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

Henry Witmer[1, 2]

Male 1847 - 1930  (83 years)


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  • Name Henry Witmer 
    Born 24 Mar 1847  Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1870  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    harness maker 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Sadler 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    United Bretheren 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Harness Maker 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    United Brethren 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Postmaster 
    Residence 1929  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number 00135-8308 
    Died 27 Oct 1930  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3587  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    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 Mary Ann Buckler,   b. 19 Jun 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1926  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 23 Aug 1870  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. Susannah Catharine "Susie" Witmer,   b. 4 Mar 1872, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1967  (Age 94 years)
     2. Dianna Centilia Witmer,   b. 10 Aug 1876, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1955, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Alexandria Delena Witmer,   b. 29 Aug 1879, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F1168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Henry Witmer, "is married to Mary Ann Buckler. They reside in Breslau, Ontario, where he is engaged at his trade, harness making. In connection with his business he has a small store and the post office."


      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..., 129.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 9.

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 43.

    6. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 10.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Henry WITMER, 23, harness maker, b. Guelph Twp, res. Hespeler, s/o Abraham & Catharine married Mary Ann BUCKLER, 22, res. Waterloo Twp, b. Waterloo Twp, d/o Henry & Susannah, witn: Aaron BUCKLER of Waterloo Twp & Sarah WITMER of Guelph Twp, 23 August 1870 in Hespeler

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - harness maker - 1870 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Aug 1870 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sadler - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Bretheren - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Harness Maker - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postmaster - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1929 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Oct 1930 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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