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

Elizabeth Wismer[1, 2]

Female 1831 - 1924  (92 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Wismer 
    Born 13 Mar 1831  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Female 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    farmer 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Church of England 
    Immigration 1855  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Name Elizabeth Abra 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Baptist 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Regular Baptist 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Baptist 
    Residence 1903  North Dumfries Concession 12 Lot 34, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Religion 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Baptist 
    Eby ID Number 00133-8239 
    Died 10 Mar 1924  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 13
    Cause: old age 
    Buried Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I14685  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Johann Wismer,   b. 2 Apr 1799, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1890, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Susannah Cressman,   b. 1801, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1840, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 1822  [14
    Family ID F3975  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Abra,   b. 6 Nov 1815, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1889, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1846  [3
    Children 
     1. Deanna Abra,   b. 1846, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Abra,   b. 1848, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Hannah Abra,   b. 12 May 1848, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1903, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     4. Joseph Abra,   b. 24 Nov 1849, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1927  (Age 77 years)
     5. Moses Abra,   b. 6 Sep 1850, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1939, RR1 Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     6. Susannah Abra,   b. CALC 6 Dec 1853, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1879  (Age ~ 25 years)
     7. John Abra,   b. 19 Feb 1856, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1858  (Age 2 years)
     8. Dianah Abra,   b. 1858, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. William W. Abra,   b. 1858, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1941, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     10. Henry Young "Harry" Abra,   b. 1860, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Elizabeth Young Abra,   b. 13 Jan 1861, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1861  (Age 0 years)
     12. Elisabeth Young Abra, II,   b. 26 Aug 1864, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1950  (Age 85 years)
     13. Julia Ann Abra,   b. 1866, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Jacob Finch Abra,   b. 9 Mar 1870, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     15. Mary Ann Abra,   b. 20 Jan 1873, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1944, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     16. Mamie Abra,   b. 20 Jan 1875, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Wismer, "was born March 13th, 1831. On February 17th, 1846, she was married to William Abra. He was born in England, November 6th, 1815, and died near Blair, July 20th, 1889. Their family consisted of fourteen 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.].

  • 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..., 474.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Benjamin Wismer Born: Waterloo Age: 23 Father: David Wismer Mother: Elizabeth Wismer Born: abt 1850 Spouse: Diana Ebra Age: 24 born: North Dumfries Township Father: William Ebra Mother: Elizabeth Ebra married 17 Feb 1873

    3. [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..., 667.

    4. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 34 Household Number 140.

    5. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 31801-1924 Elizabeth Wismer.

    6. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.
      William Abra Sr. / died July 20, 1889 / aged 73 years 7 mo's & 14 days / his wife / Elizabeth Wismer / died March 10, 1924 / aged 93 years / also their children / John died Dec 5, 1858 / aged 2 y'rs 9 m's 15 ds / Harry L. son of Moses & Maggie / Abra died Aug 27, 1888 / aged 1 year 2 mos & 27 days

    7. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div 3 Pg 3.

    8. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-5 Page 5.

    9. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 34.

    10. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Galt 1911 Div. 14 Page 1.

    11. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 39.

    12. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 12 Page 91.

    13. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.

    14. [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..., 666.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Mar 1831 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of England - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1855 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Regular Baptist - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1903 - North Dumfries Concession 12 Lot 34, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age - 10 Mar 1924 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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