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

Caroline Witmer[1, 2]

Female 1837 - 1919  (81 years)


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  • Name Caroline Witmer 
    Born 16 Apr 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Female 
    Name Caroline Hilborn 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    W. Methodist 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    United Brethren 
    Religion 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    United Brethren 
    Eby ID Number 00135-8312 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Caroline Witmer 
    Died 1 Apr 1919  [7
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I3596  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Joseph Witmer,   b. 11 Jul 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1896, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Susannah Groh,   b. 9 Oct 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1849, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1835  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 13
    Family ID F262093  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jacob Hilborn,   b. 14 Dec 1833, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1910, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1855  [12
    Children 
     1. Isaac Hilborn,   b. 8 Jan 1856, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940  (Age 83 years)
     2. Amos Hilborn,   b. 7 Jan 1858, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 82 years)
     3. Mayor Aaron W. Hilborn,   b. 23 Aug 1860, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1943, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Emanuel Hilborn,   b. 9 Aug 1862, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1922, , Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. David W. Hilborn,   b. 9 Feb 1865, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Jesse Hilborn,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Joseph Hilborn,   b. 7 Jun 1867, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940  (Age 72 years)
     8. Jesse W. Hilborn,   b. 14 Aug 1869, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Rev. Jacob Hilborn,   b. 29 Jan 1872, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Eliza Hilborn,   b. 6 Feb 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1874  (Age 0 years)
     11. Edwin Hilborn,   b. 1 Jan 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Milton Hilborn,   b. 8 Jan 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F1171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Caroline Witmer, "was born April 16th, 1837. She is married to Jacob Hilborn, a miller. They reside at Blair and have a family of eleven children, namely: Isaac, Amos, Aaron, Emanuel, David, Joseph, Jesse, Jacob, Eliza (dead), Edwin, and Milton."


      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..., 789.

    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..., 733.

    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..., 679.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-2 Page 13.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    6. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, ON WATERLOO (South/Sud) (#122) Subdistrict: Waterloo (South/Sud) g-2 Page 13.

    7. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In memoriam/ Jacob Hilborn/ died Jan. 9, 1910/ aged 76 years & 26 days/ Caroline Witmer/ his wife/ born Apr. 16, 1837/ died Apr. 1, 1919/ Thy will be done/ Hilborn

    8. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 3 Page 14.

    9. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 3.

    10. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 12 Page 7.

    11. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 35.

    12. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 11 Page 74.

    13. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 7 Jan 1836:18.
      ca 8 days ago Wm. Scollick m. Joseph Witmer, son of Abraham Witmer to Susanna Groh, daughter of John Groh, all of Waterloo Tp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Apr 1837 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - W. Methodist - 1871 - 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 MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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