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

David Scheirich

Male 1790 - 1862  (71 years)


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  • Name David Scheirich 
    Born 24 Dec 1790  , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Name David Shiry  [5
    Occupation 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00100-5571 
    Died 15 Dec 1862  [1, 2
    Person ID I10498  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Mathias Scheirich,   b. 6 Dec 1751, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Catharine Mooney,   b. 1762,   d. 10 Dec 1825  (Age 63 years) 
    Family ID F3004  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Ringler,   b. Abt 1790, of, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1834  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 1820  [1
    Children 
     1. John Scheirich,   b. 23 Mar 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1891, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Polly Scheirich,   b. 12 Apr 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Samuel Scheirich,   b. 9 Apr 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1895  (Age 68 years)
     4. Jacob Scheirich,   b. 29 Mar 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     5. Catharine Scheirich,   b. 7 Sep 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Veronica "Fannie" Scheirich,   b. 10 Nov 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Reist,   b. 12 Feb 1803, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1876  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
     1. John Scheirich,   b. 23 Mar 1822, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1891, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Samuel Scheirich,   b. 9 Apr 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1895  (Age 68 years)
     3. David R. Scheirich,   b. 10 May 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1844  (Age 7 years)
     4. Joseph R. Scheirich,   b. 18 Jul 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1890, , Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     5. Abraham R. Scheirich,   b. 20 Aug 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1913, Barton Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. Elizabeth Shiry,   b. 13 Mar 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1926  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David Scheirich, "second son of Mathias and Catharine (Mooney) Scheirich, was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, December 24, 1790. He was nearly fifteen years of age when he came to Canada with his parents. In 1820 he was married to Mary Ringler. After his marriage he moved to lot No. 116, German Company's Tract, now in possession of his son, Samuel. Here she died about the year 1834. Afer her decease he was married to Elizabeth Reist who was born February 13th, 1803, and died July 22nd, 1876. He died December 15th, 1862. With his first wife he had a family of six children and with the second wife there were four children."


      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..., 227.

    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..., 170.

    3. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div 1 pg 15.

    4. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 7 Page 51.

    5. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In / memory of / Elizabeth / wife of / David Shiry / died July 22, 1876 / aged 73 yrs. 5 mo's. / & 10 days / Weary of toil, and wandering round / this vale of sin and gloom / I long to quit the unhallowed ground / and dwell with Christ at home

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Dec 1790 - , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1851 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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