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

Rachel Martin

Female 1839 - 1921  (82 years)


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  • Name Rachel Martin 
    Born 7 May 1839  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Rachel Martin 
    Residence 1859  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Heidelberg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4494 
    Died 12 Sep 1921  [9
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I54688  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Deacon David Z. Martin,   b. 30 Aug 1815, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1894  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Shantz,   b. 3 Mar 1815, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1876, South Of St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10
    Family ID F5029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eli Martin,   b. 7 Jun 1836, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1904  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1859  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 11
    Children 
     1. Ezra M. Martin,   b. 31 Dec 1859, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922  (Age 62 years)
     2. Daniel M. Martin,   b. 29 Dec 1860, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Nathaniel Martin,   b. 16 Apr 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1935  (Age 72 years)
     4. Josiah M. Martin,   b. 23 Jul 1863, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. David M. Martin,   b. 1 Sep 1864, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1879  (Age 14 years)
     6. Eli M. Martin,   b. 3 Jan 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1950  (Age 80 years)
     7. Rebecca M. Martin,   b. 17 Sep 1877, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F14122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 May 1839 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1859 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1859 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo 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 - Heidelberg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Rachel Martin, "the eldest in the family, was born May 7th, 1839. She was married to Eli Martin, March 15th, 1859, and resides in the new brick house at the Martin Meeting House. They have a family of six 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. [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..., 48.

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 8.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Eli Martin Born: Waterloo Res: Waterloo Age: 22 Born: abt 1837 Father: Christian Mother: Anna Spouse: Rachel Martin Age: 17 Born: abt 1842 born: Woolwich Township Res: Woolwich Township Father: David Mother: Anna married 15 Mar 1859

    4. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 3.

    5. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div.. 18 Page 2.

    6. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 9 Page 71.

    7. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 20.

    8. [S168] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 23.

    9. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    10. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 13 Sep 1838:39.
      2 Sept 1838 Benjamin Eby, teacher, m. David Martin, Woolwich Tp, to Miss Rebecca Schantz, Waterloo Tp.

    11. [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..., 56.