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

Moses W. Martin[1, 2]

Male 1832 - 1887  (55 years)


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  • Name Moses W. Martin 
    Born 11 Aug 1832  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonist 
    Residence 1859  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number 00075-4426 
    Died 26 Nov 1887  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 9
    Buried 30 Nov 1887  Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I8234  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father John Z. Martin,   b. 20 Dec 1806, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1879  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Anna Weber,   b. 14 Aug 1811, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1900  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1830  [10
    Family ID F2438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Brubacher,   b. 29 Aug 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1859, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1855  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Tilman B. Martin,   b. 28 Nov 1855, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1925  (Age 70 years)
     2. John B. Martin,   b. 23 May 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1879  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F244  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Cressman,   b. 1 Nov 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1915  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1859  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Moses C. Martin,   b. 11 Aug 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1934  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F645  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Moses Martin, "was born August 11th, 1832. On March 13th, 1855, he was married to Mary, daughter of John and Catharine (Sherk) Brubacher. She was born August 29th, 1836, and died March 23rd, 1859. After the decease of his first wife, he was married again to Mary Cressman who was born November 1st, 1839. In 1855 Mr. Martin moved to Woolwich Township when it was nearly all wilderness and settled on lot No. 108, German Company's Tract. This he soon cleared and had erected thereon the fine farm buildings now, together with farm, in possession of his youngest son, Moses. Here he died November 26th, 1887. His widow has since married Deacon John Nahrgang of Wilmot Township. His family consisted of three sons, two of whom were born unto his first wife"


      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 26th of November, in Woolwich Twp., Waterloo county, Ontario, Bro. Moses Martin (Deacon), aged 55 years, 3 months and 15 days. He was buried on the 30th at the Elmira Meeting house. Services by S. Bowman and Joseph Gingerich.


      Obituary Herald of Truth, December 15, 1887

  • 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..., 140.

    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..., 355.

    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..., 38.

    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..., 487.

    5. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, December 15, 1887.
      Obituary of Moses Martin

    6. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      Zum/ Andenken an/ Moses W.Martin/ geb.11'Aug.1832/ gest.26 Nov.1887/ im Alter von/ 55 Jah.3 Mo./ u.15 Ta./ [verse]/

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Moses Martin Born: Woolwich Township Res: Woolwich Township Age: 27 Born: abt 1832 Father: John Mother: Hannah Spouse: Mary Crassman Age: 20 Born: abt 1839 born: Wilmot Township Res: Wilmot Township Father: Daniel Mother: Ina married 19 Oct 1859 county: Waterloo

    8. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 7.

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 8 Dec 1887.
      26 Nov 1887 Moses Martin died in Woolwich at age of 55 years, 3 months and 15 days.

    10. [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..., 37.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Aug 1832 - 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 MapsResidence - 1859 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1859 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Nov 1887 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Nov 1887 - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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