died 28 Jan 1837  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Cause: old age 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I3477  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Christian Witmer,   b. Abt 1740, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Eversole,   b. 7 Apr 1777, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1858  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Christian Witmer,   b. 10 Feb 1793, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1840, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     2. Rev. David Witmer,   b. 1799, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1874  (Age 75 years)
     3. Jacob Witmer,   b. 27 Dec 1801, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1888, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. Elizabeth Witmer,   b. Abt 1803, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1871  (Age ~ 68 years)
     5. Joseph Witmer,   b. 11 Jul 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1896, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Abraham Witmer,   b. CALC 27 Feb 1808, Of, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     7. Henry Witmer,   b. 29 Sep 1814, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1893, Near Kossuth, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Veronica "Fanny" Witmer,   b. 28 Nov 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1891, Near Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     9. Elias Witmer,   b. 19 Feb 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1910, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Abraham Witmer, "Could not obtain any dates in regard to Abraham's birth or death) was married to Anna Eversole. In 1804 he, with his wife and family of three children, moved to Canada and settled on the farm now possessed by their grandson, Mr. Levi Witmer. This farm is situated about one and one-half miles north-east of Preston. Here they resided until their deaths. Their family consisted of nine 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..., 673.

    2. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).

    3. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 62.

    4. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 9 Feb 1837:11.
      In Waterloo Abraham Wittmer minister of Baptist community, died at an old age. last Sat morn

    5. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).
      Hier / Rhen die Gebeine von / Abraham / Wittmer (sic) / Gestorben den 28 ten januar 1837 / war Alt. 69 Jahr 4 Monat / und 16 Tag . / Hier ruhet er imj sanften Schlaf / bis Gott ihn auf erwecken mag

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsLand - Bef 1831 - Waterloo Township - Beasley's Lower Block Conc. 1 Lot 06W, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age - 28 Jan 1837 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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