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

Benjamin D. Rosenberger[1]

Male 1806 - 1880  (74 years)


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  • Name Benjamin D. Rosenberger 
    Born 20 Jun 1806  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evang. Assoc. 
    Eby ID Number 00095-5395 
    Died 18 Oct 1880  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I8376  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Jacob Rosenberger,   b. 1770, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1834, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Maria "Polly" Detweiler,   b. 1780, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1834, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Woods,   b. 29 Jun 1826, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1879, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Children 
     1. Menno Rosenberger,   b. 1842, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Louisa Rosenberger,   b. 3 Jun 1849, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1931, Bright, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F1907  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Salome "Sallie" Strome,   b. 6 Mar 1816, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1842  (Age 26 years) 
    Children 
     1. Lydia Rosenberger,   b. 30 Oct 1832, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1909, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Lucy Rosenberger,   b. Abt 1833, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Christian Rosenberger,   b. 1834, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Maria Rosenberger,   b. 5 Sep 1839, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F2464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Rosenberger, "was born June 20th, 1806. He resided at Roseville, Waterloo County, where he died October 18th, 1880. His first wife was Sallie Strome and the second was Mary Woods. With first wife there were three children whose names we have, namely: Maria, Lucy and Christian, and with second wife there were two children, namely: Louisa and Menno."


      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..., 529.

    2. [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..., 199.

    3. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Age: 66, b.US >Dumfries North Twp., div: 3, page: 48.

    4. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      Gone/ but not/ forgotten/ In memory/ Benj.D. Rosenberger/ died 18th Oct.1880/ aged 76 years/ 2 mo's/ and 18 days/ Alsop/ his wife/ died 20th March 1842: / aged 26 years 14 dy's/ I am the resurrection and the life; he that/ believeth in me, though he were dead/ yet shall he live/ Burd & Roberts

    5. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Div 3 Pg 49.
      Benjamin Rosenburger Farmer Pennsylvania Menonist 42
      Mrs. Rosenburger England Menonist 26
      Menno Rosenburger Canada Menonist 9
      Losie Rosenburger Canada Menonist 3
      Christian Rosenburger Canada Menonist 17

    6. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 48.

    7. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 9 Page 67.

    8. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Div 3 Pg 49.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jun 1806 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evang. Assoc. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Oct 1880 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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