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

Abraham E. Witmer[1, 2, 3]

Male Cal 1808 - 1859  (~ 51 years)


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  • Name Abraham E. Witmer 
    Born CALC 27 Feb 1808  Of, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00135-8295 
    Died 4 Nov 1859  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I3566  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Rev Abraham Witmer,   b. 1767, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1837, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Anna Eversole,   b. 7 Apr 1777, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1858  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F1133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Groh,   b. 25 Nov 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1891, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Children 
     1. George Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elizabeth Witmer,   b. Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Susannah Witmer,   b. 28 Jan 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1880, Colborne Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     4. Mary "Polly" Witmer,   b. 18 Jul 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1931, Fordwich, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     5. Joseph G. Witmer,   b. 9 Nov 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1896, , Lapeer Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     6. Annie Witmer,   b. 21 Jan 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Abraham "Abram" Witmer,   b. 21 Jan 1837, Guelph Township, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1904  (Age 67 years)
     8. John Christian Witmer,   b. 11 Sep 1838, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1933, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     9. Hannah Witmer,   b. 1839, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
     10. Isaac Witmer,   b. 3 Apr 1842, Guelph Township, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1929, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     11. Sarah Witmer,   b. 21 Feb 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1884, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     12. Benjamin Witmer,   b. 1844, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Catherine Witmer,   b. 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     14. Henry Witmer,   b. 24 Mar 1847, Guelph Township, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1930, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     15. Samuel Witmer,   b. 6 Feb 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1885, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     16. Aaron Witmer,   b. 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     17. Moses G. Witmer,   b. 31 Mar 1856, Guelph Township, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1882, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Abraham Witmer, "third son of Abraham and Annie (Eversole) Witmer, was married to Catherine Groh. They resided north of Hespeler, near what is known as "Tuck's Hill" where they possessed a beautiful farm. They are both dead. To them was born a family of fifteen 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..., 807.

    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..., 129.

    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..., 732.

    4. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      Abraham WITMER/ Died/ November 4, 1859/ Aged/ 51 years, 8 mo. 8 days/ [verse]/

    5. [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..., 677.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 27 Feb 1808 - Of, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Nov 1859 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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