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Abraham C. Weber (1817 - 1874)

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Abraham C. Weber
Born in Berlin, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 23 Oct 1838 in Waterloomap
Descendants descendants
Died in Waterloo Twp, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified 18 Sep 2019 | Created 13 Dec 2010
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Biography

Abraham C. Weber," the youngest son of Abraham and Elizabeth (Cressman) Weber, was born in Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario, March 14th, 1817. On October 23rd, 1838, he was married to Judith, youngest daughter of Peter and Anna (Zimmerman) Martin. She was born January 2nd, 1821, and died March 12th, 1884. After their marriage he moved on his father's farm, being composed of part of lot No. 15, German Company's Tract. Here they resided until the Grand Trunk Railway was built in 1855, when they sold their large farm and purchased that of Benjamin Shantz and Stafford's farms at Freeport. Here they resided until his death which took place July 6th, 1874. She resided until his death which took place July 6th, 1874. She resided with her son, Moses, on the west side of the Grand River, near Chicopee, where she died. He was ordained as minister of the Gospel for the Mennonite denomination, December 22nd, 1850. He preached regularly and attended frequently at funerals. His time was largely occupied in visiting the sick and giving words of consolation to such who were seeking their spiritual welfare, and his life was a busy one. So much of his time was devoted to his pastoral duties that he was almost unable to attend to his private affairs. Although sacrificing much of his time in the service of the church of his choice, he would not receive any compensation for the time devoted in behalf of the church, but looked for his reward beyond the present life where the faithful labors in His vineyard shall be spiritually rewarded for all ages of eternity. They had a numerous family, being composed of sixteen children, viz:"

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http://ebybook.region.waterloo.on.ca/getperson.php?personID=I5234&tree=eby

  • 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. Year: 1851; Census Place: Waterloo, Waterloo County, Canada West (Ontario); Schedule: A; Roll: C_11754; Page: 216; Line: 20. Original data: Census of 1851 (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Canada.
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 06 April 2018), memorial page for Abraham C. Weber (14 Mar 1817–6 Jul 1874), Find A Grave: Memorial #47208959, citing First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Karen Tober (contributor 46901145) .


  • Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mennonite Vital Records, 1750-2014; Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936


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On 12 Jul 2019 at 11:14 GMT Catherine (Wood) Trewin wrote:

Weber-7288 and Weber-559 do not represent the same person because: this is incorrect...biography is way off

On 10 Jul 2019 at 01:17 GMT Cari (Ebert) Starosta wrote:

Weber-7288 and Weber-559 appear to represent the same person because: same birth, death

On 10 Jul 2019 at 01:14 GMT Cari (Ebert) Starosta wrote:

Weber-6559 and Weber-559 appear to represent the same person because: same birth, spouse, children, death


Rejected matches › Abraham Cressman Weber (1817-1874)

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