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Jacob Detweiler[1,2]

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Birth  25 Nov 1778  Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania  [3
Sex  Male 
Eby ID  00029-2272 
Died  8 Aug 1858  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario  [4
Person ID  I20089 
Last Modified  05 Dec 2003 
Father  Jacob Detweiler 
Mother  Mary Funk 
Group Sheet  F5131 
Family 1  Susannah Rosenberger, b. 15 Jan 1781, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania 
Married  15 Dec 1803    [5
 1. John Detweiler, b. 1 Jan 1805, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania
 2. Mary Detweiler, b. 20 Sep 1806, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania
 3. Jacob R. Detweiler, b. 16 Dec 1807, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania
 4. Susannah Detweiler, b. 20 Aug 1809
 5. Elizabeth Detweiler, b. 2 Oct 1811
 6. Benjamin Detweiler, b. 23 Nov 1813, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania
 7. Anna Detweiler, b. 8 Mar 1816
 8. Enoch Detweiler, b. 7 Mar 1818, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania
 9. Abraham Detweiler, b. 25 Jul 1820
 10. Lydia Detweiler, b. 22 Aug 1824
Group Sheet  F5133 
Notes  Jacob Detweiler," second son of Jacob and Mary (Funk) Detweiler, was a native of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, where he was born November 25th, 1778. On December 15th, 1803, he was married to Susannah Rosenberger who was born in the same county as Mr. Detweiler, January 15th, 1781. When a young man he was called to the ministry of the Mennonite body, but when the Funkite question was brought up he would not give his decision in favor of either party. However, after his coming to Canada he was an active worker in behalf of the Mennonite church until his death. In 822 they, with others, moved to Canada and settled in North Dumfries Township, Waterloo County, a little west of Roseville, on the farm now possessed by their grand-son, Aaron B. Detweiler. Here they resided until their deaths. She died September 9th, 1847, and he died August 8th, 1858. To them was born a family of ten children, viz"
Sources  1. [S9]   Vol 1, Ezra Eby, 505
2. [S4]   Check to see if unique
3. [S9]   Vol 1, Ezra Eby, 516
4. [S9]   Vol 1, Ezra Eby, 516
5. [S9]   Vol 1, Ezra Eby, 516
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