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

Sarah Witmer[1, 2, 3]

Female 1843 - 1884  (41 years)


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  • Name Sarah Witmer 
    Born 21 Feb 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Birth Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Sarah Wildfong 
    Residence 1874  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Dunker 
    Eby ID Number 00135-8307 
    Died 1 Dec 1884  Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    Cause: Puerperal Fever 4 Days 
    Buried Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I3586  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 Amos S. Wildfong,   b. 22 Feb 1847, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1901  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1874  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 8
    Children 
     1. Oliver Wildfong,   b. 19 Mar 1876, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1877  (Age 1 years)
     2. Amos Wildfong,   b. 29 Mar 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Norman Henry Wildfong,   b. 14 Apr 1878, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 70 years)
     4. Lorne Wesley Wildfong,   b. 24 Jul 1881, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ervin Herbert "Curly" Wildfong,   b. 19 Nov 1884, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1976, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Feb 1843 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1874 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Sep 1874 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Dunker - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Puerperal Fever 4 Days - 1 Dec 1884 - Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Sarah Witmer, "was married to Amos Wildfong, a farmer. They resided at Strasburg, Ontario, where she died some years ago."


      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.].

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      In Waterloo, on the 1st Dec., Sarah, wife of Mr. Amos Wildfong, aged 33 years.

      Galt Reporter Dec 5 1884 pg 8

  • 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..., 732.

    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..., 647.

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 17 Sep 1874.
      15 Sep 1874 By Pastor Muenzinger in Philipsburg, Amos Wildfang was married to Sarah Witmer, both of Waterloo Township.

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Dec. 4, 1884.
      Sarah Wildfang, wife of Amos Wildfang, died in Strassburg at age of 33 years, 9 months and 11 days. Dec. 1, 1884

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 3 Page 30.

    6. [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.

    7. [S136] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Weber Mennonite CC#5426 Internet Link.

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 009769-74.
      (Waterloo Co.) Amos WILDFONG, 27, farmer, Canada, Waterloo, widower, s/o Joseph & Elizabeth married Sarah WISMER, 23, Canada, Waterloo, d/o Abraham & Catharine, witn: Carl SCHLEGEL & Phillipoena HAGEDORN both of Waterloo, 15 September 1874 in Berlin