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

Elizabeth "Eliza" Witmer[1]

Female 1843 - 1888  (44 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth "Eliza" Witmer 
    Born 6 Aug 1843  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Eliza Witmer 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Dunkard 
    Eby ID Number 00135-8315 
    Died 23 Jul 1888  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Cause: Change of Life 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I3618  Generations
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2022 

    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, 7, 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 
    alt. marriage 24 May 1852 
    Married 24 Aug 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F262094  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Eliza Witmer, "was born August 6th, 1843, and died, unmarried, July 23rd, 1888."


      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..., 680.

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

    4. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Eliza/ Dau. of/ Joseph & Susannah/ WITMER/ Died/ July 23, 1888/ Aged 44 yrs. 11 m. 15 d. [stone broken]/

    5. [S894] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861, Sect. 11 Page 74.

    6. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 018059 (1888).
      Name:Eliza Witmer Gender:Female Age:44 Birth Date:abt 1844 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Death Date:23 Jul 1888 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    7. [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.

    8. [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.

    9. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 3 Page 22.

    10. [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.

    11. [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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Aug 1843 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Dunkard - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Change of Life - 23 Jul 1888 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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