Waterloo Region Generations
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Erasmus Bitschy

Male 1818 - 1857  (38 years)


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  • Name Erasmus Bitschy 
    Born 12 Nov 1818  , France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Name Erasimus Bitschey 
    Occupation 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    farmer 
    Residence Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 102, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-93655P 
    Died 11 Jun 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Old Walled St. Boniface Cemetery, Maryhill, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I93655  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 

    Father Francois Antoine Bitschy,   b. 1775, Soufflenheim, District of Haguenau, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Marie Anne Lehmann,   b. 3 Sep 1778, Soufflenheim, District of Haguenau, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F17073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosalia Wilhelm,   b. 4 Aug 1822,   d. 5 Dec 1904  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 3 Aug 1848  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Catherine Bitschy,   b. 1847, Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892  (Age 45 years)
     2. John W. Bitchy,   b. 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Joseph Samuel Bitchy,   b. 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Magdalena Bitschey,   b. 28 Mar 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F24288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A-1-141 Erasmus Beitshy Probate of the Will of Erasmus Beitshy of the Township of Waterloo, Yeoman, deceased, on the petition of Jacob Bitschy and Isaac Martin, both of the Township of Waterloo aforesaid, Yeomen, the Executors named in said Will…

      I, Erasmus Beitschy…I will and order that all my just debts, funeral testamentary and all other expenses be paid by my Executors herein after name out of my estate so soon after my decease as possible. I will and order that my wife Rosalia, carry on the farm until the oldest son comes of age, but if she should see fit at any time to give up the farm then I will and order that my Executors shall let the farm to be worked on shares until the oldest son comes of age and that some of my friends or my wife's friends shall have the first chance to work the farm on shares if any wishes to do so, if not to any whom my executors see fit. I Will and order that if my wife Rosalia gives up farming, then I Will and Order that my Executors shall sell all my personal property with the exception of one horse and harness, a light wagon, two cows, our beauro[sic] three beds and bedsteads, one stove and pipe, one table, six chairs, one coboard[sic], One sink dishes and all wearing apparel and two pigs all of which I bequeath to my wife Rosalia as long as she remains my widow - and no longer, further I will and order that my Executors do build a House conveniently to the Barn for my wife Rosalie to live in and likewise the Orchart [sic] for her own use as long as she remains my widow. I will and order that my wife shall have the yearly income of the farm for herself and children until the eldest son comes of age providing she remains my widow. I will and order that my wife Rosalia shall have one third of the income paid to her yearly from the time the oldest son comes of age, during her natural life, providing she remains my widow. I will and order that my homestead farm lot No. 102, German Company Tract, Upper Block, in the Township of Waterloo aforesaid, I give devise and bequeath unto my sons John and Joseph Samuel Beitshy and to their heirs forever to be equal divided between my two sons namely John and Joseph Samuel and for the same I will and order that my said sons John and Joseph Samuel or their heirs shall pay unto my Executors for the benefit of my two daughters, namely Catharine & Magdalane or their heirs the sum of one thousand dollars to be equally divided between my two daughters, namely Catharine and Magdalane or their heirs. I will and order that my Executors pay to my daughter Catharine or her heirs the sum of five hundred dollars when the eldest son comes of age and I will and order that my Executors pay to my daughter Magdalane or her heirs, the sum of five hundred dollars when she comes of age, further I will and order that if any of the mentioned heirs should die without heirs then his or her portion shall be equally divided among the surviving heirs and as for the rest of my personal property, if there should be any when my oldest son comes of age shall be equally divided amongst my heirs and lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my brother Jacob Beitshy and my friend Isaac Martin Executors of this my Last Will and Testament….

      Witnessed by John W. Martin and Mathias Sutter
      Will dated 8th June 1857
      Proved 23rd July 1857
      Died 11 June 1857
      Inventory £252/5-

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 partial transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber

  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 1 Pg 23.

    2. [S93] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Old Walled St. Boniface Roman Catholic - www.findagrave. com.

    3. [S1737] Probate - Wills of Waterloo Register A 1853-1871, probate of Eramus Beitshy - A-1-141 - 1857.

    4. [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, 4 Aug 1848 Pg: 32.
      BITSCHY, Erasmus married 3 Aug 1848 To Rosalia WILHELM. minister Rev. Sattler newspaper date

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Nov 1818 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Aug 1848 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1851 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 102, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jun 1857 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Walled St. Boniface Cemetery, Maryhill, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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