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

Christian Martin[1, 2]

Male 1797 - 1863  (66 years)


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  • Name Christian Martin 
    Born 16 Oct 1797  Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4327 
    Died 23 Nov 1863  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I7221  Generations
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2021 

    Father Peter Martin,   b. 26 Feb 1769, West Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1831, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Anna Zimmerman,   b. 18 Feb 1775, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1793  [8
    Family ID F1834  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Stauffer,   b. 7 Feb 1796,   d. 21 Oct 1851  (Age 55 years) 
    Children 
     1. Maria Martin,   b. 15 Jun 1820, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1858  (Age 37 years)
     2. Magdalena "Martha" Martin,   b. 6 Jul 1821, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1899, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Lydia Martin,   b. 29 Nov 1822, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1827  (Age 4 years)
     4. Lucy Martin,   b. 7 Nov 1824, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1827, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     5. Henry S. Martin,   b. 30 Sep 1826, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Hiram S. Martin,   b. 10 Feb 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1909  (Age 80 years)
     7. Esther Martin,   b. 17 Feb 1831, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1901  (Age 70 years)
     8. Nancy Martin,   b. 8 Mar 1833, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1833, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Judith Martin,   b. 8 Mar 1833, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1833, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Susannah Martin,   b. 8 Mar 1833, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1833, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. Elizabeth Martin,   b. 2 Aug 1834, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1902  (Age 68 years)
     12. Menno Martin,   b. 7 Nov 1836, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Leah Martin,   b. 30 Jan 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1911  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian Martin, "the second son of Peter and Anna (Zimmerman) Martin, was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, October 16th, 1797. He came to Canada with his parents in 1819, and shortly thereafter was married to Esther, daughter of Jacob and Mary (Martin) Stauffer. She was born February 7th, 1796, and died October 21st, 1851. They settled on part of lot No. 18, German Company's Tract, Woolwich Township, (Heidelberg Station is now situated on their farm). Here he died November 23rd, 1863. They had a family of thirteen 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..., 624.

    2. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.
      Christian is given as Christian C. on his tombstone.

    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..., 24.

    4. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 4.
      Chistian C. MARTIN Farmer Pennsylvania USA Mennonist 55
      Hiram MARTIN Carpenter Canada Mennonist 23
      Esther MARTIN Canada Mennonist 18
      Menno MARTIN Canada Mennonist 16

    5. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 4.
      Chistian C. MARTIN Farmer Pennsylvania USA Mennonist 55 Hiram MARTIN Carpenter Canada Mennonist 23 Esther MARTIN Canada Mennonist 18 Menno MARTIN Canada Mennonist 16 Conrad MILLER Tailor Germany Lutheran 50 Maria MILLER Germany Lutheran 34 John MILLER Canada Lutheran 4

    6. [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..., 25.

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

    8. [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..., 18.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Oct 1797 - Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Nov 1863 - 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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