Albertina Witmer

Female7 January 1871–29 October 1954

Brief Life History of Albertina

When Albertina Witmer was born on 7 January 1871, in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, her father, Isaac Groh Witmer, was 28 and her mother, Leah Pannebecker Baer, was 31. She married Noah K Otterbein on 11 October 1893, in Preston, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Wilmot Township, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and Waterloo, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 29 October 1954, in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 83, and was buried in Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Noah K Otterbein
Albertina Witmer
Marriage: 11 October 1893
Elizina Otterbein
John Wesley Otterbein
Elizabeth Otterbein
Vera Otterbein
Isaac Hubert "Hugh" Otterbein
Milton Herbert Otterbein
Earl Stanley Otterbein
Amanda Otterbein
Mary Lucinda “Lucy” Otterbein
Stella Viola Otterbein
Edgar Howard Otterbein
Gordon Homer Otterbein

Sources (28)

  • Albertine Wetmer in household of Isaac Wetmer, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Albertina Witmer, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Albertina Witmer, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1893Preston, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 12

    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

    Age 15

    In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

    Age 35

    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Wittmer .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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