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Elizabeth Sherk[1]
Female 1845 - 1934


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  • Birth  27 Jul 1845  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Elizabeth Gingrich 
    Residence  1866  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Religion  1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion  1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number  00101-5647 
    Died  12 Nov 1934  [5, 9
    Buried  Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I4498  Generations
    Last Modified  10 Jul 2017 

    Father  Rev. David Sherk,   b. 9 Sep 1801, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1882, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Betzner,   b. 10 May 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1894, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  30 Jan 1827 
    Family ID  F1423  Group Sheet

    Family  Rev. Jacob B. Gingrich,   b. 13 Jun 1840, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1920 
    Married  9 Dec 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 11
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Gingrich,   b. 2 Jan 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1945, near, Biglerville, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John S. Gingrich,   b. 23 Oct 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Enoch S. Gingrich,   b. 8 Mar 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Norman S. Gingrich,   b. 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1947, Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Dilman S. Gingrich,   b. 8 Oct 1875, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1957, Near Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Elizabeth Ann Gingrich,   b. 1876, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Nancy S. Gingrich,   b. 2 Dec 1878, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1954, Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Jacob S. Gingrich,   b. Abt 1881, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Samuel S. Gingrich,   b. 22 Aug 1883, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1904, Red Deer, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Barbara Elsina Gingrich,   b. 29 Oct 1885, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F1428  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Shirk, "was born July 27th, 1845. She was married to Rev. Jacob B. Gingerich and resides on part of the old "Sherk Homestead." To them were born ten children"1a

      1aBiographical History of Waterloo Township by Ezra Eby

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      Gingrich. - Elizabeth Sherk, wife of the late Jacob B. Gingrich, was born July 27, 1845; died Nov. 12, 1934; aged 89 y. 3 m. 15 d. She became a member of the Mennonite Church in her early years. She was married to Jacob B. Gingrich in 1866, who was ordained to the ministry of the Mennonite Church 12 years later and who preceded her in death in the year 1920. To this union were born 10 children: Mary (Mrs. Martin Boyer), John (who died in infancy), Enoch, Norman, Dilman, Elizabeth (Mrs. W. K. Jacobs), Nancy (Mrs. Levi Hostetler), Jacob, Samuel (died in 1904), Barbara (died, 1911) ; also 24 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren living.1a

      1aGospel Herald - Vol. XXVII, No. 35 - November 29, 1934 - pages 754,755

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 247.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 240.

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-3 Page 4.

    4. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 693.

    5. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Gingrich/ Jacob B. Gingrich/ born June 13, 1840/ died Oct. 11, 1920/ aged 80 years/ was ordained Minister in 1878/ Elizabeth Sherk/ his wife/ born July 27, 1845/ died Nov. 12, 1934/ aged 89 years

    6. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 1 Pg 27.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Jacob Gingrich Birth Place: Waterloo RESIDENCE: Waterloo Age: 25 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841 Father Name: John Gingrich Mother Name: Anna Gingrich Spouse Name: Elizabeth Sherk Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1845 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Spouse Residence: Waterloo Spouse Father Name: David Sherk Spouse Mother Name: Elizabeth Sherk Marriage Date: 9 Dec 1866 Marriage County: Waterloo

    8. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 27.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Elizabeth Sherk - November 29, 1934.

    10. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 11.

    11. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, November 25, 1920.
      Obituary of Jacob B. Gingerich

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 27 Jul 1845 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1866 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Dec 1866 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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