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

Mary Biehn[1]

Female 1800 - 1889  (89 years)

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    Mary (Biehn) Saltzberger
    Mary (Biehn) Saltzberger

  • Name Mary Biehn 
    Born 24 Apr 1800  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/87208939 
    Name Mary Saltzberger 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00008-977 
    Died 5 Oct 1889  Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Buried Pioneer Park Mennonite Cemetery, [formerly Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery] Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I15409  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Johannes "John" Biehn,   b. 1776, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1823, Near Doon, Waterloo Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Anna "Nancy" Bechtel,   b. CA 1777, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1799  [2
    Family ID F4128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Philip Saltzberger,   b. 21 Jun 1780, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1860, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Sep 1819  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Abraham B. Saltzberger,   b. 22 Nov 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1898  (Age 77 years)
     2. Elizabeth Saltzberger,   b. 11 Mar 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1910  (Age 87 years)
     3. Jacob B. Saltzberger,   b. 25 May 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1911, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. Christian Saltzberger,   b. 27 Aug 1827, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1829  (Age 1 years)
     5. Samuel Saltzberger,   b. 1 Jun 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Aaron Saltzberger,   b. 17 Jun 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F357  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Biehn, " was born April 24th, 1800, being the first white child born in Waterloo County. In September, 1819, she was married to John Philip Saltzberger who was born June 21st, 1780, and died December 29th, 1860. She died September 29th, 1888. To them were born six children, namely: V Abraham, V Elizabeth, V Jacob, V Samuel, V Christian, and V Aaron."

      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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      SALSBERGER. - On the 5th of October, in Strasburg, Waterloo Co., Ontario, of the infirmities of old age, Sister Salsberger, widow of Philip Salsberger, aged 88 years. Her father, John Biehn, was the original settler on what is now known as the Doon property, where deseased* was born in 1801. She was a widow for twenty-seven years, and had been in poor health a long time. Her remains were consigned to the grave on the 8th at Weaver" church. Funeral services by Daniel Wismer and Noah Stauffer.

      Herald of Truth, Vol. XXVI, Number 21, November 1, 1889, page 335

  • 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..., 213.

    2. [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..., 253.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 17.

    4. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, Obituary of Sister Salsberger - November 1, 1889, page 335.

    5. [S2767] aaaWaterloo Township 1871 South, Sect. 3 Page 41.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Apr 1800 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Oct 1889 - Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pioneer Park Mennonite Cemetery, [formerly Weber Mennonite Biehn Drive Cemetery] Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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