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

John Sararas[1, 2]

Male 1803 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name John Sararas 
    Born 1803  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Christened 20 Sep 1835  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Name Johann Surerus 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00145-5507 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I1163  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Andrew Sararas,   b. 28 Dec 1781, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1867, Near Freeport, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Livergood,   b. 23 Jan 1781, , North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1865, Near Freeport, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1802  [7
    Family ID F376  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Reichert,   b. 1812, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1881  (Age < 68 years) 
    Children 
     1. Henry R. Sararas,   b. 2 May 1835, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sararas,   b. May 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Sararas,   b. 15 Mar 1844, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1920, Metiscow, Wainwright, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Sarah Ann Sararas,   b. 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Sararas, "the eldest, was married to Anna Rickert. They resided in Hastings County, Ontario, where he was farming. To them were born three 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.].


      In 1881 John, widowed was living with his son John and his family in Dungannon Township, Hastings Co., Ontario.

  • 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..., 217.

    2. [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..., 883.

    3. [S210] Census - ON, Hastings, Dungannon - 1881, Page Number 1 Household Number 5.

    4. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 5.
      John SARARAS Farmer Canada Lutheran 49
      Annie SARARAS USA Lutheran 38
      Henry SARARAS Canada Lutheran 15
      John SARARAS Canada Lutheran 8
      Sarah Ann SARARAS Canada Lutheran 2

    5. [S211] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church Register of H. W. Peterson 1833-1835.
      John Seraras, an adult aged 31 years, baptized September 20th 1835, by the Reverend John H. Bernheim, Lutheran Minister of Pennsylvania; parentes hiw own sponsor; testes, witnesses H W Peterson, Saml Bauers, Jacob Hailer, an assembled congregration. [Mr. Bernheim was preaching at several places in the county that week. Mr. Peterson has attached a copy of the leaflet giving the times and places.]

    6. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 5.

    7. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 1 Page 7.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1803 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 20 Sep 1835 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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