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

Selina Martin[1]

Female 1873 - 1947  (74 years)


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  • Name Selina Martin 
    Born 20 Jan 1873  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Selina Betzner 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4323 
    Died 25 Jan 1947  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9, 10
    Cause: pnemonia 
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I53781  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Henry M. Martin,   b. 17 Nov 1843, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1915  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Anna "Nancy" Lichty,   b. 24 Oct 1848, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1914, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1867  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F13905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ephraim Betzner,   b. 27 Aug 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1965, Bradenton, Manatee, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Children 
     1. Nancy Arvilla Betzner,   b. 4 Apr 1904, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1911, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     2. Kenneth Martin Betzner,   b. 9 Feb 1912, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1984, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F13907  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Betzner - Selina, daughter of Henry M. Martin, was born in Woolwich Twp., Ont., Jan. 20, 1873; passed away at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, after a brief illness of pneumonia, Jan. 25, 1947; aged 74 y. 5 d. In her early childhood she moved with her parents to a farm east of St. Jacobs, Ont., where she lived until the time of her death. She was married to Ephraim Betzner, who survives. Also surviving are one son (Kenneth, on the home farm) and a large number of other relatives and friends. One daughter (Arvilla) predeceased her in 1911. She was for many years a faithful member of the Mennonite Church, in which faith she died. Funeral services were conducted at the St. Jacobs Mennonite Church by Roy S. Koch, assisted by Reuben Dettwiler. Interment was made in the Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery.


      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXIX, Number 46 - February 11, 1947 - page 1003

  • 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..., 878.

    2. [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..., 23.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-2 page 2.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 11, 1947 - Obituary of Selina Martin.

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 3 Page 26.

    6. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 14 page 4.

    7. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Div. 2 Page 29.

    8. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist.. 13 Page 10.

    9. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      Betzner/ Ephraim Betzner/ 1871-1965/ Seleina Martin/ His beloved wife/ 1873-1947/ At Rest

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, March 16, 1965.
      Obituary of Ephraim Betzner

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register, Page 34, return 309: by Abraham W. Martin, Mennonite Society.
      Henry MARTIN, 24, Woolwich, same, s/o Henry & Catherine, married Anna LICHTE, 19, Woolwich, same, d/o George & Sarah, witn: Elizabeth MARTIN & Elizabeth SCHAFER, both of Woolwich, 26 Nov 1867

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1873 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: pnemonia - 25 Jan 1947 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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