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

Lydia Ann Martin

Female 1889 - 1939  (49 years)


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  • Name Lydia Ann Martin 
    Born 17 Apr 1889  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Ann Wideman 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4432 
    Died 19 Mar 1939  [4, 6
    Cause: pneumonia 
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I4083  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Tilman B. Martin,   b. 28 Nov 1855, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1925  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Maria "Mary" Shantz,   b. 20 Sep 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1936  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1881  [7, 8
    Family ID F4989  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elias M. Wideman,   b. 27 Jan 1889, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1964, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. Tilman Wideman,   d. 1996
     2. Edwin M. Wideman,   b. 30 Nov 1913, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1986  (Age 72 years)
     3. Gordon M. Wideman,   b. 11 Mar 1915, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1977, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Menno M. Wideman,   b. 24 Nov 1918,   d. 7 Jan 1975, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     5. Mary M. Wideman,   b. 9 Dec 1919
     6. Clayton Wideman,   b. 1922,   d. 2003  (Age 81 years)
     7. Alvin Wideman,   b. 25 Jan 1924, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1925  (Age 1 years)
     8. Abner Wideman,   b. 1 Sep 1925,   d. 10 Jan 1989, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     9. Erma M. Wideman
     10. Alvina Wideman,   b. 2 Feb 1936, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1941  (Age 5 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lydia Ann Martin, "born April 17th, 1889."


      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.].

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      MRS. ELIAS WIDEMAN

      There passed away, following an attack of pneumonia, at her home at Balsam Grove, on Sunday, March 19, Lydian Martin, wife of Elias Wideman, aged 49 years, 11 months and 2 days. The late Mrs. Wideman was born April 17, 1889, in Waterloo Co., and in 1913 she married Elias Wideman. They lived for four years at the homestead at New Jerusalem, following which they moved to Balsam Grove, where they have since resided. Surviving are her husband, eleven children, Mary, Lydia, Erma, Wilma and Elvina, at home; Gordon, near Elmira; Tilman, on the 4th of Peel; Menno, near Elmira; Clayton, Abner and Ephraim, at home; five sisters, Mrs. Simon Martin, near Elmira; Mrs. Ezra Bauman , near Hawkesville; Mrs. Israel Brubacher, third of Peel; Mrs. Isaac Bauman, fourth of Peel; Mrs. Urias Martin. near Elmira; and five brothers, Joseph Martin, third of Peel; Edwin Martin, third of Peel; Allan Martin. Floradale; Ananaias Martin, Waterloo, and Tilman Martin, sixth of Peel. The funeral was held on Tuesday, March 21, with services at the Mennonite Church. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. J. Bauman and Rev. Abraham Bearinger were the officiating clergymen.


      The Kitchener Daily Record 20 Mar 1939

  • 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..., 39.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 14.

    3. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 14.

    4. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      In/ memory of/ Lydia Ann/ Martin/ beloved wife of/ Elias Wideman/ born/ Apr.17,1889/ died/ Mar.19,1939/ aged 49 yrs./ 11 ms.2 ds/ At rest/

    5. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 3.

    6. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Mrs. Elias Wideman - 20 Mar 1939.

    7. [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..., 38.

    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..., 429.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Apr 1889 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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