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

Anson Harvey Devitt[1, 2, 3]

Male 1863 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Anson Harvey Devitt 
    Born Jan 1863  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Name A. H. Devitt 
    Name Harvey Devitt 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Evangelical 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Evangelical 
    Occupation 1887  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    bank clerk 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Insurance Agent, Insurance 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Inspector, Insurance 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1921  38 Gordon Ave., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number 00030-2328 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I8092  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Mayor Benjamin Devitt,   b. 10 Jul 1835, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1910, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Nancy Lewis Bowman,   b. 1 Jan 1839, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1921  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1857  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Devitt,Benjamin-NancyL.Bowman-biblerecord.jpg
    Devitt,Benjamin-NancyL.Bowman-biblerecord.jpg
    Family ID F2410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel W. Irving,   b. 1865, Dundas, West Flamborough Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Winnifred "Sadie" Devitt,   b. 2 Nov 1887, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1964  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jan 1863 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1881 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - bank clerk - 1887 - Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Insurance Agent, Insurance - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Inspector, Insurance - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Harvey Devitt, "(Vol. I, No. 2328) has a family of one child named Sadie."

      Harvey Devitt, "is married to Rachel Irving. They reside in Hamilton, Ontario, where he is engaged in one of the banks."


      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. [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..., 146.

    2. [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..., 528.

    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..., 707.

    4. [S302] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1881, Waterloo Village 1881 Div. 1 Page 18.

    5. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 28 Pg. 10.

    6. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 27 Page 1.

    7. [S2658] aaaaWaterloo Village 1871, Sect. 2 Page 4.

    8. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 39535 (1887), Sarah Winnifred Devett, accessed 13 Jan 2010.
      Sarah Winnifred Devett Date of Birth: 2 Nov 1887 Gender: Female Birth County: Wentworth Father's Name: Anson Harvey Devett, bank clerk, Mother's Name: Gracie Weaver Irving

    9. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), September 30, 1857.
      At Berlin, on the 29th instant, by the Revd. Mr. Smith, Mr. Benjamin Devitt, of Lancaster, to Miss Nancy Bowman, of Waterloo Village.

    10. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 7 Oct 1857.
      Bowman, Nancy married 29 Sep 1857 to Benjamin DEVITT At Berlin by Rev Smith. Benjamin, of Lancaster; Nancy, of Waterloo.