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

John B. Cassel[1, 2, 3]

Male 1823 - 1908  (85 years)


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  • Name John B. Cassel 
    Born 23 Feb 1823  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1848  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Naturalization 1850  [4
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Retired Farmer 
    Religion 1891  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00021-1559 
    Died 1 Dec 1908  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I9626  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John Cassel,   b. 18 Nov 1794, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Sarah Biehn,   b. 26 Feb 1799, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1820  [3, 13
    Family ID F2788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rachel Shantz,   b. 15 Jul 1828, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1902, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1851  [1
    Children 
     1. Sarah S. Cassel,   b. 25 Apr 1854, Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1883, Sanilac, Sanilac, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. Isabella S. Cassel,   b. 30 Jun 1855, Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     3. Mary S. Cassel,   b. 26 Dec 1858, Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1946, , Los Angeles Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. David S. Cassel,   b. 15 Dec 1861, Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. John Cassel,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary,   b. 1828, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Cassel,   b. 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F26896  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Feb 1823 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1848 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Retired Farmer - 1891 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Dec 1908 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John B. Cassel, "was born February 23rd, 1823. In October 1848, he came to Canada and arrived at Mr. Henry Clemens', Roseville, Ontario, where he had his home for some time. On September 9th, 1851, he was married to Rachel, daughter of David P. and Sarah (Biehn) Shantz. She was born July 15th, 1828. Soon after their marriage they moved on their farm near Haysville, Ontario, where they resided thirty-one years. In 1883 they retired from farming and moved to New Hamburg, Ontario, where they now reside. Their family consists of four children"


      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.].

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      Cassel. - John B. Cassel of New Hamburg, Ont., died Dec. 1, 1908; aged 85 y. 9 m. 8 d. For some years he was unable to attend church services. He expressed himself ready to go to his eternal reward. He leaves to mourn his departure, one son and one daughter. Remains were taken to Geiger's Cemetery. Funeral services were conducted by Amos S. Cressman and Osias Cressman. Text, II Tim. 4: 6.


      Gospel Herald - Vol. I, No. 40 - January 2, 1909 - page 639

  • 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..., 383.

    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..., 434.

    3. [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..., 265.

    4. [S307] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1901, New Hamburg (Village) E-1 Page 11.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 2, 1909 - Obituary of John B. Cassel.

    6. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 15.
      John B. CAPEL Farmer USA Mennonite 25
      Mary CAPEL USA Mennonite 23
      Mary Ann CAPEL Canada Mennonite 1
      John CAPEL Snr. Labourer USA Mennonite 58
      Sarah CAPEL USA Mennonite 53
      Henry CAPEL USA Mennonite 17
      Adam CAPEL USA Mennonite 16
      Sarah CAPEL USA Mennonite 14

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 3.

    8. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 15.

    9. [S699] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1891, Section 1 Page 47.

    10. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 3 Page 18.

    11. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 15.

    12. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 2.

    13. [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..., 382.