Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Abraham B. Groff

Abraham B. Groff

Male 1862 - 1937  (75 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Abraham B. GroffAbraham B. Groff was born 15 Apr 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of John H. Groff and Susannah Bowman); died 1 Jul 1937, Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States; was buried , Orono Cemetery, Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States.

    Abraham — Angeline Shantz Myers. Angeline (daughter of Samuel Myers and Sarah "Sally" Shantz) was born 17 Jul 1862, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 22 Oct 1957, Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States; was buried , Orono Cemetery, Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John H. Groff was born 29 Sep 1827, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Andrew Groff and Annie Huber); died 23 Aug 1908; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    John married Susannah Bowman 12 Nov 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Susannah (daughter of Benjamin H. Bauman and Susannah Bechtel) was born 26 Sep 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Jul 1910, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Susannah Bowman was born 26 Sep 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Benjamin H. Bauman and Susannah Bechtel); died 24 Jul 1910, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Benjamin B. Groff was born 21 Nov 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Nov 1910, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Moses b. Groff was born 12 Sep 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Aug 1927, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Andrew B. Groff was born 9 Sep 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 5 Jul 1911; was buried , Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Nancy Groff was born 6 Feb 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 26 Jul 1886, Orillia, Orillia Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario; was buried , Huronia Regional Centre Cemetery, Orillia, Simcoe, , Ontario, Canada.
    5. Franklin B. Groff was born 1857, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 May 1884, Orillia, Orillia Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario; was buried , Huronia Regional Centre Cemetery, Orillia, Simcoe, , Ontario, Canada.
    6. Noah B. Groff was born 17 Nov 1860, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 15 Dec 1909, Orillia, Orillia Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario; was buried , Huronia Regional Centre Cemetery, Orillia, Simcoe, , Ontario, Canada.
    7. 1. Abraham B. Groff was born 15 Apr 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1 Jul 1937, Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States; was buried , Orono Cemetery, Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota, United States.
    8. Leah B. Groff was born 1863, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 Aug 1954, Orillia, Orillia Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario; was buried , Huronia Regional Centre Cemetery, Orillia, Simcoe, , Ontario, Canada.
    9. Aaron Groff was born 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    10. John B. Groff was born Abt 1868, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    11. Israel Groff was born 1868, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    12. Ezra Groff was born 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Andrew GroffAndrew Groff was born 18 Apr 1793, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania (son of John Graff and Annie Moyer); died 11 May 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Andrew married Annie Huber 1815, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. Annie (daughter of Samuel Huber and Elizabeth Reist) was born 15 Oct 1795, , , Pennsylvania, USA; died 19 Sep 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Annie Huber was born 15 Oct 1795, , , Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of Samuel Huber and Elizabeth Reist); died 19 Sep 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Catharine Groff was born 23 Mar 1816, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Isaac Groff was born 2 Mar 1818, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 2 Jun 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Susannah Groff was born 13 Jul 1820, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 3 Apr 1887, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Nancy Groff was born 5 Oct 1822, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Andrew H. Groff, Jr. was born 26 Jul 1825, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 26 Apr 1905; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. 2. John H. Groff was born 29 Sep 1827, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Aug 1908; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Abraham Groff was born 13 Oct 1829, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 15 Feb 1885; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Martha Groff was born 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Magdalena Groff was born 8 Apr 1832, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Jul 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Jacob Groff was born 3 Apr 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Nov 1920; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Mary Ann Groff was born 19 Nov 1836, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 25 Feb 1907; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    12. Leah Groff was born 17 Aug 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 18 Apr 1910; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    13. Elizabeth Groff was born 24 Apr 1843, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 13 May 1843, Near, Galt, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    14. Anna Groff was born 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

  3. 6.  Benjamin H. Bauman was born 15 Feb 1787, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania (son of Wendel Bauman and Maria Huber); died 7 Dec 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Benjamin — Susannah Bechtel. Susannah (daughter of Rev. Joseph Bechtel and Magdalena Allebach) was born 16 Jun 1797, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 19 Dec 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Susannah Bechtel was born 16 Jun 1797, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (daughter of Rev. Joseph Bechtel and Magdalena Allebach); died 19 Dec 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Rev. Moses B. Bowman was born 9 Nov 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 4 Jan 1898, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Joseph B. Bowman was born 11 May 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Jul 1889, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    3. Magdalena Bowman was born 30 Sep 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 2 Jun 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Benjamin B. Bowman was born 22 Feb 1825, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. 3. Susannah Bowman was born 26 Sep 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Jul 1910, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Rev. Tobias Bowman was born 26 Jun 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 2 Sep 1909; was buried 5 Sep 1909, Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Maria Bowman was born 18 Sep 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 17 Mar 1833; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Rev. Samuel S. Bowman was born 15 Jul 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Nov 1924, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Elizabeth Bowman was born 29 Oct 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Apr 1903, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Graff was born Abt 1740, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania (son of John Graff); died Yes, date unknown.

    John married Annie Moyer Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. Annie was born Abt 1740, Of, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Annie Moyer was born Abt 1740, Of, Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. Mark Groff was born Abt 1793, Of, Paisley Block, Wellington County, Ontario; died Bef 17 Feb 1881.
    2. 4. Andrew Groff was born 18 Apr 1793, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 11 May 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Abraham Groff was born 28 Jul 1795; died 13 Dec 1864, , Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 10.  Samuel Huber was born Abt 1765, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.

    Samuel — Elizabeth Reist. Elizabeth was born Abt 1765, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Elizabeth Reist was born Abt 1765, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. 5. Annie Huber was born 15 Oct 1795, , , Pennsylvania, USA; died 19 Sep 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  5. 12.  Wendel Bauman was born 25 Feb 1758, Berks Co., Pennsylvania (son of Christian Bauman and Elizabeth Oberholtzer); died 20 Nov 1842, Berks Co., Pennsylvania.

    Wendel — Maria Huber. Maria was born 20 May 1760, Of, Alleghany Valley, Berks Co., Pennsylvania; died 20 Apr 1816. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Maria Huber was born 20 May 1760, Of, Alleghany Valley, Berks Co., Pennsylvania; died 20 Apr 1816.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Bauman was born Abt 1782, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. 6. Benjamin H. Bauman was born 15 Feb 1787, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania; died 7 Dec 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Esther Bauman was born Abt 1790, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania; died , , Berks Co., Pennsylvania.
    4. Susannah Bauman was born CALC 31 Mar 1793; died 2 Aug 1882; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Joseph Bauman was born 8 Mar 1796, Alleghany Valley, Berks Co., Pennsylvania; died 21 Dec 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Christian Bauman was born Abt 1797, Alleghany Valley, Berks Co., Pennsylvania; died , , Berks Co., Pennsylvania.
    7. Barbara Bauman was born 17 Jan 1799, Alleghany Valley, Berks Co., Pennsylvania; died 7 Jun 1871; was buried , Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Lydia Bauman was born 7 Jul 1802, Alleghany Valley, Berks Co., Pennsylvania; died Mar 1832, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  7. 14.  Rev. Joseph Bechtel was born 9 May 1761, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania (son of Martin Bechtel); died 11 Apr 1838, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Joseph married Magdalena Allebach 5 Mar 1786. Magdalena was born 21 Sep 1761, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 21 Sep 1837, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Magdalena Allebach was born 21 Sep 1761, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 21 Sep 1837, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Bechtel was born 5 Mar 1787, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 15 Jan 1844; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Maria "Mary" Bechtel was born 15 Nov 1788, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 6 Jun 1850, Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Samuel Bechtel was born 24 Jan 1791, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 21 Feb 1861; was buried , Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Veronica "Fanny" Bechtel was born 17 Feb 1794, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 19 Dec 1879, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. 7. Susannah Bechtel was born 16 Jun 1797, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 19 Dec 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Daniel Bechtel was born 17 Jun 1800, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 10 May 1859; was buried , Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Joseph Bechtel was born 5 Nov 1805, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 13 Sep 1858, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.