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

Abraham Witmer[1, 2, 3]

Male Cal 1808 - 1859  (~ 51 years)


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  • Name Abraham Witmer 
    Born CALC 27 Feb 1808  Of, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00135-8295 
    Died 4 Nov 1859  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I3566  Generations
    Last Modified 4 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 Catharine Groh,   b. 25 Nov 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. George Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elizabeth Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Joseph Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Catherine Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Aaron Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Moses Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Susannah Witmer,   b. 28 Jan 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1880, Colborne Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     8. Mary Witmer,   b. 18 Jul 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1931, Fordwich, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     9. Annie Witmer,   b. 21 Jan 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Abraham Witmer,   b. 21 Jan 1837, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. John Witmer,   b. 11 Sep 1838, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1933, Listowel, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     12. Hannah Witmer,   b. 1839, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
     13. Isaac Witmer,   b. 3 Apr 1842, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1929, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     14. Sarah Witmer,   b. 21 Feb 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1884, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     15. Benjamin Witmer,   b. 1844, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     16. Samuel Witmer,   b. Abt 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     17. Henry Witmer,   b. 24 Mar 1847, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1930, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Abraham Witmer, "third son of Abraham and Annie (Eversole) Witmer, was married to Catherine Groh. They resided north of Hespeler, near what is known as "Tuck's Hill" where they possessed a beautiful farm. They are both dead. To them was born a family of fifteen 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..., 807.

    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..., 129.

    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..., 732.

    4. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      Abraham WITMER/ Died/ November 4, 1859/ Aged/ 51 years, 8 mo. 8 days/ [verse]/

    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..., 677.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 27 Feb 1808 - Of, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Nov 1859 - 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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