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

Christian Witmer[1]

Male 1793 - 1840  (47 years)


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  • Name Christian Witmer 
    Born 10 Feb 1793  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Name Christian Wittmer  [2
    Eby ID Number 00135-8329 
    Died 15 Mar 1840  Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I3660  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father Rev Abraham Witmer,   b. 1767, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1837, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Anna Eversole,   b. 7 Apr 1777, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1858  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F1133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena W. Wanner,   b. 12 Jul 1785, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1865, Near Plattsville, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Washington, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Sallie Witmer,   b. Abt 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Christian Witmer,   b. 2 Nov 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1885, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. Nancy Witmer,   b. Abt 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Leah Witmer,   b. Abt 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. David Wanner Witmer,   b. 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1902, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     8. Elizabeth Witmer,   b. 7 Jun 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F1187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian Witmer, "was married to Magdalena Wanner. They resided near Preston, on the farm now in possession of Isaiah Holm. Here he died. She died near Plattsville, Ontario, at the home of her son, David. Their family consisted 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. [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..., 559.

    2. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Heir ruhen died gebe von Chistian Wittmer starb den 15 Merz 1840 war ald 47 jahr 1 mona und 5 taqge und lebte in eshe stant 27 jahre 9 monat and 26 t

    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. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 21 Mar 1840:50.
      In the vicinity of Preston, Christian Witmer died at about 50 years of age. 15 Mar 1840

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Feb 1793 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Mar 1840 - Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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