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

Elias Martin[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1828 - 1897  (69 years)


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  • Name Elias Martin 
    Born 19 Jul 1828  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonist 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4306 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone Image 
    Died 10 Nov 1897  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8, 13
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I54697  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Henry Z. Martin,   b. 16 Feb 1794, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1853, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Catharine Miller,   b. 4 Nov 1803, , Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F726  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ID F229503  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Shantz,   b. 2 Jun 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1911  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1850  [1, 7
    Children 
     1. Hannah Martin,   b. 3 Nov 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1929  (Age 77 years)
     2. Catharine Martin,   b. 1 Aug 1853, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1919  (Age 65 years)
     3. Blandina Martin,   b. 1 May 1855, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1937  (Age 82 years)
     4. Susannah Martin,   b. 11 Apr 1857, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1936  (Age 78 years)
     5. Lydia Martin,   b. 9 Dec 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. 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)
     7. Mary Ann Martin,   b. 14 May 1865, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1949  (Age 84 years)
     8. Jacob S. Martin,   b. 10 Sep 1868, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1942, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     9. Veronica Martin,   b. 22 May 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F14124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elias Martin, "the second son of Henry and Catharine (Miller) Martin, was born July 19th, 1828. On November 19th, 1850, he was married to Susannah, daughter of Jacob and Susannah (Snyder) Shantz. She was born June 2nd, 1831. After their marriage they moved on his father's place where they resided until December 1887, then they moved on the old "Daniel Good Farm" which he had shortly before purchased. Here they still reside with their son, Jacob, who had rented the place. They have had a family of nine 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.].

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      MARTIN - On the 9th of November 1897, in Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Co., Ont., Elias Martin, aged 69 years, 5 months, 7 days. He leaves his wife, two sons and seven daughters. Buried in the Martin graveyard. Funeral services by Abraham Martin and Daniel Brubacher. Deceased was a member of the Old Mennonite church and was highly esteemed.


      Herald of Truth, Vol. XXXIV, No. 24, December 15, 1897 - Page 379, 380


  • 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..., 433.

    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..., 614.

    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..., 615.

    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..., 88.

    5. [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..., 93.

    6. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, December 15, 1897 - Death notice of Elias Martin.

    7. [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..., 21.

    8. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      Zum Andenken / an / Elias Martin / geb. 19 Juli 1828, / gest.10 Nov. 1897 / im Alter von / 69 Jahren 3 Mon. / und 21 Tage / [verse] /

    9. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 22.

    10. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 24.

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

    12. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, District 13 Page 108.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jul 1828 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., 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 - 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 MapsDied - 10 Nov 1897 - Woolwich Twp., 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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