John Detwiler

27 December 1831–15 May 1900 (Age 68)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of John

John Detwiler was born on 27 December 1831, in Ontario, Canada as the son of Henry DETWILER and Rebecca. He married Martha WILLIAMS in 1850, in Blenheim, Oxford, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 15 May 1900, in Warwick, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 68, and was buried in Warwick, Lambton, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Detwiler
1831–1900
Martha WILLIAMS
1831–1876
Marriage: 1850
Abraham Detwiler
1853–1884
Henry Detwiler
1855–1947
Mary B Detwiler
1856–1859
Jacob Ezra Detwiler
1857–1901
David John Detwiler
1859–1910
Ire Detwiller
1861–
Eli Detwiler
1862–1928
Samuel William Detwiler
1863–1935
Delphine Detwiler
1864–1892
Rachael Detwiler
1866–1948
Celestia Catherine Detwiler
1868–1959
Joshua Franklin Detwiler
1870–1966
Hesekiah Detwiler
1870–1873
Rebecca Detwiler
1875–1892

Spouse and Children

    Male1831–1900Male

    Martha WILLIAMS

    Female1831–1876Female

MARRIAGE
1850
Blenheim, Oxford, Ontario, Canada
children

(14)

    Abraham Detwiler

    Male1853–1884Male

    Male1855–1947Male

    Mary B Detwiler

    Female1856–1859Female

    Jacob Ezra Detwiler

    Male1857–1901Male

    David John Detwiler

    Male1859–1910Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry DETWILER

    Male1795–1876Male

    Rebecca

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 36

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 38

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 52

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.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Detweiler , or a habitational name for someone from a farm named Dettwyl in Aargau canton, Switzerland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Detwiler, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • John Detwiler in entry for Jacob Ezra Detwiler and Nancy Jane S Bain, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • John Detwiler in entry for Eli Detwiler and Susan Bearss, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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