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

Jonathan R. Martin[1, 2]

Male 1884 - 1967  (82 years)


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  • Name Jonathan R. Martin 
    Born 30 Dec 1884  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00097-5450.9 
    Died 16 Jul 1967  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I997  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Henry P. Martin,   b. 13 Aug 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    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, 9
    Family ID F332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Henry P. Martin,   b. 13 Aug 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F241573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth "Lizzie" Brubacher,   b. 6 Sep 1886, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1959, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Children 
     1. Sidney B. Martin,   b. 17 Oct 1914, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ephraim B. Martin,   b. 1915, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2003  (Age 88 years)
     3. Edwin B. Martin,   b. 1918, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2001  (Age 83 years)
     4. Magdalena B. Martin,   b. 1919, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 2006, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Leah B. Martin,   b. 1920,   d. 1921  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F5821  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Dec 1884 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Jul 1967 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Jonathan R. Martin, RR 2, Elmira, died July 16 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was 82. Born Dec. 30, 1884, in Woolwich Township, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Martin. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Elizabeth Brubacher, in 1959, and by two daughters, six brothers, and three sisters. Surviving are three sons, Sidney of RR 3, Elmira, Ephraim of St. Jacobs, and Edwin of RR 2, Elmira; one daughter, Magdalena of Elmira, four sisters, Mrs. Samuel Stauffer of Ephrata, Pa., Mrs. Norman Gingrich of Palmerston, Mrs. Joseph Gingrich of Peel Township, and Mrs. David Heintz of Wallenstein, and 11 grandchildren. The body was at the Dreisinger Funeral Parlor, Elmira, until 10 a.m. Tuesday, when removal was made to the residence where a service was held Wednesday. A further service was held in the Elmira Mennonite meeting house and burial was in the adjoining cemetery.


      Elmira Signet 19 Jul 1967 pg 4

  • 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..., 209.

    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. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-3 Page 8 birth date given is 7 Jun 1884 which is in conflict with tombstone and other internet resources.

    4. [S154] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Mennonite CC#4584 Internet Link.
      Jonathan R. / Martin/ geb. / Dez. 30,1884/ gest. / Juli 16,1967/ Alter/ 82 J. 6 M. 16 T. /

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

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

    7. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Jonathan R. Martin - 19 Jul 1967 pg 4.

    8. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist. 15 Page 11.

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