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

Menno Shiry

Male 1865 - 1946  (81 years)


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  • Name Menno Shiry 
    Born 5 Apr 1865  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Name Menno Scheirich 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00100-5579 
    Died 25 Oct 1946  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I10519  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father 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) 
    Mother 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  [6, 7, 8, 9
    Family ID F502  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Melvina Gehl,   b. 27 Jan 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1921, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Children 
     1. Harvey Shiry
     2. Harold Shiry,   b. 13 Jan 1892,   d. 5 Feb 1892  (Age 0 years)
     3. Ida Shiry,   b. 22 Jan 1894, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1953  (Age 58 years)
     4. Alfred Shiry,   b. 11 Nov 1896, Of, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1963  (Age 66 years)
     5. Herbert Shiry,   b. 27 May 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1988  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Menno Scheirich, "was born April 5th, 1865. He is a farmer and resides home with his father and manages the farm. He is married to Melvina Gehl and has a family of two children, namely: Harvey (dead) and Ida."


      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..., 228.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-3 Page 11.

    3. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Menno Shiry/ 1865-1946/ Melvina Gehl/ beloved wife of/ Menno Shiry/ died Sept. 25, 1921/ in her 54th year/ Shiry

    4. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 67.

    5. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 3.

    6. [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.

    7. [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.

    8. [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.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Apr 1865 - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Oct 1946 - 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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