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

Elam S. Martin

Male 1896 - 1948  (51 years)


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  • Name Elam S. Martin 
    Born 18 Apr 1896  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer Son 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-54613 
    Died 14 Mar 1948  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: suicide 
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I54613  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Menno S. Martin,   b. 11 Sep 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1938  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Anna Sittler,   b. 3 Jul 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1953  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1886  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F14102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elmina Lichty,   b. 26 Sep 1904, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1970, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Children 
     1. Willis L. Martin
     2. Lorna L. Martin
     3. Curtis Martin
     4. Vernon L. Martin,   b. 7 Apr 1925, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1967, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     5. Vera Martin
     6. Mabel Martin,   b. 13 Feb 1930, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 2019, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F21327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Martin. - Elam S., son of Mrs. Menno S. and the late Menno Martin, was born in Woolwich Twp., Ont., April 18, 1896; died at his home, by his own hand, March 14, 1948; aged 51 y. 10 m. 25 d. On Feb. 20, 1924, he was united in marriage to Elmina Lichty, who survives. Also surviving are 6 children (Vernon, Vera, Lorna, Mabel, Curtis, and Willis, all at home), his aged mother, 2 sisters (Mrs. Israel Bearinger, Elmira, Ont.; and Mrs. Absalom Frey, Linwood, Ont.). In his youth he united with the Mennonite Church, remaining a member until death. Funeral services were conducted at the St. Jacobs Mennonite Church on March 17, with Roy S. Koch in charge, assisted by Jesse B. Martin. Interment was made in the Conestoga Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLI, Number 16 - April 20, 1948, pages 382, 383.

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

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 20, 1948 - Obituary of Elam S. Martin.

    3. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 16 Page 7.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011774-86.

    5. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011774-86.
      Menno Martin, 25, occ. Farmer, b. Woolwich, res. same, son of Elias and Susannah, married Anna Sittler, 20, b. Waterloo Twp., res. same, daughter of Jonathan and Maria, Witness: Menno Schantz of Waterloo Twp. and David Martin of Peel Twp., 28 Nov 1886 at Woolwich

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Apr 1896 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: suicide - 14 Mar 1948 - , Waterloo Region, 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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