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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Jacob Devitt: Birth: 1832.

  2. John Devitt: Birth: 1833.

  3. Benjamin Devitt: Birth: 1835.

  4. Isaac Devitt: Birth: 1837 in Waterloo Twp, Waterloo Co, Ontario.

  5. David Devitt: Birth: 1839 in Canada.

  6. Abraham Devitt: Birth: 1841.

  7. Mary Devitt: Birth: 1844 in Waterloo Co, Ontario.

  8. Barnabas Devitt: Birth: 1846.

  9. Magdalnea Devitt: Birth: 1848.

  10. Menno Devitt: Birth: 1850 in Waterloo Co, Ontario.

  11. Matthew Devitt: Birth: 1852.

  12. Louisa Devitt: Birth: 1856 in Canada.


Notes
a. Note:   Barnabus Devitt, the fourth son of his father, Dennis Devitt, was born in New Jersey, U.S., March 25th, 1807. He came to Canada with his parents in 1817 and settled on the old "Daniel C. Snyder Farm" west of the town of Waterloo. After the decease of his mother he was adopted by old Abraham Erb who raised him. He was only 11 years of age when he came to Erb's. On May 1st 1831, he was married to Magdalena Shoemaker who was born November 20th, 1811. In 1829 she came to Canada with her mother and family. Mr. and Mrs. Devitt resided in the town of Waterloo until 1851 when they moved to Bridgeport where he and Elias Eby entered into partnership in the milling business. After being in business for some years, he sold his interest to the late Jacob B. Eby and purchased the beautiful farm now in possession of Tilman Shantz. Here he resided until a few years previous to his death when he again moved to the town of Waterloo to spend the close of his life. He died January 20th, 1891. They had a family of twelve children. [Eby Book 1895]


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