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

George Eshleman[1]

Male 1820 - 1889  (68 years)


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  • Name George Eshleman 
    Born 14 Feb 1820  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Name George Eschleman 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Baptist 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Miller 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Baptist 
    Eby ID Number 00034-2972 
    Died 28 Jan 1889  Three Miles East Of Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 8, 9
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I4269  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Samuel Eschleman,   b. 5 Aug 1784, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Nancy Bechtel,   b. 5 Jan 1784, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1863, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F1353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Bechtel,   b. 1826, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1900  (Age 74 years) 
    Children 
     1. Abraham Eshleman,   d. 20 Mar
     2. Nancy Eshleman,   b. 1844, of, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1860, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     3. Samuel B. Eshleman,   b. 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Nancy Eshleman,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1864  (Age 16 years)
     5. Jacob Eshleman,   b. 1849, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. David Eshleman,   b. 31 May 1850, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1855  (Age 5 years)
     7. John B. Eshleman,   b. 15 Dec 1851, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1855  (Age 3 years)
     8. Mary Eshleman,   b. 23 Aug 1853, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1855  (Age 1 years)
     9. Sarah Eshleman,   b. 1855, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Elizabeth Eshleman,   b. 1861, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Moses Eshleman,   b. 1864, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F1357  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • George Eshleman, "the eldest son in family of Samuel and Nancy Eshleman, was born February 14th, 1820. He resided about three miles east of Roseville where he was engaged in farming. He was married to Elizabeth, daughter of Jacob and Polly (Hallman) Bechtel. To them were born ten 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. [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..., 224.

    2. [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..., 660.

    3. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      In memory of / George Eshleman / died Jan. 26, 1889 / aged / 68 yrs. 10 mo. 12 ds. / father

    4. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 50.

    5. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 20.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 31 Jan 1889.
      Jan. 28, 1889 George Eschelmann died in Berlin at age of 68 years, 10 months & 14 days.

    7. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 10 Page 75.

    8. [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..., 217.

    9. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 1 Page 13.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Feb 1820 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Miller - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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