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

Edmund B. Witmer[1, 2]

Male 1881 - 1960  (79 years)


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  • Name Edmund B. Witmer 
    Born 3 Mar 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Dunkard 
    Residence 1929  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number 00003-605.10 
    Died 5 Nov 1960  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I8609  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Isaac Witmer,   b. 3 Apr 1842, Guelph Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1929, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Leah Bear,   b. 2 Sep 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1908  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1867  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F1163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lovina Hallman,   b. 8 Sep 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 7 Oct 1903  [4
    Children 
     1. Charles Wilfred Witmer,   b. 1904,   d. 1952  (Age 48 years)
     2. Flossie Belle Witmer,   b. 11 Jun 1906, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1993, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Beulah Mae Witmer,   b. 31 Dec 1907, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1998, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     4. Ethel Amanda Witmer,   b. 6 Sep 1909, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 2006, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     5. Leonard Stanley Witmer,   b. 21 Dec 1914,   d. 26 Nov 2007, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     6. Violet Loretta "Vi" Witmer,   b. 12 Jul 1916,   d. 10 Oct 2008, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F19889  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Witmer, Edmund B., son of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Witmer, was born March 3, 1881, in Wilmot Twp., Ont.; died Nov. 5, 1960, at Kitchener, Ont.; aged 79 y. 8 m. 2 d. On Oct. 7, 1903, he was married to Lovina Hallman, who survives. Also surviving are 7 children (Leonard, Clifford, Mrs. Seibert Schneider, Mrs. Walter Cook, Mrs. Herman Geiger, Mrs. Byron Weber, Mrs. Irvine Manske) and 3 sisters (Mrs. Emma Spaetzel, Mrs. Nancy Spaetzel, and Mrs. Enoch Gingerich). Three sons preceded him in death. He was a member of the First Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 7, in charge of Edgar Metzler and Wilfred Ulrich; interment in Woodland Cemetery

      Gospel Herald - Vol. LIII, Number 47 - December 6, 1960, Page 1054 1055

  • 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..., 187.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Melinda Hallman - Rickert.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 12.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 6, 1960 - Obituary of Edmund B. Witmer.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 39.

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 12.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Isaac Witmer February 28, 1929.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Isaac Wittmer, 25, res. Guelph tp, b. Guelph tp, son of Abraham & Katharina, married 9 Nov 1867 Lea Baer, 28, res. Waterloo, b. Waterloo, daughter of John & Nancy

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Mar 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Dunkard - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1929 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Nov 1960 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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