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

Samuel Witmer[1, 2]

Male 1849 - 1885  (35 years)


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  • Name Samuel Witmer 
    Born 6 Feb 1849  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1884  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    pump maker 
    Eby ID Number 00135-8309 
    Died 1885  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3589  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Abraham E. 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. 28 Jul 1891, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ann Rife,   b. 25 Jul 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1919, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Children 
     1. Lillian Gertrude "Lily" Witmer,   b. 15 Jan 1873, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1958  (Age 85 years)
     2. Ida Rosella Witmer,   b. 17 Sep 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1914, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     3. Hubert Edwin Witmer,   b. 17 Sep 1876, Mildmay, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William Ervin "Ervin" Witmer,   b. 7 Mar 1879, , Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Zilpha Margaret Witmer,   b. 16 Feb 1882, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Petala Blanch Witmer,   b. 18 Jan 1884, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1884, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Sarah Elizabeth "Bessie" Witmer,   b. 6 Nov 1885, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F1169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Witmer, "was a carpenter by trade. He was married to Sarah Rife and resided in Hespeler where he died some time 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.].

  • 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..., 183.

    3. [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.

    4. [S2208] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1891, Section 1 Page 26.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Feb 1849 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - pump maker - 1884 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1885 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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