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

Catharine Scheirich[1]

Female 1814 - 1837  (23 years)


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  • Name Catharine Scheirich 
    Born 20 May 1814  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Catharine Shoemaker 
    Name Elizabeth Scherich 
    Eby ID Number 00100-5562 
    Died 30 May 1837  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I10475  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father John Scheirich,   b. 4 Aug 1787, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1862, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Barbara Groh,   b. 28 May 1784, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1858, Near Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1807  [2
    Family ID F528  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joshua Shoemaker,   b. 20 Apr 1813, Lower Salford, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Shoemaker,   b. 10 Apr 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1837, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F1630  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Catharine Schierich, "the eldest in the family, was born May 20th, 1814, and died May 30th, 1837. She was married to Joshua Shoemaker. They had one child, a daughter named Mary who was born April 10th, 1836 and died April 18th, 1837."


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • 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..., 477.

    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..., 225.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Catharine / wife of / (Joshua) Shoemaker / died / May 30, 1837 / aged 23 yrs. / 10 days

    4. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 8 Jun 1837:25.
      30 May 1837 Elisabeth Schumacher , wife of Josua Schumacher and daughter of John Scheirich of Waterloo Twp, died at age 23 yrs. She leaves a husband and one child.

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 May 1814 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 May 1837 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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