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

Family: Samuel Sherk / Magdalena Break (F1380)

m. 20 Aug 1815


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  • Father | Male
    Samuel Sherk

    Born  19 Apr 1792  Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Sep 1874  , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  20 Aug 1815  [1, 2]   
    Father  John Schoerg | F1376 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Elizabeth Betzner | F1376 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Magdalena Break

    Born  3 Apr 1796  , Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Sep 1862  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Brech | F4296 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Magdalene Schörg | F4296 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Elizabeth Sherk

    Born  15 May 1816  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Apr 1891   
    Buried    Grace United Cemetery, Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Henry Simmons | F1381 
    Married  1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    Eli Sherk

    Born  20 Oct 1818  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Sep 1868  Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mary Reesor | F1382 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Male
    Levi Sherk

    Born  23 Nov 1820  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Aug 1886   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Catharine Shupe | F1383 
    Married  17 Nov 1846  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    Rev. Samuel S. Sherk

    Born  3 Nov 1822  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Sarah Ann Schiedel | F1385 
    Married  29 Feb 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    Magdalena Sherk

    Born  1825  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Jun 1879  Arthur, Arthur Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  George Frederick Anticknap | F9135 
    Married  1842  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    Adam Sherk

    Born  4 Feb 1826  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Elizabeth Stauffer | F1386 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Male
    John Sherk

    Born  1 May 1828  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Jul 1851   
    Buried    Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    Amos Sherk

    Born  19 Jun 1830  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Magdalena Stauffer | F1387 
    Married     
    Spouse  Sarah | F6062 
    Married     

    Rev. Abraham Break SherkChild 9 | Male
    Rev. Abraham Break Sherk

    Born  6 May 1832  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Nov 1916  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Rebecca Gonder | F1391 
    Married  22 Jun 1859  , Welland Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Male
    Rev. David B. Sherk

    Born  29 Nov 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Sep 1909  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sarah Hershey | F1392 
    Married     

    Child 11 | Male
    Rev. Christian Sherk

    Born  1 Sep 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Margery A. Hodge | F1396 
    Married  6 Jan 1863  , Haldimand Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 231.

    2. [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..., 295.