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

Samuel Scheirich[1]

Male 1826 - 1895  (68 years)


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  • Name Samuel Scheirich 
    Born 9 Apr 1826  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Name Samuel Shiry 
    Occupation 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00100-5574 
    Died 11 Jan 1895  [3
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I10507  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father David Scheirich,   b. 24 Dec 1790, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1862  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother 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  [2
    Family ID F3018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father David Scheirich,   b. 24 Dec 1790, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1862  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Reist,   b. 12 Feb 1803, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1876  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Snyder,   b. 18 Apr 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1894  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 14 May 1850  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 7
    Children 
     1. Elias Scheirich,   b. 3 Dec 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     2. Noah Shiry,   b. 24 Jan 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1926, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Henry Scheirich,   b. 17 Apr 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1862  (Age 2 years)
     4. Judith Ann Scheirich,   b. 13 Jul 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Menno Shiry,   b. 5 Apr 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1946, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     6. John Scheirich,   b. 28 Jan 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Susannah Scheirich,   b. 20 Apr 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Lizzie Scheirich,   b. 27 Feb 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1956  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F502  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Scheirich, (He and all his family spell their name 'Shiry' not Scheirich) "was born April 9th, 1826. He resides on his father's old homestead where he was engaged in farming until lately. He now lives retired while his son is managing the farm. In May, 1850, he was married to Susannah Schneider."


      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. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 333.

    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..., 227.

    3. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In memory of/ Samuel Scheirich/ died Dec. 11, 1895/ aged 69 yrs. 8 m's./ & 8 days/ verse

    4. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Samuel Shiry aged 24 farmer of Waterloo married 14 May 1850 at Greenbush by banns to Susaanna Schneider aged 21 of Waterloo.

    5. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div 1 pg 13.

    6. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 66.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Apr 1826 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 May 1850 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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