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

Benjamin Witmer[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1844 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Benjamin Witmer 
    Born 1844  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1866  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1929  Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number 00135-8305 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I3583  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Catharine Groh,   b. 25 Nov 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna Cober,   b. 6 Jul 1840, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 16 Sep 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1844 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1866 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Sep 1866 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1929 - Saskatchewan Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Witmer, "is married to Susannah Cober. They reside in Wananosh Township, Huron County, Ontario, where he is farming."


      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a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character.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..., 678.

    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..., 732.

    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..., 464.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 20 Sep 1866.
      Married 16 Sep 1866 Benjamin Witmer was married to Susanna Cober, both of Wellington.

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Benjamin Witmer, 22, res. Puslinch, b. Puslinch, son of Abraham & Catherine, married 16 Sept 1866 Susana Cober, 23, res. Puslinch, b. Puslinch, daughter of Jacob & Hanna (Groh)

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Emmanuel Witmer, 27, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, son of Joseph & Susanna (Groh), married 28 Feb 1868 Maria Timm, 21, res. Blenheim, b. Germany, daughter of August & Sophia (Stein)

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Isaac Witmer February 28, 1929.