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

Sarah Witmer

Female 1846 - 1871  (25 years)


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  • Name Sarah Witmer 
    Born 1846  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Sarah Gowling 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1866  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number 00135-8324 
    Died 1871  Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I3652  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Elias Witmer,   b. 19 Feb 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1910, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Miller,   b. 5 Jan 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1901, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 27 Jul 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Richard P. Gowling,   b. 8 Feb 1845, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1926, Retsil, Kitsap, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Sarah Gowling,   b. 6 Jul 1869, Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1869, Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Arthur W. Gowling,   b. 20 Aug 1871, Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1846 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., 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 MapsResidence - 1866 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Oct 1866 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1871 - Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Sarah Witmer, "was married to a Mr. Dowling. She, at the time of her death, left one son named Arthur."


      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. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Richard P. Gowling Birth Place: Toronto RESIDENCE: Hespeler Age: 20 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846 Father Name: Richard Mother Name: Margaret Spouse Name: Sarah Wilmot Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847 Spouse Birth Place: Hespeler Spouse Residence: Puslinch Spouse Father Name: Elias Wilmot Spouse Mother Name: Elizabeth Wilmer Marriage Date: 9 Oct 1866 Marriage County: Waterloo

    2. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 8 Page 59.

    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..., 681.

    4. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin.
      Elias WITMER, to Elisabeth MILLER, both of Waterloo. 27 July 1841. Wit. Christian MILLER and Henry WITMER.

    5. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 30 Jul 1841 Pg 31.
      27 Jul 1841 Pastor Benjamin Eby m. Elias WITMER to Elisabeth MILLER, daughter of Christian Miller, all from Waterloo Township.