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

Christian R. Martin[1, 2]

Male 1880 - 1958  (78 years)


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  • Name Christian R. Martin 
    Born 6 Feb 1880  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Labourer 
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Carpenter, General 
    Residence 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00097-5450.6 
    Died 4 Jun 1958  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 11
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I995  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2022 

    Father Henry P. Martin,   b. 13 Aug 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1924  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Leah Rudy,   b. 8 Aug 1855, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1931  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1875  [2, 13
    Family ID F332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susannah B. Horst,   b. 24 Jun 1879, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1945  (Age 65 years) 
    Children 
     1. Leah F. Martin,   b. 19 Jul 1905, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1993  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F5684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Ann Weber,   b. 30 Oct 1886, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1969, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Jul 1949  [11
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F46619  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ST. JACOBS - native of Woolwich Township, Christian R. Martin, 78, died suddenly today at his home in St. Jacobs. A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Martin, he was a carpenter all his life. His first wife, the former Susannah Horst, died in 1945. In July, 1949, he married Marian Bowman, who survives. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. George (Leah) Horst* of Conestogo; one brother, Menno of St. Jacobs; four sisters, Mrs. Samuel Stauffler of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Norman Gingerich of Sarnia, Mrs. Gingerich, RR 2 Wallenstein, Mrs. David Hintz of RR 1 Wallenstein; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The body is at the Dreisinger Funeral Parlor, Elmira, until 10 a.m. Friday. A private service will be conducted at his residence at 2: 30 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 o'clock at St. Jacobs Mennonite church and burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record Jun 4, 1958

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 208.

    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..., 65.

    3. [S151] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Jacobs Mennonite (Central Woolwich Mennonite) CC#4583 Internet Link.
      In memory of / Christian R. / Martin / born / Feb.6,1880 / died / June 4,1958 / aged / 78 yrs 3 mos 28 ds /

    4. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-3 page 8.

    5. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-7 Page 5.

    6. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-3 Page 8.
      gives birth date as Mar 9th

    7. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Christian Martin Born: 6 Feb 1880 County: Waterloo Father: Henry P Martin Mother: Lea Rudy

    8. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 22.

    9. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 16 Page 11.

    10. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 5 Page 23.

    11. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Christian R. Martin - Jun 4, 1958.

    12. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist.. 13 Page 12.

    13. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Leah Rudy - November 19, 1931 - pp. 750, 751.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Feb 1880 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter, General - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jun 1958 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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