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

Samuel B. Betzner[1, 2]

Male 1805 - 1879  (73 years)


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  • Name Samuel B. Betzner 
    Born 11 Sep 1805  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Land 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 106W, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00006-0917 
    Died 8 May 1879  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7, 9, 10
    Cause: heart disease (5 weeks) 
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I8371  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Johannes "John" Betzner,   b. 7 May 1783, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1852, Opposite Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Mary Bechtel,   b. 11 Jul 1782 OR 22 Jul 1782, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 6 Jul 1804  [1, 3
    Family ID F2454  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Stauffer,   b. 4 Jun 1810, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1882, East Of Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1828  [3, 8
    Children 
     1. Moses Betzner,   b. 26 Mar 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     2. Catharine S. Betzner,   b. 11 Apr 1832, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1901  (Age 69 years)
     3. John S. Betzner, I,   b. 19 Jan 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     4. Samuel S. Betzner,   b. 8 Oct 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     5. Jacob S. Betzner,   b. 11 Aug 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1899, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     6. John S. Betzner, II,   b. 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     7. Elizabeth "Eliza" Betzner,   b. 16 Jul 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1860  (Age 17 years)
     8. Noah S. Betzner,   b. 5 Apr 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     9. Aaron S. Betzner,   b. 20 Feb 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Sep 1805 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1831 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 106W, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart disease (5 weeks) - 8 May 1879 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Samuel B. Betzner, "the eldest son, was born September 11th, 1805. On September 28th, 1828, he was married to Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel and Esther (Groh) Stauffer. She was born June 4th, 1810, and died February 25th, 1882. Shortly after their married they moved on the farm now possesses by their son Jacob, about two miles east of Breslau, where he died May 8th, 1879. Their family consisted of eight 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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      May 8, 1879 - Samuel Betzner, aged 73 years, died near Breslau.


      Death Announcement - Berliner Journal, May 22, 1879

  • 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..., 224.

    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..., 115.

    3. [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..., 242.

    4. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      In memory of / Samuel Betzner / born Sept.11,1805 / died May 8, 1879 / aged / 73 yrs.7 mo.& [27 ds] / We cannot tell who next may fall / Beneath Thy chastening rod / One must be first, but let us all / Prepare to meet our God

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 83.

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 25.

    7. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 14711 (1879), Samuel Betzner.
      Samuel Betzner d. 8 May 1879 Waterloo Twp., aged 73y 276d, b. Township of Waterloo, farmer, cause: heart disease (5 weeks)

    8. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 6 Page 45.

    9. [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..., 503.

    10. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), May 22, 1879.
      Obituary of Samuel B. Betzner