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

Family: Peter Shirk / Magdalena Martin (F1443)

m. 5 Jun 1866


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  • Peter ShirkFather | Male
    Peter Shirk

    Born  11 Nov 1839  Canarvon Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Oct 1919   
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  5 Jun 1866  [1, 2, 3, 4]  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2, 3, 4] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Judith Weber | F11035 
    Married  29 Nov 1896  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Christian Shirk | F649 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Elizabeth Hoffman | F649 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Magdalena Martin

    Born  2 Mar 1845  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Nov 1895  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Z. Martin | F2438 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anna Weber | F2438 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Anna Shirk

    Born  4 Feb 1868  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  William Kraft | F1445 
    Married  Jan 1887   

    Child 2 | Male
    George M. Shirk

    Born  4 Apr 1870  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Alvina Snyder | F1447 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Female
    Emma Shirk

    Born  21 Jan 1872  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Jul 1943  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  23 Jul 1943  Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Gideon Bock Bechtel | F191336 
    Married  25 Jun 1901  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Elizabeth Shirk

    Born  15 Feb 1874  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Jan 1875   
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    Catherine Shirk

    Born  20 Mar 1875  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Jan 1954  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Allan B. Shantz | F1448 
    Married  1 Mar 1899  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    Martin Shirk

    Born  21 Jun 1876  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Jul 1910   
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Magdalena Shirk

    Born  3 Apr 1878  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Mar 1949  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Isaiah Horst Cressman | F6194 
    Married  14 Mar 1900  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    John Shirk

    Born  13 Mar 1880  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Jan 1881   
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Female
    Maria Shirk

    Born  10 Jun 1881  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Feb 1954  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Addison D. Snyder | F39164 
    Married  1 Jun 1904  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Male
    Noah Shirk

    Born  31 Jan 1884  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Mar 1958   
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 11 | Female
    Lydia Shirk

    Born  9 Apr 1885  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Jan 1981  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Addison S. Snider | F6580 
    Married  24 Nov 1909   

    Child 12 | Female
    Veronica Shirk

    Born  22 Jan 1887  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 May 1891  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 13 | Female
    Barbara Shirk

    Born  5 May 1889  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Jul 1973  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Benjamin Drudge | F5529 
    Married  11 Mar 1914   

    Child 14 | Female
    Mary Krempien

    Born  Apr 1891  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

  • 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..., 243.

    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..., 42.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Magdelina Martin Born: Woolwich Res: Woolwich Age: 21 Born: abt 1845 Father: John Martin Mother: Nancy Martin Spouse: Peter Sherk Age: 26 Born: abt 1840 born: PA Res: Waterloo Father: Christ Sherk Mother: Elizabeth Sherk married 5 Jun 1866

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 14 Jun 1866.
      June 5, 1866 Peter Scherch of Waterloo and Magdalena Martin of Woolwich, by Rev. Hegy