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

Rev. Benjamin Lichty[1, 2, 3]

Male 1844 - 1913  (68 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Lichty 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 18 Dec 1844  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    RC 
    Residence 1866  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Retired 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number 00072-4234 
    Died 3 Mar 1913  Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: Arteriosclerosis 10 or 12 years-Apoplexy 1 day 
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I54324  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father George Lichty,   b. 10 May 1819, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1903, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Sarah Bauman,   b. 13 Jan 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1860  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13, 14, 15
    Family ID F13906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Wenger,   b. 5 Dec 1845, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1903, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 17 Apr 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Henry W. Lichty,   b. 23 Jan 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1935, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Mary Ann Lichty,   b. 20 Aug 1868, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1921  (Age 53 years)
     3. Sarah Jane Lichty,   b. 3 Jun 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1932, Drake, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Sarah Lichty,   b. Aug 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Daniel Lichty,   b. 1873, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1884  (Age 11 years)
     6. George Lichty,   b. 16 Sep 1878, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Susannah Lichty,   b. 22 May 1879, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1946, Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     8. Benjamin W. Lichty,   b. 2 Feb 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1937, German Mills (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     9. Irvin W. Lichty,   b. 28 Jun 1884, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1970  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F14039  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Lichty, "was born December 18th, 1844. He is married to Hettie Wenger and resides near St. Jacobs where he is engaged in farming."

      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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      Another Woolwich farmer passed away at the home of his son-in-law, Mr. Josiah Weber, Peel Township, on Monday. We refer to Benjamin Lichty, who was born in 1844, a son of the late George Lichty, in the Jerusalem section. Deceased was married to Esther Wenger, who died nine years ago. He lived on a farm near where he was born until a little over a year ago, when he went to live with his daughter in peel. Eight children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Lichty, one of whom Daniel, died. The living are: - Henry in Elmira; Mary Ann, (Mrs. Josiah Weber; Sarah, (Mrs. John Steiner), Drake, Sask.; George, Canfield, Ont.; Susannah (Mrs. Ephrain Snyder), Red Deer, Alta.; Benjamin, Drake, Sask.; Irvine, near Berlin. The funeral will be held next Sunday afternoon, at one o'clock, from the house in which he died to the Mennonite Cemetery at the Conestogo.

      Elmira Signet Mar 6 1913 pg 3

  • 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..., 128.

    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..., 585.

    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..., 625.

    4. [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.

    5. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 1.

    6. [S151] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Jacobs Mennonite (Central Woolwich Mennonite) CC#4583 Internet Link.
      Benjamin Lichty / born Dec.18,1844 / died / March 3,1913 / aged / 68 yrs.2 mos. / 13 days / Asleep in Jesus peaceful rest / Whose waking is supremely blest /

    7. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 2 Household Number 5.

    8. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 16 Page 2.

    9. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 4, Pg. 109.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Benjamin Lichte Birth Place: Woolwich Residence: Waterloo Age: 21 Father Name: George Lichte Mother Name: Sarah Bowman Spouse Name: Henrietta Winger Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Birth Place: Woolwich Spouse residence: Waterloo Spouse Father Name: Jonas Winger Spouse Mother Name: Mary Martin Marriage Date: 17 Apr 1866 Marriage County: Waterloo

    11. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 54.

    12. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 4.

    13. [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..., 877.

    14. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages by Rev'd F. W. Bindemann, Minister of the German Evangelical Protestant Church at Greenbush Village, Waterloo Township, Halton County, Wellington District, 31 Aug. 1840 to 31 Aug. 1841 #6.
      George LICHTY, Yeom. , to Sara BAUMANN, both of Waterloo. Rev. BINDEMANN. Wit. Abraham SNYDER, Yeom. , and Moses BAUMANN, both of Waterloo.

    15. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 26 Mar 1841 Pg. 13.
      16 Mar 1841 Pastor F W Bindemann m. Georg LICHTI to Sara BAUMAN, both from Waterloo Tp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Dec 1844 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - RC - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1866 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Apr 1866 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Arteriosclerosis 10 or 12 years-Apoplexy 1 day - 3 Mar 1913 - Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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