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

Emanuel Witmer[1]

Male 1841 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Emanuel Witmer 
    Born 26 Mar 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Rsrch. Note


    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Dunkard 
    Residence 1868  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Tunker 
    Eby ID Number 00135-8314 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I3606  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    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  [1, 2, 8
    Family ID F262093  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    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 Catherine Sherk,   b. 1 Apr 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1911, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    alt. marriage 24 May 1852 
    Married 24 Aug 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F262094  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Timm,   b. 29 May 1841, , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1925, Fordwich, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Dianna Witmer,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Simon P. Witmer,   b. 5 Aug 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Angeline Witmer,   b. 26 Mar 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Allan Witmer,   b. 7 Apr 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Irvin Witmer,   b. 27 Jul 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Cyrus Witmer,   b. 8 May 1875, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Noah Witmer,   b. 25 Nov 1876, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. William Witmer,   b. 3 Jul 1878, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Wesley Witmer,   b. 15 May 1881, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F1177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Emanuel Witmer, "was born March 26th, 1841. He is married to Mary Timm and resides in Howick Township, Huron County, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming. His family consists of eight children".


      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..., 733.

    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..., 679.

    3. [S216] Census - ON, Huron - 1901, Howick d-5 Page 10.

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

    5. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 51.

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

    8. [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.

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Joseph Witmer, joiner of Waterloo Twp. married 24 Aug 1852 at Greenbush by license to Catharine Scherk.

    10. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The United Lutheran and German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., 1 Jan. 1852 - 1 Jan. 1853 #226.
      1

    11. [S2575] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 3 Page 22.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Mar 1841 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Dunkard - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Feb 1868 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Tunker - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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