Albertina Witmer

7 January 1871–29 October 1954 (Age 83)
Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary 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, Cambridge, 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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1893Preston, Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    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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    Sources (27)

    • Witmer in entry for Mary Lucinda Olterbein, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
    • Albertine Wetmer in household of Isaac Wetmer, "Canada Census, 1881"
    • 1922 - Albertina Witmer in entry for Wesley Otterbein and Louisa Miller, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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