Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Eli Sherk

Male 1818 - 1868  (49 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Eli Sherk was born 20 Oct 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Samuel Sherk and Magdalena Break); died 23 Sep 1868, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA.

    Eli — Mary Reesor. Mary was born 1819, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Henry Sherk was born 1844, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Anna Sherk was born 1844, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Joseph Sherk was born 1845, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Samuel Sherk was born 19 Apr 1792, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania (son of John Schoerg and Elizabeth Betzner); died 17 Sep 1874, , Kent Co., Michigan.

    Samuel married Magdalena Break 20 Aug 1815. Magdalena (daughter of John Brech and Magdalene Schörg) was born 3 Apr 1796, , Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania; died 8 Sep 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Magdalena Break was born 3 Apr 1796, , Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania (daughter of John Brech and Magdalene Schörg); died 8 Sep 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Sherk was born 15 May 1816, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Apr 1891; was buried , Grace United Cemetery, Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    2. 1. Eli Sherk was born 20 Oct 1818, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Sep 1868, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA.
    3. Levi Sherk was born 23 Nov 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 13 Aug 1886.
    4. Rev. Samuel S. Sherk was born 3 Nov 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Magdalena Sherk was born 1825, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 18 Jun 1879, Arthur, Arthur Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario.
    6. Adam Sherk was born 4 Feb 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    7. John Sherk was born 1 May 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 17 Jul 1851; was buried , Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    8. Amos Sherk was born 19 Jun 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Rev. Abraham Break Sherk was born 6 May 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 27 Nov 1916, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, York Co., Ontario.
    10. Rev. David B. Sherk was born 29 Nov 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Sep 1909, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Rev. Christian Sherk was born 1 Sep 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Schoerg was born Apr 1761 (son of Joseph Schoerg and Barbara Kaufman); died 1792.

    John — Elizabeth Betzner. Elizabeth (daughter of Samuel Betzner and Maria Detweiler) was born Abt 1773, Of, Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Doon Pioneer Tower Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Elizabeth Betzner was born Abt 1773, Of, Pennsylvania (daughter of Samuel Betzner and Maria Detweiler); died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Doon Pioneer Tower Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. 2. Samuel Sherk was born 19 Apr 1792, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania; died 17 Sep 1874, , Kent Co., Michigan.

  3. 6.  John Brech was born Abt 1759, , Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania (son of Hannes Brech); died Abt 1802, , Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.

    John — Magdalene Schörg. Magdalene was born Abt 1760, Of, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania; died , Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Magdalene Schörg was born Abt 1760, Of, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania; died , Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Adam S. Break was born Abt 1787, , Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Elizabeth Break was born 13 Aug 1789, , Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania; died 28 Nov 1872, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. John Break was born 27 Jan 1792, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; died 14 Aug 1842, South Of Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. 3. Magdalena Break was born 3 Apr 1796, , Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania; died 8 Sep 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Joseph Schoerg was born Abt 1735, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania (son of Joseph Schörg); died Yes, date unknown.

    Joseph married Barbara Kaufman 24 Mar 1761. Barbara was born Abt 1735, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Barbara Kaufman was born Abt 1735, Of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. 4. John Schoerg was born Apr 1761; died 1792.
    2. Casper Shirk was born 1766, Of, Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario; died , Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario.
    3. Joseph Schoerg was born 3 Feb 1769, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania; died 17 Feb 1855, Near Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Doon Pioneer Tower Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 10.  Samuel BetznerSamuel Betzner was born 1738, Merspurg, Wurtenburg, Germany; died 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Doon Pioneer Tower Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Samuel — Maria Detweiler. Maria was born 1744, Of, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania; died 1806, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Doon Pioneer Tower Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Maria Detweiler was born 1744, Of, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania; died 1806, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Doon Pioneer Tower Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Jacob Betzner was born 1769, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania; died Bef 1800, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
    2. Samuel D. Betzner was born 1 Mar 1771, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; died 10 Aug 1856, Flamboro West Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario; was buried , Betzner Family Cemetery, Christies Corner, Flamborough, Wentworth, Ontario.
    3. 5. Elizabeth Betzner was born Abt 1773, Of, Pennsylvania; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Doon Pioneer Tower Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Barbara Betzner was born 29 Jul 1778, , USA; died 19 Sep 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Rosebank Community Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Johannes "John" Betzner was born 7 May 1783, , Pennsylvania, USA; died 3 Nov 1852, Opposite Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Doon Pioneer Tower Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  5. 12.  Hannes Brech was born Abt 1725, , , Switzerland; died Abt 1780, , Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Brech was born Abt 1755; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. 6. John Brech was born Abt 1759, , Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania; died Abt 1802, , Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.