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

Rev. David Witmer[1, 2, 3]

Male 1799 - 1874  (75 years)


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  • Name David Witmer 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 1799  , USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Minister 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Tunker 
    Eby ID Number 00135-8268 
    Died 26 Jun 1874  [5
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I3481  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Rev Abraham Witmer,   b. 1767, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1837, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Anna Eversole,   b. 7 Apr 1777, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1858  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F1133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Detweiler,   b. 1 Nov 1805, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Children 
     1. Nancy Witmer,   b. 1829, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Abraham D. Witmer,   b. CALC 25 Nov 1829, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1862  (Age ~ 33 years)
     3. Isaac Witmer,   b. Abt 1831, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Henry D. Witmer,   b. 1833, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Veronica "Fannie" "Frances" Witmer,   b. 26 May 1835, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1915, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. Susannah Witmer,   b. 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elizabeth Witmer,   b. Abt 1839, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Hannah Witmer,   b. Abt 1841, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David Witmer, "was married to Elizabeth Dettweiler. They resided in Puslinch Township about three miles north-east of Hespeler, near the Guelph Road, where they had a family of eight 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..., 674.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    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..., 515.

    4. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 7.

    5. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      In memory of/ David WITMER/ Who died/ June 26, 1874/ Aged/ 74 yrs. 4 mo. 15 d's./

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1799 - , USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Minister - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Tunker - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., 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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