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

Manasseh B. Martin[1, 2]

Male 1893 - 1965  (72 years)


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  • Name Manasseh B. Martin 
    Born 27 May 1893  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farm Laborer 
    Religion 1911  Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00002-538.7 
    Died 17 Sep 1965  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I54607  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Rev. Paul S. Martin,   b. 14 Feb 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1914  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Bauman,   b. 16 Aug 1853, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1902, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1892  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Family ID F14100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Annie Brubacher,   b. 29 Dec 1884, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1949  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1921 
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Martin,   b. 4 May 1923,   d. 25 Jul 1934  (Age 11 years)
     2. Samuel B. Martin,   b. 1926,   d. 1 Dec 2004, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F5848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maria Frey,   b. 15 Nov 1898, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1918  (Age 20 years) 
    Married 4 Sep 1915  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elton F. Martin,   b. 19 Mar 1916, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 2006, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. Menno Martin,   b. 3 Feb 1917, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1917, Jerusalem, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Sidney F. Martin,   b. 13 May 1918,   d. 22 Dec 1999  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F5849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Manasseh B. Martin, 72, of 33 King St., died Friday at K-W Hospital after a short illness. Born May 27, 1893, in Woolwich Township, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Martin. He retired from farming in 1955, when he came to live in Elmira. His first wife, Marie Frey, died in 1918 and his second wife, Annie Brubacher, died in 1949. Surviving are three sons, Elton of Glen Allan, Sydney of St. Jacobs, and Samuel of Elmira; one sister, Mrs. Emmanuel (Lovine) Martin of Toronto; 14 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was predeceased by one son and one daughter. The body was at the Dreisinger Funeral Parlor until Monday noon when removal was made to his home for private service at 1 p.m. followed by a public service at Elmira Mennonite Meeting House. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery.


      Elmira Signet 22 Sep 1965 pg 8

  • 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..., 167.

    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..., 49.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 7.

    4. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      Manasseh B. / Martin/ 1893-1965/ age/ 72 yrs. 4 m. / Rest in peace/

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

    6. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Manasseh B. Martin - 22 Sep 1965 pg 8.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Paul Martin Born: Woolwich Age: 43 Father: David Martin Mother: Rebecca Martin Born: abt 1849 Spouse: Elizabeth Brubaker Age: 38 born: Woolwich Father: Levi Bowman Mother: Magdalena Bowman married 10 Jul 1892 married: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 May 1893 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1911 - Conestogo, 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 MapsMarried - 4 Sep 1915 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 1965 - Kitchener, 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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