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

Vernon H. Witmer

Male 1902 - 1989  (87 years)


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  • Name Vernon H. Witmer 
    Born 25 Jul 1902  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership Preston Mennonite Church, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Religion 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1933  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-86995 
    Died 20 Sep 1989  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I86995  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Rev. John Wesley Witmer,   b. 27 May 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1960  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Almeda Hallman,   b. 25 Dec 1878, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1920, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Family ID F5695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Vinetta Rose Shantz,   b. 24 Aug 1902, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1997, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1923  [2
    Children 
     1. Margaret Witmer
     2. Dorothy Witmer
     3. Robert Witmer
     4. Ross Witmer
     5. Glenn Witmer
     6. Marjorie Rose Witmer,   b. 22 Nov 1924,   d. 22 Aug 2003  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F12436  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Witmer.- Vernon H., son of J. Wesley and Almeda (Hallman) Witmer, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., July 25, 1902; died at Cambridge (Ont.) Hospital on Sept. 20, 1989; aged 87. On June 20, 1923, he was married to Vinetta Shantz, who survives. Also surviving are 3 daughters (Marjorie Shantz, Margaret Hoover, and Dorothy Phillips), 3 sons (Robert, Ross, and Glenn), 3 brothers (Edward, Eldon, and Melvin), and one sister (Grace Sider). He was a member of Preston Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at Fairview Centre on Sept. 23, in charge of Amzie Brubacher; interment in Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 82, Number 42 - October 17, 1989, page 742

  • Sources 
    1. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 12 Page 4.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Vernon H. Witmer - October 17, 1989, page 742.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 21, 1933 - Obituary of Selina Knechtel.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jul 1902 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Preston Mennonite Church, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1933 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Sep 1989 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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