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

Family: Abraham Hunsberger / Elizabeth Sherk (F841)

m. 1 Apr 1862


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  • Father | Male
    Abraham Hunsberger

    Born  5 Mar 1834  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Oct 1912  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
    Married  1 Apr 1862  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Elizabeth Scherch | F263076 
    Married     
    Father  Abraham Honsberger | F832 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary C. Janzen | F832 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth Sherk

    Born  30 Jan 1843  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Jun 1924   
    Buried    Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Scherch | F1439 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Magdalena Grody | F1439 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Hunsberger

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 2 | Male
    David Honsberger

    Born  1 Jan 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Jun 1870   
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Male
    Enos S. Hunsberger

    Born  4 Feb 1865  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Apr 1929  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Angeline Erb | F3332 
    Married  17 Sep 1889  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Lydia Hunsberger

    Born  6 Nov 1868  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried    West Zion Mennonite Cemetery, near, Carstairs, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Ezra S. Shantz | F4976 
    Married  19 Sep 1888  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    John S. Honsberger

    Born  19 Dec 1868  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Sep 1882   
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Male
    Moses S. Hunsberger

    Born  20 Nov 1870  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Mar 1953  Bridgeport (Kitchener), 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  Mary Horst | F18407 
    Married     
    Spouse  Mary Lebold | F41805 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Female
    Mary Ann Honsberger

    Born  2 Aug 1872  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1955  Preston (Cambridge), 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

    Child 8 | Male
    Menno S. Hunsberger

    Born  12 Feb 1874  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Jul 1908  near Cressman, , Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Sharon Mennonite Cemetery, Cressman, , Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Habermehl | F29408 
    Married     

    Child 9 | Female
    Magdalena Hunsberger

    Born  22 Dec 1875  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Sep 1950  Waterloo Twp., 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

    Rev. Noah HunsbergerChild 10 | Male
    Rev. Noah Hunsberger

    Born  14 Dec 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Mar 1958   
    Buried    Erb Street Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Ann Shantz | F6293 
    Married  1 Mar 1905  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Minnie Amelia Witmer | F6294 
    Married     

    Child 11 | Male
    Abraham S. Hunsberger

    Born  17 May 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Dec 1954  Kitchener, 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  Mary Ida Wideman | F39414 
    Married  22 Dec 1909   
    Spouse  Veronica Hallman | F41867 
    Married     

    Child 12 | Male
    Ira Hunsberger

    Born  16 Oct 1882  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Aug 1904  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 13 | Female
    Elmina Honsberger

    Born  17 Dec 1885  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 May 1953  Kitchener, 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  Jacob G. Brubacher | F6355 
    Married  2 Sep 1908   

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 4 Apr 1862.
      "Hunschberger - Scherk: 1st inst: Abraham Hunschberger to Elizabeth Scherk, of Wilmot." By Rev. Mr. Bindeman, at Greenbush, Berlin:

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Abram Hunsberger Birth Place: Wilmot Township Residence: Wilmot Township Age: 28 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1834 Father Name: Archibald Mother Name: Molly Jantz Spouse Name: Elisabeth Scherch Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843 Spouse Birth Place: Wilmot Township Spouse residence: Wilmot Township Spouse Father Name: John Spouse Mother Name: Magdalene Grobe Marriage Date: 1 Apr 1862 Marriage County: Waterloo

    3. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Abraham Hunsberger - November 14, 1912.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 3 Apr 1862.
      Apr. 1, 1862 Elisabeth Scherch and Abraham Hunschberger, both of Wilmot, by Rev. Bindemann