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

Eliab B. Betzner[1]

Male 1870 - 1942  (71 years)


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  • Name Eliab B. Betzner 
    Born 14 Jan 1870  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Misfortune 1918 
    finger crushed 
    • "Eliab Betzner had finger crushed so badly that it had to be partly amputated"
      Diary of Susannah Cressman Conrad Grebel University College, Mennonite Archives
    Eby ID Number 00016-0932 
    Died 1942  [8
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I8902  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father David Betzner,   b. 14 Nov 1833, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1922, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Catharine Brubacher,   b. 5 Jul 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1911, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 3 Apr 1855  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Family ID F249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jennie Steiner,   b. 1869,   d. 1938  (Age 69 years) 
    Children 
     1. Christmas Carol "Carol" Betzner,   b. 1894, Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ruth Kathryn Betzner,   b. 1898,   d. 1994  (Age 96 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F2593  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jan 1870 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Eliab B. Betzner "was born January 9th, 1870. He is married to Jennie Steiner and resides in Elkhart, Indiana, where he is engaged in the Mennonite Publishing House. His family consists of one child."


      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. [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.

    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..., 244.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Eliab B. Betzner / 1870-1942 / his wife / Jennie Steiner / 1869-1938 / Betzner

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 5276-1870 Eliab Betzner.

    5. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 9.

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 1 Page 42.

    7. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2 Page 8.

    8. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    9. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 12 Apr 1855 Pg: 15.
      BETZNER, David married 3 Apr 1855 Waterloo. To Chatharina BRUBACHER, Berlin. minister Joseph Hagey