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

Orkney Reta Martin

Female 1912 - 2000  (88 years)


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  • Name Orkney Reta Martin 
    Born 23 Mar 1912  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Orkney Reta Hill 
    Name Orkney Reta Toman 
    Residence 1921  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-381809 
    Died 9 Jun 2000  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I381809  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father Rev. Jesse G. Martin,   b. 31 Mar 1864, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1933, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Maryetta M. Wahl,   b. 27 Sep 1870, Rosendale, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1944, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1893  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F1590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Earl K. Toman,   b. 1 Jul 1914, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1958, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 1939  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nancy Lee Annetta Toman
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F259708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Addison Hill,   b. 29 Jun 1904,   d. 22 Mar 1964  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 1962 
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F259709  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • HILL, Orkney Reta

      Suddenly, at her residence in New Dundee, on Friday, June 9, 2000, Orkney Hill, formerly of RR# 1, Preston. She was born in Bloomingdale, 88 years ago, a daughter of the late Rev. Jesse G. and Marietta (Wahl) Martin. Orkney had been employed as a receptionist in Psychiatry, at the K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, for ten years. She was a member of Olivet United Church, Kitchener. Orkney had served on the committee of Wilmot Home Support and the New Dundee Senior's Club. She loved the outdoors, enjoying cross country skiing and camp fires, with her family and hiking, swimming, canoeing and motor boating with her grandson Brad. Orkney was also a cat lover and her pal Toby, was by her side daily. She was a great lady with style and grace and always had a gleam in her eye. She will be remembered dearly by all her family. There was only one "Orkney". Beloved wife of Earl Toman, who she married in 1939 and who predeceased her in 1958 and Addison Hill, who she married in 1962 and who predeceased her in 1964. Loving mother of Nancy Toman (formerly Mrs. David Main) of Elmira and Mary Ann and her husband Dieter Lenz of RR 1, New Hamburg; lovingly remembered by grandson, Brad and his wife Maggie Main and great-granddaughter, Haley Marie Main. Orkney was predeceased by brothers and sisters, Lloyd and Alice Martin and Anson and Margaret Martin, Annetta and Alfred Connors and Ada and Jacob Ruby. Friends and relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg on Tuesday, from 4-8 p.m. Private family burial will be held at Preston Park Lawn Cemetery, Cambridge.

      The Record Newspaper 12 Jun 2000 pg B3

  • Sources 
    1. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, BloomingdalePage 6.

    2. [S2858] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 503338 (1912).
      Name:Orkney Rita Martin Date of Birth:23 Mar 1912 Gender:Female Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Jesse G Martin Mother's name:Marietta Wahl

    3. [S356] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Parklawn CC#4504 Internet Link .
      Earl/ 1914 - 1958/ Orkney Martin/ Hill/ 1912 - 2000/ Not My Will But Thine Be Done/ Toman./ [A] Father

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Jesse Martin - February 2, 1933.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Mary Etta Wahl Age:22 Birth Date:abt 1871 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Marriage Date:22 Mar 1893 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Henry Wahl Mother:Sarah Shoemaker Spouse:Jesse Martin Spouse's Age:28 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1865 Spouse Birth Place:Woolwich Tp Spouse Father:Peter Martin Spouse Mother:Susannah Gingrich

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Mar 1912 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1939 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jun 2000 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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