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

Family: Michael Esch / Maria W. "Polly" Horst (F358)

m. 22 Dec 1846


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  • Father | Male
    Michael Esch

    Born  3 Mar 1821  , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 May 1877   
    Buried    Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  22 Dec 1846  [1]  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Michael Jacob "Jacob" Esch | F165017 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margareth Waltz | F165017 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Maria W. "Polly" Horst

    Born  30 Sep 1826  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Sep 1895   
    Buried    Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  George Koenig | F359 
    Married  6 Feb 1883  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Christian Horst | F744 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Eva M. Wanner | F744 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Daniel Esch

    Born  9 Nov 1848  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Oct 1865   
    Buried    Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Christian Heinrich EschChild 2 | Male
    Christian Heinrich Esch

    Born  1 Aug 1850  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Mar 1922  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Thelka Simon | F14345 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Male
    Menno Esch

    Born  5 Jul 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Jul 1937  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Susannah Cherry | F23699 
    Married  1 Jun 1875  Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Mary Magdalene "Magdelene" Esch

    Born  9 Nov 1854  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Jul 1913  Moorefield, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  William James Kyle | F48713 
    Married  20 Jun 1883  Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    Mary Esch

    Born  1855  Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Christopher Ziegler | F30487 
    Married  19 Sep 1888  Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Female
    Susanah Esch

    Born  30 Dec 1859  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Jan 1866   
    Buried    Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Male
    Peter Esch

    Born  1861  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Female
    Elizabeth "Lizzie" Esch

    Born  2 Jul 1864  Salem, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1930   
    Buried    St. Mary Immaculate RC Cemetery, Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John Steddick | F14611 
    Married     

    Child 9 | Female
    Hannah Esch

    Born  1866  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 10 | Male
    Amos Esch

    Born  15 Apr 1867  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Esther S. Musselman | F13940 
    Married     

    Child 11 | Male
    Joseph Esch

    Born  1869  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 12 | Male
    Alexander Esch

    Born  1871  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev. Jacob Huttner - Minister of The Lutheran Evangelical Church In The Village of Preston report 65.
      Michael Esch, married Maria Horst, both of Woolwich. 22 Dec. 1846