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

Moses S. Hallman

Male 1859 - 1942  (82 years)


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  • Name Moses S. Hallman 
    Born 25 Mar 1859  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00048-3555 
    Died 14 Jan 1942  Rainham Township, Haldimand Co., Ontario? Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Cause: stroke 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Person ID I6117  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Joseph C. Hallman,   b. 28 Sep 1837, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1881, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Salome Schmidt,   b. 27 Apr 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1917, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 6 Jul 1858  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Family ID F1646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Veronica "Frances" Foreman,   b. 22 Sep 1858, , Haldimand Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920  (Age 61 years) 
    Children 
     1. Saloma Hallman,   b. 4 Nov 1884, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Ellen Hallman,   b. 27 Jul 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1948  (Age 62 years)
     3. Dinia "Tena" Hallman,   b. 8 Dec 1887, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1951  (Age 63 years)
     4. Sarah E. Hallman,   b. 4 Sep 1889, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Estella Hallman,   b. Sep 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lucy I. Hallman,   b. 4 Jun 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ivan Clement Hallman,   b. 10 May 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1876  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Moses S. Hallman, "was born March 25th, 1859. He is married to Fannie Foreman and resides at Red Bay, Bruce County, Ontario, where he is engaged in the fish business. On December 10th, 1894, he took his small boat and sailed over to White Fish Isle, several miles to the east of Bruce Peninsula where he had stored a number of barrels of fish. After having taken 18 barrels on his small boat he set sail for the main land. Not having proceeded far on his return, he was suddenly overtaken by a violent storm, tearing away his masts and sails and driving him northward towards the upper end of the peninsula. To keep his small leaky craft afloat he was obliged to toss the whole of his cargo overboard and work his way through the foaming waves the best he could with two small oars. It cost him all his time to guide the boat with one hand and with a small tin can bail out the water with the other. He was thus drifted along by the cold and severe snow storm now blowing at a terrific rate. When darkness set in he was passing Cabot Head and rapidly drifting out on Lake Huron where he spent the whole night and the greater part of the following day, working at his oars and bailing out the water. A change in the wind at six in the morning caused his boat to return towards Bruce Peninsula where he arrived at Stokes Bay late in the afternoon. His lower limbs were so badly frozen during the thirty hours he experienced on that never-to-be-forgotten trip that when he arrived at land he was not able to walk but crawled on hand and foot over one-half mile to the nearest residence which, to his great disappointment, he found vacated. From here he crawled to another log cabin about forty rods distant where he arrived at sunset. The inmates, who were kind people, did all in their power to alleviate the sufferings of their almost dying guest who was a perfect stranger to them. After partaking of some food he fell asleep and slept several hours. When awakening he suffered extreme pain in his limbs which continued for several days when he gradually commenced to recover. It caused tears of joy to his wife, mother, brother, and relatives when the news came that the "supposed lost one" was saved."


      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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      Hallman, Moses S., son of Joseph and Salome (Schmitt) Hallman, was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., March 25, 1859; died in Rainham, Ont., Jan. 14, 1942; aged 82 y. 9 m. 20 d. His death was caused by a stroke, from which he suffered for about a week. He was married to Fanny Foreman, who predeceased him in 1920. To this union were born 5 daughters and 1 son; Salome Winger of Rainham, Mary Shantz of Petersburg, Tena Shantz of Preston, Estella Hinde of Kansas, Lucille Scott of Toronto, and Ivan of Kitchener. This unbroken circle of children will miss very keenly the passing of their father. There also survive 19 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. The first 30 years of his life were spent in Waterloo Co., while his last 8 years were spent mainly with his daughter Salome, of Rainham. At the age of 32 he confessed his Lord as Saviour and united with the Mennonite Church where he has been a faithful member till death. His keen interest in the work of the Church was evident by his earnest labors in organizing Sunday schools during his earlier years. May the comfort of the Holy Spirit abide with each of the family who remain. The funeral service was conducted at the Winger home by Bro. A. L. Fretz, after which the body was conveyed to Kitchener for burial in the Mennonite Cemetery adjoining First Mennonite Church.


      GOSPEL HERALD - Vol. XXXIV, No . 46 - February 12, 1942 - pp 982, 983

  • 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..., 760.

    2. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 2.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Fannie Foreman / beloved wife of / Moses S. Hallman / born 1858-died 1920 / Moses S. Hallman / born 1859 / died 1942 / Hallman

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 12, 1942 - Obituary of Moses S. Hallman.

    5. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 12.

    6. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    7. [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..., 654.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register, return 11 - by F.W. Binedeman (Bindeman), United Lutheran, Berlin.
      Joseph HALLOMAN, 21, Blenheim, same, s/o Joseph HALLOMAN & Susan CLEMER?, married Salome SCHMIDT, 20, Wilmot, same, d/o George SCHMIDT & Salome BECKER, witn: Moses MUSSELMAN of Blenheim, 6 July 1858

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    10. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 13 Jul 1858.
      By the Rev. F. W. Bindemann, at Greenbush on the 6th of July, Joseph Hallman of Blenheim, and Salome Schmitt, of Wilmot.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Mar 1859 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: stroke - 14 Jan 1942 - Rainham Township, Haldimand Co., Ontario? Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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